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Monday, 6 April 2020 11:21am
Despite the lockdown and the scramble to get the Department’s teaching online, Otago Biochemistry research teams are continuing their science…
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 11:03am
Lectures will continue online after a one-week break, as Otago Department of Biochemistry staff work from home during the Level 4 Covid-19 alert.
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 12:06pm
The Department of Biochemistry is busy planning for teaching to continue during any disruption of the university due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Friday, 13 March 2020 12:50pm
Congratulations to the Otago Biochemistry students who received scholarships from outside the Department in recognition of their academic achievements as undergraduates last year.
Biochemistry’s Associate Professor Stephanie Hughes takes over as Director of the Brain Health Research Centre.
Monday, 9 March 2020 1:14pm
Associate Professor Steph Hughes undertook her first task as the new Director of the Brain Health Research Centre last week: chairing the Centre's launch of 2020’s Brain Awareness Week.
Friday, 6 March 2020 12:24pm
Brain Awareness Week starts this weekend. Otago’s very own Brain Health Research Centre brings research together from across departments, and during Brain Awareness Week there are many opportunities to get involved and learn more.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 10:41am
University of Otago researchers have contributed to an international study which helps improve the understanding of bacteria and viruses.
Friday, 7 February 2020 12:23pm
Jennifer Palmer, Otago Biochemistry’s top 300-level student in 2019, has also been awarded the prestigious Prince of Wales Prize.
Thursday, 6 February 2020 12:06pm
As of February 1st, three lecturers at Otago Biochemistry have new titles; Richard Macknight is now a professor, and Peter Mace and Paul Gardner are now associate professors.
Wednesday, 5 February 2020 10:26am
Another chapter in the history of the Department of Biochemistry has passed, with its leadership handed over at a special dinner last Friday at Plato Restaurant.
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 1:15pm
The Otago Department of Biochemistry is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 student academic awards: Jennifer Palmer (300-level Edson Prize), Helena Cooper (400-level Edson Prize), Sarah Robinson and Jasper Struwig (joint winners, Petersen Prize), Shannon White (Mervyn Smith Prize).
Tuesday, 28 January 2020 2:08pm
High school students from across New Zealand got to explore their own personal biochemistry last week, when they visited the Department and sampled life at Otago University.