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03 Oct 2023

Call for single gender hospital rooms to protect human rights

The practice of men and women sharing hospital rooms violates human rights and s...

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21 Jul 2023

Updated informed consent statement to be introduced by Aotearoa’s two medical schools

A new informed consent statement for medical students in clinical placements wil...

29 May 2023

Study results prompt call for medicinal cannabis policy evaluation

A New Zealand study into the therapeutic benefits of cannabis has added to the g...

22 Nov 2021

Otago announces Professorial promotions for 2022

Twenty-eight University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of...

05 Nov 2021

5 November 2021 New postgraduate research opportunity – Māori frameworks for responsible innovation

AgResearch is offering a scholarship for a postgraduate student to contribute to...

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27 Jul 2021

27 July 2021, Otago proud to pledge to openness in animal research

The University of Otago is proud to be an inaugural signatory of an agreement wh...

25 Feb 2021

Time to break barriers to human embryo research – Otago academic

The law surrounding human embryo research in New Zealand is a “classic example o...

01 Apr 2020

1 April 2020, PPE an ‘ethical imperative’ for front-line health workers – Otago ethicist

Personal protective equipment for front-line health workers is an ethical impera...

23 Jan 2020

Cat Morton-Burns wins ANZCCART 2019 essay prize

Caitlin Morton-Burns wins ANZCCART 2019 essay prize

17 Jul 2019

Otago researchers call for gender binary in elite sports to be abandoned to cater for trans-athletes

Otago researchers call for gender binary in elite sports to be abandoned to cate...

14 Mar 2019

Otago bioethicist adds voice to global plea for moratorium on heritable genome editing

A University of Otago bioethicist has added his voice to a global plea for a mor...

11 Mar 2019

Tribute to Barry Smith

Tribute to Barry Smith

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