Monday, 22 November 2021 10:28am
Twenty-eight University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of professor this year.
Friday, 5 November 2021 10:49am
AgResearch is offering a scholarship for a postgraduate student to contribute to advancing the use of Māori frameworks for ethical research.
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 8:31am
The University of Otago is proud to be an inaugural signatory of an agreement which pledges openness in animal research and teaching.
Thursday, 25 February 2021 10:40am
The law surrounding human embryo research in New Zealand is a “classic example of regulatory failure” and is in urgent need of reform, a University of Otago academic argues.
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 10:48am
Personal protective equipment for front-line health workers is an ethical imperative, University of Otago ethicist Dr Elizabeth Fenton says.
Thursday, 23 January 2020 4:44pm
Caitlin Morton-Burns from the University of Canterbury has won the ANZCCART 2019 essay prize
Otago researchers call for gender binary in elite sports to be abandoned to cater for trans-athletes
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:50am
Existing gender categories in sport should perhaps be abandoned in favour of a more 'nuanced' approach in the new transgender era, University of Otago researchers say.
Thursday, 14 March 2019 9:24am
A University of Otago bioethicist has added his voice to a global plea for a moratorium on heritable genome editing from a group of international scientists and ethicists in the wake of the recent Chinese experiment aiming to produce HIV immune children.
Monday, 11 March 2019 8:20am
Tribute to Barry Smith
Monday, 11 February 2019 3:37pm
Neil Picking interviewed on the philosophy of psychiatry and mental health, by John Sadler.
Monday, 28 January 2019 3:20pm
University of Otago bioethicists are calling for a more robust system of ethical governance in human gene-editing in the wake of the Chinese experiment aiming to produce HIV immune children.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:04am
Alysha Mckeeman wins ANZCCART 2018 essay competition.
Tuesday, 3 July 2018 2:48pm
Friday, 25 May 2018 3:21pm
A citizens’ jury on whether or not to legalise euthanasia and assisted dying in New Zealand resulted in two thirds of jurors supporting and one third opposing a law change.
Friday, 2 February 2018 2:03pm
New Zealand surgeons are often prepared to treat an abnormality discovered during an elective surgical procedure in the absence of patient consent, especially if the patient’s health is threatened and the risk of the additional procedure is low.