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Otago Business School News and Events

Building cultures for innovation at the speed of change

Friday, 2 November 2018

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New relationship begun with Chinese institute

Tuesday, 9 October 2018 9:39pm

The Otago Business School signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with a Guangzhou, China-based tertiary institute on Friday, signalling the start of a new relationship.

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New programme to boost Māori entrepreneurship

Tuesday, 25 September 2018 11:08am

The emotion was palpable for Innov8 HQ founder Heidi Renata at the launch of a new programme for aspiring Māori entrepreneurs from the University of Otago.

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Swell in earnings surprises calls market gains into question

Monday, 24 September 2018 11:44am

A study jointly conducted by University of Otago and University of California researchers investigating company reporting results in the United States shows a marked increase in positive earnings surprises, determined as the difference between “street earnings” and analyst forecasts.

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2022 World Leisure Congress coming to Otago

Monday, 10 September 2018 1:28pm

The Department of Tourism and Otago Business School are delighted to be announcing their winning bid for the 2022 World Leisure Congress.

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Alcohol abstinence not an option for students in culture of intoxication – Otago academic

Tuesday, 28 August 2018 10:19am

Trooper, champion, and hero versus coward, weirdo, and killjoy. How tertiary students refer to their peers depends on how much alcohol they consume, a University of Otago academic has found.

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Study links relationship of retail staff with their workplace to prevention of shoplifting

Tuesday, 14 August 2018 4:09pm

University of Otago research examining the role of psychological ownership in shoplifting prevention is to be extended into a New Zealand wide survey of supermarket staff after notable results in a pilot trial.

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New election prediction method could reshape the pre-election cycle

Friday, 10 August 2018 2:52pm

A new system of predicting election results, developed at The University of Otago, is proving so accurate developers hope it will change future political discussion and journalism.

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Otago report highlights lack of progress in clinical governance in NZ’s health system

Monday, 9 July 2018 4:59pm

Eight years after the Government called for more clinical governance in the health system to help improve patient care and safety, University of Otago researchers have found little has changed.

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Successful AFAANZ grant applications

Friday, 15 June 2018 11:26am

Five staff within Otago's Department of Accountancy & Finance and their co-researchers have been successful in obtaining Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFANZ) research funding.

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Novel smart technology explores smoking-to-vaping transitions

Thursday, 7 June 2018 9:43am

Novel smart technology used in a University of Otago-led study explores smoking-to-vaping transitions, suggesting vaping is a complicated process and that some vapers may need additional cessation support to become smoke-free.

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SERGE symposium - 28 June 2018

Friday, 25 May 2018 10:27am

SERGE is a student engagement research group. We showcase, nurture and develop quality research being undertaken on all types of student engagement, across all disciplines. SERGE will hold it's inaugural symposium on Thursday 28 June.

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Disability no barrier to success for Otago graduate

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 8:54pm

Otago graduate Shaun Markham encourages people to reassess their assumptions about the impact of disabilities.

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Executive in Residence – Lara Ariell

Monday, 30 April 2018 8:51am

From 30 April until 4 May, the Department will host Inland Revenue’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Lara Ariell, as their first Executive in Residence for 2018.

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Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment (GRASFI)

Friday, 27 April 2018 4:16pm

The Department is thrilled to be involved with GRASFI, a new network of 18 global research universities established to promote multi-disciplinary academic research in the emerging field of sustainable finance and investment.

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Staff Awards & Achievements

Wednesday, 25 April 2018 2:19pm

Congratulations to a number of our staff on their recent achievements.

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