Tuesday, 22 September 2020
- Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Brent Lovelock delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: There’s trouble in them Thar hills! Bad nature, or simply new nature in mid-Anthropocene Aotearoa?
Tuesday, 11 August 2020 4:54pm
Two Otago students are becoming entrepreneurs with their cheeky business idea.
Wednesday, 29 July 2020 9:34am
An Otago economist argues New Zealand should expand its trade agreements in the wake of COVID-19, as his new research shows the country benefited from the NZ-China free trade agreement.
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 4:30pm
Prior to the global pandemic, climate researchers identified an uncomfortable truth: the very meetings and events meant to support the fight against climate change were themselves causing vast greenhouse gas emissions through international air travel.
Monday, 20 July 2020 1:32pm
Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey, Professor Paul A. Griffin, Professor David Lont, Dr Antonio J. Mateo Márquez, and Professor Constancio Zamora Ramírez won the best paper in CSR at the AFAANZ July 2020 conference, with the paper “Shareholder activism on climate change: Evolution, determinants and consequences”.
Monday, 20 July 2020 1:39pm
Recent publication in the Journal of Corporate Finance (ABDC-A*). Dr. Yongxian Tan (with XuanTian, Xinde Zhang, and Hailong Zhao), a Lecturer in the Department of Accountancy and Finance, has had accepted for publication the article “The real effect of partial privatization on corporate innovation: Evidence from China’s split share structure reform” in the Journal of Corporate Finance.
Monday, 20 July 2020 1:54pm
Dr. Hoa Luong (with Dr. Mukesh Garg and Dr. Christofer Adrian), a Lecturer in the Department of Accountancy and Finance, has received the AFAANZ Research Grant with the project “Financial and service performance challenges arising from climate change-induced natural disasters: Evidence from Australian and New Zealand charities”.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 3:57pm
A project led by an Otago student to save the lives of newborns suffering from jaundice in Nigerian villages that lack electricity is the winner of the Windeaters Social Entrepreneur Award in a New Zealand-led contest, the Global Enterprise Experience.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 4:09pm
A leading University of Otago economist has crunched the figures for New Zealand and its major trading partners’ growth rates for the first quarter of 2020, revealing some startling results.
Friday, 3 July 2020 2:49pm
Otago Business School’s Associate Professor Robert Aitken has been elected Chairman of ConsumerNZ - the country’s leading advocacy and consumer rights organisation.
Friday, 3 July 2020 12:46pm
Otago Business School Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Robin Gauld will make history when he takes over the presidency of the Association of Asia-Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS) in November.
Friday, 3 July 2020 12:21pm
Otago’s world-leading Online Master of Business Administration (MBA) has launched in China.
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 4:04pm
New Zealand is emerging from the storm that is COVID-19. A common analogy heard during lockdown was that “we were all in the same boat”. Were we?
Friday, 26 June 2020 11:31am
Liam Arthur readily admits heading to the highlands of Ethiopia to make high quality cheese after he graduates isn’t a typical career plan.
Monday, 15 June 2020 11:53pm
An Otago Business School academic is half of the duo behind the successful bid to host the world’s largest and most prestigious virtual reality conference in New Zealand.
Thursday, 4 June 2020 3:16pm
The University of Otago has been ranked 23rd in the world in the latest Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 11:09am
A University of Otago study of 2,595 New Zealanders working from home during lockdown suggests that most people were equally or more productive (73 per cent), and that many want to continue to work from home at least part of the time post lockdown (89 per cent).
Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:32pm
Professors Paul Griffin, David Lont and Caroline Pomare have had accepted for publication the article “The Curious Case of Canadian Corporate Emissions Valuation” in the British Accounting Review.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 2:28pm
Wednesday, 6 May 2020 3:05pm
Could working from home become the new normal in a post-COVID19 world? Academics from Otago and Ireland are working together to help answer that question.
Thursday, 30 April 2020 4:08pm
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for an overhaul of funding and IT systems for the health sector and Air New Zealand could provide some answers, according to a University of Otago expert in healthcare systems.
Thursday, 23 April 2020 8:18pm
Staff of Otago Business School’s online Master of Business Administration programme are celebrating, after their programme was ranked number 10 in the world in the 2020 QS World University Rankings, up three from last year.
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 3:50pm
A “relatively small business school at the bottom of the planet” is making waves in the world of MBAs.
Monday, 20 April 2020 2:21pm
Dr Konan Seny Kan, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accountancy and Finance has achieved the criteria for admission into CPA Australia.
Monday, 20 April 2020 2:51pm
The 2020 NZX award for Outstanding Research with Practical Application to the New Zealand Capital Markets was won at the NZ Finance Colloquium with the paper “CEO Pay-performance Sensitivity and Stock Return Variance: Evidence from NZ” by Dr Helen Roberts and Tyler Haslemore.
Monday, 20 April 2020 2:59pm
Recent Publication in the Journal of Financial Markets (ABDC-A*).
Tuesday, 10 March 2020 2:40pm
An Otago academic has been appointed to lead one of the largest academic academies in Australasia – carrying on what is quickly becoming an Otago tradition.
Wednesday, 4 March 2020 9:59pm
Dr Katharina Ruckstuhl has been appointed to the international research board of ORCID – the first time any New Zealander has held such a post.
Monday, 2 March 2020 10:50am
Industry leaders and world experts on one of the biggest challenges facing the tourism industry will gather in Queenstown this month for the second annual Otago Tourism Policy School.