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Friday, 21 February 2020 - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre

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Business overview

Friday, 21 February 2020 - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre

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A virtual Albany St recording experience

Monday, 18 November 2019 9:34am

A collaborative project is aiming to digitally preserve the University’s Albany St recording studio so music can continue to be created there – only in virtual reality.

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New market for bent, ugly and wonky produce

Tuesday, 12 November 2019 2:36pm

Bent, twisted and ugly fruit and veg, traditionally binned because they do not meet retailers’ cosmetic standards, could have a new market, University of Otago research suggests.

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Extreme heat making business and investors sweat

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 9:43am

Extremely hot weather leads to declines in market value of shares on the stock market, according to a new international study.

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Prize ensures Emeritus Professor never forgotten

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:19pm

Eleven years ago, graduating with a PhD, Dr Thiruven Madhavan decided he wanted to leave something for the University of Otago that would remain when he was gone.

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Prize ensures Emeritus Professor never forgotten

Tuesday, 22 October 2019 12:10pm

Eleven years ago, graduating with a PhD, Dr Thiruven Madhavan decided he wanted to leave something for the University of Otago that would remain when he was gone.

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Otago Wins MBA case competition

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 8:44am

The University of Otago Business School has developed New Zealand’s first national MBA Case Competition. The inaugural case competition ran on Saturday and the Otago MBA student team came away with the win.

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Young people not catered for in current voting system

Monday, 23 September 2019 1:59pm

A lack of information about candidates is the main reason young people do not vote in local government elections, a new University of Otago study reveals.

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Nathan Berg selected as DCC Chair in Entrepreneurship

Thursday, 12 September 2019 2:40pm

Associate Professor Nathan Berg, of the Department of Economics, has been appointed the new Dunedin City Council Chair in Entrepreneurship.

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Behavioural economist appointed as DCC Chair in Entrepreneurship

Thursday, 12 September 2019 2:36pm

The University of Otago has appointed behavioural economist Associate Professor Nathan Berg as its Dunedin City Council Chair in Entrepreneurship.

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Aitken sees appointment as a chance to help

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 9:54pm

The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Rob Aitken has been appointed to the Board of Consumer NZ.

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Aitken sees appointment as a chance to help

Monday, 9 September 2019 1:55pm

The University of Otago’s Associate Professor Rob Aitken has been appointed to the Board of Consumer NZ.

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Adventure Park for Dunedin goal of research

Thursday, 15 August 2019 4:16pm

The goal for Cherie McConville’s doctoral research is a New Zealand-first adventure park for Dunedin, and a new qualification for her.

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2019 OUSA Supervisor of the Year named

Friday, 9 August 2019 7:04pm

It was only a “few” years ago Dr Susan Wardell was watching her supervisor be awarded the OUSA Supervisor of the Year. Now it has come full circle, with Dr Wardell being given the top nod at the awards.

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Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey gives his opinion on greenhouse gas emissions

Monday, 22 July 2019 11:37am

Associate Professor Ivan Diaz-Rainey, from the Department of Accounting and Finance, recently had his opinion and expertise sought on a newly released report on greenhouse gas emissions.

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Otago Online MBA 13th in the world: QS World University Rankings

Thursday, 27 June 2019 10:56am

The University of Otago’s Online MBA (Master of Business Administration) has been ranked the best in New Zealand and 13th in the world, in the latest QS World University Rankings.

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New indigenous Māori paper launching next month

Monday, 24 June 2019 8:51am

A new indigenous Māori business paper set to launch next semester is thought to be the first undergraduate paper of its kind in the country.

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Money matters front of mind for this year’s Otago Foreign Policy School

Thursday, 20 June 2019 10:56pm

Otago’s 54th Foreign Policy School kicks off next Friday, with the economy firmly back in focus.

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Economy back in focus for the 54th Otago Foreign Policy School

Thursday, 20 June 2019 2:31pm

Politicians, diplomats, and academics will come together to discuss the challenges of economics in the modern world, at the 54th University of Otago Foreign Policy School (OFPS).

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Results of self-driving tourist report of ‘great concern’

Tuesday, 18 June 2019 2:52pm

There is a “serious gap” in the knowledge of New Zealand’s road rules among self-driving international visitors to New Zealand, a report produced by the University of Otago concludes.

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