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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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Study investigates reasons behind low numbers of female financial advisers

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 4:05pm

A collaborative study by the University of Otago and RMIT University Melbourne has explored reasons for the low level of women in New Zealand and Australia’s financial advising industry.

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New paper for 2nd year students

Wednesday, 15 January 2020 4:40pm

A new paper offered in Semester 2, 2020, ACFI 299, Special Topic: Introduction to Accounting Analytics aims to address the growing demand for skills in using Excel and data analytics software in the accounting profession.

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Graduation bittersweet after loss and challenges

Monday, 16 December 2019 9:31am

The man who began the rebuild of his Fijian village after three devastating cyclones graduated with a Master of Sustainable Business from the University of Otago on Saturday.

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Uplifting return to business school for alumni

Friday, 13 December 2019 1:51pm

It was with a sense of pride and a tinge of envy that five former commerce students and staff visited Otago Business School last week; most having graduated more than 50 years ago

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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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