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Prestigious award for daylight research pioneer Professor Anna Wirz-Justice

Monday, 21 November 2022 10:01am

World authority on sleep and depression research, psychiatric neurobiologist Professor Anna Wirz-Justice has been awarded the prestigious Daylight Research Award 2022.

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Algae biofuels project wins $100,000

Tuesday, 11 October 2022 11:34am

An invention aimed at improving the efficiency of processes in the algal biofuels industry has won Otago Innovation’s $100,000 Proof of Concept Competition for 2022.

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Ones to Watch: Maia Dean

Monday, 22 August 2022 11:12am

Maia Dean is combining her love for physics, chemistry and math to carve out a path for herself and hopefully her community, too.

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Funding secured for green hydrogen storage materials research

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 11:18am

The development of safe, low-cost, green hydrogen storage materials from New Zealand resources is now a step closer, thanks to an international research grant.

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"In our greatest of despairs and weaknesses, we can be stronger beyond measure"

Monday, 27 June 2022 2:39pm

From being told as a young woman she was not cut out to make it as a doctor to losing her partner, and father to her children, in tragic circumstances Leigh Albert has dealt with more challenges than most.

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Four generations through Otago's doors

Monday, 16 May 2022 2:05pm

Graduation is a special time and a rite of passage for many. Even more so when a family celebrates the first direct fourth-generation graduate woman to pass through Otago’s doors.