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Improving type 1 diabetes control in Pasifika children

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Friday 6 January 2023

Dr Isaiah Immanuel is conducting a one-year study, funded by Research for Children Aotearoa, to discover why Pasifika youth with type 1 diabetes are experiencing problems maintaining good control of their disease.

Digital security issue

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Friday 7 October 2022

The University was made aware on Wednesday afternoon of a digital security issue which was found by a student and passed on to Critic Te Ārohi, the Otago University Student Association student magazine.

Off-Campus: Peering into deep space


Thursday 29 September 2022

Off-Campus profiles the diverse and inspiring out-of-office pursuits of Otago staff. This week, Department of Medicine research professor and keen astronomer John Pickering

Grant to assess Māori COVID-19 vaccine clinic work


Friday 23 September 2022

A mobile vaccination clinic initiative to improve Māori rates of protection from COVID-19 in Canterbury has been awarded a major Te Whatu Ora grant to assess its future viability.

Calls for automated insulin delivery system to be funded

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Thursday 15 September 2022

University of Otago researchers are urging the Government to fund an automated insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes patients, after a recent study showed it to now be “the best way” to manage the disease.

'Great sadness' at Queen's death


Friday 9 September 2022

The University expresses heartfelt condolences to King Charles and the Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Talented early career researchers recognised


Thursday 1 September 2022

Six researchers working in areas ranging from the prevention and treatment of heart attacks to the social effects of religion have had their efforts recognised with Early Career Researcher Awards.

September 2022 Digital Calendar


Thursday 1 September 2022

The September 2022 Digital Calendar photo was taken by Ario Smith, former Developer Marketing Content, External Engagement