Wednesday 15 January 2020
Tuesday 10 December 2019
Thirty University of Otago academics have been promoted to the position of professor this year.
Thursday 18 October 2018
University of Otago Research Fellow Helen Taylor’s science communication around conservation genetics and threatened species has earned her recognition at this year’s New Zealand Research Honours.
Monday 18 June 2018
A new study investigating for the first time the health of occupants of leaky homes in New Zealand is one of many University of Otago-led projects being funded this year by the Health Research Council to the tune of almost $19 million.
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Inequities for Māori diagnosed with a psychotic disorder are set to be investigated, and ways to address unmet needs found, in a new University of Otago study.
Tuesday 31 October 2017
Four up–and–coming University of Otago researchers have each been awarded around $500,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to pursue world-class projects aimed at improving New Zealander’s health and wellbeing and contributing to international progress in these areas.
Tuesday 27 June 2017
Christchurch’s Māori/Indigenous Health Institute (MIHI) has won a prestigious international teaching award for the third time in a row.
Friday 9 June 2017
People who visited the Hauora Village were able to have a heart health check by qualified Māori practitioners from University of Otago, Christchurch.
Friday 10 February 2017
Learning Te Reo relevant to a health environment is now easy thanks to an innovative App and interactive game developed at the University of Otago, Christchurch.
Friday 3 June 2016
The University of Otago has contributed to the building of a new wharekai (dining hall) and teaching rooms at Onuku Marae on the Banks Peninsula.
Wednesday 19 August 2015
A course to teach medical students the best ways to engage with Māori patients will be adapted for new Masters of Nursing Science students.
Wednesday 12 August 2015
A beautiful muka korowai was passed from one Otago staff member to another last night, as Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama of the Christchurch campus won New Zealand’s highest teaching honour – the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence.
Tuesday 30 June 2015
Associate Professor Suzanne Pitama (Ngāti Kahungunu) from the University of Otago, Christchurch has been appointed to the Health Research Council’s Board and to the position of Chair on its Māori Health Committee, replacing Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, CNZM (Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Porou).