Thursday, 16 May 2019
An occupational therapist who aims to improve the quality of life for children with disabilities is one of several University of Otago early-stage researchers who have together been awarded more than $1.7 million in Health Research Council funding.
Thursday, 6 December 2018
Clinical senior lecturer, Bronwyn Lennox Thompson, discusses the complexities of chronic pain management with Newstalk ZB’s Kate Hawkesby after co-authoring an article published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.
Friday, 30 November 2018
Pain is an extremely common condition and increasing in prevalence in New Zealand, University of Otago researchers say.
Thursday, 22 November 2018
‘Hip, hip, hooray for clever Otago bioengineering scientists’; the Otago Daily Times profiles Dr Khoon Lim’s research and reports on his prestigious Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship award, amounting to NZ$487,549.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
There has been a rise in the number of Division of Health Sciences’ early career researchers being successful in the Marsden Fund round this year, an increase being welcomed by the Division’s Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Brunton.
Thursday, 8 November 2018
University of Otago researchers are celebrating their most successful Marsden Fund round ever, securing $28.5 million (excluding GST) for 41 world-class research projects.
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Dr Khoon Lim of the University of Otago is named second place winner of the ISBF Young Investigator Award and honoured at the International Conference on Biofabrication in Wurzburg, Germany.
Thursday, 20 September 2018
"Every year around 50 Kiwi kids are diagnosed with Perthes - a condition where insufficient blood supply causes cells in the hip joint to die, damaging movement and causing crippling pain." The NZ Herald reports on David Kieser's research that aims to impact the progression of the disease and help prevent the suffering of chronic pain.
Thursday, 13 September 2018
CReaTE's PhD candiate, Cesar Alacala Orozco wins an award from the International Society of Biofabrication, enabling him to attend this year's Biofabrication Conference in Wurzburg, Germany.
Wednesday, 5 September 2018
The ANZBMS Annual Scientific Meeting in Queenstown this year was a successful experience for Jun Li. The PhD candidate with the CReaTE Research Group returned from the conference bearing the Roger Melick Young Investigator Award.
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
Jessika Wise, PhD candidate, wins the 2018 Rutherford Poster Prize offered by the Health Research Society of Canterbury.
Thursday, 1 March 2018
Dr Khoon Lim has been recognised by IOP Publishing for his high quality and timely journal article reviews.
Monday, 29 January 2018
Annabelle Greenwood wins an award for best presentation of laboratory-based research in the University of Otago's 2017-18 Christchurch intake of summer students.
Monday, 11 December 2017
The Press reporter Will Harvie writes about the future of orthopaedic surgery and 3D bioprinting. He interviews Associate Professor Tim Woodfield of the Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering (CReaTE) research group at the University of Otago's Christchurch campus.
Thursday, 12 October 2017
Associate Professor Tim Woodfield has developed a 3-day introductory 3D Printing in Medicine course for the local medical community. It will run November 20 to 22 in Christchurch and include talks by international and national experts.
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
The Canterbury public enjoyed laboratory tours, a debate on whether we can all live to be 120 years, and the chance to hear about latest health research at Showcase 2017.
Friday, 15 September 2017
Christchurch researchers are growing veins in the laboratory as part of a project aiming to create large 3D-printed pieces of bone for use in orthopaedic surgery.
Friday, 24 March 2017
University of Otago's Professor Gary Hooper is interviewed by One News in response to a call for a national survey to identify levels of unmet health needs.
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Development of a new bio-ink by the Christchurch Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering (CReaTE) research group steps us closer to regenerating human body parts according to Press reporter Cate Broughton.
Monday, 6 June 2016
A programme to help obese hip and knee patients lose weight before surgery has led to some of them avoiding surgery all together, better post-surgical outcomes, and improvements in people’s overall health.