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News archive 2014, University of Otago, Christchurch

Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo ki Ōtautahi – Pūranga karere 2014

Smokers with Rheumatoid Arthritis face extra barriers to quitting

Wednesday, 5 November 2014 5:20pm

Smokers who suffer from Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) may need more targeted support to successfully quit a habit that will likely worsen their disease, latest University of Otago research suggests.

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Cantabrians in large study on impact of teenage cannabis use

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:13am

Teenagers who use cannabis daily are 60 per cent less likely to complete high school or get a degree compared with non-users, latest research shows.

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Medical and vet schools join forces to address infectious disease spread

Tuesday, 9 September 2014 4:21pm

Infectious diseases such as influenza and those caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria increasingly threaten society’s health.

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Well-known paediatric surgeon is first Pacific Island Associate Dean

Wednesday, 6 August 2014 8:39am

Christchurch paediatric surgeon Dr Kiki Maoate is the University of Otago, Christchurch’s first Associate Dean, Pacific.

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Quakes' impact on substance use and mental health quantified

Thursday, 17 July 2014 9:25am

Cantabrians who experienced serious quake-related adversity are twice as likely to be addicted to smoking and 40 per cent more likely to have mental health conditions such as major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder than people who did not experience the earthquakes, new research shows.

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Success of UOC researchers in latest HRC funding round

Monday, 9 June 2014 10:45am

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A PhD that sounds like science fiction

Friday, 7 March 2014 1:03pm

Naveen Mekhileri is developing a device to 3D print cartilage tissue.

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Intrigue turned a Master's degree into a PhD

Friday, 7 March 2014 3:22pm

Ally Calder upgraded her masters degree to a Phd in Physiotherapy at the University of Otago, Christchurch, when she became intrigued with another aspect of her study.

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Master nursing with any graduate degree

Friday, 7 March 2014 8:54am

Otago announces a new masters degree for nursing.

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Turning an anatomy degree into a nursing one

Friday, 7 March 2014 3:01pm

Rachel Sanders moves to the other side of patient forms and trains to be a nurse

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24 January 2014 Media Release

Friday, 24 January 2014 9:35am

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Summer Students detail alcohol’s impact on Emergency Department

Friday, 24 January 2014 1:25pm

University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC), Summer Students will today present the results of their research projects – including two about alcohol’s impact on the Christchurch Hospital Emergency Department (ED).