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Otago launches Medical Students’ Elective Inquiry

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Wednesday 10 February 2021

The University of Otago is launching a formal inquiry into sixth year Medical Degree electives following failure to meet attendance requirements for overseas electives by a significant number of students in the 2019 MB ChB Trainee Intern Class.

HRC funding for groundbreaking cancer prevention research

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Wednesday 20 January 2021

A Christchurch-based researcher has secured funding to develop a groundbreaking alternative to invasive surgeries for cancer prevention.

2020 Bioengineering Showcase goes hybrid

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Tuesday 1 December 2020

A decision was made early to offer the 2020 Bioengineering Showcase as a hybrid-platform event with physical venues in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington, and including virtual participation using Zoom. The current covid-19 situation has invited innovative adaptation from us all!

New Zealand MedTech Imaging Showcase announced

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Thursday 5 November 2020

The NZ MedTech Imaging Showcase will highlight the capabilities of NZ companies in the MedTech space. Find out how major companies, such as MARS Bioimaging, Volpara Health Technologies Ltd, ARANZ Medical and others are making their mark in the global arena.

Christchurch students focus on wellbeing

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Monday 5 October 2020

Medical students in Christchurch spent a week of September focusing on the importance of wellbeing both in their student lives and in their future clinician roles.

Making a world of difference

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Thursday 1 October 2020

University of Otago academics and alumnae have been named as finalists in the Women of Influence awards.