Pūranga karere 2012
Friday, 23 November 2012 10:14am
The first group of staff from the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC) will move back into their building after 21 months in temporary premises.
Friday, 23 November 2012 8:31am
Front-line rescue workers in Christchurch put their own needs and those of their families to one side to play a vital role during the Christchurch earthquakes and aftershocks, early results from a study into the occupational health of 600 emergency workers shows.
Tuesday, 13 November 2012 3:25pm
University of Otago, Christchurch, study shows home visiting programme can dramatically reduce child abuse in the longer term.
Wednesday, 3 October 2012 10:00am
Research into the benefits of vitamin D is a burgeoning area.
Saturday, 29 September 2012 10:26am
Researchers from the University of Otago, Christchurch, are collaborating with clinicians at Fertility Associates in Christchurch to develop a test to significantly improve the success rate for in vitro fertilisations implantations.
Thursday, 6 September 2012 9:58am
The University of Otago Christchurch Appeal got off to a flying start with a $5 million donation to its Christchurch Heart Institute fund.
Friday, 24 August 2012 3:22pm
What development path should New Zealand’s cities take to ensure that maximum environmental, economic, social and cultural benefits can be gained?
Thursday, 7 June 2012 10:28am
New funding from the Health Research Council has continued support for the Centre for Free Radical Research at the University of Otago, Christchurch with a grant of $4.2 million over the next three years.
Monday, 30 April 2012 10:28am
Inheriting gene variants that increase the risk of developing coronary heart disease does not necessarily mean an individual is going to have reduced life expectancy if he or she suffers a heart attack.
Tuesday, 24 April 2012 10:29am
A study from the University of Otago’s long-running Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS) throws new light on a current issue; links between family income and other outcomes later in life such as health and educational achievement.
Monday, 16 April 2012 10:30am
A review by Professor Michael Ardagh and colleagues from the University of Otago, Christchurch and the Canterbury District Health Board, shows emergency health services coped well with the major earthquake in Christchurch on February 22 last year, despite being placed under enormous pressure.
Tuesday, 27 March 2012 10:30am
International research co-authored by the University of Otago, Christchurch has unraveled a century old scientific mystery, opening the way to significant improvements in the way drugs are delivered to the body.
Thursday, 15 March 2012 9:13am
It is well known that nurses and midwives work schedules are often irregular and involve shifts, now new research from the University of Otago, Christchurch in association with the University of Queensland has also shown that long hours and harmful alcohol use are linked.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012 3:00pm
The University of Otago is establishing an Arthritis Research Theme to enhance support for the internationally leading work its researchers are undertaking in this area. These research efforts are seeking to improve the understanding and treatment of the rheumatic diseases that affect more than half a million New Zealanders.
Friday, 2 March 2012 2:56pm
Dr Logan Walker has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship and Dr Paul Chin has been awarded an HRC Clinical Training Fellowship.
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 10:31am
New University of Otago research suggests that a stronger focus is needed on preventing accidental nerve injury during medical treatments in New Zealand.
Friday, 24 February 2012 8:51am
Researchers at the University of Otago, Christchurch have developed a new list of 49 ‘NEEDNT’ foods as part of a treatment research programme for obesity.
Friday, 10 February 2012 10:31am
Research by the University of Otago in Christchurch and Wellington has shown that breastfeeding of infants has a clear protective effect against children developing asthma or wheezing up to six years of age.
Tuesday, 7 February 2012 1:26pm
Overweight or obese people with type 2 diabetes are more likely to reduce weight if they focus on cutting back on total calorie intake, rather than specific high protein/high carbohydrate diets according to a new study from the University of Otago, Wellington.
Thursday, 26 January 2012 3:13pm
Students from the University of Otago, Christchurch and other tertiary institutions in Canterbury will present the results of their summer research projects on Friday January 27 at the Christchurch Netball Centre (9am-1.30pm).
The 38 studentships are supported by sponsors with a grant of $5000 for each student. This is often the first chance for many medical and science students to experience health research under supervision of a clinician or scientist, which may then lead to a research career.
Friday, 20 January 2012 10:32am
An early-career rheumatology researcher who has already made significant contributions to improving the treatment of arthritis and gout is the University of Otago’s latest Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Medal recipient.