Thursday, 18 July 2019 9:42am
A new system will help manage the University’s interactions with existing and potential customers and stakeholders – including students, alumni, research funding organisations and collaborators.
Thursday, 18 July 2019 8:56pm
There really is something for everyone at the inaugural Humanities Career Week, which runs at the Dunedin campus between 16 and 23 July.
Thursday, 18 July 2019 8:47pm
The first gathering of the Irish Business Network NZ in Dunedin will bring ‘town and gown’ together for a night of networking on Thursday, 25 July.
Thursday, 18 July 2019 12:24pm
Swapping short car trips for walking or biking could achieve as much health gain as ongoing tobacco tax increases, according to a study from the University of Otago, Wellington.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 9:50pm
What better way to light up winter and celebrate the 150th than a fun night of dancing, glitz and glamour?
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 9:11pm
The Women’s Refuge Appeals Week begins Saturday, and the Otago students behind the cause are looking forward to doing their part to help women and children in need.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 8:38pm
Nominations for the University of Otago Blues and Golds Awards are open to celebrate Otago’s top performing sportspeople and cultural stars.
Otago researchers call for gender binary in elite sports to be abandoned to cater for trans-athletes
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 10:50am
Existing gender categories in sport should perhaps be abandoned in favour of a more 'nuanced' approach in the new transgender era, University of Otago researchers say.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 2:56pm
Real-time decision making equals empowered students. That is the essence of SimPHARM™, a state of the art simulation tool developed at the University of Otago and now commercially licensed by a United States-based company to help pharmacy students learn via a realistic clinical experience.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 9:59pm
A new maintenance system for the Dunedin campus not only keeps people who request the work up-to-date with progress but keeps staff safer and saves printing more than 50,000 pieces of paper annually.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 8:25pm
The University of Otago has created a new tradition – inviting doctoral students to ring the University bell when they submit the hard copy of their PhD - and it's proving popular.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 9:33pm
Education Minister Chris Hipkins declared Kiwi’s teeth to be in good hands at Otago's Faculty of Dentistry, following a tour of the new Clinical Services Building last week.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 8:32pm
Barnes Dance pedestrian crossings being installed at two intersections used heavily by University staff and students will be very similar to those operating elsewhere in central Dunedin.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 3:29pm
A fourth-year undergraduate dental student has already made a mark in the world of dental research – and her findings could bring future savings to New Zealand’s dental practices.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 10:31am
Whether you feel a strong attachment to New Zealand’s Māori culture, majestic landscapes, or the All Blacks, an Otago study has found a sense of belonging to the country is positively related to mental health.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 12:23pm
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers played a key role in new global research showing the causes of the eating disorder anorexia are likely metabolic as well as psychological.
Monday, 15 July 2019 5:17pm
Otago student and basketball player Darcy Knox is the newest student representative on the University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) board.
Monday, 15 July 2019 12:59pm
Around one in six New Zealand adults have tried e-cigarettes but only 2 per cent are using them currently, a national survey has found.
Monday, 15 July 2019 1:06pm
Three cafés on the University of Otago’s Dunedin campus going single-use disposable cup free from today will stop about 1400 cups going to landfill every week – and eventually the whole University aims to be on board.
Monday, 15 July 2019 4:41pm
For as long as he can remember music has been part of Tyler Bailey’s life.
Monday, 15 July 2019 11:10am
Carrie Falling was a recipient of the Macgibbon PhD Travel Fellowship (Division of Health Sciences), which is funded by the Alumni of Otago in America Inc.
Friday, 12 July 2019 9:14am
University of Otago mental health experts are upset another Government has missed an opportunity to curb excessive drinking and reduce harm, by taking a recommendation from the recent Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction off the agenda.
Friday, 12 July 2019 8:57am
A freshly-completed laboratory at the University of Otago’s School of Pharmacy will enable pharmacy students to practice vital skills they will need on a daily basis when dealing with patients.
Thursday, 11 July 2019 9:55am
New research shows a “business as usual” approach will not work for New Zealand’s regional councils, and over a quarter of our local councils, who are facing extreme exposure to climate hazards like coastal erosion, flooding and rising groundwater levels.
Thursday, 11 July 2019 2:11pm
A University of Otago-led study is heralding advances in our understanding of one of the most startling transformations in the natural world – the complete reversal of sex that occurs in about 500 species of fish.