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Turning up the heat

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Monday 19 December 2022

Dr Kate Thomas is researching cardiovascular and cerebrovascular responses to exercise and environmental stressors such as heat, cold and hypoxia, to better understand and apply these stressors for health benefits for a range of common chronic conditions.

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Youth support for smokefree generation policy

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Wednesday 9 November 2022

Young people have shown strong support for the Government’s proposal to introduce a smokefree generation, a study by researchers at the University of Otago has found.

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New Bill marks the beginning of the end for cigarettes and tobacco in Aotearoa

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Wednesday 27 July 2022

Researchers from the University of Otago’s ASPIRE 2025 Research Centre, which carries out research to support the Smokefree 2025 goal, welcome the Smokefree Environments and Regulated Products (Smoked Tobacco) Amendment Bill that Associate Health Minister Hon Dr Ayesha Verrall introduced to Parliament today.

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$900,000 funding for Otago health researchers

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Thursday 12 May 2022

Six Otago researchers have each been awarded a $150,000 Health Research Council Explorer Grant to support transformative research ideas that have a good chance of making a revolutionary change to managing New Zealanders’ health.

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