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Skulls of 29 million year old primates used in this study. Aegyptopithecus on left, Parapithecus on right. Photo credit – Matt Borths.

18 Dec 2023

Study provides insights into diets of early primates


Turns out our love of sweet food goes back – way back – to our early primate anc...

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14 Dec 2023

Dentists’ perspectives on dental tourism


New Zealanders are being urged to do their homework before travelling overseas f...

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12 Dec 2023

Otago announces 29 new professors


Twenty-nine University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of...

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30 Nov 2023

Otago Professional Practice Fellow wins Dental Hygienist of the Year


Kirsty Barltrop, a Professional Practice Fellow in the Bachelor of Oral Heath at...

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11 Oct 2023

MoH OHRF and NZDRF Grant Awards 2023


The New Zealand Dental Association and Manatū Hauora Ministry of Health (MoH) ar...

Dentistry Clinical Research Excellence 2023

20 Jul 2023

Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium 2023


The Faculty of Dentistry’s annual Clinical Excellence Day and Sir John Walsh Res...

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23 Jun 2023

Dad first, Distinguished Scientist second


The support of his family and colleagues are integral to his personal success, s...

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11 May 2023

Tauira sinks teeth into unexpected calling


She has been “rolling with it” all her life, but a string of happy accidents has...

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01 May 2023

Leipzig link leads to exchange of ideas


A new collaboration between the dental schools of the University of Otago and th...

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15 Feb 2023

Oral pathologist Professor Alison Rich retires after 25 years


Oral pathologist Professor Alison Rich has retired after more than 25 years at t...

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17 Jan 2023

Professor Murray Thomson and Associate Professor Sunyoung Ma recognised for their research supervision


Professor Murray Thomson and Associate Professor Sunyoung Ma awarded SJWRI Resea...

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17 Jan 2023

SJWRI Research Publication Awards presented to Associate Professor May Mei and Dr Mina Rajabi


Our Research Publication Awards celebrate the best research articles authored by...

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