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Food Science News

Food Science Alliance signed with Chinese University

Thursday, 29 November 2018 8:42pm

The University of Otago has signed an agreement with Jiangnan University in China establishing the ‘Belt & Road’ University Alliance for Food Science and Education (BRUA-FSE).

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New study finds link between smell and obesity

Monday, 19 November 2018 1:00pm

University of Otago researchers have broken new ground by identifying a link between smell and obesity. The findings will be published today in the international Obesity Reviews journal.

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Pulsed Electric Field technology gives new potential for New Zealand food processing

Wednesday, 27 June 2018 10:30am

University of Otago researchers are demonstrating the potential of a new technology which could see New Zealand production of a popular food – the French fry – become healthier, and less costly and wasteful.

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Environmental impacts of meat consumption low priority for Kiwis

Wednesday, 13 June 2018 10:12am

Many New Zealand consumers are unaware of the environmental impacts of their meat consumption and this may be influencing our high meat intake, according to a study by the University of Otago.

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Nominations open for Otago Science Awards

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:24am

A call is being made to recognise Otago’s science heroes with nominations now open for the biennial Otago Daily Times Otago Science Awards – a joint initiative between the New Zealand International Science Festival and the ODT. Nominations can be made online via the New Zealand International Science Festival scifest.org.nz website and will close on Thursday 28 June at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the launch of the New Zealand International Science Festival on Friday 6 July.

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Inaugural Harraway's Visiting Professorship awarded to Belgian researcher

Tuesday, 19 December 2017 4:16pm

The University of Otago is pleased to announce Belgian researcher Professor Marc Hendrickx will visit Otago from July to August 2018 as the inaugural Harraway’s 1867 Visiting Professorship recipient.