Wednesday, 15 April 2020 12:47pm
New Zealanders who have COVID-19 or are showing symptoms of the virus are being urged to participate in two surveys – a global and national one - that aim to better understand how COVID-19 impacts a patient’s loss of taste and smell.
Monday, 30 March 2020 10:32am
More than three quarters of New Zealand’s retail food waste is being saved from landfill, in stark contrast to Kiwi households, Otago researchers say.
Friday, 27 March 2020 3:32pm
The fast-moving COVID-19 pandemic has seen the international scientific community rallying to detect, understand and combat this global threat.
Monday, 23 March 2020 9:55am
New Zealand's food waste champions have formed a coalition to halve New Zealand's food waste by 2030.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 4:58pm
Associate Professor Miranda Mirosa, Director of Food Waste Innovation, recently served as independent specialist adviser to the Parliamentary Environmental Committee during investigations into New Zealand's food waste.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 2:40pm
In the Otago Daily Times, reporter Charmian Smith interviews Associate Professor Miranda Mirosa about food waste research and the innovations industry, organisations and communities could consider.
Monday, 20 January 2020 11:43am
A world-class food engineering educator and researcher has been named this year’s Harraways 1867 Visiting Professor as a guest of the University of Otago.
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 9:58am
Six researchers whose work covers everything from ancient dolphin teeth to the management of obesity have been recognised by the University of Otago.
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 9:30am
We make food decisions several times a day – from what time we eat to how much – but a new University of Otago study has found we are not very good at judging the energy-density of what we consume.
Wednesday, 4 September 2019 12:43pm
Three Otago researchers are set to compete in Falling Walls Lab New Zealand this month.