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Thursday, 8 July 2021 9:30am
The timeline for end-of-summer-snowline measurements in New Zealand’s Southern Alps has been extended in new research by the University of Otago and Victoria University of Wellington.
Thursday, 8 July 2021 1:18pm
Six researchers whose work ranges from investigating pre-schoolers urban experiences to how reproduction influences life-history, health and ageing have been honoured with Early Career Researcher Awards.
Wednesday, 23 June 2021 9:30am
Tackling the uncertainty of how changes to snow and ice cover will impact New Zealand’s water resources is one of the goals of University of Otago’s Mountain Research Centre (MRC).
Thursday, 17 June 2021 8:51am
Snow falling in Aotearoa/New Zealand’s mountain regions is a major source of freshwater, but how much snow is being stored and how it’s expected to contribute to future stream flows with our changing climate remains uncertain.
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 3:53pm
Religion programme Professor Ben Schonthal and Religion Head of Programme Associate Professor John Shaver are joint 2021 recipients of the University’s premier research award, the Rowheath Trust Award and Carl Smith Medal. Division of Humanties academics Dr Christina Ergler (School of Geography) and Dr Anna High (Law) were recently announced as Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research recipients.
Monday, 14 June 2021 5:12pm
As the University of Otago’s School of Geography marks its 75th year it has extra cause for celebration – its students and staff have scooped half the recently announced New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) annual awards.
Thursday, 27 May 2021 4:35pm
Geography Emeritus Professor Richard Morgan has received a lifetime achievement award from the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA), the leading international organisation promoting and supporting impact assessment for informed decision-making regarding policies, programmes, plans and projects.
Thursday, 27 May 2021 4:29pm
It is time for the management and conservation of the Antarctic to begin focusing on responsibility, rather than rights, through an Indigenous Māori framework, a University of Otago academic argues.
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 10:41am
From sweeping beaches to a neighbourhood park, therapeutic landscapes are beneficial for former refugees’ health and wellbeing, a University of Otago study has found.
Tuesday, 30 March 2021 9:22am
Ten members of one Aiga (family) are currently studying at the Dunedin Campus in 2021.
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:48am
A University of Otago study has provided the first detailed analysis of atmospheric rivers and their impact on New Zealand weather events.
Tuesday, 10 November 2020 10:41am
University of Otago researchers have secured $17.5 million in Marsden funding for 30 world-class research projects.
Monday, 9 November 2020 4:37pm
More diesel use; less renewable energy; less energy efficiency; more carbon emissions – a new report from the University of Otago’s Centre for Sustainability identifies many worrying energy use trends in Dunedin.
Thursday, 10 September 2020 9:26am
New evidence shows pre-schoolers are some of the most intuitive city planners, yet their voices are largely disregarded in city design.
Monday, 7 September 2020 9:04am
Two science PhD candidates are celebrating their recent $20,000 Doctoral scholarships announced recently by Antarctica NZ.
Thursday, 6 August 2020 3:15pm
Eight University of Otago graduates from across the University have been named Fulbright New Zealand award winners.