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30 Nov 2023

Remembering Geology’s paleontological powerhouse: Professor Ewan Fordyce

The life and work of Emeritus Professor R. Ewan Fordyce’s (FRSNZ), who recently...

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22 Jun 2023

Palaeontologist’s penguin proficiency features in upcoming videogame

Big ones, little ones, prehistoric ones, modern ones – all sorts of penguins wil...

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17 May 2023

Wednesday 17 May 2023, Otago researchers reveal impact of ancient earthquake

By combining the scientific powerhouses of genetics and geology, University of O...

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09 Feb 2023

Paleontology powerhouse honoured by former students

The world’s largest penguin has been named in honour of Emeritus Professor Ewan...

16 Jan 2023

A new species of gecko: What’s in a name and why it matters

University of Otago researchers have described a new species of New Zealand geck...

06 Dec 2022

Fresh understanding of ice age frequency – Otago study

A chance find of an unstudied Antarctic sediment core has led University of Otag...

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05 Dec 2022

Professor Claire Freeman wins NZPI Distinguished Service Award

Professor Claire Freeman, School of Geography, has been awarded the 2022 Te Kōki...

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24 Nov 2022

Otago staff recognised for passion &

Making a difference and enjoying their work were common themes among those recog...

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23 Nov 2022

Royal Society Awards for early career researchers

Two researchers from the Division of Humanities with a focus on the rights of yo...

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15 Sep 2022

Elusive meteorite still an exciting event

The search has been called off, but the mere possibility of a meteorite falling...

25 Jul 2022

Surreal Antarctic adventures

Meeting scientists who are just as passionate as he is about climate science was...

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