Friday, 6 December 2019 10:00am
New research from the University of Otago has found the sensitive West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapsed during a warming period just over a million years ago when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were lower than today.
Thursday, 17 October 2019 1:20pm
Otago has won a competition with its videoconference provider, Zoom, for its innovative use of videoconferencing.
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 10:28am
University of Otago scientists have been awarded almost NZ$38.5 million from the Government’s Endeavour Fund to tackle major issues from climate change to antimicrobial resistance.
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 2:14pm
One of the most memorable and astonishing aspects of the recent Kaikoura earthquake was the sudden uplift of the sea floor, which left populations of coastal species like kelp and shellfish literally high and dry.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 12:25pm
Scientific objects and artefacts from across the University of Otago intermingle with well-known works of art in the Hocken Collections’ latest exhibition.
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 9:29pm
Earthquakes weren’t part of Jonathan Griffin’s upbringing in Australia, but when he visited Pakistan at the end of his undergraduate geology degree in 2005, it coincided with the devastating Kashmir earthquake. That changed his future path.