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Health Sciences Communications

Dunedin Campus

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Christchurch Campus

Kim Thomas, Communications Adviser (Christchurch)

Kim ThomasCommunicating the many achievements in health research and teaching is an important aspect of the role of the University of Otago, Christchurch (UOC).

The Communications Manager assists the scientific and teaching staff to explain the wide range of health research undertaken at the UOC, and how this improves health care in New Zealand.

The Communications Office also organises a number of events such as the Health Lecture Series where scientists explain their work and health topics to the public.

Mob +64 27 222 6016
Email kim.thomas@otago.ac.nz
Web Communications Office (Health Sciences, Christchurch Campus)

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Wellington Campus

Cheryl Norrie, Communications Adviser (Wellington)

Cheryl Norrie imageCheryl is a highly experienced print media journalist who began her career at the Gore Ensign and the Otago Daily Times. Her work has been published in a wide range of newspapers and magazines including the Dominion Post, the science journal Nature Biotechnology and the Australian Journal of Pharmacy. More recently she has been writing for the Dominion Post’s advertising supplements department and covering New Zealand affairs for the German Press Agency (DPA). She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature and a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism from the University of Canterbury.

Cheryl works part-time providing communications for the University of Otago, Wellington.

Tel +64 4 385 5999 ext 6787
Mob +64 21 249 6787
Email cheryl.norrie@otago.ac.nz

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