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 Health Sciences public events

 
12 May May

The Health Sciences First Year Integrated Context Lecture Series (ICLS)

Wednesday 12 May 2021 at 1:00pm

The Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) programme includes a series of exciting new lectures that bring together content from across the HSFY papers and apply it in cutting-edge health-based scenarios. Presenting teams showcase the research expertise and professional courses at the University of Otago. These entertaining and informative lectures will have limited seats available to the public.

04 Aug August

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday 4 August 2021 at 12:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

 

Medical Laboratory Science Open Evening 2021

Wednesday 4 August 2021 at 6:00pm - Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre. Please enter the Hercus Building via the Hanover Street entrance and go to the first floor, Dunedin

Learn more about Medical Laboratory Science from students, alumni and academic lecturers.

 

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday 5 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre,
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

11 Aug August

The unified model of vision and attention

Wednesday 11 August 2021 at 11:30am - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin

BHRC Seminar by Professor Tony Lambert (School of Psychology, University of Auckland)

17 Aug August

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Anna Ranta

Tuesday 17 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Nordmeyer Theatre, Level D, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington.

Professor Anna Ranta delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled:  Do different folks have different strokes? An unexpected journey.

23 Aug August

School of Pharmacy Open Evening

Monday 23 August 2021 at 6:00pm - Virtual Professional Practice Laboratory, Level 5, Adams Building, 18 Fredrick Street, Dunedin.

Come to our undergraduate open evening to find out why pharmacists are vital for the health of our communities.

24 Aug August

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Julia Horsfield

Tuesday 24 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin

Professor Julia Horsfield delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: The circle of life: connecting cell division with cell fate

25 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday 25 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

 

School of Pharmacy Open Evening

Wednesday 25 August 2021 at 6:00pm - Virtual Professional Practice Laboratory, Level 5, Adams Building, 18 Fredrick Street, Dunedin.

Come to our undergraduate open evening to find out why pharmacists are vital for the health of our communities.

26 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday 26 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Quad 2 Lecture Theatre,
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Merilyn Hibma

Thursday 26 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin.

Professor Merilyn Hibma delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled, "Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: A translational research success story"

08 Sep September

Otago Spotlight Series: Achieving Health Equity from Research

Wednesday 8 September 2021 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Wellington.

Join University of Otago health researchers as they outline pathways to greater health equity for New Zealand's diverse communities.

23 Sep September

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Joanne Baxter

Thursday 23 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin.

Professor Joanne Baxter delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled, "A vision for Māori Health, Te Tiriti and equity – transforming the landscape and resetting the default".

17 Nov November

Cancer Centre Tours and Careers Presentations (Auckland)

Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 4:30pm - Auckland Regional Cancer & Blood Services, Auckland City Hospital

Cancer Centre Tours and Careers Presentations for 2022 Admission to the Bachelor of Radiation Therapy.