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Professor John Broughton Retires

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Monday 24 August 2020

Professor John Broughton (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Kahungunu Ki Heretaunga), who has now retired from his position in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine (PSM).

Updates from the NTMHRU, post COVID-19


Monday 3 August 2020

Welcome back to our tauira! We hope you are looking forward to semester two studies and catching up with your mates. If you need support, come and see us and/or apply for the tautoko hardship fund. Read more about the Māori response to COVID-19 and Urutā in this article too. 

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

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Monday 9 September 2019

I tērā wiki i whakanui mātou Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori.

Māori-led research at Otago awarded more then $3m in HRC funding

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Thursday 27 June 2019

Māori researchers from the University of Otago have been granted more than $3 million in funding from the Health Research Council (HRC) to tackle a wide range of projects ranging from water safety to disability support access for Māori - including our very own Dr Emma Wyeth.

Vicky Nelson presented her research at the In-house Convention

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Monday 25 March 2019

NTMHRU Assistant Research Fellow - Māori health, Ms Vicky Nelson (Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Ruanui), presented at the In-house Convention. Vicky presented on a research project that herself and Associate Professor Sue Crengle (Kāi Tahu, Kāti Māmoe, Waitaha) are conducting this year, titled 'Rangatahi Primary Mental Health - A Kaupapa Māori Approach to Identifying the Gaps and Needs' 

We hosted the fantastic Dr Rawiri Jansen today 

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Tuesday 12 March 2019

We hosted the fantastic Dr Rawiri Jansen today who gave a talk to our PUBH304 tauira on the hauora kaupapa Waitangi Tribunal Claim.

Our Director attends the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Principal Investigators' Wānanga

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Monday 18 February 2019

Last week, our director, Dr Emma Wyeth, was fortunate enough to attend the Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Principal Investigators' Wānanga at the beautiful Rānana up the Whanganui River. 

Samuel Carrington is underway with his MPH

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Thursday 6 December 2018

Samuel Carrington is currently underway with his master’s project exploring Māori understandings of antimicrobial resistance using a One Health approach.

Māori Injury and Disability Poster

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Friday 7 September 2018

  A poster summarising the longitudinal studies of Māori Injury and Disability.

Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori!

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Friday 7 September 2018

We are so excited that this week is te reo o te wiki (te reo Māori language week). The week runs from September 10th – 16th and we are all challenging each other and you to kōrero te reo Māori (speak te reo Māori) as much as possible not only this week but all year!

Primary Care Exhibition

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Thursday 21 June 2018

The Primary Care Exhibition was showcased at the Hocken Library this month focusing on "different areas such as health promotion, disease prevention, disgnosis, treatment, deinstitutionalisation - thinking about hospitals like Seacliff - mental health, community health and Māori health".

NTMHRU welcomes new staff

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Thursday 1 February 2018

We are pleased to welcome on board two new Assistant Research Fellows, Vicky Nelson and Georgia McCarty.