Thursday, 31 March 2022 2:04pm
One marine science student was put to the test competing in the 710-kilometre-long GODZone adventure race from the West Coast to Dunedin.
Tuesday, 24 August 2021 9:52am
The Pacific Ocean was part Willie Naitoko’s daily life as he grew up within a stone’s throw of the sea in Tonga’s capital city Nuku’alofa.
Thursday, 20 May 2021 10:24am
Engaging Pasifika school students in conversations about climate change and supporting them to tell their own stories is the kaupapa of an Otago research grant pilot-project led by Dr Gianna Savoie.
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 9:39am
New Otago-led Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) Coastal People: Southern Skies (CPSS) recently received $32 million in funding.
Thursday, 12 November 2020 9:29am
An inter-disciplinary group of Otago researchers is embarking on a collaborative study into the use of biodegradable, edible food coatings to combat plastic pollution.
Friday, 9 October 2020 3:07pm
The University of Otago is proud to announce success in two applications for Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding in the latest Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) funding round.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 4:37pm
Otago Marine Science Master’s student Millie Mannering has been selected as the 2020 Our World Underwater Scholarship Society Australasian Rolex Scholar.
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 3:14pm
Department of Marine Science’s Associate Professor Ceridwen Fraser has been invited to represent New Zealand in a new and significant Australian Antarctic programme, adding to the Department’s growing recognition for contribution to Antarctic research.
Wednesday, 6 May 2020 9:48pm
For more than 20 years, Otago's New Zealand Marine Studies Centre (NZMSC) has played a key role connecting communities with their local marine environment through a wide range of outreach and education programmes and resources. Now it is doing the same thing - online.
Thursday, 20 February 2020 11:10am
Otago scientists studying sperm whales off the coast of Kaikōura have discovered earthquakes affect their ability to find food for at least a year.
Monday, 17 February 2020 9:35am
Researchers in the collaboration Coastal People: Southern Skies feature prominently in the latest edition of He Kitenga, a prestigious University of Otago research publication.
Wednesday, 5 February 2020 1:30pm
University of Otago scientists are leading research into the possibility that the shallow submarine vents off New Zealand’s volcanic Whakaari/White Island could provide a natural laboratory to study the impacts of future climate change on our oceans.
Thursday, 19 December 2019 3:24pm
The old catchphrase “the only good shark, is a dead shark” is something that Rob Lewis and the University’s NZ Marine Studies Centre (NZMSC) are aiming to squash this summer.
Tuesday, 17 December 2019 11:14am
A new scientific study headed by the University of Otago has revealed important clues as to how Southern Ocean ecosystems responded to past global climate change events.
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.
Wednesday, 27 November 2019 9:30am
A world-leading Antarctic project investigating how ecosystems in the Ross Sea region might respond to climate change is to be led by Otago’s Associate Professor Miles Lamare.
Thursday, 21 November 2019 2:22pm
The resilience of Samoan communities in the face of climate change is providing a blueprint for other nations to follow, according to Samoa and Otago researchers.
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 8:49am
Newsroom reports on an MBIE-funded project restoring coastal environments by supporting kelp forests. University of Otago's Department of Marine Science leads the project.
Friday, 18 October 2019 4:24pm
Two University of Otago scientists have received prestigious awards at the New Zealand Research Honours gala this evening.
Thursday, 10 October 2019 11:16am
Marine Science Professor Abby Smith has been named the 2019 recipient of the Miriam Dell Award for Excellence in Science Mentoring.