Monday, 10 August 2020 11:01am
There are likely to be several hundred Māori unaware they are at high risk of an inherited form of stomach cancer and a New Zealand research team is hopeful updated international clinical practice guidelines they helped develop will encourage these people to be tested.
Friday, 7 August 2020 10:56am
An initial test of the University of Otago’s contact tracing system for COVID-19 has produced promising results after most contacts identified in the emergency exercise scenario of a visiting international professor to the Dunedin campus were able to be tracked down.
Thursday, 6 August 2020 3:15pm
Eight University of Otago graduates from across the University have been named Fulbright New Zealand award winners.
Thursday, 6 August 2020 10:50am
Researchers developing a faster and less painful way of diagnosing Legionnaires’ disease are among the recipients of almost $1million in Canterbury Medical Research Foundation (CMRF) grants.
Thursday, 6 August 2020 9:29am
In a world first, University of Otago scientists in partnership with Ngātiwai iwi and a global team of collaborators have sequenced the genome of the tuatara – a rare reptile whose ancestors once roamed the earth with dinosaurs.
Wednesday, 5 August 2020 11:54am
EDOR director Professor Rachael Taylor has been interviewed by RNZ on the use of intermittant fasting.
Wednesday, 5 August 2020 10:48am
The world of drug-cheating in sports is set for major disruption with the formation of InsituGen, a start-up company which will supply anabolic drug testing kits developed at the University of Otago, New Zealand.
Monday, 3 August 2020 2:17pm
Raising the standard of cardiovascular care in New Zealand’s retirement sector is the focus of a New Zealand first, joint initiative between Ryman Healthcare, The Heart Foundation of NZ and the Christchurch Heart Institute.
Monday, 3 August 2020 11:53am
For the first time, the Gama Foundation has recognised two people at once for their efforts in being the ‘Critic and Conscience of Society’ – both University of Otago academic staff members.
Thursday, 30 July 2020 2:11pm
Associate Professor Kirsten Coppell and colleagues have published a review outlining measures needed to improve the monitoring of weight gain during pregnancy.
Tuesday, 28 July 2020 9:54am
Media coverage of the March 2019 Christchurch mosque shootings contributed to an increase in public support for gun control, a study by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington has found.
Friday, 24 July 2020 1:45pm
Thursday, 23 July 2020 12:12pm
The Otago Biochemistry Department welcomed students starting their biochemistry journey this week with an informal lunchtime function in the newly refitted department seminar room.
Tuesday, 21 July 2020 12:02pm
Two University of Otago academic paediatricians have become the first New Zealand-based researchers to have a chapter published in the prestigious Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Public Health.
Friday, 17 July 2020 1:01pm
Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research members have been successful in the recent NZ Health Research Council funding round.
Thursday, 16 July 2020 4:14pm
Rangatahi Māori are more likely to use cannabis or be dependent on it and more likely to be negatively affected by cannabis laws, compared to their non-Māori peers.
Wednesday, 15 July 2020 9:40am
While paracetamol was the most common substance of enquiry for calls to the National Poisons Centre in 2018, new research reveals most New Zealanders have large quantities of the painkiller stockpiled in their homes.
Friday, 10 July 2020 12:03pm
Rape and sexual trauma may have long-lasting consequences for physical health as well as mental health, University of Otago researchers have found.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 11:40am
International conferences held entirely online may well be the future, if the just-completed University of Otago Global Health Institute’s (OGHI) online COVID-19 Masterclass is anything to go by.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 10:30am
Most people who smoke or have recently quit smoking support New Zealand’s goal of becoming a smokefree nation by 2025, researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington have found.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020 10:49am
The 1st of July 2020 marked a significant milestone in the career of Warren Tate as he took up his new position in the Department, as Emeritus Professor.
Tuesday, 7 July 2020 10:54am
Despite schools being encouraged to implement sun protective hat wearing policy to reduce children’s future risk of skin cancer, less than half participating in a University of Otago study had robust policy in place.
Monday, 6 July 2020 3:04pm
Thanks to the Neurological Foundation of New Zealand, two new research projects investigating neurodegenerative diseases will go ahead this year in the Neurodegenerative and Lysosomal disease laboratory at Otago Biochemistry.
Thursday, 2 July 2020 12:06pm
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 1:27pm
A consumer tax on the saturated fat, salt and sugar content of food, accompanied by a 20 per cent subsidy on fruit and vegetables, would bring major benefits for the health sector, researchers from Otago, Auckland and Melbourne Universities say.
Wednesday, 1 July 2020 10:16am
Otago Biochemists Professor Catherine Day and Dr Adam Middleton have secured $1.2 million for a new research project looking into the details of how we defend ourselves against invading viruses.
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 11:33pm
The University of Otago’s housing and health research programme He Kāinga Oranga will receive just under $5 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to continue research to maximise the health and wellbeing gains from housing.
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 2:21pm
University of Otago, Wellington infectious diseases expert Professor Michael Baker has received almost $5 million from the Health Research Council for a programme investigating the connection between infectious diseases and long-term conditions, something he was planning well prior to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 2:59pm
The creator of New Zealand’s bubble concept, introduced early on in the COVID-19 response to ensure Kiwis maintained social distancing, has been surprised and delighted by the take up of his idea.
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 1:34pm
EDOR researchers publish a qualitative study of perceptions of infant and child sleep practices among Māori whānau
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 2:36pm
University of Otago, Christchurch Dean and infectious disease expert Professor David Murdoch has been asked to formally support the Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine development effort.
Thursday, 18 June 2020 4:31pm
University of Otago researchers have discovered some of the secrets to longevity with new research revealing not smoking and being social engaged throughout older age are common traits of New Zealand centenarians.
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 2:33pm
Controversy over public statues is nothing new, with protestors taking to New Zealand’s statues with a range of weapons including an axe, a concrete cutter and a hammer over recent decades, a study by researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, has found.
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 11:50pm
In an opinion piece first published on newsroom.co.nz, Otago’s Dr Caroline Shaw explores the differences between men's and women’s approaches to sustainable travel – and how to get both genders out of their cars.
Tuesday, 16 June 2020 11:12am
New University of Otago research sheds light on guinea pig domestication and how and why the small, furry animals became distributed around the world.
Friday, 12 June 2020 12:16pm
Parents of pre-schoolers can take reassurance from new Otago research which shows early bedtimes aren’t vital for healthy development, as long as young children get enough sleep.
Friday, 12 June 2020 11:18am
Walking and cycling have many benefits and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but researchers say we need to think about what people eat to fuel their walking and cycling.
Friday, 12 June 2020 11:50am
BMI (Body Mass Index) is likely to be an inconsistent measure of obesity in Māori and Pacific patients, new University of Otago research reveals.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 12:34pm
Just a few weeks since it was launched, the University of Otago student financial relief fund Pūtea Tautoko has provided NZD$659,156 in grants to support students facing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, 11 June 2020 11:23am
If you’ve got questions about COVID-19, an upcoming fortnight-long masterclass, running from June 22 until July 3, should be on your radar.
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 4:16pm
The use of prescription medicines by pregnant women in New Zealand increased substantially between 2005 and 2015.
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 10:39am
Women use more diverse modes of travel and generate lower greenhouse gas emissions than men, despite men being more than twice as likely to travel by bike, a New Zealand study has found.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 4:36pm
Otago staff members and alumni were prominent in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Tuesday, 9 June 2020 11:17am
Parents of school-aged children were very concerned that their children may catch COVID-19 if schools were reopened at Alert Level 3 despite no evidence supporting this view, a new University of Otago, Christchurch study reveals.
Monday, 8 June 2020 3:44pm
Today, for the first time since February 28, New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19.
Monday, 8 June 2020 12:20pm
Some sufferers of Covid-19 are reporting symptoms related to the brain and nervous system, such as dizziness, headache, seizures, and risk of stroke; this phenomenon has motivated a trio of scientists here at Otago to investigate further.
Saturday, 6 June 2020 10:36am
University of Otago researchers have drawn from the world-class data of The Dunedin Study and similar Christchurch Health and Development Study, to provide broad analysis of the effects of cannabis ahead of New Zealand’s cannabis referendum in September.
Friday, 5 June 2020 1:08pm
A post-graduate course on refugee and migrant health being run by the University of Otago, Wellington is offering primary health care professionals the opportunity to improve their training in the area, ahead of a likely increase in the number of refugees coming to the country.
Friday, 5 June 2020 2:24pm
A campaign highlighting the role Otago’s academics and medical experts have played in shaping New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 will be released this weekend.
Wednesday, 3 June 2020 12:27pm
‘Quake brain’ is a real phenomenon that impairs people’s memory even years after the shaking stops, a world-leading study from the University of Otago, Christchurch has shown.
Wednesday, 3 June 2020 1:00pm
Professor Jim Mann, Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre Co-Director, and EDOR member Associate Professor Rachael McLean, have contributed to the largest ever study of global cholesterol levels, published in the prestigious journal Nature.
Friday, 29 May 2020 10:58am
The health and safety of truck drivers and the impacts of evening television binge-watching will come under the spotlight in new University of Otago research being funded by the Health Research Council.
Friday, 29 May 2020 10:51am
The HRC announced their 2020 Emerging Researcher grant recipients this week and EDOR members feature in two of the eight grants awarded to University of Otago applicants.
Friday, 29 May 2020 11:28am
The tobacco industry is targeting a new generation of smokers with sophisticated marketing designed to associate smoking with rebellion, social prestige and attractiveness, researchers from the tobacco control research centre ASPIRE 2025, at the University of Otago, say.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 12:31pm
After two years of declining numbers of HIV cases in New Zealand, there was a slight increase in 2019, but many of these cases were first diagnosed overseas.
Thursday, 28 May 2020 11:42am
A collaboration between Otago and ESR has received a substantial government grant to lead an international team of scientists to sequence the genomes of all of New Zealand’s positive COVID-19 cases and track how the virus spread across New Zealand.
Otago Biochemistry Emerging Researcher to investigate genetics of kidney disease and gout specific to Māori and Pacific people
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 10:09am
Congratulations to Otago Biochemistry Research Fellow Dr Megan Leask, who has been awarded an HRC Emerging Research First Grant to investigate genes associated with chronic kidney disease and gout in Māori and Pacific people.
Monday, 25 May 2020 11:08am
Māori and Pasifika who have not been able to quit smoking may need more support to move from smoking to vaping, researchers from the University of Otago and Māori public health collective Hāpai Te Hauora have found.
Friday, 22 May 2020 11:30am
Cancers are prevalent among Mururoa veterans who witnessed the French atmospheric nuclear explosions in 1973 while many of their children have fertility problems, new University of Otago research reveals.
Friday, 22 May 2020 1:03pm
As the University re-opens under Alert Level 2, and life takes on a new normal following the COVID-19 lockdown, Communications Adviser (Projects) Sean Flaherty takes a closer look at Otago's ongoing response to the global pandemic.
Thursday, 21 May 2020 3:34pm
Dr Andrew Reynolds was interviewed by Jesse Mulligan at Radio NZ about his study showing that unprocessed whole grains are more beneficial for adults with Type 2 diabetes.
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 12:38pm
The next stage of the redevelopment of the University’s Christchurch Campus is about to begin.
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 12:40pm
Teenagers interviewed about their views on the suicide portrayed in the controversial Netflix series 13 Reasons Why report being shocked by the graphic detail of the scene, which they saw as excessive, researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.
Monday, 18 May 2020 10:05am
Cannabis is harmful to the lungs, but in a different way to tobacco, causing significant respiratory symptoms such as bronchitis with evidence to suggest it can result in destructive lung disease – sometimes referred to as ‘bong lung’ – in heavy cannabis users.
Friday, 15 May 2020 3:59pm
New Zealand’s move to Alert Level 2 means many Otago University health clinics will now be open to the public.
Friday, 15 May 2020 11:27am
The University of Otago is delighted to welcome back students to all its campuses and colleges after they played a major role, and made their own sacrifices, when the nation united against COVID-19.
Thursday, 14 May 2020 12:28pm
Thursday, 14 May 2020 1:02pm
Associate Professor Kirsten Coppell, EDOR researcher and public health physician, has co-authored a letter to the New Zealand Medical Journal on the meeting of two pandemics - COVID-19 and diabetes.
Christchurch researchers asking parents what information they need about COVID-19 and children’s health.
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 12:26pm
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers and paediatricians are launching an urgent study to understand what information parents need to understand and feel reassured about COVID-19 and its potential impact on children.
Wednesday, 13 May 2020 11:03am
The advent of COVID-19 has resulted in University of Otago researchers, in collaboration with others in New Zealand, fast-tracking development of a smartphone application (app) to help improve care for people with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (also called inflammatory bowel disease or IBD), as fewer of them will be able to meet with specialists.
Monday, 11 May 2020 6:28pm
COVID-19 may well be the catalyst for significant change in how general practice operates in New Zealand in future, according to University of Otago general practice experts.
Friday, 8 May 2020 1:28pm
Dying New Zealanders think they can and should be trusted to know what’s right and wrong for them when it comes to end of life decision-making.
Friday, 8 May 2020 9:20am
Two of Otago’s Medical Trainee Interns describe their time spent in COVID-19 lockdown in Peru and their anxious wait to come home.
Thursday, 7 May 2020 10:01pm
Professional footballers are used to having their fitness assessed, so when three first team players from the Wellington Phoenix visit the University of Otago, Wellington (pre-lockdown) for a state-of-the-art full body scan, they are unfazed.
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.
Wednesday, 6 May 2020 9:46pm
The Otago Bulletin Board meets some of the staff able to return to campus in Alert Level 3.
Wednesday, 6 May 2020 3:08pm
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers are part of an urgent international effort to understand how isolation and disruption of routines associated with COVID-19 are affecting people with mood disorders.
Tuesday, 5 May 2020 12:51pm
Welcome to the Autumn 2020 edition of He Kete Kōrero, with recent highlights from the Wellington campus.
Thursday, 30 April 2020 10:25am
Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research member Dr Lisa Te Morenga, Victoria University of Wellington, is involved in a worldwide survey on how COVID-19 has changed the way we cook and eat.
Wednesday, 29 April 2020 10:39am
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 12:35pm
Development of a COVID-19 vaccine is at best 12 to 18 months away, according to University of Otago infectious disease specialist Professor David Murdoch.
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 2:49pm
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 11:02am
With a lack of CoVID-19 circulating in our community, fewer other viruses and bacteria than usual, and good systems for detection and contact tracing in place, it is as safe as it has ever been for children to attend school.
Tuesday, 28 April 2020 11:06am
Otago Biochemistry MSc student Tyler McCourt has been awarded the 2020 Joan Mary Anderson Award in Plant science.
Friday, 24 April 2020 12:15pm
The first wide-ranging survey of New Zealand military personnel shows many suffer symptoms of post-traumatic stress (PTS) though greater length of service, psychological flexibility (resilience) and quality sleep may be protective factors.
Friday, 24 April 2020 4:45pm
The University of Otago is committing $1.5 million as an initial investment to support Otago students facing financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 global outbreak.
Wednesday, 22 April 2020 11:53am
Much laughter and camaraderie was shared when a team of 20 staff and students from the University of Otago, Wellington banded together to compete in the Dragon Boat Festival on Wellington Harbour on 7 March.
Tuesday, 21 April 2020 8:06pm
Dr Rachelle Martin, a researcher and lecturer in the University of Otago Wellington’s Department of Medicine was one of two people to share their COVID-19 story with New Zealand Doctor. We re-publish this article with permission.
Monday, 20 April 2020 11:59am
Professor Doug Sellman of the University of Otago’s Christchurch campus runs a weekly te reo Māori class for his colleagues. These are continuing via Zoom during lockdown. Communications Adviser Kim Thomas is one of about 20 Christchurch staff taking part and shares her experiences with the Otago Bulletin Board.
Friday, 17 April 2020 12:35pm
A University of Otago molecular biologist has received new Government funding of $235,746 for Covid-19 related research to develop an effective point-of-care test for the infectious disease.
Prescription medicines with potential for foetal harm: how often are they used during pregnancy in New Zealand?
Friday, 17 April 2020 11:03am
The use of prescription medicines during pregnancy that carry an increased risk of foetal harm was generally low, but increased in New Zealand over an 11-year period according to PhD candidate Dr Sarah Donald and other University of Otago researchers from the Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network.
Thursday, 16 April 2020 12:45pm
What is the likelihood of a COVID-19 vaccine being developed and how long will the process take? Professor David Murdoch, Dean of the University of Otago, Christchurch, addressed these questions in a recent online summit.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 2:32pm
Professor Jim Mann has highlighted an important aspect of food security in New Zealand, as revealed in the flour shortages reported during COVID-19.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 2:58pm
Hearing her husband laughing up riotously from his home office was Professor Vicky Cameron’s inspiration for a ‘freaky Friday’ dress-up Zoom meeting with her Christchurch research colleagues.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 12:47pm
Plain packaging is making tobacco products less appealing and warning labels more noticeable, researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.
Wednesday, 15 April 2020 8:37am
The Government must impose tougher regulations on indoor firing ranges to keep shooters and their families safe from lead poisoning, says a public health researcher at the University of Otago, Wellington.
Friday, 10 April 2020 10:36am
Tuesday, 7 April 2020 9:31am
Concerned about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic University of Otago medical school alumnus Dr Zeid Abussuud decided to spread the word on staying safe. With a little help from his friends, many of them also graduates of Otago, Dr Abussuud has made a moving YouTube video, ‘Do it for the whole world: Stay at home’.
Monday, 6 April 2020 9:19pm
Christchurch medical students are providing childcare to the families of health professionals as a way of contributing to the fight against Covid-19.
Monday, 6 April 2020 11:21am
Despite the lockdown and the scramble to get the Department’s teaching online, Otago Biochemistry research teams are continuing their science…
Friday, 3 April 2020 11:59am
Intermediate school-aged children who use a device just before bedtime and decide what time they go to sleep, achieve less sleep and feel more sleepier the following day than their peers.
Thursday, 2 April 2020 10:40am
Wednesday, 1 April 2020 10:48am
Personal protective equipment for front-line health workers is an ethical imperative, University of Otago ethicist Dr Elizabeth Fenton says.
Self-isolating for coronavirus is impossible for tens of thousands of New Zealanders – unless we help them fast
Friday, 27 March 2020 10:15am
In less than 48 hours, all people in New Zealand will have to self-isolate, unless they are essential service workers. This is our best chance to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 3:37pm
The current pandemic risks further accentuating the rural – urban health inequities that exist in New Zealand, University of Otago rural health specialists warn.
Wednesday, 25 March 2020 11:03am
Lectures will continue online after a one-week break, as Otago Department of Biochemistry staff work from home during the Level 4 Covid-19 alert.
'Overjoyed': a leading health expert on New Zealand's coronavirus shutdown, and the challenging weeks ahead
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 4:35pm
Professor Michael Baker on New Zealand’s coronavirus shutdown, and the challenging weeks ahead
NZ must urgently build contact tracing for COVID-19 to make nationwide lockdown worthwhile, infectious diseases expert says
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 2:58pm
New Zealand must urgently build its capacity for COVID-19 case identification and contact tracing capacity, as the country goes into ‘lockdown’, Dr Ayesha Verrall, an infectious diseases doctor and epidemiologist at the University of Otago, Wellington, says.
Monday, 23 March 2020 5:11pm
The University of Otago has updated its response, and is accelerating its move to online delivery of teaching following this afternoon’s change in COVID-19 Alert Level.
Friday, 20 March 2020 11:39am
With some of the toughest border restrictions and a newly-announced NZ$500 million boost to health services, New Zealand is among a small number of countries with a strategy to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, 19 March 2020 3:34pm
EDOR researchers have contributed to a review of food or beverage interventions involving taxes or subsidies, both in New Zealand and overseas.
Thursday, 19 March 2020 11:15am
Most infectious diseases have an Achilles heel, the secret is to find it. The question is, if we don’t have a drug or a vaccine for COVID-19, is there something else we can do to beat it?
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 12:06pm
The Department of Biochemistry is busy planning for teaching to continue during any disruption of the university due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
Friday, 13 March 2020 4:17pm
China, Taiwan and other Asian countries have shown that a massive public health response to COVID-19 works. Now is the time for New Zealand to do the same.
Friday, 13 March 2020 3:42pm
New Zealand should follow the UK and more than 30 other countries in introducing a tax on sugary drinks to tackle obesity and reduce deaths from chronic diseases, leading researchers say.
Friday, 13 March 2020 12:50pm
Congratulations to the Otago Biochemistry students who received scholarships from outside the Department in recognition of their academic achievements as undergraduates last year.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 12:12pm
EDOR researchers have found that found high-fibre diets are a key aspect of diabetes management.
Thursday, 12 March 2020 7:42pm
University of Otago, Christchurch staff played a key role in one of the country’s first meetings to inform the public about COVID-19 and the response to it.
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 11:44am
Parents researching childhood vaccinations online are likely to encounter significant levels of negative information, researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, have found.
Monday, 9 March 2020 10:42am
While the world has been focused on Covid-19’s spread to new countries many might not have noticed that the outbreak in China is slowly being brought under control.
Biochemistry’s Associate Professor Stephanie Hughes takes over as Director of the Brain Health Research Centre.
Monday, 9 March 2020 1:14pm
Associate Professor Steph Hughes undertook her first task as the new Director of the Brain Health Research Centre last week: chairing the Centre's launch of 2020’s Brain Awareness Week.
Wednesday, 4 March 2020 12:29pm
New Zealand joined 48 other countries affected by the novel coronavirus last week when health authorities confirmed the first COVID-19 case.
Wednesday, 4 March 2020 12:00pm
World Obesity Day 2020 is today, Wednesday 4 March. The EDOR DREAM team is looking at a novel intervention approach for childhood obesity.
Friday, 28 February 2020 11:49am
View recordings of the Evidence to Everyday research symposium presentations, held in Wellington on 20 September, 2019.
Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10:47pm
Helping medical students get the most out of their “intensive and challenging” final years of undergraduate study is a key focus for the Christchurch campus’ new Associate Dean, Student Affairs.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 10:41am
University of Otago researchers have contributed to an international study which helps improve the understanding of bacteria and viruses.
Monday, 24 February 2020 3:25pm
Almost a third of middle-aged New Zealanders have tried methamphetamine at least once, according to a new University of Otago, Christchurch study looking at the link between using the drug and violence in the general population.
New Zealanders need to work together in preparation for likely coronavirus pandemic, Otago expert says.
Monday, 24 February 2020 12:03pm
The likelihood of New Zealand remaining coronavirus-free is low and the country should be preparing for a pandemic, a University of Otago, Christchurch infectious diseases specialist warns.
Friday, 21 February 2020 11:36am
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 4:14pm
The papers of pioneering medical researcher and Otago alumna Dr Muriel Bell have been accepted into the UNESCO Memory of the World Register. Dr Bell graduated MB ChB (1922) and MD (1926) from Otago and was awarded an HonDSc from the university in 1968.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 2:24pm
Dr Andrew Reynolds, an EDOR research fellow, has been granted a three-year fellowship from the NZ Heart Foundation.
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 12:52pm
It’s International Women’s Day soon and we’re celebrating!
Thursday, 13 February 2020 10:48am
The New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes (NZSSD) 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Wellington 6-8 May.
University of Otago, Christchurch researchers lead study to help those most affected by mosque attacks
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 10:09am
A new Health Research Council-funded study is about to get underway to help understand the psychological and physical effects of the March 15 Mosque attacks in Christchurch last year and to link those directly affected with additional support, if needed.