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Breaking the disadvantage cycle: Why the first 1,000 days matter event

Wednesday, 10 November 2021 3:48pm

Four global experts will discuss the importance of the early years in breaking the cycle of intergenerational disadvantage.

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Recent findings on the transition to natural menopause: Christchurch Study

Thursday, 5 August 2021 2:06pm

The Christchurch Study recently investigated the transition to natural menopause among mid-life women at age 40 years.

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Te Pou Tiringa and the NCLR - successful recipients of 2021 MBIE Endeavour funding

Tuesday, 7 September 2021 2:02pm

Te Pou Tiringa and the NCLR are successful recipients of 2021 MBIE Endeavour Fund Smart Ideas Grant.

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Dunedin Study recognised in the centennial year of Science News publication

Monday, 13 September 2021 1:28pm

The international contribution of the Dunedin Study has been recognised in the centennial year of Science New Publication.

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New Dunedin study research finds signs of ageing in middle age

Monday, 15 March 2021 2:49pm

New Dunedin Study research finds signs of ageing as early as midlife.

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Dunedin study finds relationship between youth mental health issues and later adult physical health

Thursday, 18 February 2021 9:53am

Dunedin study finds relationship between youth mental health issues and later adult physical health.

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'Glass Ceilings in New Zealand Universities' study highlights inequities in promotions and earnings

Wednesday, 2 December 2020 11:41am

'Glass Ceilings in New Zealand Universities' study highlights inequities in promotions and earnings.

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Dunedin Study exhibition now in Nelson

Friday, 13 November 2020 11:23am

The Dunedin Study 'Slice of Life' exhibition is now in Nelson.

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Study shows that cannabis use is normalised

Thursday, 1 October 2020 11:17am

A University of Otago study into students’ attitudes on recreational cannabis has highlighted the ineffectiveness of cannabis law.

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A call for greater state involvement in dental care

Tuesday, 15 September 2020 1:57pm

NCLR researcher Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent and Professor Murray Thomson discuss the need for greater state support of detnal care.

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New Dunedin Study book "The Origins of You: How Childhood Shapes Later Life"

Sunday, 13 September 2020 1:43pm

A new Dunedin Study book has been published entitled "The Origins of You: How Childhood Shapes Later Life"

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Twenty years of the Pacific Islands Families Study

Friday, 18 September 2020 3:50pm

The video of the 20 Years of the Pacific Islands Families Study webinar is now available to view.

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Research to help inform Māori decisions ahead of cannabis referendum

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.

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The Consequences of Cannabis Use - A new website

Wednesday, 17 June 2020 3:38pm

A new website has been launched describing the consequences of cannabis use.

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Cannabis, the cannabis referendum and Māori youth

Wednesday, 13 May 2020 10:10am

NCLR Co-director Dr Reremoana Theodore and colleagues recently published a review on cannabis, the cannabis referendum and Māori youth.

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7 reasons why NZers can cope with COVID19

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 10:03am

7 reasons why NZers can cope with COVID-19

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NCLR investigator A/Prof Tautolo talks about the importance of immunisations

Friday, 1 May 2020 9:49am

Associate Professor El-Shadan Tautolo, the Director of the Pacific Islands Families Study and NCLR investigator recently spoke about the importance of immunisations.

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Antisocial behaviour over the lifecourse linked to brain structure in new Dunedin study findings

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 9:51am

These findings have been published in 'The Lancet Psychiatry'.

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Early life antecedents or predictors of who ends up struggling in adulthood

Friday, 31 January 2020 9:49am

Professor Richie Poulton was recently interviewed by Radio NZ about the recently published Dunedin Study paper, "Clustering of health, crime and social-welfare inequality in 4 million citizens from two nations".

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Māori positive ageing

Monday, 29 October 2018 9:12am

There is a call for attention to focus on "Māori positive ageing" as the number of older Māori is set to double over a short period with higher rates of disability and dependence than the general population.