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Previous Health Sciences events

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07 Nov November

Marsden Fast-Start Seminar

Monday, 7 November 2022 at 11:00am - Hunter Centre Seminar Room 1.22 and via Zoom
The Health Sciences Divisional Research Committee is holding a presentation where we will discuss proposal formal (EoI and full), application faults and what the panel is looking for

09 Nov November

Postgraduate Public Health information session

Wednesday, 9 November 2022 at 5:30pm - First floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin and online via Zoom
Join our Postgraduate Public Health information evening and explore postgraduate Public Health options in Dunedin, Christchurch or Wellington.


Digital Health Virtual Information Session

Thursday, 10 November 2022 at 6:00pm - Online
Be part of the future of healthcare. Advance your career and meet the growing demand for specialists in digital health. Join Dr Chris Paton for an overview of the PG Digital Health programmes available in 2023.

17 Nov November

Improving access to specialist health services in Aotearoa

Thursday, 17 November 2022 at 12:00pm - Room 033/036, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedi
Sixth-year medical students, or trainee interns, present the findings of their Healthcare Evaluation Project. This project looks at restrictions to access of specialist services and its impact on long-term patient welfare.

18 Nov November

Sneaker Friday

Friday, 18 November 2022
Sneaker Friday is back – Friday 18 November!

23 Nov November

7th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium

Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 9:00am - eConference (via Zoom), Dunedin
Are you interested in the translation of evidence into policy and practice? Public engagement and science communication? Citizen science? If so, you might like to attend the 7th Pharmacoepidemiology Research Network Symposium.


Housing and health for whānau Māori

Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Te Ngakau Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
In this seminar, speakers Amber Logan and Cheryl Davies will speak about the vital role improving Māori housing has in improving Māori health, and a local marae-based papakāinga development project.

24 Nov November

Bioengineering@Otago Showcase 2022

Thursday, 24 November 2022 - University of Otago, Dunedin campus, and online via Zoom
Learn about the exciting research and commercialisation being carried out within Bioengineering@Otago and its role for improving health equity.


Department of Psychological Medicine Research Day

Thursday, 24 November 2022 at 8:30am - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Public Hospital, 201 Great King Street, Dunedin
A celebration of research from the Department of Psychological Medicine and an opportunity to lay the foundation for future research collaborations.


Transforming Lives: 100 years of insulin

Thursday, 24 November 2022 at 1:00pm - Grand Hall, Parliament, Wellington
The Edgar Diabetes and Obesity Research Centre is celebrating a century of saving lives. Join us to learn about the new technologies that support those living with diabetes and why these devices should be accessible to all who need them in Aotearoa NZ.


The Liver in History and Art, from Prometheus to transplant

Thursday, 24 November 2022 at 5:15pm - Barnett Lecture Theatre, First Floor, Dunedin Hospital and online via Zoom
In mythology the liver was the seat of life, with religious and mystical properties including regeneration. This talk looks at how knowledge of the structure and function of the liver has progressed through history.

02 Dec December

Brave New World, Genomics in Aotearoa

Friday, 2 December 2022 at 5:30pm - Marjory Barclay Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King Street North, Dunedin North, 9016
In association with our exhibition "Genome – Science of Life", Genomics Aotearoa and Otago Museum present a panel discussion "Brave New World, Genomics in Aotearoa". Join leading researchers to discuss the power of genomic solutions in health, conservation primary production, and much more.

05 Dec December

Redox Pathways in Biology and Medicine

Monday, 5 December 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Ave, Christchurch
The Centre for Free Radical Research is pleased to invite you to the SFRR Australasia & Japan Conference in Christchurch

06 Dec December

Strategies for promoting cardiovascular health throughout the lifespan

Tuesday, 6 December 2022 at 5:30pm - Hunter Centre, Room G30a/b, Cnr Great King Street and Frederick, Dunedin
The Department of Surgical Sciences invites you to a public lecture presented by Professor Doug Seals, a Distinguished Professor of Integrative Physiology and Medicine at the University of Colorado

09 Dec December

Department of Medicine Seminar Series: Gastric Cancer and the Immunoproteasome

Friday, 9 December 2022 at 12:30pm - Via Zoom and 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
Department of Medicine Seminar Series Dr Sharon Pattison (Department of Medicine) and Dr Silke Neumann (Department of Pathology) present this seminar: Gastric Cancer and the Immunoproteasome

18 Jan January

The Life of a Forensic Odontologist

Wednesday, 18 January 2023 at 5:30pm - St David Lecture Theatre, Dunedin campus
A public lecture by Associate Professor Denice Higgins, a specialist forensic odontologist and Director of Forensic Odontology at the University of Adelaide.