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Previous Health Sciences events

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05 May May

HSFY Open Evening

Wednesday, 5 May 2021 at 5:30pm - The Link, Dunedin
Discover your options and plan for the future. Join key members of staff, students and career advisers to learn more about the extensive range of programmes and careers available beyond HSFY.

10 May May

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Monday, 10 May 2021 at 12:00pm - MIcrobiology Building, 720 Cumberland Street, 2nd Floor – Room 208, Dunedin
"Decoding the dual target antiactivator QseM," presented by Calum Morris of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology..

 

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 14 May 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
Also via Zoom


"Tissue Engineered Heart Valves – will it work?" Presented by Marcus Ground, PhD Candidate.

15 May May

Teddy Bear Hospital

Saturday, 15 May 2021 at 10:00am - Hunter Centre, 297 Great King Street, Dunedin
Carisbrook School Hall, 217 South Road, Caversham, Dunedin

Bring your children and their sick teddies to see our teddy doctors, dentists and more!

17 May May

Microbiology and Immunology Seminar

Monday, 17 May 2021 at 12:00pm - MIcrobiology Building, 720 Cumberland Street, 2nd Floor – Room 208, Dunedin
Telling tales of tadpoles' tales

20 May May

Fire Scene Investigation: The role of the Fire Risk Management Officer

Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 5:30pm - Kauri Seminar Room, Ground Floor, Walsh Building (Faculty of Dentistry), Great King Street Entrance, Dunedin
This forensic seminar introduces you to the hows and whys of fire scene investigation from a civil and criminal perspectives.

 

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 21 May 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor Seminar Room and via Zoom, Dunedin Public Hospital, Forbury, Dunedin
Department of Medicine Seminar Series
Angie Greenman, PhD Candidate: "Calcium sensitivity and phosphorylation status of myofilament proteins in trained and untrained diabetic rats"

25 May May

Biochemistry Seminar: Emeritus Professor Warren Tate

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) is a real disease that has come of age with the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.

28 May May

Department of Medicine seminar series

Friday, 28 May 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor seminar room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, and via Zoom
Gemma Laws, MSc, PhD Candidate: "Immune cell activation and function in inflammatory bowel disease"

01 Jun June

OMS Research Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 at 7:00am - Hunter Center, corner of Frederick and Great King Streets, Dunedin
An informal networking breakfast for Otago Medical School staff, students and alumni in Dunedin, with Zoom presentation available for those outside the Dunedin area.

 

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr Kirsty Danielson

Tuesday, 1 June 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin
Messengers in the Microenvironment: Extracellular Vesicles and sncRNA in Cancer Therapy

02 Jun June

HRC Māori Health Advancement

Wednesday, 2 June 2021 at 12:00pm - Heruc D’Ath, Dunedin, Room D31 UOW
Presenter Morgan Godfrey provides general advice for staff applying to HRC Projects and Programme.

08 Jun June

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr Nicholas Fleming

Tuesday, 8 June 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin
The p53 transcription factor family and our immune response against cancers.

10 Jun June

2021 Christchurch Mood Disorders Workshop

Thursday, 10 June 2021 at 8:30am - The George Hotel, Christchurch
This two-day workshop follows the publication of the 2020 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP).

11 Jun June

Department of Medicine seminar series – Dr Justine Camp

Friday, 11 June 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor seminar room, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin, and via Zoom.
Department of Medicine seminar series – Dr Justine Camp, research fellow, "New models of care for the new Dunedin Hospital"

15 Jun June

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr Jaydee Cabral

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin.
Biochemistry seminar: Three-dimensional scaffolds for tissue engineering applications – Dr Jaydee Cabral

17 Jun June

Paediatric seminar – trainee interns

Thursday, 17 June 2021 at 1:00pm - Seminar room 2, 3rd floor Children's Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital, or via Zoom.
Paediatric weekly seminars presented by clinicians, researchers and students on various topics and cases in children.

24 Jun June

DARE Otago – Discover, Achieve, Research, Engage

Thursday, 24 June 2021 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch.
An opportunity for Year 12 and 13 Christchurch high school students to explore the various career paths in health and health science at the University of Otago.

28 Jun June

2021 Nelson Marlborough Community Health Lecture

Monday, 28 June 2021 at 6:00pm - Suter Gallery, 208 Bridge Street Nelson, or via livestream at Wairau Hospital, Witherlea, Blenheim.
Nelson/Marlborough Community Health Lecture – "Choices in healthcare 2021: Choosing wisely and advance care planning". Free public lecture.

29 Jun June

Three Minute Thesis Competition: Wellington heat

Tuesday, 29 June 2021 at 1:00pm - Nordmeyer Theatre, Level D, University of Otago, Wellington, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington.
The Wellington heat of the university's Three-minute Thesis Competition, open to Master’s and Doctoral students.

 

Women's and Children's Health Research Seminar

Thursday, 1 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Seminar Room 2, 3rd Floor Children’s Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital.
WCH research seminar on 1 July with Dr Annika Sjoeholm, "The Genetics of Digestive Function – Does a Common Pancreatic Gene Deletion Cause a Monoenzymatic Form of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency?"

06 Jul July

Obstetrics and gynaecology research seminar

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 at 3:00pm - Ngaire Quennell Room, 2nd Floor, Academic Wing, Dunedin Hospital.
Obstetrics and Gynaecology research seminar presented by Caryn Thomas, PhD student in the Department of Women's and Children's Health.

 

Open talk – The tales teeth tell: Human development, evolution, and behaviour

Wednesday, 7 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Dental Blue Lecture Theatre, Faculty of Dentistry, 310 Great King St, Dunedin.
Our teeth have intriguing stories to tell. In "The tales teeth tell", biological anthropologist Tanya Smith offers an engaging and surprising look at what teeth tell us about the evolution of primates – including our own uniqueness.

 

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat – Health Sciences

Wednesday, 7 July 2021 at 2:00pm - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital.

Master’s and Doctoral students communicate their research in no more than three minutes, aimed at a non-specialist audience.

13 Jul July

Biochemistry Seminar: Dr Seth Barribeau

Tuesday, 13 July 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland St, Dunedin.
Insect immune memory, how does it work and why should we care?

15 Jul July

Weekly Paediatric Seminar - Trainee Interns presenting

Thursday, 15 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Seminar room 2, 3rd floor Children's Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital. Or via Zoom.
Trainee Interns Jack Caulton and Jeremy Chua present ‘Thyroid Resistance’ followed by Aviram Fridman and Joe Osmond Wallam present ‘Serotonin syndrome’.

21 Jul July

Clinical Excellence Day

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 at 9:00am - Main Common Room, University Union Building, 640 Cumberland St, Dunedin
The Faculty of Dentistry's annual Clinical Excellence Day.