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Previous Health Sciences events

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07 Jul July

Longitudinal Modelling workshop

Thursday, 7 July 2022 - Room G033, Ground Floor, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
This course offered by the Biostatistics Centre is for quantitative researchers/students who need to have a better understanding of longitudinal models in their work. Participants should have either completed the Regression Modelling course offered by the Centre or equivalent.

11 Jul July

Introduction to Survival Analysis

Monday, 11 July 2022 at 9:00am - Online via Zoom, Dunedin
Introduction to Survival Analysis is a one-day course covering the core concepts and techniques of survival analysis, including methods for Kaplan-Meier estimation and Cox proportional hazards regression models.

 

Move, eat, sleep, repeat: What's new in child obesity research?

Monday, 11 July 2022 at 1:00pm - The Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Ground floor, Room BIG13, Dunedin
Seminar presented by Professor Rachael Taylor from Dept of Medicine, Otago. Move, eat, sleep, repeat: What's new in child obesity research?

20 Jul July

Faculty of Dentistry Clinical Excellence Day

Wednesday, 20 July 2022 at 8:45am - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
The Faculty of Dentistry is proud to present its annual Clinical Excellence Day, which highlights some of the most interesting and challenging clinical cases undertaken by our postgraduate students.

25 Jul July

Developing novel antimicrobial bone graft materials

Monday, 25 July 2022 at 1:00pm - The Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Ground floor, Room BIG13, Dunedin
Presented by Associate Professor Dawn Coates from The Faculty of Dentistry. Developing novel antimicrobial bone graft materials.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Rebecca Campbell

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 at 5:30pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre, 75 Albany Street, North Dunedin, Dunedin
Professor Rebecca Campbell delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled, “Illuminating the role of the brain in polycystic ovary syndrome”.

29 Jul July

Department of Medicine seminar series: Biostatistics and diet

Friday, 29 July 2022 at 12:30pm - 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, and online via Zoom
Biostatistics and diet: What do the numbers mean? A seminar delivered by Dr Jill Haszard, Senior Research Fellow in the Biostatistics Centre, University of Otago.

01 Aug August

Powering the bacterial flagellar motor

Monday, 1 August 2022 at 1:00pm - The Biochemistry , 710 Cumberland Street, Ground floor, Room BIG13, Dunedin
Powering the bacterial flagellar motor. Presented by Associate Professor Nicholas Taylor from Novo Nordisk Foundation Centre for Protein Resaerch, University of Copenhagen

03 Aug August

The Life and Careers of Forensic Experts

Wednesday, 3 August 2022 at 6:00pm - G.03 Kauri Seminar Room, Walsh Building, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Otago Dunedin campus
You are invited to the Ōtepoti Branch of the NZ Forensic Science Society winter social event! This is your chance to ask your questions, and get to know more about what a career in forensic science is really like.

10 Aug August

Pharmacy open evening

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 at 6:00pm - Virtual Professional Practice Lab, Level 5, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin.
Find out why Pharmacy is a rewarding study and career path.

11 Aug August

No puff too small? Attitudes and insights into the global warming potential of inhalers

Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 12:00pm - G.10, 71 Frederick Street and Online via Zoom, Dunedin and via Zoom
As part of their medical education, Trainee Interns (sixth-year medical students) undertake a research project in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine. The topic for this seminar is protocol inhalers and global warming

 

Medical Laboratory Science open evening 2022

Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 6:00pm - Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre, Dunedin (please enter the Hercus Building via the Hanover Street entrance and go to the first floor).
Discover why Medical Laboratory Science is the highly respected backbone of medical decision making. Come along to our information evening to learn more about Medical Laboratory Science from students, alumni and academic lecturers.

15 Aug August

Novel mutations as a driver of dapromycin resistance in VRE

Monday, 15 August 2022 at 1:00pm - Via Zoom
Novel Mutations as a Driver of Daptomycin Resistance in VRE' Adrianna Turner PhD candidate, Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity, The University of Melbourne, Australia

 

Mental Health online information evening

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 at 7:00pm - Online via Zoom
Join our upcoming virtual information evening to learn more about postgraduate opportunities in Mental Health. Our Christchurch-based department has a strong history of leadership in clinically applied Mental Health teaching and research

23 Aug August

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Sue Crengle

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin, Dunedin
Professor Sue Crengle delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Hauora Māori – an ongoing journey

 

Thirst for Knowledge: Understanding Endometriosis

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin Central and via Zoom
Associate Professor Jane Girling from the Department of Anatomy, University of Otago will discuss the work that is being done internationally to find better diagnostics and treatments for endometriosis

 

Online masterclass | Hot topics in Rehabilitation

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 at 7:00pm - Online via Zoom
This professional development opportunity presents the latest thinking on a range of important contemporary topics for anyone involved in providing rehabilitation services, support or research.

31 Aug August

Spiritual care in 21st century Aotearoa New Zealand

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 at 6:00pm - Beehive Theatrette, Wellington
Dr Richard Egan and Dr Rongo Ngata present a framework for understanding spirituality in healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand.

02 Sep September

Ara tiatia webinar series – Webinar 2: Skin Cancer Prevention

Friday, 2 September 2022 at 12:30pm - Online
Te Rōpū Rangahau ō Te Kāhui Matepukupuku (Cancer Society Research Collaboration) is a Cancer Society of New Zealand-funded collaboration which draws together leading cancer researchers in a comprehensive research programme on cancer prevention, care, and support

07 Sep September

Density Done Well in our Capital: The Importance of Design

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
Speakers Crystal Olin and Farzad Zamani will talk about how well designed densification can help address the urban challenges Wellington city faces.

08 Sep September

Faculty of Dentistry SJWRI Research Day 2022

Thursday, 8 September 2022 at 9:00am - Walsh Building seminar rooms G.03/G.04, and online via Zoom, Dunedin
We welcome all those interested in cutting-edge dental and oral health research to join us for SJWRI Research Day 2022, highlighting the research achievements of the Sir John Walsh Research Institute, the research arm of the University's Faculty of Dentistry.

 

Celebrating 30 Years of Restoring Sight

Thursday, 8 September 2022 at 5:30pm - St David Lecture Theatre, St David Street, Dunedin
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ and the University of Otago are proud to present the inaugural Fred Hollows Public Lecture. Join us in celebrating 30 years of Fred Hollows capturing the hearts of people across the world with his vision of helping people see.

12 Sep September

Developing novel antimicrobial bone graft materials

Monday, 12 September 2022 at 1:00pm - Room BIG13, Ground Floor, Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Dunedin
A seminar delivered by Associate Professor Dawn Coates of the Faculty of Dentistry.

14 Sep September

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Merilyn Hibma

Wednesday, 14 September 2022 at 5:15pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin.
Professor Merilyn Hibma delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled, “Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: A translational research success story”.

16 Sep September

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Chris Pemberton

Friday, 16 September 2022 at 12:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch.
Chris Pemberton’s talk will cover a wide range of study areas (including his Masters) and will include caterpillars, an attempt to rewrite a small part of the textbooks, how to tell if someone has dodgy coronary arteries and a side hustle involving COVID.

 

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 16 September 2022 at 12:30pm - Via Zoom and 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
Dr Jacqueline Kerr, Behavioural scientist and burnout survivor, "Faculty burnout: science and solutions"

 

Master of Nursing Science - On-campus Information Evening

Thursday, 22 September 2022 at 5:30pm - Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies, University of Otago, Christchurch, 72 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
 Come along to our information evening to hear about the Master of Nursing Science, offered from our Christchurch campus.

 

Musculoskeletal and Pain Management Online Information Evening

Thursday, 22 September 2022 at 7:00pm - Zoom, Online
This webinar will cover Otago's postgraduate programmes in musculoskeletal management and pain management. We will discuss the steps to enrol, the approach to studying, time needed, and where it can lead you.

28 Sep September

What's happening to my brain during pregnancy?

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 at 5:30pm - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
Join speakers from the Departments of Anatomy and Food Sciences exploring the changes the body goes through to support the developing baby during pregnancy. These changes impact how our bodies work, but also our brains and how we respond to our environment.