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20 May May

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Ping Liu

Thursday, 20 May 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Ping Liu delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Arginine metabolism: implications for normal and pathological brain aging.

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.

27 May May

Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening – Dunedin

Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 5:30pm - Tower Lecture Theatre G.07, College of Education, 155 Union Street East, Dunedin
Make a difference. Become a teacher. We invite you to join us for the Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening.

 

Master of Teaching and Learning Information Evening

Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 7:00pm - Tower Lecture Theatre G.07, College of Education, 155 Union Street East, Dunedin
Thinking about teaching? Use your degree to teach. We invite you to join us for the Master of Teaching and Learning Info Evening.

01 Jun June

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

03 Jun June

Ira Rangahau Māori

Thursday, 3 June 2021 at 9:00am - Main Common Room, University Union Building, 640 Cumberland St, Dunedin
Ira Rangahau brings together Māori kaipūtaio (scientists) from around the motu to present their genetics-related research.

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.

 

Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening – Invercargill

Wednesday, 23 June 2021 at 7:00pm - University of Otago, Invercargill campus, PO Bx 56, 100 Nelson Street, Invercargill
Make a difference. Become a teacher. We invite you to join us for the Bachelor of Teaching Information Evening in Invercargill.

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.

06 Jul July

Eating the elephant a bit at a time: assessing Ardern's child poverty record

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 at 5:30pm - Burns 2, Ground floor Arts Building, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
Journalist, author and academic Max Rashbrooke will discuss the government's 2021 budget with particular emphasis on how it performs for children in poverty. The event is hosted by the local branch of the Child Poverty Action Group.

07 Jul July

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.

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

Environmental Monitoring - Coastal Care Workshop for Educators

Thursday, 15 July 2021 at 12:00pm - NZ Marine Studies Centre, 85 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014
Take your teaching and learning out into the real world with this citizen science, coastal monitoring and actions workshop for educators and their families.

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.