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12 May May

The Health Sciences First Year Integrated Context Lecture Series (ICLS)

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 at 1:00pm
The Health Sciences First Year (HSFY) programme includes a series of exciting new lectures that bring together content from across the HSFY papers and apply it in cutting-edge health-based scenarios. Presenting teams showcase the research expertise and professional courses at the University of Otago. These entertaining and informative lectures will have limited seats available to the public.

04 Aug August

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday, 4 August 2021 at 12:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

 

A pain in the leg: Living with peripheral artery disease - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday, 5 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre,
University of Otago
North Dunedin

For the last year Mrs Adams has been experiencing cramps in her legs because some of her arteries are becoming blocked (a condition called peripheral artery disease). This lecture will discuss some of the impact this has on Mrs Adams’ life, how this disease occurs and how we can use ultrasound to assess it.

12 Aug August

Hocken Talk Series: Professor Robert G Patman: 9/11 and the Emerging Global Order

Thursday, 12 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Hocken Library, 90 Anzac Avenue, Dunedin.
Since the late 1980s, the world has experienced a turbulent and prolonged transition to a new international order. 9/11, the response to it and the significant events that followed are among factors shaping the global transition we are living through.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Anna Ranta

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Horne Theatre, Level 12, Ward Support Block (blue lift), Wellington Hospital, 49 Riddiford St, Newtown, Wellington.
Professor Anna Ranta delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled:  Do different folks have different strokes? An unexpected journey.

25 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday, 25 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

26 Aug August

Precision medicine: From the clinic to the lab, and back again - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday, 26 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Quad 2 Lecture Theatre,
University of Otago
North Dunedin

Explore how understanding the structure and function of proteins can help treat disease. MD and Research Professor Kurt Krause will share his personal experience in the treatment of HIV; from his clinical days when there were limited options to treat HIV to current, effective treatments that are precisely matched to each patient. We will also consider how the HIV experience influenced trial treatments for COVID-19.

31 Aug August

Thirst for Knowledge: Atomic Identity Crisis

Tuesday, 31 August 2021 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin
This month’s Thirst for Knowledge is the day after the 150th birthday of Ernest Rutherford, whose famous experiments revealed the atomic nucleus.

09 Sep September

POSTPONED – Dan and Gwen Taylor Lecture

Thursday, 9 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 3 lecture theatre, University of Otago, Dunedin.
This event has been postponed due to COVID-19 Alert Levels

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Chris Pemberton

Tuesday, 14 September 2021 at 5:30pm - 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.

22 Sep September

Delivering the EU Green Deal

Wednesday, 22 September 2021 at 6:00pm - Archway 2 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin.
Public lecture presented by Caroline Lambert, Head of Trade, Delegation of the European Union to Aotearoa / New Zealand.