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16 Mar March

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Fiona McDonald

Tuesday, 16 March 2021 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin, Dunedin
Professor Fiona McDonald delivers her IPL titled:Unravelling control pathways for sodium channels: Implications for blood pressure.

18 Mar March

The environmental impact of tourism

Thursday, 18 March 2021 at 4:00pm - Heritage Queenstown, 91 Fernhill Rd Queenstown, Queenstown
Simon Upton Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment presents this public lecture "The environmental impact of tourism"

28 Mar March

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

Sunday, 28 March 2021 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Tony Ballantyne presents on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken.

29 Mar March

Covid, KiwiSaver and employee retention

Monday, 29 March 2021 at 2:00pm - Otago Business School, Room 1.05, 60 Clyde St, Dunedin (this is the new venue location)
Listen to Sam Stubbs, Founder and Managing director of Simplicity KiwiSaver Investment Funds

07 Apr April

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Tim Woodfield

Wednesday, 7 April 2021 at 5:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
Tim's IPL will focus on his PhD in cartilage tissue engineering and pioneering of 3D Printing and 3D Bioprinting technologies.

11 Apr April

The Luck of The Irish: Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

Sunday, 11 April 2021 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dr Dorothy Page presents on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist.

15 Apr April

Paediatric Seminar

Thursday, 15 April 2021 at 1:00pm - Seminar room 2, 3rd floor Children's Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital or by zoom
Paediatrics hold a weekly seminar where researchers, clinicians or external speakers present a case or topic.

21 Apr April

Joint custody: Knee injuries explained - An Integrated Context Lecture

Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 1:00pm - Castle 1 and 2 Lecture Theatres
University of OtagO
North Dunedin

In New Zealand, knee injuries number tens of thousands each year. In this ICL we will explore the structure of the knee, the mechanics behind injuries to this joint, and how such injuries are rehabilitated by health care professionals.

22 Apr April

Joint custody: Knee injuries explained - An Integrated Context Lecture

Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 12:00pm - Castle 2 Lecture Theatre
University of Otago
North Dunedin

In New Zealand, knee injuries number tens of thousands each year. In this ICL we will explore the structure of the knee, the mechanics behind injuries to this joint, and how such injuries are rehabilitated by health care professionals.

29 Apr April

What the Government does when business fails

Thursday, 29 April 2021 at 1:30pm - Otago Business School, Room 1.17, Union Street East, Dunedin
How does government work and what does it do to intervene when industry doesn’t meet society’s expectations? What can we learn from the past to improve the future?

04 May May

OMS Research Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, 4 May 2021 at 7:00am - Dunedin venue: Hunter Centre, Dunedin (Hosting)
Christchurch venue:
Rolleston Lecture Theatre and foyer (Presentation via Zoom)
Wellington
venue: Small Lecture Theatre and Lobby D (Presentation via Zoom)

Please join our inaugural Otago Medical School Research Networking breakfast in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington.

09 May May

The Luck of The Irish: Seán Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

Sunday, 9 May 2021 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Seán Brosnahan presents on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader.

11 May May

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor David Jardine

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 at 12:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Professor David Jardine, examines his career into general medicine and cardiology.

19 May May

The mystery of Holocene temperature evolution

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 at 5:00pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, Dunedin Campus, University of Otago, Dunedin
Fulbright Scholar Nick McKay will discuss the role of Southern Hemisphere paleoclimatology in resolving the “Holocene Conundrum".

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.

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.