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Previous Seminar events

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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..

13 May May

Otago Business Excellence Seminar Series

Thursday, 13 May 2021 at 2:00pm - Otago Business School, Room 1.17, Dunedin
Hear from the Future Business Leaders winner on their journey in start-up phase of business.

14 May May

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.

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

21 May May

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

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.

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

 

Faith thinking on Zoom – Understanding the Trinity

Tuesday, 15 June 2021 at 7:00pm - Zoom
Short course jointly offered by the Theology Programme, University of Otago and some Dunedin churches, in conjunction with Continuing Education at the University of Otago.

16 Jun June

Affordable Housing?

Wednesday, 16 June 2021 at 7:30pm - Musselburgh Baptist Church, 131 Musselburgh Rise, Dunedin.
This in-person panel discussion is the first in a series tackling three of our biggest challenges – housing, mental health and food security.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

12 Jul July

Shark Spy Community Talk

Monday, 12 July 2021 at 5:30pm - Dunedin Public Library, Dunningham Suite, Dunedin
Join shark expert Rob Lewis as he takes you into the amazing world of our local sharks!

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’.

16 Jul July

Snippets from the Sea - Seaweed Secrets

Friday, 16 July 2021 at 3:00pm - NZ Marine Studies Centre, 85 Hatchery Road, Portobello, Dunedin 9014.
Join a variety of experts for coffee, short presentations, films, and knowledge sharing all about seaweeds!

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.

 

Competence, Incompetence and Strain

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin.
A lecture presented by Dr Doug MacKenzie, Professional Practice Fellow at the Department of Geology, University of Otago.

 

Otago Business Excellence Seminar

Monday, 26 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Room 1.17, Otago Business School, Dunedin
The Otago Business School and Otago Chamber of Commerce present Simon Robinson, CFO Education Perfect. Lecture open to all Business School students and staff.

27 Jul July

Prehabilitation for major cardiac surgery

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 at 12:00pm - Seminar Room 213/214, 55 Union Street.
Seminar presented by Brendon Roxburgh, PhD candidate with the Department of Surgical Sciences and the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences.

 

Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 at 7:00pm - Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, 2 Hill Street, Thorndon, Wellington.
Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith – Science and Spirituality Panel.

30 Jul July

Psychology Presentation: "Suicide Prevention - Shifting the Paradigm"

Friday, 30 July 2021 at 11:30am - Psychology Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin.

Director Carla na Nagara will report on progress being made leading implementation of the national strategy and action plan and share her insights into the contexts of suicides that must be considered in suicide prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand.

 

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 30 July 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Forbury, Dunedin -- and via zoom
Department of Medicine Seminar Series Associate Professor Gerard Wilkins Consultant Cardiologist, Dunedin Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine.

03 Aug August

OMS Research Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 7:15am - Hunter Center, 279 Great King Street, Dunedin
An informal networking breakfast for Otago Medical School staff, students and alumni. Hear the stories of the Otago Medical School’s leading academics and students.

 

Biochemistry Seminar: Alessandra de França Santana

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin
"Think outside the box(plot)": alternative approaches to investigate DNA methylation as biomarkers for obesity and type 2 diabetes

 

Women's and Children's Health O&G Research Seminar

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 3:00pm - Ngaire Quennell Seminar Room, 2nd Floor Academic Wing, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin.
Join us for Mette Goodin's Seminar, titled "Researcher in Health Research South: How to work together to obtain Locality Approval for research".