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Previous Health Sciences events

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17 Jan January

Summer student seminar series

Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 1:00pm - Lawrence Wright Room, 2nd Floor Ward Block
Department of Women’s and Children’s Health - Summer students seminar series

28 Jan January

Otago Summer Structural Biology Symposium

Monday, 28 January 2019 at 8:55am - University of Otago Main Common Room (Student Union), with social sessions in ‘The Link’.
Local and international molecular structural biology with a focus on the latest in cryoEM research.

 

Mitochondria as a drug target – From parasites to cancer cells

Monday, 28 January 2019 at 9:00am - 730 Cumberland Street, Physics & Maths Dept, Room 314
Mitochondria as a drug target - From parasites to cancer cells

 

The Dead Do Talk: Forensic Pathology in Thailand

Thursday, 31 January 2019 at 5:30pm - Burns 1 Lecture Theatre
Dr Porntip will give an overview of the challenges she has faced in her pioneering approach to forensic science in Thailand.

12 Feb February

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Ruth Empson

Tuesday, 12 February 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
Union Street East
Dunedin

Professor Ruth Empson delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Mind the Gap: Brain Connections and Behaviour 

14 Feb February

Paediatric Seminar - A Life Well Lived - Jan Parker

Thursday, 14 February 2019 at 1:00pm - Seminar Rooms, 3rd Floor Children's Pavilion, Dunedin Hospital
Jan Parker has spent the last 18 years as Chief Operating Officer for Southern Community Laboratories, and presents "A life well lived".

 

Rhythms in the stress axis

Thursday, 14 February 2019 at 2:00pm - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital
Professor Stafford Lightman will be giving the 2019 Sir John Eccles Distinguished Lecture.

15 Feb February

Seminar | Power and Justice in Citizen Science

Friday, 15 February 2019 at 1:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington
Presented by Dr Victoria Metcalf, Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor.

 

Disaster resilience in an ageing society

Friday, 15 February 2019 at 5:15pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D, Small Lecture Theatre
Join us for this open lecture by Professor Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard University, USA – held as part of the Public Health Summer School – ALL WELCOME

19 Feb February

Tweet your research

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Associate Professor Sian Halcrow, Department of Anatomy

20 Feb February

The health and developmental determinants of adolescent criminalisation

Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at 10:30am - Beaven Lecture Theatre, 7th Floor, University of Otago Christchurch
Don't miss this free seminar with international speaker, Professor Nathan Hughes, discussing the influence of health and developmental difficulties on the risk of criminality and criminalisation among the young.

23 Feb February

White Coat Ceremony

Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 10:00am - The Link (Information Services Building), 65 Albany Street, Dunedin

A formal welcome by the School of Pharmacy to new students entering their first professional year of the Pharmacy programme.

25 Feb February

UOW Teaching Matters - Planning to evaluate

Monday, 25 February 2019 at 12:00pm - University of Otago, Wellington Room C.31
In this interactive workshop, we will consider how, when and why to evaluate. Bring your lunch and bring a friend!

 

Health, environment and climate change: A global health approach

Monday, 25 February 2019 at 5:15pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D, Nordmeyer Theatre
Join us for this open lecture by Dr Nathalie Röbbel, World Health Organisation, Switzerland – held as part of the Public Health Summer School – ALL WELCOME

26 Feb February

‘Refining Immune Checkpoints for Natural Killer Immunity and emphasis on splice variants of NK receptors’

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 at 12:00pm - Physics, Maths & Statistics Bldg, Room 314
A seminar by Angel Porgador, Ben-Gurion University, Israel

05 Mar March

Biochemistry PhD Seminar |Jack Forsman

Tuesday, 5 March 2019 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room 231
The role of the bicarbonate ligated to the non-heme iron on the acceptor side of Photosystem II

 

Biochemistry Seminars | Drs Kaja Wasik & Stephane Castel, Variant Bio

Wednesday, 6 March 2019 at 1:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room 231
Dr Kaja Wasik: Partnerships between industry and academia in genomic research to improve global health through local discoveries & Dr Stephane Castel: The regulatory architecture of the human genome and its relevance to disease

08 Mar March

UOW Teaching Matters: Planning to evaluate

Friday, 8 March 2019 at 12:00pm - University of Otago, Wellington Room C.31
In this interactive workshop, we will consider: Why evaluation is important; Methods of Evaluation; Closing the Loop; Tracking your course over time; Reporting on your evaluation data.

11 Mar March

Brain Awareness Week 2019

Monday, 11 March 2019 - Otago Museum, 419 Great King St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
International Brain Awareness Week seminars will cover topics such as brain development, healthy aging and the brain, and neuroplasticity, providing illuminating insight into current neurological research.