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Previous Health Sciences events

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Death Investigation: Forensic Cases In Malaysia

Thursday, 30 January 2020 at 5:30pm - St Davids Lecture Theatre
Dr Faridah Mohd talks about her role as an expert forensic pathologist working with Malaysian authorities on some of the most high-profile and nationally significant cases.  All welcome.

10 Feb February

Summer evening talks on Public Health

Monday, 10 February 2020 - Held at at University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown
Join us at the Wellington campus of the University of Otago, to hear from international leaders on important public health issues, as we celebrate the 2020 Public Health Summer School.

 

2020 Public Health Summer School

Monday, 10 February 2020 at 9:00am - 23a Mein St, Newtown, Wellington
Offering 1-day courses and symposiums on a variety of topics in health. Held at our University of Otago,Wellington campus in February 2020.

14 Feb February

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 14 February 2020 at 1:00pm - 9th Floor Seminar Room
Dunedin Public Hospital

Professor Zoltan Endre will speak on 'Chronic Kidney Disease – Mostly Acute Kidney Injury by Another Name'

 

Central and peripheral actions of 17α-estradiol in reversal of obesity and age-related metabolic dysfunction

Friday, 14 February 2020 at 1:00pm - Gowland Lecture Theatre, 2nd floor, Lindo Ferguson Building
Presented by Dr Michael Stout, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Department of Nutritional Sciences, College of Allied Health, Oklahoma City, USA

 

Sex, brains and microRNAs

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor Hercus Building
Presented by Dr Megan Wilson, Department of Anatomy

 

Open Talk | Reflections on public health in the Pacific region

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 at 5:15pm - 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington (next to Wellington Hospital)
Join us for this summer evening talk presented by Dr Colin Tukuitonga, in conjunction with the 2020 Public Health Summer School. All welcome. 

20 Feb February

National Ethics Advisory Committee Training Day

Thursday, 20 February 2020 at 10:00am - Horne Lecture Theatre
Level 12, Ward Support Block
31 Riddiford Street
Wellington, WLG 6021

Register for training on the new National Ethical Standards for Health and Disability Research and Quality Improvement.

21 Feb February

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 21 February 2020 at 1:00pm - 9th floor Seminar Room
Dunedin Public Hospital

Department of Medicine Seminar Series
Professor John C. Spence, PhD, FCAHS

 

Dr Ethan Russo presents: Medicinal cannabis, introduction for prescribers

Thursday, 27 February 2020 at 6:30pm - University of Otago, Wellington campus, 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington
A global expert on the evidence for medicinal cannabis is visiting New Zealand for the first time in February to share the most recent evidence with health professionals across the country and progress work with a New Zealand medicinal cannabis company.

 

Open Talk | Gun control: Protecting our future with lessons learnt

Friday, 28 February 2020 at 5:15pm - 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington (next to Wellington Hospital).
Join us for this summer evening talk presented by Associate Professor Philip Alpers, in conjunction with the 2020 Public Health Summer School. All welcome.

02 Mar March

Getting your DNA tested

Monday, 2 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Centre Seminar Room
Room 206, Level 2
Otago Business School

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Neil Waddell

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, (Union Street pedestrian area, opposite the original stone archway)
Professor Neil Waddell delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) entitled: Oral Micro Engineering

09 Mar March

Exploring moral life in the anthropocene - Susan Wardell

Monday, 9 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Centre Seminar Room
Room 206, Level 2
Otago Business School

This seminar is based on Dr Wardell's research around environmental grief, hope, and the discourse of ‘hopium’ among environmental doomers.

 

Women's and Children's Health Seminar

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at 3:00pm - Ngaire Quennell Room, 2nd Floor Academic Wing, Dunedin Hospital
Women's and Children's Health - O&G Research Seminar
Associate Professor Mike Stitely

11 Mar March

Pathology & Biochemistry Special Seminar

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 12:00pm - D’Ath Lecture Theatre, Department of Pathology
Precision Nucleic Acids: Beginning of an Era of Gene-Targeting Therapies

19 Mar March

Women's and Children's Health Seminar

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 2:00pm - Paediatric Seminar Rooms, 3rd Floor Children's Pavilion
Department of Women's and Children's Health Seminar

20 Mar March

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 20 March 2020 at 1:00pm - 9th Floor Seminar Room
Dunedin Public Hospital

Department of Medicine Seminar Series
Clinical Application of Bacterial Genomics
Professor Craig Winstanley, BSc, PhD

25 Mar March

CANCELLED - Seminar: Delivering the walkable, slow city

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington.
Rodney Tolley explores how health-giving and sustainable cities – 'Cities of Places' – can be achieved despite current models, tools, strategies, policies, investments, cultures, attitudes and behaviours all being firmly based on the myth that ‘faster is always better’