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Previous Health Sciences events

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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.

29 Mar March

Epidemiology: Past, present and future

Friday, 29 March 2019 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington
Join us in person or by webinar for this public health lunchtime talk hosted by the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Professor Tony Blakely, University of Melbourne

 

Growth steering procedures in pediatric orthopedics

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Dr Dirk Zajonz, Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Plastic Surgery, University Hospital, Leipzig, Germany

 

Men’s Health in a changing world

Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 5:30pm - Room 102, School of Physiotherapy Building, University of Otago
Professor Alan White, William Evans Visiting Fellow, Public Lecture

05 Apr April

Decolonizing Indigenous Health Information Systems in Canada – Moving Beyond Patchwork Solutions

Friday, 5 April 2019 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington

Join us in person or by webinar for this public health lunchtime talk hosted by the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Dr Janet Smylie, Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Director, Well Living House Applied Research Centre for Indigenous Infant, Child and Family Health, St. Michael's hospital.

 

The death of a human soul

Monday, 8 April 2019 at 1:00pm - Level 2, Room 206
Otago Business School
60 Clyde Street
University of Otago

15 Apr April

Engaging with Wikimedia

Monday, 15 April 2019 at 1:00pm - Med Red Lecture Theatre, ground floor, Scott Building
Presented by Dr Mike Dickison, New Zealand Wikipedia Editor, Wikimedia Foundation, National Library of New Zealand, Wellington

 

“Clinical and MR morphological course of femoral head necrosis (ARCO stage I – III) after femoral head drilling and ilomedin therapy – a pilot study”

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Dr Thibaut Hiegel, Leipzig, Germany


 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Greg Anderson

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Greg Anderson delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: ‘Female fertility: fundamentally faithful yet frequently fickle’.

 

“Biomedical Engineering: Cardiac research and neuroscience - journey from PhD to Postdoc”

Tuesday, 30 April 2019 at 1:00pm - D'Ath Lecture Theatre, 1st floor, Hercus Building
Presented by Dr Prashanna Khwaounjoo, Department of Anatomy

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Peter Fineran

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
Union Street East
Dunedin

Professor Peter Fineran delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled Resistance is (not) futile: bacterial innate and adaptive immune systems

16 May May

Christchurch Mood Disorders Workshop

Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 8:30am - The George Hotel, 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8013
Designed for Consultant Psychiatrists and Senior Psychiatric Registrars, this two-day workshop examines all aspects of the clinical psychiatric management of mood disorders. We will extend knowledge and themes from the previous workshops while still providing a stand-alone educational package.

 

Trainee Interns Seminar

Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 1:00pm - Paediatric Seminar rooms
Trainee Interns present their research.

17 May May

Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases; the forgotten patient

Friday, 17 May 2019 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington
Join us in person or by webinar for this public health lunchtime talk hosted by the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Alexander (Sandy) Milne