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Upcoming Health Sciences events

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07 Sep September

The Division of Health Sciences Māori Health Advancement Online Workshops

Monday, 7 September 2020 at 9:00am - Online via Zoom
The Division of Health Sciences is launching online Māori Health Advancement workshops to support all researchers to further develop their research related skills, assist in their engagement techniques with Māori and support their grant writing.


Master of Nursing Science Information Evening – Christchurch

Tuesday, 22 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies
University of Otago, Christchurch
72 Oxford Terrace

Join us for an information evening to learn more about our two-year, Christchurch based, Master of Nursing Science.

23 Sep September

What's new in cancer?

Wednesday, 23 September 2020 at 2:00pm - Beaven Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Christchurch
Translational cancer research and clinical trials at Christchurch hospital

24 Sep September

Paediatric Seminar - "A case of Arthrogryposis" and "Intussusception in Children”

Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 1:00pm - 3rd Floor Children's Pavilion
Dunedin Hospital or via zoom (preferably with Covid social distancing regulations and room capacity)
Zoom link:
Password: 051574

Come along and listen to Dr Emily McNamara present "A case of Arthrogryposis" which will be followed by Trainee Intern Kerry Appleton "Intussusception in Children”


Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Esko Wiltshire

Thursday, 24 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D University of Otago Wellington 23a Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington.
Inaugural Professorial Lecture by Professor Esko Wiltshire on Fast Forward: journeys in Paediatrics and Diabetes.

25 Sep September

Picture a Scientist

Friday, 25 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Dental Blue Lecture Theatre (ground floor of the Dental School Building – entrance on Frederick Street)
The Association for Women in the Sciences, GeMs in STEM, and Department of Geology DiversiTEA are hosting a free in-person film screening of the critically acclaimed film 'Picture a Scientist'.

05 Oct October

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Christine Jasoni

Monday, 5 October 2020 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Christine Jasoni delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Every little thing she does is magic: How our mother’s health affects our own

19 Oct October

Rural Doctor CME Webinar: Update on heart failure

Monday, 19 October 2020 at 7:30pm - Online via Zoom

Come and listen to our guest presenters Associate Professor Garry Nixon and Dr Rory Miller.

24 Nov November

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Gillian Abel

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 at 5:30pm - University of Otago Christchurch
Rolleston Lecture Theatre
2 Riccarton Road

Inaugural Professiorial Lecture for Professor Gillian Abel, Department of Population Health: A research journey in sex work