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Upcoming Health Sciences events

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11 Aug August

No puff too small? Attitudes and insights into the global warming potential of inhalers

Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 12:00pm - G.10, 71 Frederick Street and Online via Zoom, Dunedin and via Zoom
As part of their medical education, Trainee Interns (sixth-year medical students) undertake a research project in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine. The topic for this seminar is protocol inhalers and global warming


Medical Laboratory Science open evening 2022

Thursday, 11 August 2022 at 6:00pm - Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre, Dunedin (please enter the Hercus Building via the Hanover Street entrance and go to the first floor).
Discover why Medical Laboratory Science is the highly respected backbone of medical decision making. Come along to our information evening to learn more about Medical Laboratory Science from students, alumni and academic lecturers.


Mental Health online information evening

Wednesday, 17 August 2022 at 7:00pm - Online via Zoom
Join our upcoming virtual information evening to learn more about postgraduate opportunities in Mental Health. Our Christchurch-based department has a strong history of leadership in clinically applied Mental Health teaching and research

23 Aug August

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Sue Crengle

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin, Dunedin
Professor Sue Crengle delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Hauora Māori – an ongoing journey


Thirst for Knowledge: Understanding Endometriosis

Tuesday, 30 August 2022 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin Central and via Zoom
Associate Professor Jane Girling from the Department of Anatomy, University of Otago will discuss the work that is being done internationally to find better diagnostics and treatments for endometriosis

31 Aug August

Spiritual care in 21st century Aotearoa New Zealand

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 at 6:00pm - Beehive Theatrette, Wellington
Dr Richard Egan and Dr Rongo Ngata present a framework for understanding spirituality in healthcare in Aotearoa New Zealand.

02 Sep September

Ara tiatia webinar series – Webinar 2: Skin Cancer Prevention

Friday, 2 September 2022 at 12:30pm - Online
Te Rōpū Rangahau ō Te Kāhui Matepukupuku (Cancer Society Research Collaboration) is a Cancer Society of New Zealand-funded collaboration which draws together leading cancer researchers in a comprehensive research programme on cancer prevention, care, and support

08 Sep September

Celebrating 30 Years of Restoring Sight

Thursday, 8 September 2022 at 5:30pm - St David Lecture Theatre, St David Street, Dunedin
The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ and the University of Otago are proud to present the inaugural Fred Hollows Public Lecture. Join us in celebrating 30 years of Fred Hollows capturing the hearts of people across the world with his vision of helping people see.

14 Sep September

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Merilyn Hibma

Wednesday, 14 September 2022 at 5:15pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin.
Professor Merilyn Hibma delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled, “Human papillomavirus and cervical cancer: A translational research success story”.

22 Sep September

Master of Nursing Science - On-campus Information Evening

Thursday, 22 September 2022 at 5:30pm - Centre for Postgraduate Nursing Studies, University of Otago, Christchurch, 72 Oxford Terrace, Christchurch
 Come along to our information evening to hear about the Master of Nursing Science, offered from our Christchurch campus.

03 Nov November

Marsden Fast-Start Seminar

Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 11:00am - Online, via Zoom
The Health Sciences Divisional Research Committee is holding a presentation where we will discuss proposal formal (EoI and full), application faults and what the panel is looking for