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Upcoming Health Sciences events

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31 May May

The Scientist In Court

Wednesday, 31 May 2023 at 5:30pm - Walsh Building Kōwhai Seminar Room, G.04, 310 Great King Street, North Dunedin, and online via Zoom (link provided on registration)
The Ōtepoti Dunedin Forensic Science Society Branch is excited to host Len Andersen KC, whose talk will focus on understanding what the court requires of the expert witness.

09 Jun June

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 9 June 2023 at 12:30pm - 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin, and online via Zoom.
Department of Medicine Seminar Series - Wellbeing@Otago, What/Where/Who/How to access support services. Carina Perner, University of Otago, Occupational Mental Health & Wellbeing Advisor


Haematology – high counts

Monday, 12 June 2023 at 7:30pm - Via Zoom, Dunedin
Join the May Rural CME Webinar for a Haematology update from guest speaker Elayne Knottenbelt, a Consultant Haematologist at Mid Central DHB.

15 Jun June

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Nevil Pierse

Thursday, 15 June 2023 at 5:30pm - Horne Lecture Theatre, Wellington Regional Hospital, 12th Floor (blue lift), Wellington
Professor Nevil Pierse delivers his Inaugural Professional Lecture (IPL) titled: Numbers from a Kerry Statistician: Housing and Health


Public Talk Series: Ageing Well – Never too early, never too late

Wednesday, 12 July 2023 at 5:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
They say “old age is not for sissies” – but how exactly do we maintain our dignity, brain health and spark in the older years? Learn from our top clinical researchers how to ‘use it before you lose it’.

19 Jul July

Faculty of Dentistry Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium

Wednesday, 19 July 2023 at 8:45am - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin
We welcome all those interested in cutting-edge dental and oral health research to join us for our inaugural Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium, highlighting the clinical excellence and research achievements of the University of Otago's Faculty of Dentistry.


Public Talk Series: Surgery and medicine of the future – AI, robotics and "smart” implants

Wednesday, 26 July 2023 at 5:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurch
Artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics, 3D bone printing and ‘smart’ implants – high tech innovation is revolutionising the future of surgery and medicine. How futuristic technology could soon be coming to an operating theatre near you.

09 Aug August

Public Talk Series: Adolescent Health – Raising Mentally Resilient Teens

Wednesday, 9 August 2023 at 5:30pm - Rolleston Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Christchurch, 2 Riccarton Avenue, Christchurc
Raising happy, healthy teenagers – it can be the biggest parental challenge. But how do I know if I’m getting it right? Join our leading clinical researchers as they share the latest thinking on sleep, social media, vaping, eating disorders, and fad diets.

17 Aug August

Postgraduate Mental Health – Online information evening

Thursday, 17 August 2023 at 7:00pm - Online via Zoom, Christchurch
Join our upcoming 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.