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11 Sep September

Be a Citizen Scientist!

Sunday, 11 September 2022 at 10:00am - Meet at Port Chalmers Yacht Club, 39 Peninsula Beach Road, Port Chalmers 9023, New Zealand
Help New Zealand Marine Studies Centre and Department of Conservation monitor the shore with Marine Metre Squared. What amazing animals will you find? Be a citizen scientist and earn a Kiwi Guardians Citizen Science Medal for Conservation Week!

20 Sep September

Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Chris Hepburn

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 at 5:30pm - Castle 1 Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Professor Chris Hepburn delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: Restoring marine ecosystems for what will be.

27 Sep September

Submarine landslides in Te Tai o Rēhua (Tasman Sea)

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room, Geology Department and via Zoom
Otago alumna Dr Jess Hillman from GNS Science will speak about submarine landslides, seafloor depressions and mega-landslides.

23 Oct October

Marine Encounters at the NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sunday, 23 October 2022 at 10:30am - NZ Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello
Connect to your coast and meet local marine species to find out what makes them special, vulnerable and resilient.

25 Oct October

Thirst for Knowledge: The birds and the bees and fishing in the seas

Tuesday, 25 October 2022 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon Street, Dunedin Central, and online via Zoom
Save the date for October's Thirst for Knowledge event, with Dr Gaya Gnanalingam from the Department of Marine Science at the University of Otago.

27 Oct October

PSYC seminar: Barriers to access and implementation of trauma-informed healthcare

Thursday, 27 October 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
This presentation summarizes the work of two studies, one study about the role of early trauma in the development of opioid addiction in pregnancy and one which about the dose-response effect in long-term psychotherapy for patients with complex trauma.

01 Nov November

Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of Alcohol Use Disorder

Tuesday, 1 November 2022 at 3:00pm - William James Building Room 2.03, Dunedi
Professor Henry R Kranzler from the University of Pennsylvania will present a seminar: Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of Alcohol Use Disorder

03 Nov November

PSYC seminar – Personality traits and personality pathology: Bridging the divide

Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
The presentation will provide a brief overview on the importance of studying personality pathology, the current categorical model of personality disorders, and how personality traits can be utilized in a dimensional model of personality pathology.

06 Nov November

Our Ocean – Bringing marine climate data to life

Sunday, 6 November 2022 at 10:00am - NZ Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Dunedin
Transform data into stories and artworks, in an immersive workshop exploring ocean climate change. Capture visual stories of local marine species that give meaning to scientific data and enhance the visibility of our changing ocean

07 Nov November

PSYC seminar – Optimizing quality of life in mood disorders: Unmet needs and opportunities

Monday, 7 November 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
This presentation summarises work from a PhD project and postdoctoral fellowship, with a specific focus on the unmet needs of people with bipolar disorder. Quantitative findings delineating the dynamic relationship between quality of life and mood symptoms are reviewed.

10 Nov November

TRN Symposium 2022

Thursday, 10 November 2022 at 10:00am - William James Building, Seminar Room 2.03, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin
The theme for this year's TRN Symposium will be: A just transition to a new transport system. We welcome presenters in all areas of transport sustainability, equity and/or safety research. The symposium will be an in-person and online event, lunch provided.

11 Nov November

3D Biofabrication Workshop

Friday, 11 November 2022 at 9:30am - Mellor Laboratories, rm 127 &112, 700 Cumberland Street, Dunedin
Introduction to 3D Biofabrication, which includes a half-day of lectures followed by lab training regarding the 3D printing/bioprinting capability at the Centre of Bioengineering & Nanomedicine, Dunedin campus. The course is limited to 20 people.

20 Nov November

Marine Encounters at the NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sunday, 20 November 2022 at 10:30am - NZ Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Road, Portobello
Connect to your coast and meet local marine species to find out what makes them special, vulnerable and resilient.