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21 Jul July

Competence, Incompetence and Strain

Wednesday, 21 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin.
A lecture presented by Dr Doug MacKenzie, Professional Practice Fellow at the Department of Geology, University of Otago.

27 Jul July

Prehabilitation for major cardiac surgery

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 at 12:00pm - Seminar Room 213/214, 55 Union Street.
Seminar presented by Brendon Roxburgh, PhD candidate with the Department of Surgical Sciences and the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences.

30 Jul July

Psychology Presentation: "Suicide Prevention - Shifting the Paradigm"

Friday, 30 July 2021 at 11:30am - Psychology Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin.

Director Carla na Nagara will report on progress being made leading implementation of the national strategy and action plan and share her insights into the contexts of suicides that must be considered in suicide prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand.

10 Aug August

Psychology Departmental Seminar: 'The unified model of vision and attention'

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Psychology Seminar Room 103, William James Bldg., 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin.
After introducing the unified model, three sources of supporting evidence will be described. In addition, recent evidence suggesting that the model requires revision will be described, and potential applications of our approach will be discussed.

11 Aug August

The Hikurangi Plateau

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
A seminar by Honorary Research Professor Nick Mortimer – GNS Science & Department of Geology

19 Aug August

Shedding light on scheelite in New Zealand

Thursday, 19 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Online via Zoom
A seminar about his soon-to-be defended PhD thesis by Marshall Palmer, Department of Geology, University of Otago.

19 Sep September

CANCELLED – Marine Encounters at the NZ Marine Studies Centre

Sunday, 19 September 2021 at 10:30am - Z Marine Studies Centre, 185 Hatchery Rd, Dunedin
During a tour of the NZ Marine Studies Centre at Portobello, connect to your coast and meet local marine species at our touch tanks to find out what makes them special, vulnerable and resilient.

27 Sep September

Postgraduate Virtual Information Evenings

Monday, 27 September 2021 at 5:00pm - Online
Advance your career or change direction with our wide range of flexible programmes. Monday 27th – Business and Sciences, Tuesday 28th – Health Sciences, Wednesday 29th – Humanities

28 Sep September

Thirst for Knowledge: What's wrong with my beer?

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin
This month's Thirst for Knowledge is all about beer! As we prepare our noses and our palates in the lead up to Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival!

29 Sep September

Power without the carbon? OERC Seminar

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 12:00pm - Online

Otago Energy Research Centre Seminar presented by Grant Telfar, Modelling Manager, Meridian Energy Limited.

13 Oct October

Master of Applied Science in Artificial Intelligence information session

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 12:00pm - Tower Lecture Theatre G.07 (TG07), Dunedin.
Join us for an overview of the new Artificial Intelligence major in the Master of Applied Science degree. The new major is available for both computing and non-computing graduates. Come and see what is involved in joining the next workforce revolution.

 

Two geochemistry seminars: 1. Trace-element cycling in rivers 2. The role that iron plays in carbon sequestration by phytoplankton

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
Otago Geology postgraduate students Ben Perrett (Climatic and tectonic controls on the trace element chemistry of rivers) and Markus Dengg (Micronutrient limitation of phytoplankton growth in Lakes of the Taupō Volcanic Zone) will share their research.