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Previous Sciences events

26 Feb February

Thirst for Knowledge: How to fix a broken heart

Tuesday, 26 February 2019 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St
Come hear about what keeps your heart beating, why it sometimes goes wrong and what we're doing in Dunedin to fix it.

21 Mar March

Improved behavioural flexibility in chick by thyroid hormone

Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Professor Koichi J Homma is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Teikyo University, in Tokyo, Japan. He specialises in neuroscience, behavioural biology and molecular biology, and holds degrees from the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining Teikyo University in 2004, he worked at University of Tokyo and held visiting appointments at the Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology and University of California Berkeley.

26 Mar March

Thirst for Knowledge: Wrongful convictions

Tuesday, 26 March 2019 at 5:30pm - Ombrello's Kitchen & Bar
Dr Bridget Irvine is the research co-ordinator of Innocence Project New Zealand (IPNZ). IPNZ, which is based at the University of Otago, investigates possible wrongful convictions and miscarriages of justices. In this talk, Bridget will tell us about how errors in human memory can contribute to miscarriages of justice.

08 Apr April

Biopsychosocial indicators of risk and resilience following childhood adversity

Monday, 8 April 2019 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
Department of Psychology Seminar - Dr Melissa Hagan, Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, will give a talk titled “Biopsychosocial indicators of risk and resiliencefollowing childhood adversity: A multi-level, person-centered perspective”


EAT – What should be on our plate?

Monday, 8 April 2019 at 12:00pm - University of Otago, Botany Annex, 42 Union Street West, Dunedin 9016
Learn which foods we should put on our plate in order to have a healthier lifestyle.

24 Apr April

World Congress of Sociology of Sport 2019

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 at 9:00am - St David Lecture theatre
The theme of the 2019 Otago congress is ‘Sociology of Sport and Alternative Futures’.

28 Apr April

Ferry from Port Chalmers to Wild Food Webs and Fishy Feasts

Sunday, 28 April 2019 at 9:45am - Back Beach, Port Chalmers
Cruise across the beautiful Otago harbour on the 'Sootychaser' from Back Beach departing 9:45am to arrive at the NZ Marine Studies Centre in time for a 'Wild Food Webs and Fishy Feasts' session starting at 10am.