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Upcoming events

20 Mar March

Little Red Riding Hood

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 1:00am - Marama Hall
Presented in association with Opera Otago


The Victory of Transcendence

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1
Associate Professor Alan Strathern, University of Oxford, Albert Moore Memorial Lectures 2019


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.


Shaping the future of Business Education

Friday, 22 March 2019 at 1:00pm - Room  337 3rd floor, Otago Business School, Union Street East
A seminar presented by Professor Paul de Lange, Accounting, University of Tasmania



Friday, 22 March 2019 at 2:30pm - Otago Business School, 60 Clyde St Dunedin
Seminar room OBS 1.05 

Tony Allison, Managing Director of Visionali, will talk about the topic of governance.


Letterpress printing by hand – short course

Friday, 22 March 2019 at 5:30pm - Otakou Press Room, 1st floor, Adjacent to the Special Collections, Central Library
Join Dr John Holmes and Donald Kerr and immerse yourself in all things Letterpress in this short course offered over two weekends.


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.



Tuesday, 26 March 2019 at 7:30pm - Allen Hall Theatre
Brought to you by multi-award-winning company afterburner (who scooped the 2017 NZ Fringe Awards with Dark Matter), with nineteen theatre awards between them, the team of Dunedin theatre professionals behind Fission have been developing this new work over three years.

29 Mar March

Epidemiology: Past, present and future

Friday, 29 March 2019 at 12:30pm - Small Lecture Theatre, Level D, University of Otago Wellington
Join us in person or by webinar for this public health lunchtime talk hosted by the University of Otago, Wellington. Presented by Professor Tony Blakely, University of Melbourne


Men’s Health in a changing world

Thursday, 4 April 2019 at 5:30pm - Room 102, School of Physiotherapy Building, University of Otago
Professor Alan White, William Evans Visiting Fellow, Public Lecture


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”


Brisbane Alumni event 2019

Monday, 8 April 2019 at 6:00pm - Hilton Brisbane
Vintaged Bar + Grill
190 Elizabeth Street
Brisbane City QLD 4000

24 Apr April

PMAA Conference 2019

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 at 9:00am - Queenstown Resort College (QRC)
7 Coronation Drive
Queenstown 9348
New Zealand

25 Apr April


Thursday, 25 April 2019

16 May May

Christchurch Mood Disorders Workshop

Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 8:30am - The George Hotel, 50 Park Terrace, Christchurch 8013
Designed for Consultant Psychiatrists and Senior Psychiatric Registrars, this two-day workshop examines all aspects of the clinical psychiatric management of mood disorders. We will extend knowledge and themes from the previous workshops while still providing a stand-alone educational package.

08 Oct October

2019 Otago Spotlight Series: Mental Health Research

Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 9:00am - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Wellington Campus, 23a Mein Street Newtown, Wellington
Otago Spotlight Series, held on Wellington Campus, showcases our researchers working in the field of mental health. 

28 Oct October

Labour Day

Monday, 28 October 2019

28 Nov November

Migration, health and wellbeing conference

Thursday, 28 November 2019 at 8:30am - University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
This two-day conference will bring together experts in research, policy and practice for sharing, learning and paving the way for optimising migrant and refugee health and wellbeing.

01 Dec December

16th Asian Conference on Transcription, 2019

Sunday, 1 December 2019 at 2:00pm - St David Lecture Theatre Complex, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ
The Asian Conference on Transcription will include cutting-edge research in genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of gene transcription in prokaryotes and eukaryotes, chromatin structure, cancer biology, antimicrobial resistance, developmental biology, and genomics.