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30 Nov November

Slice of Life

Saturday, 30 November 2019 at 9:00am - Canterbury Museum, Rolleston Avenue, Christchurch
The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study has followed 1,037 babies born in Dunedin in 1972–3 through their lives.

10 Feb February

Summer evening talks on Public Health

Monday, 10 February 2020 - Held at at University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown
Join us at the Wellington campus of the University of Otago, to hear from international leaders on important public health issues, as we celebrate the 2020 Public Health Summer School.

 

2020 Public Health Summer School

Monday, 10 February 2020 at 9:00am - 23a Mein St, Newtown, Wellington
Offering 1-day courses and symposiums on a variety of topics in health. Held at our University of Otago,Wellington campus in February 2020.

 

Open Talk | Gun control: Protecting our future with lessons learnt

Friday, 28 February 2020 at 5:15pm - 23A Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington (next to Wellington Hospital).
Join us for this summer evening talk presented by Associate Professor Philip Alpers, in conjunction with the 2020 Public Health Summer School. All welcome.

01 Mar March

The Luck of the Irish: Professor Barbara Brookes – an account of a family move from Ireland to New Zealand

Sunday, 1 March 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Barbara Brookes gives an account of a family move from Ireland to New Zealand.

 

Getting your DNA tested

Monday, 2 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Centre Seminar Room
Room 206, Level 2
Otago Business School

 

Jeffrey Wasserstrom: ‘Hong Kong on the Brink’

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:00pm - Lecture Theatre Burns 2, Arts Building, 95 Albany Street, Dunedin
Professor Jeffrey Wasserstrom presents an illustrated talk focussing on patterns of protest and the tightening of political controls in Hong Kong.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Neil Waddell

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, (Union Street pedestrian area, opposite the original stone archway)
Professor Neil Waddell delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) entitled: Oral Micro Engineering

 

Shark Spy Expert Talk

Thursday, 5 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Barclay Theatre, Otago Musuem, 419 Great King Street
Dunedin.

At least ten different species of sharks are found in Otago coastal waters, but very little is known about their population sizes, or where they go, feed, mate, or have their young.

06 Mar March

School of Mines 1960s alumni

Friday, 6 March 2020 - Thames
The University of Otago School of Mines 1960s graduates reunion will be held in Thames.

08 Mar March

The Speed of Modern Life

Sunday, 8 March 2020 at 8:45pm - The projection will take place on the exterior of the Richardson Building, 845 Albany Street, University of Otago campus.
An award-winning collaboration between Professor Sally Shuttleworth of Oxford University (William Evans Fellow), and the UK's Projection Studio, bringing research to life.

 

Exploring moral life in the anthropocene - Susan Wardell

Monday, 9 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Bioethics Centre Seminar Room
Room 206, Level 2
Otago Business School

This seminar is based on Dr Wardell's research around environmental grief, hope, and the discourse of ‘hopium’ among environmental doomers.

10 Mar March

Women's and Children's Health Seminar

Tuesday, 10 March 2020 at 3:00pm - Ngaire Quennell Room, 2nd Floor Academic Wing, Dunedin Hospital
Women's and Children's Health - O&G Research Seminar
Associate Professor Mike Stitely

11 Mar March

Medical Class of 1965 reunion

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 - Napier
The University of Otago Medical Class of 1965 reunion will be held in Napier.

 

Journey to New Edinburgh: The Story of Otago's Pioneers

Wednesday, 11 March 2020 at 3:30pm - Burns 5, Burns/Arts Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Join Seán Brosnahan from Toitū Otago Settlers Museum as he outlines the development of a new documentary which will examine early Scottish migration to Otago.

12 Mar March

Te Koronga Pūkōrero Seminar

Thursday, 12 March 2020 at 12:00pm - University of Otago, Science Library Seminar Room, Ground Floor
Join us for the Te Koronga: Indigenous Science Research Theme Pūkōrero Seminar Series.

 

Body Like Scripture

Friday, 13 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre,
Leith Walk, University of Otago

The School of Performing Arts presents a special once-only performance of this work. Weaving together electroacoustic music, spoken word, and ritual, American composer and performer Silen Wellington shares their transgender journey.

14 Mar March

Take a giant leap forward with the Business Case Competition: Round 1

Saturday, 14 March 2020 at 9:00am - Te Wao Nui (Otago Business School atrium).
Join us and participating in a business case competition. It is open to all under-graduate students from any discipline and is a great way to hone your business skills and have some fun along the way.

18 Mar March

Tessa Romano, mezzo soprano and Terence Dennis, piano

Wednesday, 18 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Marama Hall,
Corner Leith Walk and Leith Street, University of Otago, Dunedin

Tess and Terence will perform Silen Wellington (USA) “Beholden” for voice, piano and electronic tape (Première) plus Copland “Emily Dickensen Songs”, Barber “Hermit Songs”, Ross Harris “Wild Daisies”.

19 Mar March

The second annual Tourism Policy School in 2020

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 3:30pm - Heritage Queenstown is the venue for the event.
91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown, New Zealand

The second annual Tourism Policy School in 2020: Decarbonising tourism and moving towards a sustainable emissions path. The event is organised by the University of Otago Business School and will involve key industry members to attending via invite.

 

Tourism Policy School public lecture and networking session

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 4:00pm - Icon Conference Room, Heritage Queenstown, 91 Ferhnill Road, Queenstown
There is growing unease amongst some people regarding the carbon emissions they produce when flying. What does this mean for everyone involved in this globally significant industry?

 

Dunedin 2020 Race Relations Week Forum

Thursday, 19 March 2020 at 6:30pm - Araiteuru Marae, 24 Shetland Street, Maori Hill, Dunedin
A forum with Meng Foon (New Zealand’s Race Relations Commissioner), Guled Mire (former refugee and community leader), and Tania Williams (Dunedin Araiteuru Marae leader) to discuss race relations in New Zealand.

 

Irish and Scottish Film Night (3) - The Field

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
For the third installment of the Irish and Scottish film nights, Lisa Marr will introduce the Irish classic, 'The Field'.

 

Tenx9: Courage

Wednesday, 25 March 2020 at 7:00pm - All Saints' Church Hall, 786 Cumberland Street.
Nine short stories on courage, facilitated by Paul Dornan and John Graveston.

26 Mar March

Gender Bender

Thursday, 26 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre,
Leith Walk, University of Otago

Have you ever heard a song you desperately want to sing but Gender is in the way? In Gender Bender the Bachelor of Performing Arts students bend the rules to some of their favourite numbers.

27 Mar March

Gender Bender

Friday, 27 March 2020 at 1:00pm - Allen Hall Theatre,
Leith Walk, University of Otago

Have you ever heard a song you desperately want to sing but Gender is in the way? In Gender Bender the Bachelor of Performing Arts students bend the rules to some of their favourite numbers.

25 Apr April

ANZAC Day

Saturday, 25 April 2020

02 May May

Otago Business Case Competition: Round Two

Saturday, 2 May 2020 at 8:00am - Te Wao Nui (Otago Business School atrium)
The University of Otago Business School is running a business case competition on Saturday 2 May between 8am -5pm. This is your opportunity as an undergraduate to develop your professional skills.

03 May May

The Luck of The Irish: Dame Fiona Kidman on Albert Black known as the ‘jukebox killer’

Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dame Fiona Kidman presents on Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’.

20 May May

Irish and Scottish Film Night (5) - Philomena

Wednesday, 20 May 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the fifth installment of our film night, with Professor Sonja Tiernan introducing 'Philomena'.

07 Jun June

The Luck of The Irish: Majella Cullinane on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction

Sunday, 7 June 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Majella Cullinane presents on Irish emigrant women in New Zealand: fact and fiction.

05 Jul July

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Jane Malthus on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall

Sunday, 5 July 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Jane Malthus presents on Irish fashion designer Rosaria Hall.

11 Jul July

Otago Business Case Competition: Round Three

Saturday, 11 July 2020 at 8:00am - Te Wao Nui (Otago Business School atrium)
The Otago Business school are holding a Business Case Competition. This is your chance as a undergraduate student to develop your professional skills.

22 Jul July

Irish and Scottish Film Night (7) - The Guard

Wednesday, 22 July 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the seventh installment of our film night, with Emer Lyons introducing 'The Guard'.

02 Aug August

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Tony Ballantyne on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken

Sunday, 2 August 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Tony Ballantyne presents on the poet, journalist and politician, Thomas Bracken.

06 Sep September

The Luck of The Irish: Dr Dorothy Page on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist

Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Dr Dorothy Page presents on Harriet Morison, trade unionist and feminist.

09 Sep September

Irish and Scottish Film Night (9) - Angela's Ashes

Wednesday, 9 September 2020 at 5:30pm - Quad 4, Geology Building, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
Please join the Centre for Irish and Scottish studies for the ninth instalment, and the last Irish movie – 'Angela's Ashes', introduced by Dr Majella Cullinane.

04 Oct October

The Luck of The Irish: Seán Brosnahan on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader

Sunday, 4 October 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Seán Brosnahan presents on Mother Gabriel (Victoria Gill), Catholic prioress and educational leader.

26 Oct October

Labour Day

Monday, 26 October 2020

 

The Luck of The Irish: Professor Liam McIlvanney on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan

Sunday, 1 November 2020 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Musuem, Dunedin
‘The Luck of the Irish: how the Irish helped shape New Zealand' series of public lectures marks the centenary of a momentous year in Irish history when the island was partitioned into two administration zones – Northern and Southern Ireland. In this session, Professor Liam McIlvanney presents on the internationally acclaimed poet, Eileen Duggan.

16 Nov November

Teaching Matters - End of year reflections

Monday, 16 November 2020 at 12:00pm - Room C02/05, University of Otago, Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown
Teaching Matters is our regular UOW educational forum facilitated by the Education Unit.