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23 May May

Methodology Symposium

Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 9:00am - DAY1 - OBS 219/220
DAY2 - OBS 336

A symposium run by the Accountancy and Finance Department, Otago University.

 

Accounting and Finance Methodology Symposium

Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 1:00pm - Accountancy and Finance Department, Room OBS337, Level 3, Otago Business School, Union Street East
Improving research methods in accounting and finance: What editors are looking for? A seminar presented by Professor Tom Smith, Accounting, Macquarie University.

 

The world lacks progressive leadership: Could New Zealand provide some?

Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 4:00pm - Richardson 6N4

A seminar by Thomas Nash, co-founder of New Zealand Alternative, and Social Entrepreneur in Residence and Adjunct Lecturer in Politics at Massey University.

 

Napier Alumni Function

Thursday, 23 May 2019 at 6:00pm - Napier Conference Centre
Small Exhibition Hall
48 Marine Parade
Bluff Hill
Napier

24 May May

Trajectories of care at the end of life in New Zealand

Friday, 24 May 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 Heather McLeod, Visiting Professor, University of Auckland

 

Department of Pathology Seminar Series - Dr Donia Macartney-Coxson

Friday, 24 May 2019 at 1:00pm - D'ath Lecture Theatre, Hercus Building
Dr Donia Macartney-Coxson, the Institute of Environmental Science and Research

 

Open Lecture - Chris Finlayson, QC

Friday, 24 May 2019 at 3:00pm - Te Tumu, Ground Floor of the Richardson Building
Chris Finlayson, QC presents an open lecture titled: Using the courts to ensure the durability of Treaty settlements

28 May May

Thirst for Knowledge: The prognosis for ice on the Antarctic ocean

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 - Ombrellos Kitchen & Bar, 10 Clarendon St
Stop by Ombrellos after work and pick up some ideas. An opportunity for members of the community to engage with science professionals in a casual and informal setting.

This month's speaker Pat Langhorne from the Department of Physics will explain the innovative ways we're measuring changes in Antarctic sea ice to improve technology to better predict future climate change.

All welcome, no science background needed, simply bring a healthy thirst for knowledge.

Hosted by the Department of Physiology and Otago Museum.

 

Health Research Excellence Awards

Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 5:00pm - Dunedin Art Gallery
The ongoing and unique research partnership between the Dunedin School of Medicine and the Southern District Health Board are acknowledged at the annual Health Research Excellence Awards at 5pm on Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery, where staff from both organisations gathered to acknowledge researchers and research initiatives.

 

College of Education Information Evening, Dunedin

Thursday, 30 May 2019 at 7:00pm - TG07, College of Education Tower Block
155 Union Street East, Dunedin

Find out about our range of programmes. We have teaching degrees available in early childhood, primary and secondary. Also available is a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Education.

 

Voluntary disclosure of intellectual capital in IPO prospectuses

Friday, 31 May 2019 at 1:00pm - Accountancy and Finance Department, Room OBS337, Level 3, Otago Business School, Union Street East
The role of board gender diversity. A seminar presented by Dr Nadeem Muhammad, Accountancy and Finance, University of Otago.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Michael Schultz

Wednesday, 5 June 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, University of Otago, Dunedin
Professor Michael Schultz delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled "Excuse Me, Can You Show Me Where The Bathroom Is?"

07 Jun June

Te Reo Hāpai – The Language of Enrichment

Friday, 7 June 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 Keri Opai.

12 Jun June

The Challenge of Christian Animal Ethics

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at 5:15pm - Burns 1 Lecture Theatre
What does Christian faith mean for how we treat animals, especially in our use of them for food? An open lecture by Professor David Clough.

 

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Jeremy Krebs

Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at 5:30pm - Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, Level D
University of Otago Wellington, 23a Mein Street, Newtown

Professor Jeremy Krebs delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled "From Haggis to Hangi; Are we what we eat?"

 

College of Education Information Evening, Invercargill

Wednesday, 19 June 2019 at 7:00pm - University of Otago College of Education Southland Campus
100 Nelson Street, Invercargill

Thinking about teaching? Come along to our information evening for prospective teachers.

23 Jun June

A voice from Manus Island: An evening with Behrouz Boochani and Omid Tofighian

Sunday, 23 June 2019 at 6:00pm - Dunningham Suite, Floor 4, Dunedin City Library
Join us for an evening with Kurdish-Iranian writer, filmmaker, and refugee Behrouz Boochani, who is currently incarcerated by the Australian government in the Manus Island Regional Processing Centre (Papua New Guinea).

28 Jun June

London Alumni Dinner

Friday, 28 June 2019 at 6:00pm - Houses of Parliament
Strangers and Members Dining Room
Palace of Westminster
London SW1A 0AA

A dinner to celebrate the University of Otago's 150th Anniversary.

09 Jul July

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Lisa Ellis

Tuesday, 9 July 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, University of Otago, Union Street East,Dunedin
Professor Lisa Ellis delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled: Rational Environmental Optimism

30 Jul July

Arts-based methods and cultural approaches in refugee integration

Tuesday, 30 July 2019 at 12:30pm - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, 30 The Octagon, Dunedin
Join us for the first lecture in the 2019 De Carle Distinguished Lectureship series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of Arts-based methods and cultural approaches to refugee integration.

07 Aug August

Ceremonial and spiritual reflections on creativity and reconciliation in integration

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Richardson Building
Join us for the second lecture in the De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of 'Ceremonial and Spiritual Reflections on Creativity and Reconciliation in Integration'.

12 Aug August

Destitution, deportation and their consequences: Considerations from Law and Language

Monday, 12 August 2019 at 5:30pm - Moot Court, Richardson Building, University of Otago
Join us for the third lecture in the 2019 De Carle Distinguished Lectureship Series given by Professor Alison Phipps (UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow) on the topic of 'Destitution, Deportation and their Consequences: Considerations from Law and Language'.

03 Sep September

The New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study: An Overview

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 12:00pm - William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus
"The New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study: An Overview" presented by Professor Chris Sibley, School of Psychology, University of Auckland

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

05 Nov November

Toronto alumni event 2019

Tuesday, 5 November 2019 at 6:00pm - University Club of Toronto
380 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario
Canada

06 Nov November

Otago Global Health Institute (OGHI) 12th Annual Conference

Wednesday, 6 November 2019 at 12:00pm - Wellington - venue to be confirmed
Our annual global health conference is an opportunity to meet researchers working across diverse disciplines in global health, discuss projects, and to foster new collaborations.

18 Nov November

Performing Artefacts conference

Monday, 18 November 2019 at 9:00am - Allen Hall theatre
The Performing Artefacts conference considers how peoples’ experiences and knowledge of ‘the real’ are communicated via performances involving artefacts – performances of the everyday, as well as activities explicitly labelled ‘performances.’

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.