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Upcoming events


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.


Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Hazel Tucker

Monday, 25 March 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Hazel Tucker delivers her Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: ‘Shame, Empathy, Fear and Hope: Why Tourism Matters’.


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

03 Apr April

From Castle Street to Wall Street

Wednesday, 3 April 2019 at 5:00pm - Room 1.19,  Otago Business School, Union Place East
From Castle Street to Wall Street. Join Nigel Babbage, Director of NZX and Alumnus from Otago talk about the investment industry.


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


Café Babel

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room, 1W9, first floor, Arts Building, Albany Street
Do you speak Chinese, or German, or French, Japanese or Spanish?  Come along and converse with others!

16 Apr April

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Greg Anderson

Tuesday, 16 April 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre, Union St East, Dunedin
Professor Greg Anderson delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titled: ‘Female fertility: fundamentally faithful yet frequently fickle’.

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

08 May May

Café Babel in May

Wednesday, 8 May 2019 at 4:00pm - Humanities Common Room, 1W9, first floor, Arts Building, Albany Street

Our last Café Babel for first semester - all are welcome!

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.