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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

Gun policy in New Zealand after the Christchurch massacre

Friday, 28 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 Dr Hera Cook and Dr Marie Russell.

 

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

24 Jul July

Rebuilding the Kāinga: Lesson from Te Ao Hurihuri

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
Join us for this NZ Centre for Sustainable Cities seminar to hear Jade Kake discuss her new book, Rebuilding the Kāinga, about the resurgence of papakāinga.

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'.