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25 Feb February

Health, environment and climate change: A global health approach

Monday, 25 February 2019 at 5:15pm - University of Otago, Wellington | 23a Mein Street, Newtown | Level D, Nordmeyer Theatre
Join us for this open lecture by Dr Nathalie Röbbel, World Health Organisation, Switzerland – held as part of the Public Health Summer School – ALL WELCOME

03 Mar March

A Highlander abroad - DM Stuart and early Otago

Sunday, 3 March 2019 at 2:00pm - Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
As part of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies' 'Great Scots' lecture series, Professor Liam McIlvanney will explore the life and work of the Reverend DM Stuart.

11 Mar March

Brain Awareness Week 2019

Monday, 11 March 2019 - Otago Museum, 419 Great King St, North Dunedin, Dunedin 9016
International Brain Awareness Week seminars will cover topics such as brain development, healthy aging and the brain, and neuroplasticity, providing illuminating insight into current neurological research.

 

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

21 Mar March

2019 International Race Relations Day Lecture: The courage of our convictions

Thursday, 21 March 2019 at 11:00am - Union Hall, 640 Cumberland Street, University of Otago, and a live stream is also available in the Burns 1 lecture theatre, Albany Street.
How can we make a difference in a world where human rights are under pressure? Closer to home, how do we resist the complacency of living in a peaceful country where the very real human rights issues can be harder to see?

 

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.

25 Mar March

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’.

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.

04 Apr April

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

05 Apr April

Decolonizing Indigenous Health Information Systems in Canada – Moving Beyond Patchwork Solutions

Friday, 5 April 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 Janet Smylie, Professor Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Director, Well Living House Applied Research Centre for Indigenous Infant, Child and Family Health, St. Michael's hospital.

08 Apr April

Choosing Your Baby's Sex: Prenatal Sex-Selection - Biblical perspectives and Israeli Experience

Monday, 8 April 2019 at 5:15pm - Burns 4, Arts Building
A public lecture with Prof Noam Zohar, Bar Ilan University, Israel

10 Apr April

Karin Serres (Randell Cottage Writer in Residence)

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 at 5:00pm - Castle C seminar room
All are welcome to hear Randell Cottage Writer in Residence, Karin Serres, speak on her authorship of books for children, young adults, and adults.

 

Treating our societal addiction to growth

Wednesday, 10 April 2019 at 6:00pm - St Davids Lecture Theatre, St David St, Dunedin
Ecological economist Professor Robert Costanza, ANU, discussing solutions for sustainable futures.

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’.

13 May May

Building Ireland–New Zealand relations

Monday, 13 May 2019 at 4:00pm - Room 1.19  Otago Business School, Union Street West
Join Peter Ryan, Irish Ambassador to New Zealand, as he talks about insights on Brexit and other current Irish global economy issues.

14 May May

Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Professor Peter Fineran

Tuesday, 14 May 2019 at 5:30pm - Archway 1 Lecture Theatre
Union Street East
Dunedin

Professor Peter Fineran delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture titled Resistance is (not) futile: bacterial innate and adaptive immune systems

17 May May

Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases; the forgotten patient

Friday, 17 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 Alexander (Sandy) Milne