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31 Aug August

Winter Symposium Series event 4: Inequality in Aotearoa

Wednesday, 31 August 2022 at 7:00pm - Online - from anywhere
The University of Otago's Winter Symposium Series is back this year! The annual series is an opportunity for our leading academic thinkers to connect with the community and discuss some of the issues that matter to New Zealanders.

 

Density Done Well in our Capital: The Importance of Design

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
Speakers Crystal Olin and Farzad Zamani will talk about how well designed densification can help address the urban challenges Wellington city faces.

 

Developing novel antimicrobial bone graft materials

Monday, 12 September 2022 at 1:00pm - Room BIG13, Ground Floor, Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Dunedin
A seminar delivered by Associate Professor Dawn Coates of the Faculty of Dentistry.

13 Sep September

Biochemistry Seminar: Cameron Reddington, PhD Candidate

Tuesday, 13 September 2022 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13) and via Zoom, Dunedin
Molecular Characterisation of the Regulatory HARE-HTH and PHD domains of Additional Sex Combs-like 1-3

 

How much pressure can the neck take?

Thursday, 15 September 2022 at 6:45pm - Ground Floor Seminar Room, Kōwhai G.01, 310 Great King Street, Faculty of Denistry, University of Otago, Dunedin
Dr Jill McIlraith will be sharing her experiences within her role as a MEDSAC doctor; discussing her work undertaking forensic sexual assault examinations and reviewing current trends of non-fatal strangulation and sexual assaults in Dunedin.

16 Sep September

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 16 September 2022 at 12:30pm - Via Zoom and 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
Dr Jacqueline Kerr, Behavioural scientist and burnout survivor, "Faculty burnout: science and solutions"

20 Sep September

Anger as Wisdom: Lessons from Later Life

Tuesday, 20 September 2022 at 12:00pm - Seminar Room 153 General Practice and Rural Health, 55 Hanover Street, Dunedin
Older adults confronted by ageism on the job or elsewhere either have to live with it or leave. Amanda's response was to write a book about this experience. In this seminar she will tell us about her book 'Ageing Angry'.

 

Submarine landslides in Te Tai o Rēhua (Tasman Sea)

Tuesday, 27 September 2022 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room, Geology Department and via Zoom
Otago alumna Dr Jess Hillman from GNS Science will speak about submarine landslides, seafloor depressions and mega-landslides.

28 Sep September

Centre for Sustainability Seminar – Justice and Sustainability on a city river

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 at 1:00pm - Centre for Sustainability Toroa Seminar Room, 563 Castle St, Dunedin
Justice and Sustainability on a city river: Indigeneity, invasions, class and migrancy on Sydney's Georges River. Seminar presented by Emeritus Professor Heather Goodall, History, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences University of Technology Sydney

04 Oct October

Biochemistry Seminar: Halima Siddiqui, PhD Candidate

Tuesday, 4 October 2022 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13) and via Zoom, Dunedin
Plasminogen receptors promote lipoprotein(a) uptake by enhancing surface binding and facilitating macropinocytosis

05 Oct October

Southern Heart Failure Management Programme: Impact on Medical Therapy

Wednesday, 5 October 2022 at 12:30pm - Room 033/036, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedin
his research project looks at the impact of a Heart Failure Management Programme (HF-MP) on guideline directed medical therapies in patients following a hospital admission for heart failure. It is presented by sixth-year medical students, or trainee interns.

18 Oct October

MFAT Beeby Exchange on International Law Dunedin: International/transnational legal issues relating to the Pacific

Tuesday, 18 October 2022 at 10:00am - AV conference suite 2 (AVC2), Information Services Building, 594 Cumberland Street, Dunedin and online via Zoom.
Join speakers from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, University of Otago, University of Paris-Saclay and University of the South Pacific exploring topical international/transnational legal issues relating to the Pacific.

20 Oct October

Beyond the bottleneck: A systematic look ahead

Thursday, 20 October 2022 at 12:00pm - Centre for Sustainability, Toroa Seminar Room, 563 Castle St, Dunedin
Beyond the bottleneck: A systematic look ahead. A Centre for Sustainability/Wise Response Co-hosted Seminar, presented by Murray Grimwood

25 Oct October

Biochemistry Seminar: Alex Caulton, PhD Candidate

Tuesday, 25 October 2022 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13) and via Zoom, Dunedin
The sheep methylome: from functional annotation to the development of tools for industry application

27 Oct October

PSYC seminar: Barriers to access and implementation of trauma-informed healthcare

Thursday, 27 October 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
This presentation summarizes the work of two studies, one study about the role of early trauma in the development of opioid addiction in pregnancy and one which about the dose-response effect in long-term psychotherapy for patients with complex trauma.

01 Nov November

Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of Alcohol Use Disorder

Tuesday, 1 November 2022 at 3:00pm - William James Building Room 2.03, Dunedi
Professor Henry R Kranzler from the University of Pennsylvania will present a seminar: Genetics and Pharmacogenetics of Alcohol Use Disorder

03 Nov November

PSYC seminar – Personality traits and personality pathology: Bridging the divide

Thursday, 3 November 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
The presentation will provide a brief overview on the importance of studying personality pathology, the current categorical model of personality disorders, and how personality traits can be utilized in a dimensional model of personality pathology.

07 Nov November

PSYC seminar – Optimizing quality of life in mood disorders: Unmet needs and opportunities

Monday, 7 November 2022 at 9:00am - University of Otago, Psychology Department, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin and online via Zoom
This presentation summarises work from a PhD project and postdoctoral fellowship, with a specific focus on the unmet needs of people with bipolar disorder. Quantitative findings delineating the dynamic relationship between quality of life and mood symptoms are reviewed.

 

Marsden Fast-Start Seminar

Monday, 7 November 2022 at 11:00am - Hunter Centre Seminar Room 1.22 and via Zoom
The Health Sciences Divisional Research Committee is holding a presentation where we will discuss proposal formal (EoI and full), application faults and what the panel is looking for

17 Nov November

Improving access to specialist health services in Aotearoa

Thursday, 17 November 2022 at 12:00pm - Room 033/036, Adams Building, 18 Frederick Street, Dunedi
Sixth-year medical students, or trainee interns, present the findings of their Healthcare Evaluation Project. This project looks at restrictions to access of specialist services and its impact on long-term patient welfare.

23 Nov November

Housing and health for whānau Māori

Wednesday, 23 November 2022 at 12:00pm - Adam Auditorium, City Gallery, Te Ngakau Civic Square, 101 Wakefield St, Wellington
In this seminar, speakers Amber Logan and Cheryl Davies will speak about the vital role improving Māori housing has in improving Māori health, and a local marae-based papakāinga development project.