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Previous Seminar events

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29 Mar March

Thirst for Knowledge – Explosions in the Sun: From aurora to ozone

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin and online via Zoom
Join us as Dr Annika Seppälä, from the Department of Physics | Te Tari Hū-o-te-Kōhao tells us about how charged particles released from the sun play a key role in regional level climate variability.

08 Apr April

Telling Stories, Telling Selves

Friday, 8 April 2022 at 4:00pm - Online via Zoom
How does understanding emerge out of the fractured discourse that can arise from different social, cultural, and conversational assumptions?

11 Apr April

Palaeogenomics of Prehistoric New Zealand

Monday, 11 April 2022 at 1:00pm - The Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Ground floor, Room BIG13, Dunedin
Presented by Dr Nic Rawlence from Zoology

13 Apr April

Towards net zero: an update on the University of Otago's greenhouse gas emissions

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 at 1:00pm - Online (Zoom)
In this seminar, Craig will share the challenges and rewards of attempting to provide a comprehensive greenhouse gas inventory for a complex organisation. Craig Cliff is the Net Carbon Zero Programme Manager in the University of Otago’s Sustainability Office.

27 Apr April

Kuwae, Vanuatu: A true mystery volcano

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room, Geology Building
Sönke Stern (University of Auckland) will be presenting their PhD research on the Kuwae submarine caldera, Vanatau


The Trauma of Exploitation: Emotional Landscapes of Temporary Migration and Workplace Unfreedom

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 at 4:00pm - St David Seminar Room A, St David Complex, Corner of St David and Cumberland Streets, Dunedin
Professor Francis Collins, Professor of Geography and Director of Te Ngira: Institute for Population Research at the University of Waikato, will examine three key emotional dimensions of workplace exploitation: inducement, entrapment, and exploitation.

29 Apr April

Cooperation Without Submission

Friday, 29 April 2022 at 12:00pm - Online via Zoom
In this seminar, Professor Justin Richland will present his new book “Cooperation Without Submission” with commentary from Māmari Stephens and Mihiata Pirini.

02 May May

The Shape of Stress

Monday, 2 May 2022 at 1:00pm - The Biochemistry Building, 710 Cumberland Street, Ground Floor, Room BIG13, Dunedin
Seminar presented by Dr Joon Kim from the Department of Physiology

09 May May

Marsden Fast-Start, Full proposal

Monday, 9 May 2022 at 12:00pm - Online (Zoom)
The Health Sciences' Divisional Research Committee is holding a presentation where we will discuss the Marsden Fast-Start Full Proposal

12 May May

The Rule of Laws: A 4,000-Year Quest to Order the World

Thursday, 12 May 2022 at 8:00am - Online (Zoom)
Pluralising Legalities Seminar Series. Professor Fernanda Pirie, University of Oxford. Pirie's global history of law traces the development of the world's great legal systems and the smaller traditions they inspired.

16 May May

HRC Sir Charles Hercus Fellowships

Monday, 16 May 2022 at 11:00am - Online (Zoom)
The Health Sciences' Divisional Research Committee is holding a presentation about applying for HRC Sir Charles Hercus Fellowships.

15 Jun June

Data Analytics for Intelligent Energy Systems

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 at 1:00pm - Centre for Sustainability Toroa Seminar Room, 563 Castle St, Dunedin and online via Zoom
A co-hosted OERC and Centre for Sustainability seminar presented by Dr Shama Islam, Deakin University.