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Previous Seminar events

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Otago Business Excellence Seminar

Monday, 26 July 2021 at 1:00pm - Room 1.17, Otago Business School, Dunedin
The Otago Business School and Otago Chamber of Commerce present Simon Robinson, CFO Education Perfect. Lecture open to all Business School students and staff.

27 Jul July

Prehabilitation for major cardiac surgery

Tuesday, 27 July 2021 at 12:00pm - Seminar Room 213/214, 55 Union Street.
Seminar presented by Brendon Roxburgh, PhD candidate with the Department of Surgical Sciences and the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences.


Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 at 7:00pm - Wellington Cathedral of St Paul, 2 Hill Street, Thorndon, Wellington.
Winter Lectures in Science and Christian Faith – Science and Spirituality Panel.

30 Jul July

Psychology Presentation: "Suicide Prevention - Shifting the Paradigm"

Friday, 30 July 2021 at 11:30am - Psychology Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin.

Director Carla na Nagara will report on progress being made leading implementation of the national strategy and action plan and share her insights into the contexts of suicides that must be considered in suicide prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand.


Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 30 July 2021 at 12:30pm - 9th floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Forbury, Dunedin -- and via zoom
Department of Medicine Seminar Series Associate Professor Gerard Wilkins Consultant Cardiologist, Dunedin Hospital, and Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine.

03 Aug August

OMS Research Networking Breakfast

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 7:15am - Hunter Center, 279 Great King Street, Dunedin
An informal networking breakfast for Otago Medical School staff, students and alumni. Hear the stories of the Otago Medical School’s leading academics and students.


Biochemistry Seminar: Alessandra de França Santana

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Biochemistry Seminar Room G.13 (BIG13), Dunedin
"Think outside the box(plot)": alternative approaches to investigate DNA methylation as biomarkers for obesity and type 2 diabetes


Women's and Children's Health O&G Research Seminar

Tuesday, 3 August 2021 at 3:00pm - Ngaire Quennell Seminar Room, 2nd Floor Academic Wing, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin.
Join us for Mette Goodin's Seminar, titled "Researcher in Health Research South: How to work together to obtain Locality Approval for research".


Where did War Criminals Go?

Monday, 9 August 2021 at 6:00pm - Burns 5, Burns (Arts) Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Kris Clancy and Chris Harris from the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand examine certain war criminals, from Nazis to the modern day, who were able to escape prosecution and the role New Zealand played in bringing them to justice.


Psychology Departmental Seminar: 'The unified model of vision and attention'

Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 12:00pm - Psychology Seminar Room 103, William James Bldg., 275 Leith Walk, Dunedin.
After introducing the unified model, three sources of supporting evidence will be described. In addition, recent evidence suggesting that the model requires revision will be described, and potential applications of our approach will be discussed.

11 Aug August

The unified model of vision and attention

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 11:30am - Barnett Lecture Theatre, Dunedin Hospital, Dunedin
BHRC Seminar by Professor Tony Lambert (School of Psychology, University of Auckland)


The Hikurangi Plateau

Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
A seminar by Honorary Research Professor Nick Mortimer – GNS Science & Department of Geology

17 Aug August

Research seminar

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 10:00am - BURN4, Arts Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
Seminar on 'The transitional spectator: into the liminal spaces of post-cinema' by Dr Maud Ceuterick, a senior lecturer in Film and Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, Norway.


Shedding light on scheelite in New Zealand

Thursday, 19 August 2021 at 1:00pm - Online via Zoom
A seminar about his soon-to-be defended PhD thesis by Marshall Palmer, Department of Geology, University of Otago.

27 Aug August

POSTPONED - Staff Women's Caucus Lunchtime Seminar: From Palestine to Otago

Friday, 27 August 2021 at 12:10pm - Burns 3 Seminar Room, Arts (Burns) Building, Dunedin
Beginning in Palestine, Rasha Abu Safieh Alfar will share her amazing journey that has led her to Dunedin and the University of Otago. It is a journey full of challenges, resilience and success.

16 Sep September

Women and Children's Health Paediatric Seminar

Thursday, 16 September 2021 at 1:00pm - Zoom, Dunedin
Trainee Intern, Emily Seddon presenting ‘Fertility in Turner Syndrome’ followed by Paediatric Neurologist, Paul Shillito (Christchurch hospital) presenting ‘Ketogenic Dietary Therapy for Epilepsy’

17 Sep September

POSTPONED - Faith Thinking in Person

Friday, 17 September 2021 at 7:00pm - Simpson Room, Dunedin City Baptist Church, 19 Main South Road, Concord, Dunedi
This event has been postponed because of the change in Alert Levels.

21 Sep September

Contagious Communication: A Historical Perspective

Tuesday, 21 September 2021 at 10:00am - BURN4, Arts Building, Albany Street, Dunedin
Dr Heidi Tworek, University of British Columbia, will explore how ways of communicating disease in the twentieth century can inform new ways of communicating Covid today.

27 Sep September

Dental Technology Research

Monday, 27 September 2021 at 5:30pm - John Arnaud Bell (Dental Blue) Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Dental Technology Research 2021

28 Sep September

Thirst for Knowledge: What's wrong with my beer?

Tuesday, 28 September 2021 at 5:30pm - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St, Dunedin
This month's Thirst for Knowledge is all about beer! As we prepare our noses and our palates in the lead up to Dunedin Craft Beer & Food Festival!

29 Sep September

Power without the carbon? OERC Seminar

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 12:00pm - Online

Otago Energy Research Centre Seminar presented by Grant Telfar, Modelling Manager, Meridian Energy Limited.


Dental Technology Research

Wednesday, 29 September 2021 at 5:30pm - John Arnaud Bell (Dental Blue) Lecture Theatre, Dunedin
Members of the dental profession are invited to attend Dental Technology Research 2021

07 Oct October

Critical Disability Studies: 2021 Seminar

Thursday, 7 October 2021 at 5:30pm - College of Education Tower Block Lecture Theatre (TG07 on the ground floor), 155 Union Street East, Dunedin
The Critical Disability Studies Research Network invites you to a seminar, which will provide an overview on how the New Zealand Government and disability community have brought life to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

08 Oct October

Department of Medicine Seminar Series

Friday, 8 October 2021 at 12:30pm - Via Zoom and 9th Floor Seminar Room, Dunedin Public Hospital, Dunedin
Department of Medicine Seminar Series Paulomi Mehta – PhD Student Supervisors: Dr Tania Slatter (Pathology) – Professor Rob Walker (Medicine) Role of amiloride in lithium induced fibrosis


Two geochemistry seminars: 1. Trace-element cycling in rivers 2. The role that iron plays in carbon sequestration by phytoplankton

Wednesday, 13 October 2021 at 1:00pm - Benson Common Room (Gn9), Geology Building, University of Otago, Dunedin
Otago Geology postgraduate students Ben Perrett (Climatic and tectonic controls on the trace element chemistry of rivers) and Markus Dengg (Micronutrient limitation of phytoplankton growth in Lakes of the Taupō Volcanic Zone) will share their research.

19 Oct October

College of Education guest seminar – Leonie King

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 at 12:00pm - University of Otago College of Education Resource Centre G.01, 157 Union Street East, Dunedin.
Leonie King from Victoria University of Wellington presents, "Welcoming in: Providing access to youth development through outdoor education for neuro-diverse students".