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Upcoming Seminar events

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07 Sep September

The Division of Health Sciences Māori Health Advancement Online Workshops

Monday, 7 September 2020 at 9:00am - Online via Zoom
The Division of Health Sciences is launching online Māori Health Advancement workshops to support all researchers to further develop their research related skills, assist in their engagement techniques with Māori and support their grant writing.

28 Sep September

Can our possessions save us from death? Exploring literal and symbolic mechanisms of immortality

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 12:00pm - University of Otago, Department of Psychology, 275 Leith Walk, William James building, Level 2, Room 203
Dr Keren Segal is originally from Jerusalem, Israel, where she studied psychology and sociology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem before completing her PhD in Psychology at the University of Otago under Prof Jamin Halberstadt. Keren is currently an assistant research fellow working with Prof Elaine Reese, an Associate Editor for Social Behavior and Personality: an international journal, and teaches research methods at Otago Polytechnic.


Conducting field-lab link studies in tuberculosis cases, their contacts and healthcare workers, to inform the development of new interventions and host trials of new TB vaccines

Monday, 28 September 2020 at 12:00pm - The Microbiology Building
Seminar Room 208
2nd Floor
720 Cumberland Street

Presented by Professor Philip Hill from the Global Health Institute.  Professor Philips Hill's group has collaborated with the TB-HIV Research Group, the University of Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia for 12 years, and collaborations with Reinout van Crevel's Group, the Netherlands.

01 Oct October

Open - from the fringe to the future of technologies

Thursday, 1 October 2020 at 12:00pm - Centre for Sustainability
Seminar Room
563 Castle Street

Martin F. Hohmann-Marriott, United Scientists CORE, Dunedin will review open technologies and the obstacles to adopting it.