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This page contains recordings of pre-2017 Inaugural Professorial Lectures (IPLs).

The University of Otago YouTube channel has more recent IPLs available in full HD resolution.

266 audio and video podcasts found.

IPL: Professor Richard Walter

Video 391.92MB
Audio 64.07MB

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Professor Richard Walter of the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology) presents his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on the topic of “Challenges and Diversions in Pacific Archaeology” on 19 October 2011. Professor Walter's research interests include prehistory and archaeology of Oceania with a special interest in Melanesia and Polynesia; material culture analysis; history of archaeological method and theory; ethno-archaeology; and faunal analysis.

IPL: The Remarkable History of Whales and Dolphins

Video 159.34MB
Audio 63.17MB

Thursday, 16 June 2011

Professor Ewan Fordyce, Department of Geology, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on May 19, 2011. Held November 24, 2010.

IPL: Mathematics in Plain English - some important problems in Graph Theory readily explained

Video 101.01MB
Audio 63.51MB

Friday, 15 April 2011

Professor Robert Aldred, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on April 7, 2011. Held November 24, 2010.

IPL: My Chemical Romance - Teaching, Functional Materials and Hazardous Substance

Video 215.10MB
Audio 66.06MB

Monday, 7 March 2011

Professor Lyall Hanton, Department of Chemistry, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on October 1, 2009. Held November 24, 2010.

IPL: Research at the Interface - Food science, Microbiology, Marine Science and Chemistry

Video 111.98MB
Audio 57.49MB

Monday, 28 February 2011

Professor Phil Bremer, Department of Food Science, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on November 18, 2010. Held November 24, 2010.

IPL: Measuring Law's Impact - The Future of Socio-Legal Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand

Video 169.63MB
Audio 59.22MB

Monday, 10 January 2011

Professor Kim Economides, Director of the University of Otago Legal Issues Centre, Faculty of Law, Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on September 22, 2010.

IPL: Bacteria, iron and infection; what do we do and why do we do it

Video 134.85MB
Audio 61.83MB

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Professor Iain Lamont, Department of Biochemistry, Dunedin School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given October 07, 2010.

IPL: Imagining Scotland and the Scottish Diaspora

Video 192.08MB
Audio 56.92MB

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Professor Liam McIlvanney, Stuart Chair in Scottish Studies, Department of English, Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on October 13, 2010.

IPL: Under the influence - alcohol and public health

Video 131.76MB
Audio 70.15MB

Friday, 12 November 2010

Professor Jennie Connor, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given September 07, 2010.

IPL: Does processing make your food healthy?

Video 127.62MB
Audio 46.81MB

Friday, 5 November 2010

Professor Indrawati Oey, Department of Food Science, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on June 30, 2010.

IPL: From sticky molecules to microbes: Reflections on wet surface chemistry

Video 117.14MB
Audio 63.08MB

Thursday, 7 October 2010

Professor Jim McQuillan, Department of Chemistry, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on July 22, 2010.

IPL: Memory, Gambling, and Planning for the Future: Explorations into the Mind of Another Species

Video 178.74MB
Audio 60.67MB

Friday, 13 August 2010

Professor Mike Colombo, Department of Psychology, Division of Science. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given on August 5, 2010.

IPL: Life is Full of Trials

Video 129.53MB
Audio 68.30MB

Friday, 13 August 2010

Professor Peter Herbison, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine. Inaugural Professorial Lecture, given July 26, 2010.

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