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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: Using science to save dolphins, and whaling without a harpoon

Audio 61.69MB

Tuesday, 7 May 2013

Professor Steve Dawson's inaugural professorial lecture was delivered on the 7th of May. He spoke about his work on Hector's dolphins, and how this research very quickly became conservation research and the small population numbers became apparent.

IPL: A Bro-fessor in the Whare

Video 195.94MB
Audio 81.97MB

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Professor John Broughton's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Tuesday, 30 April 2013.

IPL: Stress, earthquakes and the brain

Video 143.82MB
Audio 55.64MB

Saturday, 27 April 2013

"Stress, earthquakes and the brain" Professor Richard Porter's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Department of Psychological Medicine,University of Otago, Christchurch.

IPL: DNA and disease - following a common thread

Video 167.09MB
Audio 63.67MB

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

"DNA and disease - following a common thread", Professor Martin Kennedy's IPL

IPL: Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds

Video 203.56MB
Audio 72.42MB

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

"Molecular assemblies and cell suicide - avenues for new anti-cancer compounds" Professor Catherine Day's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Professor Mercer: Robert and Marjorie Webster Chair in Viral Pathogenesis, Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

IPL: Michael Albert "How to shuffle badly"

Video 236.82MB
Audio 66.59MB

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Professor Michael Albert explains complex permutation work in terms of card shuffles, good and bad. He demonstrates these kinds of good or bad shuffles, explaining how these deliver good or bad randomisation of a deck of cards. This is Professor Albert's inaugural professorial lecture, delivered on the 16th of April 2013.

IPL: Gout - a disease of New Zealand

Video 138.54MB
Audio 57.20MB

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Professor Lisa Stamp's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Wednesday, 10 April 2013.

IPL: “The Art of Philosophical Synthesis”

Video 141.20MB
Audio 57.18MB

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Professor Alex Miller of the Department of Philosophy, delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture: “The Art of Philosophical Sythesis” 9 April 2013

IPL: From why to how well: Questions about New Zealand's health system

Video 133.12MB
Audio 67.74MB

Friday, 5 April 2013

"From why to how well: Questions about New Zealand's health system" Professor Robin Gauld's Inaugural Professorial Lecture. Professor Gauld: Director of the Centre for Health Systems, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine

IPL: The battle in the gut

Video 117.77MB
Audio 60.53MB

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

"The battle in the gut", Professor Andrew Day's IPL, Wednesday 27 March 2013

IPL: Professor Angela McCarthy - Destination New Zealand: The Scottish and Irish Experience

Video 243.83MB
Audio 56.41MB

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Angela McCarthy is Associate Director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies and Professor of Scottish and Irish History in the Department of History and Art History where she teaches Scottish history and Irish and Scottish migration. She presents her inaugural professorial lecture. 19 March 2013

IPL: Surgical waiting lists: are patients getting a fair go?

Video 190.08MB
Audio 74.56MB

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

"Surgical waiting lists: are patients getting a fair go?" Professor Jean-Claude Theis' Inaugural Professorial Lecture, 27 November 2012. Professor Theis:, Department of Surgical Sciences, Dunedin School of Medicine

IPL: Social Understanding: Development across the human lifespan and in dogs

Video 416.67MB
Audio 68.07MB

Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Professor Ted Ruffman of the department of Psychology explores the theory of mind, how emotional recognition declines in older adults and the implications of this; and whether dogs are really empathetic. This Inaugural Professorial Lecture was delivered on August 14th 2012

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