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30 new Professors for the University of Otago
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Thirty University of Otago academics have been promoted to the position of professor this year.

Prescribers be aware of fatal risks of methadone and clozapine
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
New Zealand prescribers should be aware of the high risk of death associated with two prescription medicines, methadone and clozapine, University of Otago researchers warn.

Free Otago clinic provides life-changing dental care for patients
Monday, 9 December 2019
A University of Otago dental student who has organised a free community dental clinic for low socio-economic patients has been amazed at the life-changing effect the service has had on the patients.

Alternatives to State foster care need to be seriously considered, Otago researcher says
Friday, 6 December 2019
The Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care shows New Zealand has failed to protect a generation of children and alternatives to foster care need to be seriously considered, an Otago researcher says.

Nineteen new Associate Professors for Health Sciences
Friday, 6 December 2019
A swathe of the University of Otago Division of Health Science’s finest staff have been promoted to Associate Professor.

Otago research reveals past rapid Antarctic ice loss due to ocean warming
Friday, 6 December 2019
New research from the University of Otago has found the sensitive West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapsed during a warming period just over a million years ago when atmospheric carbon dioxide levels were lower than today.

New international research project to study religion’s impact on family size and child health
Thursday, 5 December 2019
A major international, multidisciplinary project is set to shed light on how religion impacts family size and child health, following a multi-million dollar grant.

Otago to develop academic retreat called Hākitekura at Woolshed Bay
Tuesday, 3 December 2019
The University has worked with the Jardines to realise their vision of a sustainable centre for research and teaching in an area of outstanding natural beauty 20 minutes from Queenstown.

Finding flow in adventure recreation
Monday, 2 December 2019
New Zealand is widely regarded as one big adventure playground, and a new study by the University of Otago has shed new light on the importance of engaging with the adventure recreation opportunities.

Urology gets a boost at Otago
Friday, 29 November 2019
Research in the specialist area of urology will take a leap forward thanks to a $1 million donation and the arrival of a new Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Otago.

 

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