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Friday, 14 February 2020
Updates on Coronavirus

Otago researcher’s board appointment a first for New Zealand
Friday, 14 February 2020
An Otago Business School researcher has been appointed to the international research board of ORCID – the first time any New Zealander has held such a post.

Young Otago dentistry lecturers net international awards
Friday, 14 February 2020
Two young University of Otago dentistry lecturers have won prestigious international emerging leaders awards.

University of Otago, Christchurch researchers lead study to help those most affected by mosque attacks
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
A new Health Research Council-funded study is about to get underway to help understand the psychological and physical effects of the March 15 Mosque attacks in Christchurch last year and to link those directly affected with additional support, if needed.

Otago researcher sets wheels in motion on #rOAdtrip for osteoarthritis change
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
An Otago researcher is setting the wheels in motion to seek out much-needed change in the way osteoarthritis, which affects increasing numbers of people, is treated in New Zealand.

Balding a hairy issue for leaders
Wednesday, 5 February 2020
Men are losing more than just their hair when they go bald, new University of Otago research shows.

Testing seawater of the future? A study at Whakaari/White Island
Wednesday, 5 February 2020
University of Otago scientists are leading research into the possibility that the shallow submarine vents off New Zealand’s volcanic Whakaari/White Island could provide a natural laboratory to study the impacts of future climate change on our oceans.

New generation of NZ security specialists needed, Otago expert says
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
New Zealand must develop a new generation of national security experts to meet the rise of transnational terrorism head-on, an Otago politics expert says.

Scientists again highlight need for fault avoidance zone at Franz Josef town
Tuesday, 4 February 2020
New research has reinforced that the way the town of Franz Josef Glacier is situated and occupied could mean a very real and significant loss of life and property when the Alpine Fault next ruptures.

Exciting research and heritage conservation project at Te Kauae a Maui, Hawkes Bay
Monday, 3 February 2020
Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga is working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) and the University of Otago to develop a plan for managing an important archaeological site that is currently under threat from coastal erosion.


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