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22 Mar 2024

Shining a light on care of historic anatomy collections


From skeletons to specimens in jars, the care of historic human remains is an un...

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07 Mar 2024

Personality and mental health factors linked to vaping uptake


University of Otago researchers have discovered three psychological factors that...

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05 Mar 2024

Study shares wāhine Māori birth experiences


Improving the sometimes-devastating birth and post-natal experiences of wāhine M...

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04 Mar 2024

Study provides rural perspective on COVID-19 vaccination rollout


Health initiatives in rural areas need to be geographically tailored, culturally...

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27 Feb 2024

Time is right to focus on spiritual care in the health system


Spirituality in healthcare is “coming of age”, says the Otago researcher co-lead...

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23 Feb 2024

Rural New Zealanders less likely to be admitted to hospital – study finds


Despite having poorer health outcomes than their urban counterparts, rural New Z...

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21 Feb 2024

First time dual winners of Premier Undergraduate Prize


For the first time, the Division of Health Sciences Premier Undergraduate Prize...

OMRF Summer Scholarships recipients

15 Feb 2024

Summer research projects a great opportunity for a taste of reality


Having a real research experience, with unexpected problems and outcomes, was a...

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14 Feb 2024

Urban-rural vaccination divide underscores need for change


Visible gaps between rural and urban COVID-19 vaccination rates highlights the n...

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15 Dec 2023

Doctors most trusted for COVID-19 advice


When it comes to advice about COVID-19, New Zealanders trust their doctors and h...

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11 Dec 2023

Sister an inspiration for newly-graduated doctor


When Dr Lizzie Stevenson was thinking about becoming a doctor, she didn’t have t...

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10 Dec 2023

Grateful for fond memories, lasting relationships


It may not have been completely smoothly sailing for Obreniokibo Ibifubara Amies...

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