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Youth support for smokefree generation policy

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Wednesday 9 November 2022

Young people have shown strong support for the Government’s proposal to introduce a smokefree generation, a study by researchers at the University of Otago has found.

Med Safety Week

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Monday 7 November 2022

It's Med Safety Week. Medsafe monitors the safety of medicines to help protect patients from harm.

Digital security issue

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Friday 7 October 2022

The University was made aware on Wednesday afternoon of a digital security issue which was found by a student and passed on to Critic Te Ārohi, the Otago University Student Association student magazine.

Blues nomination just the beginning

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Tuesday 27 September 2022

Third-year student Corey Symon has experienced his fair share of challenges including COVID-19 disruptions but none of them have stopped him from working hard on his study and sporting goals.

Grant to assess Māori COVID-19 vaccine clinic work


Friday 23 September 2022

A mobile vaccination clinic initiative to improve Māori rates of protection from COVID-19 in Canterbury has been awarded a major Te Whatu Ora grant to assess its future viability.

Taking on the Global Young Scientist Summit

Maia Deans

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Two University of Otago students are thrilled to have won spots at an international event that will see them mingling with Nobel Prize winners.

Pacific doctor awarded rural health medal


Friday 16 September 2022

A Pacific doctor and Otago postgraduate student has been awarded the Dr Amjad Hamid Medal at the 2022 National Rural Health Conference held in Christchurch this month.

Calls for automated insulin delivery system to be funded

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Thursday 15 September 2022

University of Otago researchers are urging the Government to fund an automated insulin delivery system for type 1 diabetes patients, after a recent study showed it to now be “the best way” to manage the disease.

He Kete Kōrero – Spring 2022

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Friday 9 September 2022

Welcome to the Spring 2022 edition of He Kete Kōrero with the latest news from the Wellington campus.

'Great sadness' at Queen's death


Friday 9 September 2022

The University expresses heartfelt condolences to King Charles and the Royal Family on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.