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University of Otago Magazine issue 50

University of Otago
Magazine: issue 50

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The school BEAT

The BEATS project is prompting a rethink in in transport policy and practice.


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Going viral

An Otago-led project is drawing on national and international expertise to develop new classes of anti-viral drugs.

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Wedded to the University

A generation of women dedicated themselves to the University and the community.

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Walking the talk

Alumnus Jono Wong credits his Otago education for his success.

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Luck of the Irish

The new Éamon Cleary Professor of Irish Studies, Sonja Tiernan, shares her vision.

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A woman of the Pacific

New Zealand’s first female medical graduate from the Pacific Papali’i Dr Viopapa Annandale-Atherton.

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Stepping up: speaking out

Cure Our Ovarian Cancer Charitable Trust founder Jane Ludemann.



Universities as the critic and conscience of society: Professor Andrew Geddis.

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Bad Girls: great show

An Otago alumna and doctoral student take “honest words” to Edinburgh.

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Sir John Eccles’ exceptional legacy.

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