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University of Otago Magazine issue 51

University of Otago
Magazine: issue 51

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Vice-Chancellor’s comment

Professor Harlene Hayne highlights the University’s valuable contributions to the world in which we are living.


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Distin­guished career with a global focus

The University’s highest honour, the Distinguished Research Medal, has been awarded to Professor David Murdoch.

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Expertise informs action

The COVID-19 global pandemic has dominated 2020, its impact defined by the strengths – and weaknesses – of individual national responses.

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Change on ice

Otago scientists are taking prominent roles in an important Antarctic Science Platform programme to investigate how a warming world will impact ecosystems in the Ross Sea.

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Waste not…

Otago’s new Food Waste Innovation Research Theme brings together multidisciplinary expertise to address the complex problem of food waste.

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Tenacity reaps rewards

University of Otago applied sciences graduate Georgie Northcoat is no stranger to confronting challenges in her life.

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Stepping up: speaking out

Otago alumnus Scott Gilmour is an inspiring man.

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Putting Captain Cook in his place.

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Hocken Legacy

Pioneer­ing nutrition­ist on a mission.

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One family: gener­ations of discovery.

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