Issue 55 is in eBook format. The links below will take you to the relevant sections in the eBook.
In this issue: November 2022
The Dunedin Study turns 50
The Dunedin Study, the most comprehensive of its kind in the world, has been running for 50 years.
Cementing the place of te ao Māori in Law
Influential Māori legal scholar Professor Jacinta Ruru has been awarded the University of Otago's top research honour for 2022 – its Distinguished Research Medal.
Assessing the knocks
How Otago researchers are helping World Rugby discover more about the nature and frequency of head impacts.
Fading quake brain
'Quake brain' – cognitive impairment triggered by earthquake-related stress – fades over time.
Evolutionary virologist Dr Jemma Geoghegan is just the second woman to win the Prime Minister's MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize.
Small wins create lasting change
UNICEF's new Chief of Health for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Asha Pun on making positive change, no matter how difficult the circumstances.
150 years of Law at Otago
Reflecting on the legacy and future of Otago's Faculty of Law ahead of its 150th anniversary celebrations in early 2023.
Taking on tobacco
The winner of the 2022 Critic and Conscience of Society Award Janet Hoek shares her motivation.
Professor David Murdoch on moving forward after nearly three yea of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Otago historian and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) Professor Tony Ballantyne reflects on Aotearoa's shared past with the Pacific and looks to the future.
Academic and research highlights.
University news, appointments, achievements.
History never repeats, according to the popular Split Enz song, but a Hocken Collections intern has been helping to ensure that the iconic Kiwi band's own history is suitably acknowledged.
Recent publications by Otago University Press and Otago alumni.
Events and development initiatives.
The taming of the Leith – the two sides of our beautiful Water of Leith (Ōwheo).