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Funding success for Otago in 2020 Health Research Council grants

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Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Ten University of Otago proposals have been awarded funding through the Health Research Council’s (HRC) new Health Delivery Research Investment round. The 32 research grants are the first of two funding announcements for the HRC’s new Health Delivery Research portfolio.

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Genetics student named Fulbright scholar  

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Thursday, 27 August 2020

Genetics Masters student  Anežka Hoskin has been named a  Fulbright New Zealand  scholar and will start her PhD in genetics at Stanford University in September next year.  

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Otago scientists secure more than $26m for health research

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Tuesday, 30 June 2020

University of Otago, Wellington infectious diseases expert Professor Michael Baker has received almost $5 million from the Health Research Council for a programme investigating the connection between infectious diseases and long-term conditions, something he was planning well prior to the outbreak of Covid-19.

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Otago alumni central to Fiji's pandemic response

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Friday, 26 June 2020

Fiji's COVID-19 Incident Management Team (IMT) represents Fiji's whole-of-government response to the pandemic and implements the Fiji Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Plan.

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