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Educational tool developed at Otago makes international launch

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Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Real-time decision making equals empowered students. That is the essence of SimPHARM™, a state of the art simulation tool developed at the University of Otago and now commercially licensed by a United States-based company to help pharmacy students learn via a realistic clinical experience.

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Little drops for little eyes

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Wednesday, 17 April 2019

A Cure Kids grant is funding a study into the potential advantages of using smaller amounts of eye drops for routine eye tests on premature babies.

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New pharmacy clinic first of its kind in Australasia

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Friday, 5 April 2019

The University of Otago and Southern District Health Board have received high praise from health leaders at the official opening of a new pharmacy clinic, believed to be the first of its kind in Australasia.

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Otago signs MOU with Vietnam National University

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Tuesday, 5 March 2019

The University yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Vietnam National University (VNU) during an official event held in the University's Council Chamber.

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Recognition for rising research stars

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Monday, 15 October 2018

Six rising research stars at the University of Otago have been recognised through the University’s annual Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research announced today.

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A future of better healthcare

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Friday, 12 October 2018

Otago students are finishing the first year of the modernised bachelor of pharmacy degree that focuses on the vital role a pharmacist plays in the modern, patient-centred healthcare system.

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Otago research group joins Silent Leadership Challenge

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Monday, 24 September 2018

Getting your point across around the table can be difficult at the best of times but members of a research group in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Otago made it even harder for themselves on Friday.

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Transgender community honoured to help Otago teaching

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Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Members of Dunedin’s transgender community who have been working with Otago academics say they hope that because of their help, other transgender people will be met with a more capable and understanding healthcare system.

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