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22 Nov 2023
Study highlights need to keep an eye on the ozone hole
Despite public perception, the Antarctic ozone hole has been remarkably massive...
14 Sep 2023
Government invests in tiny tech with global potential
An ambitious and internationally-connected programme to leverage New Zealand’s n...
01 Apr 2023
Burn baby burn, disco… soup?
A pair of Otago University student sisters are putting in the mahi to raise awar...
20 Mar 2023
Scholarship for Ozone Hole research
A University of Otago PhD candidate has been chosen as the only person from Aote...
09 Mar 2023
Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Niels Kjærgaard
Professor Niels Kjærgaard delivers his Inaugural Professorial Lecture (IPL) titl...
23 Nov 2022
Professor David Hutchinson receives the Thomson Medal
Professor David Hutchinson, Director of the Dodd-Walls Centre Te Whai Ao, was la...
21 Sep 2022
Taking on the Global Young Scientist Summit
Two University of Otago students are thrilled to have won spots at an internatio...
20 Sep 2022
Mingling with Nobel Prize winners
Mingling with Nobel Prize winners and connecting with hundreds of other young sc...
25 Aug 2022
Large increase in New Zealand’s carbon dioxide emissions from international flights
Carbon dioxide emissions from passenger travel to and from New Zealand rose by 6...