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The potential to be the next generation of leaders

Tuesday, 23 November 2021 4:52pm

Every year the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) brings together students from across the country who have potential to be the next generation of leaders for the Voices of the Future (VOTF) conference.

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Book prize highlights Pacific student achievement

Wednesday, 15 September 2021 11:26am

Since 2017, the family of Dr Claire Matthewson have presented the prize to the highest-achieving Pacific woman studying 200-level Division of Humanities papers.

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Syria's cycle of violence subject of international webinar

Wednesday, 8 September 2021 3:57pm

Syria’s seemingly endless cycle of catastrophic violence will be the subject of a webinar hosted by Middle East and Islamic Studies Aotearoa (MEISA) on 14 September.

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Student steps up in local state of emergency

Friday, 6 August 2021 12:59pm

One student stepped in to help her community when a local state of emergency was declared in Westport last month.

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Graduate's journey shaped by father's vision

Tuesday, 25 May 2021 9:36am

Noah Kemp (23) is aware that the full extent of his achievements could take some time to come into effect.

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Women supporting women in making change to energy poverty

Thursday, 18 February 2021 2:36pm

When Dr Kim O’Sullivan returned to her high school to speak with students as part of her post-doctoral research; it was the beginning of a new chapter for (then) high school student Isobel Harris Clark.

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Professor Robert Patman's interview with Radio Dunedin

Thursday, 14 January 2021 11:33am

Professor Patman discusses the current political crisis in the United States.

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Vale Professor Jim Flynn

Friday, 18 December 2020 2:35pm

Professor James Flynn FRSNZ, a University of Otago academic renowned for his intelligent approach to research and teaching, and his internationally recognised work on race and IQ, died on 11 December, aged 86.

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Fulbright honours to eight University of Otago graduates

Thursday, 6 August 2020 3:15pm

Eight University of Otago graduates from across the University have been named Fulbright New Zealand award winners.

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POLS summer school papers offered in 2021

Monday, 22 June 2020 11:38am

There are two politics papers on offer with the 2021 Summer School.