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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.

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New generation of NZ security specialists needed, Otago expert says

Tuesday, 4 February 2020 1:31pm

New Zealand must develop a new generation of national security experts to meet the rise of transnational terrorism head-on, an Otago politics expert says.