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Forensics first for Masters student
When Masters student Gemma Radford was offered the chance to build a model of cranial back-spatter, wild horses probably couldn't have kept her from turning it down.
Marine scientist migrates to Chemistry
Since winning the MacDiarmid Young Scientist of the Year award in 2008 Dr Rebecca McLeod has been to all sorts of interesting places, including Antarctica, Australian beaches, to an aquatic sciences conference in France, public appearances throughout the country and on University of Otago road shows.
High altitude research delivers MacDiarmid win for young physiologist
When Physiology student Mickey (Jui-Lin) Fan was in the final year of his undergraduate degree, he heard Dr Phil Ainslie (who would later become his supervisor) talk about research he had conducted near Base Camp Everest looking at the effect of high altitude on brain blood flow.
Entrepreneurship takes to the golf course
Dunedin City Councillor Fliss Butcher is putting her Master of Entrepreneurship to practical use through the development of a golf tourism venture with a difference.
All in a Day's Work
Balancing four children, a career and higher education is all in a day's work for Liz Day, whose distance study with University of Otago led to a new career as a full-time nursing lecturer.
University of Otago appoints Māori Graduate Research Services Coordinators
Otago's new Māori Graduate Research Services Coordinators have hit the ground running - organising a number of new initiatives to support Maori postgraduates.
Writing for an award-winning sports website is a dream come true for University of Otago Masters graduate Max Bania
Max graduated from Otago last year with an MA in Media, Film and Communication, and early this year began working for TVNZ in Auckland as a cricket writer and content producer for its sports website.
University of Otago PhD student Christian Ohneiser knows that answers to problems of global concern don't lie in your own backyard
Christian has just returned from two months on the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP) drillship JOIDES Resolution, where 50 scientists from seven nations worked to unlock 53 million year-old records of ocean chemistry, biology and global climate, pulled up from the ocean floor.
Real Stories: Master of Science Communication student, Quinn Berentson, gets up close to a giant eagle
In the beginning of 2009, I sat between a two-foot long drumstick and a giant eagle's claw and wrote a blog (www.wairaubar.com) about them.
Top supervisor ensures researchers not sailing solo
A 'mid-wife', a 'cheerleader' providing the 'scaffolding' to support a postgraduate's study – the 2008 OUSA New Supervisor of the Year, Dr Susan Sandretto, describes herself in all these ways.
New Wave of Māori Researchers
Otago postgraduate students Anne-Marie Jackson, Stephanie Rotarangi and Darnell Kennedy are part of a new wave of young Māori researchers generating knowledge that will benefit Māori and all New Zealanders.