Wednesday, 16 May 2018 10:24am
A call is being made to recognise Otago’s science heroes with nominations now open for the biennial Otago Daily Times Otago Science Awards – a joint initiative between the New Zealand International Science Festival and the ODT. Nominations can be made online via the New Zealand International Science Festival scifest.org.nz website and will close on Thursday 28 June at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the launch of the New Zealand International Science Festival on Friday 6 July.
Monday, 30 April 2018 2:25pm
Two University of Otago researchers of Ngāpuhi descent are being rewarded with new prestigious four-year fellowships aimed at providing better health and well-being for Māori.
Monday, 16 April 2018 2:31pm
Seeking the feel good factor? Go natural. That is the simple message from University of Otago researchers who have discovered raw fruit and vegetables may be better for your mental health than cooked, canned and processed fruit and vegetables.
Friday, 23 March 2018 1:21pm
Otago researchers reveal childhood predictors of becoming overweight or obese
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 1:36pm
A newly published National Centre for Lifecourse Research paper reveals factors that Pacific university graduates describe as having helped or hindered their degree completion.
Saturday, 3 March 2018 1:47pm
The NCLR is supporting a free Tai Tokerau speaker series at the Whangarei Library. NCLR Co-director Professor Richie Poulton will be talking about "The science of wellbeing for children and young people" on 11 April.
Monday, 26 February 2018 3:52pm
New discoveries into how information is stored in the brain have been made by a University of Otago researcher.
Thursday, 22 February 2018 9:07am
He may offer nothing but pure entertainment, but at least SpongeBob SquarePants’ fast and fantastical nature is not harming children, say University of Otago academics.
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 11:26am
University of Otago researchers have broken new ground in the area of food allergies, with a study showing that personality traits impact people living with a food allergy published in the international medical journal Frontiers in Psychology.
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 11:41am
NCLR partner, Te Pou Tiringa, has been awarded $870,000 from the TSB Community Trust. This is the trust's first step in strategic philanthropy. The hope for the project, a collaboration between Te Pou Tiringa and the NCLR, is that it will lead to better outcomes for Māori children and whānau.
Thursday, 7 December 2017 11:35am
Distinguishing naturally occurring sugars in a person’s diet from those added as sweetener has been challenging – until now, thanks to a new method developed by the University of Otago.
Tuesday, 5 December 2017 11:30am
Lifecourse research leaders from around the country met at St Margaret’s College at the University of Otago on Tuesday to discuss the future of lifecourse research in New Zealand.