Thursday, 22 July 2021 9:03am
Persistence may be the key when quitting smoking using an electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS), commonly known as vaping, a University of Otago study found.
Thursday, 15 July 2021 10:03am
University of Otago scientists have opened the door to improved treatment of brain dysfunction which causes psychosis.
Wednesday, 16 June 2021 10:18am
What do you get when you cross the woman on the ten dollar note and punk rock? A musical of course.
Wednesday, 2 June 2021 3:33pm
To sing is to live well. That is the simple message of a study led by an Otago Department of Psychology researcher and recently published in Journal of Health Psychology.
Monday, 31 May 2021 3:33pm
Better outcomes for women suffering from New Zealand’s most common gynaecological cancer and a bioactive toothpaste that will mean fewer visits to the dentist are just two University of Otago projects funded by the Health Research Council this week.
Monday, 24 May 2021 10:02am
Feeling anxious can direct our attention and memory toward supernatural beings such as gods, a University of Otago study has found.
Friday, 21 May 2021 12:13pm
Talk of a graduate student mental health crisis is abundant in academic and popular media, but a University of Otago study has found no evidence of one in New Zealand.
Friday, 14 May 2021 11:32am
Kaiya Cherrington’s time at the University of Otago resembles a whāriki, a mat woven with different strands consisting of her academic and cultural journeys.
Monday, 15 March 2021 2:49pm
New Dunedin Study research finds signs of ageing as early as midlife.
Wednesday, 10 March 2021 10:20am
By looking at suicide prevention from a different perspective, University of Otago researchers hope to improve identification and support for people in suicidal crisis.
Thursday, 4 March 2021 7:25am
Two new Māori academics have been warmly welcomed to the Department of Psychology.
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 11:43am
Tongan postgraduate student Jordan Quensell is celebrating reaching his ambitious goal of entry into the competitive postgraduate Clinical Psychology programme.
Thursday, 18 February 2021 9:11am
A new study by researchers from Otago and Duke Universities makes the case that mental health struggles in early life can lead to poorer physical health and advanced aging in adulthood.
Thursday, 18 February 2021 9:53am
Dunedin study finds relationship between youth mental health issues and later adult physical health.
Wednesday, 3 February 2021 1:53pm
A project summing up the financial cost of eating disorders in New Zealand took out the top prize at this year’s Christchurch Summer Studentship programme awards.