Tuesday, 5 June 2018 10:31am
In the first experimental test of the potential of natural disasters to produce stronger bonds within a group, University of Otago researchers asked residents of Christchurch, New Zealand, to recall their experience of the city's devastating 2011 (Feb 22) earthquake.
Monday, 28 May 2018 2:06pm
NCLR advisory group member, Professor Cynthia (Cindy) Kiro, will chair a government appointed advisory panel that will come up with recommendations to improve the welfare system.
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.