Friday, 13 September 2019 1:36pm
Having a clear goal to make people’s lives better has helped earn Professor Richie Poulton the prestigious Otago 2019 Distinguished Research Medal Award.
Friday, 23 August 2019 10:34am
Roadside memorials may be controversial, but a University of Otago study has found they have very little impact on driver behaviour or perception of road safety.
Thursday, 8 August 2019 7:00pm
A tauira Māori from the University of Otago who has complemented her academic journey by reconnecting with her culture is hoping her Fulbright Scholarship will inspire others to pursue international excellence.
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 4:17pm
In a paper published today, NCLR investigators describe how using lifecourse approach can promote long-term health and well-being outcomes for Māori.
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 10:31am
Whether you feel a strong attachment to New Zealand’s Māori culture, majestic landscapes, or the All Blacks, an Otago study has found a sense of belonging to the country is positively related to mental health.
Monday, 1 July 2019 4:56pm
NCLR partner, the AUT University's Pacific Island Families Study, has recently found that more than a third of Pacific youth gamble daily.
Thursday, 27 June 2019 8:43am
Being given the opportunity to seek answers to questions that are “relevant to mums, dads and whanau,” is a great advantage of a receiving a Health Research Council (HRC) Grant, says Human Nutrition’s Associate Professor Anne-Louise Heath.
Monday, 17 June 2019 12:34pm
University of Otago scientist Dr Damian Scarf has won a $50,000 grant for his novel research project which will see pigeons tested for cognitive abilities in a free-range environment, rather than in a laboratory.
Monday, 17 June 2019 2:28pm
New research has suggested that if Māori and Pacific four-year olds experienced the same family and neighbourhood conditions as their European counterparts, rates of obesity would drop by half for Māori - and by a third among Pacific kids.
Friday, 7 June 2019 2:40pm
NCLR Investigator, Associate Professor Joe Boden recently appeared on the AM show to discuss the toll that alcohol has on our society.
Wednesday, 5 June 2019 2:16pm
Professor Richie Poulton recently spoke about the impact of the first 1000 days of life on longterm health, wellbeing, behaviour and socioeconomic outcomes.
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 2:31pm
NCLR investigator Associate Professor Jonathan Broadbent's recent article in the Conversation focuses on inequalities in dental care in New Zealand.
Thursday, 16 May 2019 2:45pm
Flowers, home-cooked meals and time were among the items donated in the aftermath of the Christchurch terror attacks. A new University of Otago study has found these simple acts of kindness not only benefited victims, but strengthened the well-being and resilience of those giving them.
Monday, 1 April 2019 10:41am
The University is excited to announce the launch of campus helicopter tours, under the capable captaincy of Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne.
Thursday, 28 March 2019 8:02pm
Bringing science and storytelling together, the upcoming ScienceTeller 2019 exploring Science and the Afterlife, is the inspiration of the inquiring minds of Associate Professor Jesse Bering, Director of the Centre for Science Communication, and Professor Jamin Halberstadt of the Department of Psychology.