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.
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 11:02am
Through simple games and day-to-day tasks, parents can help their children learn self-regulation, a skill considered essential for success, a University of Otago study has found.
Friday, 18 January 2019 4:35pm
Otago researcher and NCLR investigator Associate Professor Joseph Boden proposes a cautious path forward for changing cannabis law in New Zealand.
Thursday, 10 January 2019 4:31pm
NCLR investigator Dr Lisa Te Morenga recently led a study that found that high fiber carbohydrates are associated with lower risk of many chronic non-communicable diseases.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 1:45pm
NCLR Co-director Professor Richie Poulton has been appointed as the Chief Science Advisor to the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction.
Thursday, 13 December 2018 3:35pm
Marea Colombo, the eldest daughter of Otago Vice-Chancellor and Psychology Professor Harlene Hayne and Head of the Department of Psychology Professor Mike Colombo, will graduate on Saturday with her PhD in … Psychology. She spoke to the Otago Bulletin Board about her studies and her future plans.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 2:45pm
Seventeen University of Otago academics have been promoted to the position of professor this year.
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 10:39pm
The Division of Sciences recently celebrated its annual awards recognising the breadth of work undertaken across many areas of University life including research, teaching, community engagement, technical and administrative support.