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23 Nov 2023

Liley Medal for Otago-led research to prevent rheumatic fever


Leading epidemiologist Professor Michael Baker and his research team have been r...

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14 Nov 2023

Conference explores contributing to global health


Aotearoa’s international contributions to global health will be the focus of thi...

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01 Nov 2023

Helen Morrin receives award for cancer research


After more than two decades as the Curator of Otago University’s He Taonga Tapu...

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30 Oct 2023

Otago researchers receive Fellowships


The impact of housing on mental health and how hormones regulate parents’ behavi...

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25 Oct 2023

Strong public support for alcohol policy action


There is considerable support from New Zealanders for government to take policy...

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25 Oct 2023

Dunedin Study appoints new Director


The University of Otago is proud to announce the appointment of Associate Profes...

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08 Aug 2023

Laboratory research finds gluten caused brain inflammation


In what is believed to be a world first discovery, University of Otago researche...

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07 Aug 2023

New prestigious role for Professor Jemma Geoghegan


After a global search, Professor Jemma Geoghegan has been appointed the Webster...

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04 Aug 2023

Multiple symptoms in veterans could indicate PTSD – study


A pattern of symptoms in veterans has emerged in a University of Otago study tha...

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04 Aug 2023

Screening age needs to be lowered to combat ‘epidemic’


New Zealand needs to lower the screening age for colorectal cancer if it wants t...

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02 Aug 2023

Continuity of care needed from the ‘front of the pathway’ to the back


After undergoing cancer treatment, many survivors deal with a range of psycho-so...

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20 Jul 2023

Otago University-led research delivers more certainty for genetic test diagnoses


Findings from a new international study look set to improve rates of diagnosis f...

10 Jul 2023

Otago researchers make blooming great blood sugar discovery


An extract from dahlia flower petals has been found to stabilise blood sugar lev...

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07 Jul 2023

Study shows extent of health inequities


The first study to use Māori-specific data from a nationwide health-related qual...

07 Jul 2023

Kids spending one-third of after-school time on screens, study finds


Regulations are urgently needed to protect children from harm in the unregulated...

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06 Jul 2023

Otago receives Government funding to cut food waste in aged care sector


University of Otago researchers aim to contribute to cutting food waste in the a...

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04 Jul 2023

HRC grants $51 million to Otago researchers


Otago researchers have received a significant $51 million funding boost from the...

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29 Jun 2023

Alcohol causes more harm than meth and other illegal drugs – study


New University of Otago, Christchurch, research has found that a legal drug – al...

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27 Jun 2023

DNA discovery may assist in fight against aggressive cancer


In a significant development in the fight against fatal cancers, University of O...

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21 Jun 2023

Health priorities outlined on the world stage


Clinical Associate Professor Wayne Morriss recently returned from a week in Gene...

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15 Jun 2023

Child health under the spotlight


Child health under the spotlight....

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13 Jun 2023

University welcomes funding for Science City initiative


The University of Otago welcomes new funding in the Government’s 2023 Budget for...

08 Jun 2023

Smoking and weight can impact daily vitamin C requirements


People who smoke need to consume twice as much vitamin C per day as non-smokers,...

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07 Jun 2023

Becoming a biostatistician a happy accident


Robin Turner’s journey to biostatistics was a bit of a roundabout one....

01 Jun 2023

Major CMRF grant to research hallucinations in Parkinson’s Disease


Dr Kyla-Louise Horne has received a significant funding boost for her research w...

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31 May 2023

MIHI Bipolar Research team wins prestigious international award


A team from the University of Otago, Christchurch’s, MIHI (Māori and Indigenous...

25 May 2023

Why high school kids are saying ‘yeah, nah’ to alcohol


Striking differences in the way high school students socialise may be one of the...

25 May 2023

Study will measure how much breast milk baby is actually getting


Mothers worry about an exhaustive list of things; University of Otago researcher...

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24 May 2023

3D bioprinting research set to revolutionise breast reconstruction


Innovative Otago research could help reconstruct breast tissue that cancer patie...

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11 May 2023

PhD graduand explores the cultural and therapeutic benefits of Māori story telling


Carrie Clifford (Waitaha, Kāti Māmoe, Kāi Tahu) will graduate on Saturday (May 1...

10 May 2023

New study reinforces timely need for Pneumococcal Vaccine Switch


New research from the University of Otago, Christchurch, backs a recent Pharmac...

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10 May 2023

Photos give men a voice to discuss mental distress


An innovative research project at the University of Otago, Wellington, is using...

02 Apr 2020

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