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Kidney function trajectory starts in childhood – Otago study

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Tuesday 22 November 2022

People who grew up in deprived socioeconomic conditions, or who were overweight in childhood, are more likely to have poorer kidney function in their 30s and 40s and are more at risk of developing chronic kidney disease as they get older, a University of Otago study has shown.

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Renowned Dunedin Study wins Rutherford Medal

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Thursday 17 November 2022

The University of Otago’s Dunedin Study – touted as the world’s most successful longitudinal study of a general community – has been awarded this year’s prestigious Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Medal.

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Community welcome at cemetery project conclusion

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Monday 14 November 2022

Six years after they were excavated from an Otago cemetery, the remains of 27 people who have helped shed light on the lives of early European settlers will again be laid to rest.

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Dr Tustin resigns after 27 years at Otago

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Thursday 10 November 2022

When he leaves St Margaret’s College, Dr Charles Tustin will look back on a 27-year association with the University of Otago with gratitude and fondness.

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Youth support for smokefree generation policy

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Wednesday 9 November 2022

Young people have shown strong support for the Government’s proposal to introduce a smokefree generation, a study by researchers at the University of Otago has found.

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