Monday 30 August 2021
Otago researcher joins a projected 30 top-tier researchers at the University of Oregon’s new research campus, the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact (Knight Campus). Dr Gabriella Lindberg will lead her own laboratory developing biofabricated 3D-models and organoids to bridge the gap between engineered and native tissues.
Wednesday 11 August 2021
Laura Veenendaal, PhD candidate, wins the Best Student Poster Award offered by the Health Research Society of Canterbury.
Thursday 8 July 2021
Dr Khoon Lim is the recipient of the ABSTE Emerging Investigator Award for 2021.
Wednesday 23 June 2021
MBIE supports talented Early Career Researcher with the award of its Science Whitinga Fellowship.
Wednesday 2 June 2021
Australasian society honours Otago researcher, Dr Khoon Lim, with Emerging Investigator Award.
Monday 31 May 2021
Better outcomes for women suffering from New Zealand’s most common gynaecological cancer and a bioactive toothpaste that will mean fewer visits to the dentist are just two University of Otago projects funded by the Health Research Council this week.
Friday 28 May 2021
Health Research Council of New Zealand’s Explorer Grant win for Dr Gabriella Lindberg. Personalised 3D tissue models are to be researched with the aim of reducing health inequities in cartilage therapies.
Tuesday 4 May 2021
The video of Professor Tim Woodfield's Inaugural Professorial Lecture is now available.
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Otago’s Health Sciences Division awards Dr Gabriella Lindberg a postdoctoral fellowship. Research into the integration of cartilage bioimplants with patient’s own tissues.
Monday 19 April 2021
Top research honour awarded to Professor Tim Woodfield for his research leadership in the University of Otago Christchurch campus.
Tuesday 9 March 2021
Tim Woodfield delivers his inaugural lecture as a newly appointed professor, Wednesday 7 April, 5.50pm, Rolleston Lecture Theatre. This is a FREE event open to the public, but registration is required.
Monday 8 March 2021
The University of Otago’s Dr Khoon Lim and Mr Jeremy Simcock speak on TV’s NewsHub about their innovative fat grafting research, promising another option for reconstructive plastic surgery. Their research proposal recently won a Translational Research Grant and $50,000 funding from the University.
Tuesday 2 March 2021
The International Union Societies for Biomaterials Science and Engineering honours University of Otago researcher Professor Tim Woodfield.
Monday 18 January 2021
Te Tahau Rangahau Hauratanga Lottery Health Research win secures a new rheometer for the University of Otago’s Christchurch campus.
Monday 14 December 2020
The winning team in this year’s University of Otago Translational Research Grant (TRG) competition has members based in Christchurch and Dunedin.
Monday 30 November 2020
November has been a winning month in the CReaTE research group. Three of the group’s PhD candidates have walked away with prizes from three different research-networking events.
Monday 19 October 2020
University of Otago’s Dr Khoon Lim talks on RNZ’s Science series about his research into 3D printing of blood vessel architecture – veins, arteries and capillaries – all needed for the healthy functioning of 3D printed organs.
Friday 16 October 2020
Millennium Science Pty Ltd helping to bring you our free Bioengineering at Otago Showcase, November 10th & 11th, at venues in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington, as well as over Zoom.
Wednesday 7 October 2020
Professor Tim Woodfield is the first New Zealander to be awarded the ASBTE Award for Research Excellence.
Thursday 1 October 2020
Researchers 3D-printing veins, enhancing sports spectators’ experience through augmented reality, and studying how gut bacteria influences cancer development are among the recipients of this year’s University of Otago Early Career Awards for Distinction in Research.
Thursday 1 October 2020
Newstalk ZB reporter Chris Lynch interviews Dr Khoon Lim about his research into 3D bioprinting of body parts.
Wednesday 30 September 2020
A FREE hybrid event showcasing the latest achievements in bioengineering and medical technologies.
Wednesday 22 July 2020
TechWeek NZ goes virtual and features Christchurch Research Fellow, Dr Gabriella Lindberg, discussing the long process involved in taking health technologies to market.
Wednesday 1 July 2020
CReaTE researcher receives a $730k project grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to treat avascularnecrosis using novel hydrogels.
Tuesday 30 June 2020
The University of Otago’s housing and health research programme He Kāinga Oranga will receive just under $5 million from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to continue research to maximise the health and wellbeing gains from housing.
Monday 15 June 2020
The research excellence of Professor Tim Woodfield is recognised by the the Australasian Society for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (ASBTE).
Friday 12 June 2020
Three of our completing PhD candidates - Jun Li, Cesar Alcala and Pau Atienza – conduct their end-of-thesis defence under covid-19 restrictions.
Tuesday 18 February 2020
It’s International Women’s Day soon and we’re celebrating!
Monday 16 December 2019
The CReaTE research group welcomes the arrival of a new Postdoctoral Fellow.
Wednesday 13 November 2019
Thermo Fisher Scientific helping to bring you our our free showcase celebrating 10 years of bioengineering at the University of Otago, Wednesday 27 November, on our Dunedin campus.
Tuesday 5 November 2019
Keynote speaker Professor Laura Poole-Warren, of the University of New South Wales, will feature in the Centre for Bioengineering and Nanomedicine Showcase celebrating 10 years of bioengineering at Otago.
Thursday 24 October 2019
Dr Gabriella Lindberg of the University of Otago takes first place as the ISBF Young Investigator of the Year and is honoured at the International Conference on Biofabrication in Columbus, Ohio, USA.
Monday 9 September 2019
Celebrate 10 years of Bioengineering at University of Otago at our free showcase event on Wednesday 27 November on Dunedin campus.
Thursday 15 August 2019
Health Sciences Division Travel Award helps doctoral candidate attend TERMIS-AP and ABMC7 conferences in October this year.
Tuesday 13 August 2019
Travel award wins for two PhD candidates help them attend the Queenstown Research Week in September this year.