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Space weather: Impacts on New Zealand

Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Space weather is a phenomenon few New Zealanders know about, yet in the increasingly technological world we live in, knowledge is power.

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Keeping your friends close, and your enemies closer: Group membership and theory of mind

Monday, 19 November 2018 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus


Marea Colombo has recently completed her PhD at the University of Otago under the supervision of Jamin Halberstadt. A native of Dunedin, Marea completed her undergraduate degree at Middlebury College in Vermont, where she studied Psychology and Political Science. Her PhD focusses on theory of mind in adults.

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Inaugural Professorial Lecture - Jim Cotter

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 - Archway 4 Lecture Theatre, Union Street East, Dunedin
Exploring exercise, the environment, and their extremes

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12th OERC Energy & Climate Change Symposium 2018

Thursday, 22 November 2018 - Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, 419 Great King St, Dunedin, 9016
Registrations now open
22nd & 23rd November
Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum, Dunedin

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Thirst for Knowledge: Brain Plasticity

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 - Ombrellos Kitchen and Bar, 10 Clarendon St
Deciphering communication in the brain and how it all goes wrong in disease.

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McKinlay Oration/free public lecture: Assessment and control of vitamin and mineral deficiencies globally: generating better data for more coherent public health programs

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 - Te Wao Nui, Otago Business School, Clyde St, Dunedin
 Assessment and control of vitamin and mineral deficiencies globally: generating better data for more coherent public health programs - presented by Kenneth Brown MD

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13th NZOZ Sensory and Consumer Science Symposium

Sunday, 3 February 2019 - Main Common Room, Union Building, Univeristy of Otago

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Electronic brief interventions for unhealthy alcohol use

Friday, 8 February 2019 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus

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Improved behavioural flexibility in chick by thyroid hormone

Thursday, 21 March 2019 -

William James Seminar Room 103, William James Building, 275 Leith Walk, Otago Campus


Professor Koichi J Homma is a professor in the Department of Molecular Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Teikyo University, in Tokyo, Japan. He specialises in neuroscience, behavioural biology and molecular biology, and holds degrees from the University of Tokyo. Prior to joining Teikyo University in 2004, he worked at University of Tokyo and held visiting appointments at the Max-Planck Institute of Neurobiology and University of California Berkeley.