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SJWRI research supported by 2021 NZ Dental Research Foundation and Ministry of Health oral health funding

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Tuesday 14 September 2021

The New Zealand Dental Association and Ministry of Health (MoH) are key supporters of our cutting-edge dental and oral health research, through the NZ Dental Research Foundation (NZDRF) and MoH Oral Health Research funding rounds. In the 2021 NZDRF funding round, a total of $131,240 in funding has been awarded for research projects led by our staff, PhD and DClinDent students. SJWRI researchers are also lead or key named investigators on projects awarded $61,537 in targeted Ministry of Health Oral Health Research funding. As always, we thank the NZ Dental Research Foundation and the Ministry of Health for their continued support.

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Otago researchers secure significant Endeavour funding

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Wednesday 8 September 2021

Understanding the future of fjords and their ability to soak up carbon is one of nine University of Otago scientific research projects receiving more than $16 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).

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Best research presentation winners

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Friday 6 August 2021

Congratulations to Zeina Al Naasan and Begoña Ruiz Conrads on winning the Best Research Presentation – Senior Category at the 2021 New Zealand Society of Hospital and Community Dentistry Conference.

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Finalists five times


Thursday 22 July 2021

Two of the University of Otago's building projects are in the running for five Property Council of New Zealand Awards.

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