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Otago academics doing their bit for the public good

Tuesday, 11 August 2020 3:22pm

Not one, but two Otago academics were celebrated when the Critic and Conscience of Society Awards were presented at the University Council Chamber last Friday night.

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Otago experts deemed ‘critic and conscience’ of society

Monday, 3 August 2020 11:53am

For the first time, the Gama Foundation has recognised two people at once for their efforts in being the ‘Critic and Conscience of Society’ – both University of Otago academic staff members.

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Otago expert fears increase in fetal alcohol disorder following lockdown

Friday, 26 June 2020 4:35pm

A University of Otago researcher fears the soaring rates of alcohol purchases during lockdown may result in more babies being born with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) next year.

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Are you interested in getting a recognised professional social work qualification?

Tuesday, 26 May 2020 3:12pm

Join us for an online information session about the Master of Social and Community Work (Applied).

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Life-saving help inspired career

Thursday, 14 May 2020 10:32am

Nikita Hames is a recent Social Work graduate, explains how life-saving help inspired her career.

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E-TANGATA interview with Shayne Walker

Thursday, 7 May 2020 4:01pm

Read the E-Tangata interview with Shayne Walker who describes social work as an act of love.