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06 Nov 2023

Independent studies using smart mouthguard data sheds light on playing rugby like never before

World Rugby Chairman Sir Bill Beaumont has welcomed results from the largest eve...

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12 Sep 2023

Water safety education in range of environments viable tool to reduce drownings

Combining water safety education in both a swimming pool and open water improves...

19 Jul 2023

Making an impact in women's football through research and community work

With her contagious energy, it’s little surprise to learn that Master of Science...

27 Apr 2023

Ground breaking research on elite snow sport athletes

A Master of Science student is conducting ground-breaking research into the forc...

13 Jan 2023

Six minutes of intense exercise boosts key brain protein

Six minutes of high intensity exercise may help maintain a healthy brain and del...

01 Jan 2023

Scholarships create connections back to rural communities

The applications for New Zealand Rural Games Trust Scholarships were so impressi...

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19 Dec 2022

The whakapapa, mātauranga and tikanga of water safety

Dr Chanel Phillips is having a major influence on the rethinking and rewriting o...

30 Nov 2022

Assessing the knocks: How Otago researchers are helping World Rugby

New Otago research findings about the long-term impact of head injuries in rugby...

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14 Oct 2022

Union Court to be demolished

Preparations are underway for the demolition of Union Court in Union Place West.

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29 Sep 2022

Blues and Golds 2022

The highest degree of sporting, cultural, community and arts achievements among...

21 Jul 2022

21 July 2022 Adventure skills help participants cope with pandemic restrictions

Psychological skills gained while rock climbing and kayaking helped participants...

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12 Jul 2022

International students excited to be in Dunedin

A common interest in biomechanics has led one University of Otago PhD candidate...

Alumni news

Scholarships create connections back to rural communities

Thursday 8 September 2022

The applications for New Zealand Rural Games Trust Scholarships were so impressive, the Trust decided to award two $1000 scholarships instead of one, to second-year Otago students Thomas Menlove and Holly Williams.

Four Honorary Doctorates to mark sesquicentennial

Wednesday 15 May 2019

Four University of Otago Alumni will be recognised for their life's work and their contribution to the University, New Zealand and the world during a special graduation ceremony on 1 June.

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