Thursday 17 February 2022
The ultimate summer plans involve days in the sun surrounded by golden sand and waves, which is exactly what was on the cards for teams attending the University Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) Beach Volleyball Championship.
Thursday 28 October 2021
Unless you’re a water-polo player, the “egg-beater” technique may mean little to you. But new research from the University of Otago has found it may be the most effective skill you can learn to prevent drowning.
Monday 20 September 2021
Jeremy Hapeta is moving south from Manawatū to join the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences as a senior lecturer in Physical Education and Māori Physical Education, after 15 years at Massey University.
Friday 10 September 2021
The narrative of the 1981 Springbok tour continues to reflect New Zealand's anti-apartheid views, but in fact protestors treated it more as a critique of New Zealand Society, research shows.
Thursday 19 August 2021
The Coastal People: Southern Skies Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE), and its directors, Associate Professors Anne-Marie Jackson and Chris Hepburn, are featured in issue 52 of the University of Otago Magazine.
Tuesday 22 June 2021
It’s no secret that the Otago University Rowing Club is the envy of many others and attracts top athletes from around the country, including Ben Mason and Kobe Miller.
Thursday 17 June 2021
On the spur of the moment Eryn Duffy entered a radio competition for $2,000, saying if she won, she'd love to give the money to ExPinkt™, a breast cancer gym run through the University of Otago.
Monday 14 June 2021
Investigating the connections between sport and wider society has helped the University of Otago maintain its success in the sports-related category of the 2021 QS World Rankings.
Thursday 1 April 2021
Underscoring the continued commitment to furthering head injury prevention in rugby, World Rugby is partnering with New Zealand Rugby, the University of Otago and Prevent Biometrics to undertake a ground-breaking study to understand the nature and frequency of head impacts in men’s and women’s community and age-grade rugby.
Friday 18 December 2020
It was a box of documents on the 1981 Springboks tour stored in a farm shed in South Africa which would be the source of years of postgraduate research for Sebastien Potgieter.
Friday 9 October 2020
The University of Otago is proud to announce success in two applications for Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) funding in the latest Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) funding round.
Wednesday 7 October 2020
Like many who pursue a career as a sports trainer, Grant Harris had dreams of working with elite athletes or being the next All Blacks strength and conditioning coach, but he's found his niche somewhere completely different.
Tuesday 8 September 2020
A new workbook resource has been developed to help support the creating of new habits and reflecting on your goals.
Thursday 13 August 2020
Sustained excellence in tertiary teaching has earned Associate Professor Anne-Marie Jackson a national Tertiary Teaching Excellence award.
Monday 24 February 2020
The Built Environment and Active Transport to School (BEATS) Research Programme had two great reasons to get together for its annual symposium last week.
Monday 17 February 2020
Researchers in the collaboration Coastal People: Southern Skies feature prominently in the latest edition of He Kitenga, a prestigious University of Otago research publication.
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