A call is being made to recognise Otago’s science heroes with nominations now open for the biennial Otago Daily Times Otago Science Awards – a joint initiative between the New Zealand International Science Festival and the ODT. Nominations can be made online via the New Zealand International Science Festival scifest.org.nz website and will close on Thursday 28 June at 5pm. Winners will be announced at the launch of the New Zealand International Science Festival on Friday 6 July.
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University of Otago postgraduate student Minyheok Tak has achieved the rare feat of producing a PhD thesis awarded “Exceptional” status by an external examination panel.
The School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences staff are pleased to announce our new 2019 curriculum (subject to final approval).
With the Highlanders Super Rugby side at the top end of the Super Rugby points table and currently unbeaten in 2018, it’s no surprise their coaching staff are looking for every opportunity to maintain the side’s peak performance.