Wednesday, 21 September 2022 2:09pm
The investiture of Professor Jacinta Ruru, MNZM, of Port Chalmers, for services to Māori and the law, took place on 21 September 2022 at Government House in Wellington.
Thursday, 25 August 2022 10:23am
It is quite possible that if Karyn Paringatai had not started delving into her whakapapa, she would not be around to advocate for greater awareness of stomach cancer.
Monday, 22 August 2022 10:53am
On Saturday 30 July 2022 Te ORA’s membership gathered online to celebrate the significant achievements of Tākuta Māori (Māori doctors) and, in a smaller fashion, Māori medical students.
Monday, 30 May 2022 2:58pm
Professors Suzanne Pitama and Joanne Baxter spoke to The Spinoff about their pioneering roles as wāhine Māori Deans of the Dunedin School of Medicine and University of Otago, Christchurch.
Friday, 11 February 2022 1:42pm
Professor Joanne Baxter (Ngāi Tahu, Ngāti Mamoe, Waitaha, Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō) is the new Dean of the Dunedin School of Medicine, at the University of Otago.
Wednesday, 6 October 2021 11:11am
Otago Medical School Professor Sue Crengle will play a central role in what she describes as “the biggest opportunity for Māori health in my career”.
Thursday, 23 September 2021 12:37pm
Two University of Otago emerging researchers have secured more than $800,000 to boost New Zealand’s pest management efforts.
Friday, 17 September 2021 12:39pm
Haere mai Dr Nathan Kenny! Nathan joined Otago Biochemistry last week as a brand new lecturer and research group leader. His plans include researching resilience in kuku, green-lipped mussels, in a project supported by a Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.
Friday, 14 September 2018 11:39am
The 2018 award for Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching – Kaupapa Māori category went to a University of Otago teacher.
Friday, 14 September 2018 10:12am
For the sixth year running, the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence has gone to a University of Otago academic.
Monday, 18 June 2018 11:44am
Almost $19 million awarded to Otago researchers in Health Research Council funding
Friday, 8 June 2018 12:03pm
Numbers of Māori and Pacific students training to be doctors and dentists skyrocket.
Thursday, 10 May 2018 12:07pm
Otago academics defend Māori consultation processes
Friday, 10 February 2017 11:52am
Learning Te Reo relevant to a health environment is now easy thanks to an innovative App and interactive game developed at the University of Otago, Christchurch.
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 3:36pm
Four leading University of Otago academics are among 19 top researchers and scholars to be newly elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Monday, 17 October 2016 12:22pm
The University of Otago this week renewed an important Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Te Rūnanga o Toa Rangatira. The MoU was signed at a ceremony at the University of Otago Wellington by Te Taku Parai, chair of Te Rūnanga, Sir Matiu Rei, Te Rūnanga Executive Director, and John Ward, Chancellor of the University.
Monday, 3 October 2016 2:41pm
The University of Otago’s new postgraduate programme, the Master of Applied Science in Quantitative Genetics, is set to directly benefit New Zealand’s primary industries, biomedical research, conservation and biosecurity interests.
Friday, 9 September 2016 9:37am
Two current and one former University of Otago staff members received medals at the New Zealand Association of Scientists Awards Night, which recognises outstanding contributions by members of the country’s science community.
Thursday, 18 August 2016 9:04am
For the fifth year running, the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence has gone to a University of Otago academic.
Friday, 8 July 2016 3:02pm
I whakaputaina e Te Rōpū Rangahau Hauora a Eru Pōmare, he rīpoata whakarāpopoto i ngā tatauranga hauora Māori mō ngā Poari Hauora a-Rohe o te motu nei. Koinei te wā tuatahi kua puta ēnei momo tatauranga i roto i te reo Māori.
Thursday, 9 June 2016 9:12am
A world-renowned New Zealand longitudinal study researcher; a molecular biology pioneer and mentor; and two talented up-and-coming researchers from the University of Otago have received Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) awards for an outstanding contribution to health research excellence, leadership, and impact last evening.
Thursday, 12 May 2016 10:00am
Two EDOR researchers have been awarded HRC feasibility study funding for projects to develop measures of factors that may impact on our health.
Friday, 29 April 2016 11:10am
New Zealand is making gains at improving underlying factors affecting the health of Māori children and young people, a new report by the University of Otago-based NZ Child and Youth Epidemiology Service shows.
Thursday, 21 April 2016 3:05pm
A world-first study into the health and wellbeing of more than 154 million Indigenous and tribal peoples globally was launched today simultaneously in Melbourne and London, by Australia’s Lowitja Institute and the Lancet journal.
Thursday, 14 April 2016 10:28am
University of Otago researchers have been awarded around $1.7M in funding from the Lottery Grants Board to support studies focusing on improving New Zealanders’ health.
Thursday, 31 March 2016 3:20pm
A new study from the University of Otago, Wellington, has found that there are health system barriers for young Māori mothers when trying to access timely contraception.
Tuesday, 16 February 2016 3:23pm
Innovative approaches to address traumatised indigenous communities will be described by Australian educators Barbara Wingard and Dr David Denborough from the Dulwich Centre for Narrative Therapy in Wellington tomorrow.
Monday, 23 November 2015 9:46am
Nearly half of recent Māori university graduates are the first in their immediate family to attend university, one third are parents and the majority (70%) are female, new research from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research shows.
Friday, 6 November 2015 3:30pm
Seventeen University of Otago academics—across a spectrum of research fields—have been promoted to full professor.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 2:47pm
A biennial Māori Research Symposium that showcases Māori academic research excellence at the University of Otago starts tomorrow at the Hutton Theatre, Otago Museum.