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12 Jul 2024

Otago University supports academic’s critic and conscience role


The University of Otago welcomes the Chief Ombudsman’s ruling calling for Associ...

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10 Jul 2024

He Kete Kōrero - Winter 2024


The July 2024 issue of He Kete Kōrero marks the mid-point of the year, as we cel...

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08 Jul 2024

Funding awarded to continue critical cancer research


Lung cancer is the greatest single cancer contributor to the life expectancy gap...

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05 Jul 2024

Incontinence common for New Zealand women


Nearly half of New Zealand women experience incontinence, but shouldn’t have to...

Car driving on the open roads of New Zealand.

12 Jun 2024

Wealthy Kiwis driving up transport emissions, study finds


The well off are contributing more than their fair share of greenhouse gas emiss...

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11 Jun 2024

Time to refresh tobacco packaging and update warnings


New on-pack warning labels are needed on tobacco packaging to motivate and suppo...

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07 Jun 2024

Law change to curb vaping ineffective


Cheap, high-nicotine vapes remain widely available in low-income neighbourhoods...

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07 Jun 2024

Mahi reveals physiotherapy disparities


Knowing where physiotherapy service disparities are is the first part of address...

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27 May 2024

Climate change increases risk of cryptosporidiosis outbreaks


More cryptosporidiosis outbreaks could be on the cards for New Zealand as extrem...

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27 May 2024

HRC awards $3.7 million to Otago researchers


Antibiotic resistance is increasing at an alarming rate, causing global concern....

University of Otago staff wear respirator (N95) masks.

23 May 2024

Review highlights benefits of masks


Medical researchers from the University of Otago, Wellington, are calling for Ao...

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22 May 2024

Passing around, proxies and dodgy dairies


Underage youth in Aotearoa New Zealand are accessing e-cigarettes (or vapes) usi...

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