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08 Apr 2024

Greater fuel resilience needed – study


New Zealand needs to act now to boost food and fuel resilience for future global...

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22 Mar 2024

Not just a headache: migraine causing significant disability


More than a quarter of people who live with migraine disease say the condition h...

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21 Mar 2024

Kōkiri Ki Tua – towards enhanced learning and teaching


Professor Tim Cooper is focused on advancing Otago’s learning environment, enhan...

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06 Mar 2024

Better regulation could reduce deaths, injuries at home, researchers say


New regulations for private rental properties are needed to reduce injuries from...

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27 Feb 2024

Repeal of smokefree laws means thousands will die, researchers warn


The repeal of Aotearoa’s world-leading smokefree legislation means thousands of...

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31 Jan 2024

Pacific nations tax unhealthy foods to tackle NCD crisis


Pacific Island governments are increasingly imposing taxes on unhealthy foods as...

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12 Jan 2024

New Year Honour raises women’s health burden to public consciousness


A pioneering researcher on the ‘hidden burden of women’s health’ is among those...

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21 Dec 2023

Funding paves way for spiritual care in health study


An upcoming bicultural study aims to create a national action plan for spiritual...

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19 Dec 2023

From tiny houses to underwater photography: Wellington’s three-minute ‘ME-thsis’ talks


Staff and students on the Wellington campus have been presenting a fun series of...

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18 Dec 2023

Fighting antibiotic resistance


Howard Maxwell has travelled a long way since growing up in Ōpōtiki, a small tow...

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15 Dec 2023

COVID-19 contact tracing lessons could be applied to STIs, researcher says


A centralised contact tracing system for sexually transmitted infections, suitab...

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12 Dec 2023

Otago announces 29 new professors


Twenty-nine University of Otago academics are being promoted to the position of...

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