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Study finds pesticides banned in Europe present in New Zealand streams

Tuesday, 3 September 2019 11:05am

A University of Otago study investigating chemicals in New Zealand waterways has found evidence of pesticides banned in some European countries present in agricultural streams.

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Otago student People’s Choice winner at national 3MT finals

Friday, 23 August 2019 1:28pm

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) master’s student Livvy Mitchell is this year’s 3MT NZ Inter-University Master’s champion, but Otago’s Jonah Belk was the audience’s favourite.

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Otago hosting 10th International Penguin Conference

Tuesday, 20 August 2019 4:50pm

The biology, ecology, heath and behaviour of penguins will be discussed by the world’s leading researchers at a conference hosted by the University of Otago this month.

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Hotly contested 3MT finals

Monday, 5 August 2019 8:25pm

Robotic spiders and endometrial cancer – two very different topics, but two very happy graduate students.

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Owha the Leopard seal seals the deal

Thursday, 20 June 2019 10:58pm

Leopard seals are generally associated with Antarctica and rank as one of the icy continents top predators. But they have one Otago postgraduate hooked.

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Spotting Otago skinks goes global

Monday, 17 June 2019 9:15am

A University of Otago student is taking science into people’s homes to help increase understanding of the endangered Otago skink.