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Study reveals links between bee brains and human brains

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 3:07pm

In a discovery which could open new avenues for understanding of the brain, researchers have found similarities between the brain activity of honey bees and humans.

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Scientists seek urgent action on impacts of climate change on reptiles and amphibians

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 12:01pm

World leaders in reptile and amphibian research say there is an urgent international need to acknowledge the evidence for global climate change and take immediate action to help save these vulnerable animals.

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Penguin study reveals Southern Ocean’s Ice Age history

Tuesday, 17 December 2019 11:14am

A new scientific study headed by the University of Otago has revealed important clues as to how Southern Ocean ecosystems responded to past global climate change events.

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30 new Professors for the University of Otago

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 4:51pm

Thirty University of Otago academics have been promoted to the position of professor this year.