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Uni's $829 million boost to city

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The University of Otago contributed $829 million to the local economy last year, a yearly report evaluating its economic impact has found.

Dinner in pink raises $1350 for cancer research

Dinner in pink raises $1350 for cancer research

University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic students (from left) Kate Dowding (20), Hattie MacLennan (20) and Lucy Boon (21) held a Pink Potluck dinner at a Dunedin student flat last night, to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.

Dinner in pink raises $1350 for cancer research

Dinner in pink raises $1350 for cancer research

University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic students (from left) Kate Dowding (20), Hattie MacLennan (20) and Lucy Boon (21) held a Pink Potluck dinner at a Dunedin student flat last night, to raise money for breast cancer awareness and research.

Varsity council may shrink

The University of Otago's council would include two staff representatives and the student association president under a proposal released for consultation last week.

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

University of Otago PhD researcher Hazem Zohny has warned about myths and ''hype'' involving so-called ''smart'' drugs, and says there is little evidence they improve the academic performance of university students.

University puts Chch development on hold

The University of Otago has put the brakes on plans to develop a $5.5 million plot of Christchurch land in the city's proposed health precinct.

OUSA needs independent voice: speakers

The Otago University Students Association needs to retain a strong independent voice and students should continue to speak out over social injustice.

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Research aimed at better protecting New Zealand against highly drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis is one of many University of Otago projects boosted by $2.2 million in Lottery Health Research funding.

Master's student focusing onmigrants' health practices

Master's student focusing onmigrants' health practices

The health experiences of migrants in New Zealand's biomedicine-focused healthcare system is the focus of research for Master's student Hannah Bailly.

Views on council make-up sought

The University of Otago will open up public consultation this week on changes to its council membership, a university spokeswoman said.

Uni's $829 million boost to city

Uni's $829 million boost to city

The University of Otago contributed $829 million to the local economy last year, a yearly report evaluating its economic impact has found.

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