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Students push culinary envelope

Hot water is poured over dry ice at Technique restaurant.

In a culmination of three years of study, the first bachelor of culinary arts students at Otago Polytechnic put on a memorable dinner last week for friends and associates.

Academics honoured

Academics honoured

Three leading University of Otago academics have received Royal Society of New Zealand national awards.

Five Otago scholarship winners Asia bound

Five University of Otago students will head to Asia next year after being awarded Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia.

Varsity cut backs required to fund building

Varsity cut backs required to fund building

The University of Otago is facing its toughest financial times in more than a decade, with significant savings needed to fund its more than $600 million building programme.

Ladies and gentlemen, please be up standing

Ladies and gentlemen, please be up standing

Prof Barry Taylor, dean of the University of Otago Dunedin School of Medicine, is taking something of a stand over sitting.

Small rise in numbers expected

After four years of falling student numbers, the University of Otago is expecting a modest increase next year.

Students push culinary envelope

Students push culinary envelope

In a culmination of three years of study, the first bachelor of culinary arts students at Otago Polytechnic put on a memorable dinner last week for friends and associates.

Researcher takes up Paterson chair

Researcher takes up Paterson chair

Dr David Tombs, a public theology researcher working in Northern Ireland, will take up the University of Otago's Howard Paterson Chair in Theology and Public Issues early next year.

'Huge relief' as Otago students post first win

A quarter of a century since the last time they last took part in a televised University Challenge quiz event, University of Otago students are back in action, and are still winning.

Otago researchers find new whale genus

Otago researchers find new whale genus

Painstaking detective work by University of Otago paleontologists has led to the discovery of a previously unknown genus of ancient baleen whales, now named Tohoraata, or ''Dawn Whale''.

Iwi pulls out of project

Iwi pulls out of project

Ngai Tahu has withdrawn from a project worth tens of millions to build two student hostels in Dunedin, but says it remains keen on investing elsewhere in the city.

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