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Emeritus Prof title zenith of career - Gerrard

David Gerrard.
David Gerrard says being awarded the title Emeritus Professor is the highlight of his career in sport and exercise medicine.

Pre-computer tech tutorial

Pre-computer tech tutorial

University of Otago computer science students have had a rare close encounter with punched card equipment used in Dunedin more than 50 years ago.

Gaps to draw in more sand

Gaps to draw in more sand

A University of Otago master's student is trialling ways to save sand dunes below John Wilson Ocean Dr which he says are at risk of being wiped out by any sizeable storm.

$250,000 for study plans at Oxford

$250,000 for study plans at Oxford

University of Otago neuroscience graduate Sam Hall-McMaster is enjoying success after success, having gained two scholarships, totalling more than $250,000, to support study at Oxford University.

New dean appointed

New dean appointed

Canadian pharmacy researcher Carlo Marra has been appointed as the new dean of the Univer-sity of Otago's School of Pharmacy.

From police to proctor

From police to proctor

The University of Otago has appointed Dunedin police officer Dave Scott as its new proctor, replacing Dave Miller, who resigned after only four months in the job.

French WW1 tunnels dug by Kiwis surveyed

French WW1 tunnels dug by Kiwis surveyed

Anyone revisiting once-forgotten tunnels in northern France, dug by New Zealand engineers during World War 1, might be surprised to find names like Dunedin, Bluff, and Christchurch written on the tunnel walls.

Increased cost of study 'worrying'

Increased cost of study 'worrying'

A 2.9% increase in the cost of tertiary education was worrying but not surprising, Otago University Students' Association president Laura Harris says.

Emeritus Prof title zenith of career - Gerrard

Emeritus Prof title zenith of career - Gerrard

David Gerrard says being awarded the title Emeritus Professor is the highlight of his career in sport and exercise medicine.

Polar Medal for Otago graduate

Polar Medal for Otago graduate

University of Otago graduate Agnieszka Fryckowska, whose meteorological survey work took her to the depths of the Antarctic, has received a Polar Medal for her British Antarctic Survey work.

Nothing dry about a life in statistics

Nothing dry about a life in statistics

University of Otago graduate Len Cook is a former Government Statistician and Statistics New Zealand chief executive, and former National Statistician, United Kingdom, and Registrar-general of England and Wales. He is now New Zealand's Families Commissioner and chairman of the Social Policy Research and Evaluation Unit (Superu). John Gibb talked to him about his time at the University of Otago and his career.

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