Dunedin students will be welcomed back to the city with a
liquor ban that the University of Otago hopes becomes a
permanent feature of Orientation Week.
The University of Otago's ambition to make further
improvements and not rest on its laurels is reflected in its
membership of an international network of leading
universities, University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof
Harlene Hayne said yesterday.
The challenge of achieving sustainability and growing
pressure on New Zealand's rural landscape were highlighted
during a national geography conference at the University of
Emeritus Prof Richard Bedford yesterday urged fellow
geographers to accept the challenge of providing research
input to public policy.
Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne will be in the role
until 2021, it was announced yesterday.
About 180 people have converged on the University of Otago to
attend the New Zealand Geographical Society's latest national
University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne will
continue in the role until 2021, the university announced
University of Otago graduate Brad Sutherland, a research
fellow at the University of Oxford, tells reporter Eileen
Goodwin about the next step in his career.
Contractors demolish the Barningham Building behind the
University of Otago School of Dentistry complex on Thursday.
Women will be outnumbered three to one on the University of
Otago's council in 2016.
"man-in-the-street'' survey conducted by a retired Dunedin
academic has found 90% of respondents have trouble
recognising the difference between the Australian and the New
A University of Otago marine scientist will be leading a
small army of school pupils in a new study of how Port
Otago's deepening project will affect marine life along the
The intricacies and research behind human body decomposition
were made public in Dunedin at a "real-life CSI'' seminar
given by a University of Otago guest lecturer this week.
Implants inserted in the brains of alcoholics in research
under way in Dunedin are not having quite the desired effect
but are producing promising early results, nonetheless.
Former students should pay their loans, but they should not
be treated like criminals if they do not, University of Otago
Students' Association president Laura Harris says.
If those long days of sun, sand and sleep-ins are but a
distant memory, and you have the back-to-work blues, David
Bilkey might have a fix for you.
University of Otago student Nikita Potemkin has won the Otago
Medical School Research Society's prize for science writing.
Prof Erica Chenoweth, a leading US specialist on non-violent
civil resistance, will visit Dunedin later this month and
give a public lecture at the University of Otago.
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