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Final stages of project

Final stages of project

A crane lowers precast concrete steps on the bank of the Water of Leith, opposite the University of Otago Science 3 building.

Tighter grip on student behaviour

Tighter grip on student behaviour

More students are being disciplined for unruly behaviour, but the university says the increase is down to the occupants of a few bad flats.

Brand launch to combat drop in student numbers

Brand launch to combat drop in student numbers

The number of international students studying in Otago has dropped 5%, making it among the worst-performing regions in New Zealand.

Easing pain and cost for arthritis sufferers

Easing pain and cost for arthritis sufferers

Otago has a rich history of establishing firsts, leading the way in many fields. University of Otago researchers are attracting international attention, with some granted millions of dollars for cutting-edge projects. So what are they up to? Reporter John Gibb does his own research on the researchers.

Polytechnic upgrade work to begin next week

A $12 million upgrade of two of Otago Polytechnic's main campus buildings has been approved and construction is set to start on Monday.

Potential life-saver launched

Potential life-saver launched

A life-saving hand-held device developed at the University of Otago to quickly detect viruses and bacteria is set to go global - and millions could be sold.

Drug therapy trial likely

Drug therapy trial likely

A Dunedin researcher hopes to be undertaking clinical trials to help stroke victims within the next two years.

Deep debt for our future doctors

Deep debt for our future doctors

University of Otago medical student Alex Hedley is unsure how he is going to come up with $20,000 to pay for his last year of study.

Lab relocation on hold

Lab relocation on hold

The University of Otago's plan to relocate its animal testing facility after the spread of a parasitic worm has been put on hold while a preferred site is chosen.

Researcher counters claim taxpayers' money wasted

Researcher counters claim taxpayers' money wasted

A University of Otago professor has struck back after the Taxpayers' Union accused the university of wasting taxpayers' money ''counting graffiti and rubbish''.

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