Local government is outperforming central government on both
sides of the Tasman in responding to email queries, a
University of Otago study has found.
University of Otago computer science students have had a rare
close encounter with punched card equipment used in Dunedin
more than 50 years ago.
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.
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.
Canadian pharmacy researcher Carlo Marra has been appointed
as the new dean of the Univer-sity of Otago's School of
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.
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.
A 2.9% increase in the cost of tertiary education was
worrying but not surprising, Otago University Students'
Association president Laura Harris says.
David Gerrard says being awarded the title Emeritus Professor
is the highlight of his career in sport and exercise
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.
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