Otago Daily Times:

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''.

Award for marine scientist

Award for marine scientist

Asociate Prof Keith Probert, a former head of the University of Otago marine science department, has won a national award, recognising his ''outstanding contribution'' to marine science.

No-catch zones needed to save eels: scientist

No-catch zones needed to save eels: scientist

A University of Otago scientist wants no-catch zones created for longfin eels and says the Government is not acting quickly enough to protect the species.

Crystal hits right note with charity

Crystal hits right note with charity

A University of Otago student has helped raise $28,000 after coming up with an ingenious way to help charities by taking advantage of student brainpower.

Bowel test has promise

Bowel test has promise

University of Otago researchers have found new ways to detect changes occurring on the surface of the bowel, which may lead to better treatment for hundreds of children with Crohn's disease and colitis.

Hayne hails Labour's funding promise

Hayne hails Labour's funding promise

Universities will be forced to cut the quality of education they provide if the Government does not increase funding, University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof Harlene Hayne says.

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