Otago Daily Times:

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

'Smart' drugs not such a clever move - research

University of Otago PhD researcher Hazem Zohny has warned about myths and ''hype'' involving so-called ''smart'' drugs, and says there is little evidence they improve the academic performance of university students.

University puts Chch development on hold

The University of Otago has put the brakes on plans to develop a $5.5 million plot of Christchurch land in the city's proposed health precinct.

OUSA needs independent voice: speakers

The Otago University Students Association needs to retain a strong independent voice and students should continue to speak out over social injustice.

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Tb genome sequencing work gets $86k boost

Research aimed at better protecting New Zealand against highly drug-resistant strains of tuberculosis is one of many University of Otago projects boosted by $2.2 million in Lottery Health Research funding.

Master's student focusing onmigrants' health practices

Master's student focusing onmigrants' health practices

The health experiences of migrants in New Zealand's biomedicine-focused healthcare system is the focus of research for Master's student Hannah Bailly.

Views on council make-up sought

The University of Otago will open up public consultation this week on changes to its council membership, a university spokeswoman said.

Uni's $829 million boost to city

Uni's $829 million boost to city

The University of Otago contributed $829 million to the local economy last year, a yearly report evaluating its economic impact has found.

University of Otago graduands - 4pm ceremony

More than 380 people will graduate in person from the University of Otago, mainly with qualifications in commerce and law, in a ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall at 4pm today. More than 70 other people will graduate in absentia.

Use knowledge wisely, graduates advised

Use knowledge wisely, graduates advised

Our level of knowledge ultimately makes humans ''the most powerful and successful creature'' on Earth but we need to think critically to overcome the ''downside'' of our reliance on tradition.

Video: Graduation parade

Video: Graduation parade

Around 500 University of Otago graduands parade down Great King Street on the way to the Dunedin Town Hall ahead of two graduation ceremonies on Saturday.

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