Dr David Tombs, a public theology researcher working in
Northern Ireland, will take up the University of Otago's
Howard Paterson Chair in Theology and Public Issues early
A quarter of a century since the last time they last took
part in a televised University Challenge quiz event,
University of Otago students are back in action, and are
Painstaking detective work by University of Otago
paleontologists has led to the discovery of a previously
unknown genus of ancient baleen whales, now named Tohoraata,
or ''Dawn Whale''.
Ngai Tahu has withdrawn from a project worth tens of millions
to build two student hostels in Dunedin, but says it remains
keen on investing elsewhere in the city.
A new Maori language app has been created following a
University of Otago research project on how Dunedin families
pass te reo to their children.
War memorials and much of the associated ''memorialisation''
response, particularly from some senior decision-makers,
tended to make future wars more likely, Prof Richard Jackson
Kisspeptin -- the wonder
protein recently revealed as a master controller in
reproduction -- has now been found by New Zealand researchers
to play a key role in moulding the male brain just hours
Police say they are disappointed a party in Hyde St, Dunedin,
on Saturday night was not better organised.
University of Otago academics and senior students have gained
five of the seven nationally-allocated scholarships in the
latest Rutherford Foundation Trust Awards.
A University of Otago academic who warned of a ''vicious
circle'' from low voter turnout in Dunedin City Council
elections has been appointed to help revamp the system.
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