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Space explorer enjoys science fiction

Space explorer enjoys science fiction

Being deeply involved in space research is a dream come true for University of Otago physicist Prof Craig Rodger, who, as a youngster, was once inspired by Star Trek on television.

Aim to tighten uni-OUSA bonds

Aim to tighten uni-OUSA bonds

College of Education operations manager Debbie Downs has been appointed chief executive of the Otago University Students' Association.

Bilkey joins Marsden council

Prof David Bilkey, of the University of Otago psychology department, has been appointed to the Marsden Fund Council.

Domestic student roll up

Increasing domestic student numbers and a $16.1 million surplus were dampened by another year of declining numbers of international students, the University of Otago council meeting heard this week.

MSD role for Poulton

The University of Otago's Prof Richie Poulton, who leads the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study, has been appointed to a new position in the Ministry of Social Development.

How lucky we were to come to NZ during the Year of the Sheep

How lucky we were to come to NZ during the Year of the Sheep

Much is made of the antics and revelry of O Week, but what is it really like?

We're never short for conversation

We're never short for conversation

Much is made of the antics and revelry of O Week, but what is it really like? Master's student and first-time University of Otago attendee Lawrence Hamilton provides an insider's look into the annual celebration.

Ear on the street revealing

Ear on the street revealing

Much is made of the antics and revelry of O Week, but what is it really like? Master's student and first-time University of Otago attendee Lawrence Hamilton provides an insider's look into the annual celebration.

New material, mystery guests

New material, mystery guests

When it comes to O Week, David Dallas is a veteran.

Polytech not resting on laurels

Polytech not resting on laurels

The ability to adapt to the changing demands of tertiary education has seen Otago Polytechnic thrive in a difficult environment, but more work is needed to keep ahead of the game. Otago Polytechnic chief executive Phil Ker spoke to ODT reporter Timothy Brown about his plans for the year ahead.

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