Powerful scientific technology has helped University of Otago
researchers to show that some of the likely ancestors of
Polynesians were eating fruit bats and chickens in Vanuatu
3000 years ago.
Urgent interim measures need to be taken to protect the
endangered New Zealand sea lion population given the serious
rate of decline in pup numbers in the Auckland Islands,
scientists and conservationists say.
The number of University of Otago students taking humanities
has dropped by more than 570 in the past two years, dragging
down overall numbers.
Otago University's new visitors centre has had more
than 3500 people through its doors since it opened in
Establishing a $3 million research station on the Auckland
Islands will benefit New Zealand through a better
understanding of the likely impact of climate change,
University of Otago researchers have helped solve the great
disappearing hydrogen gas mystery.
A line-up including ''probably the biggest'' United Kingdom
hip-hop act has attracted fans from around New Zealand to
tomorrow's O-Week afterparty at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The trouble in Ukraine has left New Zealand in a critical
position as it vies for selection to the United Nations
Security Council, University of Otago politics professor
Robert Patman says.
A former Dunedin student has released an app to help
musicians write music.
Two University of Otago students who climbed on a fire engine
and incited people to throw bottles were among a dwindling
number dealt with for serious incidents last year.
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