Otago Daily Times:

Cancer link with alcohol recognised

Cancer link with alcohol recognised

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation has turned down fundraising events that are too focused on alcohol, chief executive Evangelia Henderson says.

Student rep takes the field

Student rep takes the field

University sport in New Zealand is at a "pivotal'' stage and more needs to be done to increase its presence in tertiary institutions, the student voice for university sport in New Zealand says.

Moderate drinking linked to cancer

Moderate drinking linked to cancer

As little as two alcoholic drinks a day elevates the risk of breast cancer in women, new University of Otago research shows.

Humanities jobs threat

Humanities jobs threat

A major review of the University of Otago's humanities division could cause academic positions to be axed, the university has confirmed.

Fraudster stood down from student council

The Dunedin man who defrauded insurance companies of more than $300,000 to satisfy the demands of his blackmailing mistress has been stood down from the Otago Polytechnic Students' Association council after his criminal past came to light.

Cancer leap by Otago graduate (+ video)

Cancer leap by Otago graduate (+ video)

A University of Otago graduate has helped discover that an existing medication might prevent breast cancer in women carrying a faulty gene.

University key to conference tourism

The University of Otago has emerged as a key player if Dunedin is to keep benefiting from big increases in conference and event tourism.

Chance of a lifetime

Chance of a lifetime

The University of Otago's new proctor says he is looking forward to swapping some of the negative aspects of the police force for the opportunity to "guide'' young people.

Test of food skills

The skills of 150 Otago Polytechnic students will be tested at a Food Design Institute conference to be held at the institution on June 29.

Visit offers chance for further links

Visit offers chance for further links

Several positive factors could result in more academic educational links being developed between Otago Polytechnic and Japanese universities, an Otago Polytechnic executive says.

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