The University of
Otago anticipates it will benefit to the tune of "several
million dollars'' from extra funding for research announced
in yesterday's Budget.
University of Otago students lined up for free flu
vaccinations at a temporary clinic on campus yesterday.
International scientists co-led by a University of Otago
researcher have sequenced the mitochondrial genome of an
ancient Phoenician man, who once lived in Tunisia, in
Northern Africa, and revealed surprising European links.
Staff cuts to the Otago Polytechnic's School of Architecture
Building and Engineering were "absolutely'' necessary despite
a recent increase to the school's roll, the acting head of
A $10,000 masonic postgraduate scholarship is supporting
University of Otago research that aims to help low-income
people overcome stress arising from financial pressures.
Enrolments at the Otago Polytechnic have "remained strong''
despite a drop in numbers across the tertiary sector, chief
executive Phil Ker says.
Otago Polytechnic carpentry student Megan Roberts spends her
days surrounded by 22 males, but it is her ability rather
than her gender which makes her stand out, her tutor says.
John Egenes has performed in front of thousands, with
high-profile musicians such as Lyle Lovett, Pete Seeger,
Nanci Griffith, Jerry Jeff Walker and Guy Clark.
Small actions can make a big difference, and can sometimes
spark global changes.
One winter morning last year University of Otago graduate
Daniel Tulloch donned a suit for a Skype interview with the
University of Oxford.
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