Otago Daily Times:

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.

Dunedin Study safeguarded

Dunedin Study safeguarded

The future of the University of Otago's Dunedin Study has been safeguarded after it received more than $6 million in Health Research Council grants.

Very bright students find time to relax (+ video)

Very bright students find time to relax (+ video)

University of Otago students did glow yoga at the Otago University Students' Association Clubs & Societies Centre in Dunedin last night.

Early career research rewarded

Early career research rewarded

The research achievements of six University of Otago staff have earned them early career awards.

Delighted with $5m for Alzheimer's research (+ video)

Delighted with $5m for Alzheimer's research (+ video)

University of Otago brain health researcher Prof Cliff Abraham is "delighted'' his research team has received a programme grant of nearly $5million to pursue a new approach to counter Alzheimer's disease.

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