Otago Daily Times:

Game fun way to learn safety

Game fun way to learn safety

Being seriously injured in an accident is not a game. But it seems being educated on how to avoid serious injury can be.

Big rise in serious disciplinary matters

Big rise in serious disciplinary matters

The number of serious disciplinary matters at the University of Otago almost doubled over the past two years.

Fewer cheats dealt with

The number of University of Otago students dealt with for alleged dishonest practices plunged 42% last year.

Trio off to Japan meeting

Trio off to Japan meeting

Three University of Otago students will soon be meeting Nobel laureates at a high-powered scientific gathering in Japan.

Research grant for malpractice study

Research grant for malpractice study

A harkness Fellowship will help University of Otago academic Dr Jennifer Moore shed new light on the results of reforms to New Zealand's previously ''unfair'' medical misadventure compensation system.

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.

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