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Doctoral graduate numbers good for Otago

Is there a doctor in the house?

'So unreal' to be graduating

'So unreal' to be graduating

Brittany Williams still cannot quite believe that she is going to graduate from the University of Otago today, with a commerce degree.

Inscription one of five known

Inscription one of five known

Otago Museum staff long suspected that an ancient cuneiform inscription in a polished brick-like rock in their collection was something special.

Major diabetes discovery

Major diabetes discovery

A University of Otago research discovery has shed new light on links between diabetes and heart disease and could help ''greatly decrease'' the impact of New Zealand's growing diabetes epidemic.

Four out of four for Otago University

Four out of four for Otago University

The University of Otago last night achieved a remarkable feat by winning the Prime Minister's Supreme Award for tertiary teaching excellence for the fourth year in a row, with Associate Prof Suzanne Pitama the latest winner.

Progress against 'slippery' threat

Progress against 'slippery' threat

A leading British-based cancer researcher, Dr Peter Campbell, is cautiously confident about making further progress in the fight against cancer, but warns it remains a ''slippery'' long-term threat.

Museum display design shortlisted

The Otago Museum finds itself in good company, having been shortlisted in the Designers Institute of New Zealand's Best Awards.

Seven hurt when vehicle rolls on ice

Two people, initially assessed as seriously injured, were flown to Dunedin Hospital by helicopter after a Nissan Serena people mover rolled after apparently hitting ice on a bridge near Palmerston at the weekend.

In remembrance of an Otago Peninsula son

In remembrance of an Otago Peninsula son

A memorial march and plaque unveiling at Portobello on Saturday both honoured Lance corporal John Geary, who died on the corresponding date, August 8, at Gallipoli 100 years ago.

Eyes first met at dancing school

Eyes first met at dancing school

After being married for 60 years, Dunedin residents Betty and Gordon Renwick are still cheerfully completing each other's sentences, and often instinctively know what their spouse is thinking before anything is said.