Prof Michael Eccles, of the University of Otago, has gained
$150,000 in Health Research Council funding to undertake
world-first research into a new way to measure the
aggressiveness of cancer cells.
New Zealand's productivity remains relatively low because
''we simply don't tap into our full potential'', Canterbury
Employers' Chamber of Commerce chief executive Peter Townsend
Former University of Otago student Alex Frere will have three
good reasons to celebrate when he graduates at a ceremony in
When it comes to computer security, let the seller beware.
Recent ''astonishing'' research findings involving dolphins
in Doubtful Sound have increased University of Otago Prof
Steve Dawson's fears about the future of the critically
endangered Maui's dolphin.
Leading medicinal chemist Prof Margaret Brimble hopes that
her success in trail-blazing research will encourage young
scientists to pursue careers in this country, rather than
Some stroke victims may eventually recover lost hand function
thanks to smart new computer system designed to fool the
Four Otago Museum staff are attending the annual Asia Pacific
science centre conference in South Korea this week.
Planned surveillance law changes will move New Zealand
towards a ''national security state'', two University of
Otago professors say.
Award-winning University of Otago biochemist Warren Tate has
urged university graduates to develop a vision and warned
against ''tsunamis of distracting social culture'', including
smart phones and social media.
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