Researchers involved in collaborative study of oxidative
stress and aspects of colorectal cancer have received a boost
to their plans by winning the Dunedin School of Medicine's
latest research development investment awards.
The University of Otago is switching to a new, year-round
system for allocating PhD scholarships, partly to help
"recruit and retain the very best postgraduate students" from
New Zealand and abroad.
The Otago Museum's popular tropical forest will continue next
year, the museum trust board has decided.
Moves to raise the driving age and to cut the youth
blood-alcohol level to zero will help reduce the road death
and injury toll, University of Otago researcher Dr Dorothy
A sophisticated new imaging microscope is helping advance
cutting-edge research, including into childhood leukemia, at
the University of Otago zebrafish facility.
Dunedin firms have been sideswiped by the grounding of
European flights as New Zealand exporters struggle to get
product into European markets because of the volcanic
eruption in Iceland.
The Otago Settlers Museum has secured the future of its
planned education outreach programme, involving some of the
city's other museums, by gaining a key new Ministry of
Facing the biggest disruption to air travel in Britain and
Europe for more than 50 years, some present and former
Dunedin residents were beginning to take things in their
An international conference hosted by the University of Otago
has highlighted links between migration, ethnicity and mental
health problems, including the role of "isolation and culture
One of the world's leading plant explorers, horticulturists
and gardening authors, Dan Hinkley, will make his first visit
to Dunedin later this month.
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