John Gibb

It's your genes, not the wine

It's your genes, not the wine

A new international study is pouring cold water on suggestions non-drinkers might enjoy even greater health benefits if they tried a few glasses of red wine.

Patron boost for pool trust

Moves to build a $15 million-plus aquatic centre in Mosgiel have been boosted by former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Prof David Gerrard becoming patron of a trust promoting the facility.

New home for Hotere's ceramics

New home for Hotere's ceramics

A collection of ceramics owned by celebrated Dunedin artist the late Ralph Hotere has been acquired by the Otago Museum.

More govt funding for museum wanted

More govt funding for museum wanted

Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin remains keen to attract more government funding for Otago Museum and its 1.8 million artefacts, many of which are of national or international quality.

Photos being used to monitor erosion

Photos being used to monitor erosion

Monitoring photographs will be taken every three months along Matanaka Dr, Waikouaiti, through to the Karitane Spit, to help protect important assets nearby.

Recreation centre opened

Recreation centre opened

A renovated recreation centre is contributing to the quality of educational experience at the University of Otago, the country's only truly residential student campus.

Scotland 'safer' in UK

Scotland 'safer' in UK

Losing direct access to extensive British embassy facilities throughout the world would be ''a huge shame and a huge loss'' for many Scottish people, if Scotland opted for independence.

University research gets a $600,000 boost

University research gets a $600,000 boost

Research involving electrical stimulation of the brain as a potential new form of neurological therapy is among several University of Otago studies boosted by nearly than $600,000 in grants.

Positivity key to recovery

Positivity key to recovery

Recovering from a serious brain injury is like trying to drive to Christchurch but finding yourself diverted into unfamiliar back roads filled with sheep.

Garden symbolises city's link with China

Garden symbolises city's link with China

Dunedin's Chinese Garden gives the city a special advantage in its relationship with China.