More questions are being asked about the reliability of
Dunedin's street lighting after a delay in turning on the
lights resulted in a citywide street light blackout for at
least half an hour last night.
An $810,000 Marsden Fund grant will help University of Otago
geologist Associate Prof Daphne Lee gain revolutionary new
insights into a lost world of ancient insects, preserved in
University of Otago research in many fields has been boosted
by funding totalling more than $13.9 million in the latest
Marsden Fund grants, announced today.
Recently appointed Otago Museum conservator Nyssa Mildwaters
is excited to have taken on the challenge of helping protect
and conserve the museum's two million objects, large and
Massey University has been selected to host the Government's
new Food Safety Science and Research Centre, and the
University of Otago and other partners will contribute
University of Otago lecturer Dr Kristin Hillman has won an
annual teaching award for her ''outstanding'' and
enthusiastic contribution to university teaching.
Four University of Otago researchers, Profs Catherine Day,
Ewan Fordyce, Neil McNaughton and Iain Raeburn, have been
elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Trail running is an exciting new development that could
greatly boost interest in running in Mosgiel, former
Athletics Taieri president Rob Urquhart says.
Strong backing from the Mosgiel Memorial RSA is helping make
a dream involving overseas travel come true for Dunedin Army
Cadet Sergeant Mara Andrews.
Dunedin obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Celia Devenish has
won a senior staff award for quality in teaching, from the
University of Otago's Dunedin School of Medicine.
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