John Gibb

Student's difficult journey to degree

Student's difficult journey to degree

North Island student Riana Murray has made a tough and sometimes painful educational journey to gain a national certificate in veterinary nursing from Otago Polytechnic.

Poppies flooding in

Poppies flooding in

A wave of knitted poppies has swept into Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, as part of its World War 1 commemorations.

Tools help unlock brain mysteries

Tools help unlock brain mysteries

An advanced set of analytical tools is enabling scientists to gain striking insights into the brain's mysteries and open up new horizons in stroke-related research.

Possible cancer link with ploughing

Possible cancer link with ploughing

When it comes to ploughing and cancer, what on earth is the link?

Good progress made on rope walk

Good progress made on rope walk

Engineers and other staff have made ''very good progress'' in dismantling complex rope-making equipment at the Donaghys historic rope walk building in Dunedin.

ACC ruling quashed

Dunedin ACC clients Bruce Van Essen and Jason Patterson will seek leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against a recent Court of Appeal finding arising from a dispute over ''flawed'' search warrants executed in 2006.

Numbers put pressure on museum

As visitor numbers at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum continue to rise, the museum risks becoming a ''victim of our success'', director Jennifer Evans says.

Juilliard School dean visits city

Juilliard School dean visits city

Ara Guzelimian has held several senior American leadership posts in classical music but loves nothing more than helping young musicians, actors and dancers.

Academics win awards

Academics win awards

Four ''outstanding'' University of Otago academics have been honoured in the University of Otago's annual teaching excellence awards.

Gates foundation funding Otago salmonella research

Gates foundation funding Otago salmonella research

The foundation established by the world's richest man has given about $320,000 to the University of Otago.