John Gibb

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.

Full steam ahead with gasworks' new boiler

Full steam ahead with gasworks' new boiler

The long wait is almost over at the Dunedin Gasworks Museum and a replacement boiler is about to get the machinery moving again after more than a year without steam.

Memorial move on cards

Memorial move on cards

Steady progress is being made over a proposal to relocate a war memorial in Main Rd, Waikouaiti, in consultation with the Waikouaiti RSA.

Polytechnic's performance 'exceptional'

Polytechnic's performance 'exceptional'

An ''exceptional'' performance by Otago Polytechnic, including a rapidly rising student roll, and three national teaching awards, means big benefits for Dunedin's economy and its tertiary education industry.

Rights work brings honour

Rights work brings honour

When University of Otago graduate and gender justice campaigner Brigid Inder was recently awarded an OBE in Britain, she was in illustrious company, including American movie star and UN Special Envoy Angelina Jolie.

Six Fulbright awards

Six Fulbright awards

A University of Otago graduate, Anton Venter, of Wellington, has gained a Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Award in Business to support study for an MBA degree in the United States.

Research contributions recognised

Research contributions recognised

wo University of Otago academics, Associate Prof Haxby Abbott and Dr Peter Fineran, have been honoured by the university for their research.