Academic staffing has doubled at the University of Otago's
Centre for Science Communication, with a professor appointed
and ambitious plans unveiled to further develop the centre.
Genetics Otago director Associate Prof Peter Dearden has won
an international award for outstanding contributions to
Ashley Mackenzie-White has already touched a few Irish hearts
with her dream of being crowned ''Queen of the Redheads'' at
the Irish Redhead Convention in County Cork next month.
Commonwealth Games medallist and Olympian swimmer Prof David
Gerrard says a new aquatic centre in Mosgiel is long overdue.
As the excitement of last year's 50th anniversary
celebrations subsides, Athletics Taieri is keen to encourage
last year's members back and to attract quite a few more.
University of Otago history academic Angela Wanhalla was
''just overwhelmed'' when she recently learned she had won
Australia's leading prize for history writing, the Ernest
The latest New
Zealand International Science Festival has ''more than
delivered'' on its promise to ''leave the boring bits
behind'' and successfully brought science to the public,
organisers said yesterday.
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.
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
A collection of ceramics owned by celebrated Dunedin artist
the late Ralph Hotere has been acquired by the Otago Museum.
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