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Archbishop addressing poverty

The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev Dr John Sentamu, the second-highest ranked bishop in the Church of England, will take part in a public discussion at All Saints Church, Dunedin, today.

New beginning just the start

New beginning just the start

Gaining a bachelor of applied management degree from Otago Polytechnic has proved a ''life-changing'' experience for Christchurch resident Deborah Barton.

Big rise in polytech graduates

Having a record 940 people graduating from Otago Polytechnic today highlights Dunedin's standing as ''the educational capital of New Zealand''.

Otago research could help autism treatment

Otago research could help autism treatment

University of Otago research is shedding new light on autism and could help lead the way to eventual new therapies.

Group takes issue to UN

An Otago ACC support group has sent a draft report to the United Nations over claimed non-compliance with a UN Convention on the rights of the disabled.

Warning about science 'hype'

Warning about science 'hype'

One of the world's leading medical researchers, Lord Robert Winston, yesterday warned secondary school pupils against excessive ''hype'' among scientists.

Heartening response to auction call

Heartening response to auction call

Organisers of a Dunedin charity art auction to raise funds for the Heart Foundation have been buoyed by a ''fantastic'' response from artists and artwork owners, who have donated about 60 works.

Family ties

Family ties

About 90 descendants of the Ralston family with links to the Taieri gathered for a reunion at Allanton last weekend.

Medical researcher and science educator visits

One of the world's leading medical researchers and science communicators, Lord Robert Winston, will visit Dunedin today and speak to school pupils and University of Otago postgraduate students.

Hypnotherapists unlike stereotypes, audience told

Hypnotherapists unlike stereotypes, audience told

Several myths about hypnotherapy were exploded during a talk yesterday by Dunedin social worker and certified hypnotherapist Karen Hughes, during Brain Awareness Week.