John Gibb

Dinosaurs could heal own bones

Dinosaurs could heal own bones

Human health could be improving by learning more about dinosaur bone injury repair processes revealed by striking new imaging techniques.

Change to southern routes includes new buses

Change to southern routes includes new buses

In a ''very positive start'' to planned major Dunedin public transport improvements, at least six new 42-seat buses will be running on Dunedin's southern bus routes from July 1 next year.

ORC airs wallaby concern

ORC airs wallaby concern

Senior Otago Regional Council representatives have met their counterparts at Environment Canterbury to voice concerns about damaging wallaby pests hopping south of the Waitaki River.

Fiords key in CO2 levels

Fiords key in CO2 levels

Picture-postcard fiords like those in Fiordland are celebrated for their beauty, but new University of Otago research shows they are also likely to play a key role in regulating the planet's climate.

Hundreds signed up for town reunion

Hundreds signed up for town reunion

There's something about Mosgiel that draws you back, even long after you've shifted elsewhere.

Secondary Schools Stage Challenge

Secondary Schools Stage Challenge

St Hilda's Collegiate School won the latest annual Stage Challenge in Dunedin last night after a nine-school show which enthused a big audience with a high-powered mix of skilful performances and lively creativity.

Role 'honour' for kidney specialist

Role 'honour' for kidney specialist

University of Otago kidney specialist Prof Rob Walker has been elected to a position on the International Society of Nephrology Council.

Quake no surprise

University of Otago seismologist Associate Prof Andrew Gorman said the location of a magnitude 5.8 earthquake 30km west of Wanaka yesterday was no surprise.

Role 'honour' for kidney specialist

Role 'honour' for kidney specialist

University of Otago kidney specialist Prof Rob Walker has been elected to a position on the International Society of Nephrology Council.

Hillary inspires fundraising

Hillary inspires fundraising

University of Otago students have drawn inspiration from the late Sir Edmund Hillary in launching an innovative ''Put your Eds Together'' campaign to raise $50,000 for earthquake relief in Nepal.