A $200,000 Health Research Council grant will enable
University of Otago Prof Barry Taylor to lead
''urgently-needed'' research into the use of ''pepi-pod''
bassinets, intended to cut New Zealand's high rate of Sudden
Unexpected Death in Infancy (Sudi).
The Otago University Students' Association hopes to join
forces with Tertiary Education Union staff this week in a
protest over proposed cuts in University Council
representation and a mooted student tuition fee rise.
About 30 people, including several leading overseas scholars,
will take part from today in a three-day conference at the
University of Otago, devoted to the works of celebrated Irish
writer James Joyce.
Genetics Otago, a University of Otago research centre, will
stage a series of public events this month to raise awareness
of revolutionary advances in research and health care in this
The internet could become a useful tool to improve the mental
health and wellbeing of some New Zealand veterans after
military service abroad, University of Otago researcher Dr
Shyamala Nada-Raja believes.