John Gibb

Wider audience predicted for Dunedin Sound

Wider audience predicted for Dunedin Sound

It's likely much more will be seen and heard about the Southern Sinfonia's successful ''Tally Ho'' concert, devoted to the Dunedin Sound, on Saturday.

Many sign up for study

A strong public response has more than doubled the number of people participating in an innovative University of Otago weight-loss study.

Funds sought to store rope-making equipment

Funds sought to store rope-making equipment

The Southern Heritage Trust is urgently seeking funds to dismantle the equipment that previously operated in a historic rope walk building in South Dunedin.

Space explorer enjoys science fiction

Space explorer enjoys science fiction

Being deeply involved in space research is a dream come true for University of Otago physicist Prof Craig Rodger, who, as a youngster, was once inspired by Star Trek on television.

Bilkey joins Marsden council

Prof David Bilkey, of the University of Otago psychology department, has been appointed to the Marsden Fund Council.

Museum Trust head re-elected

Otago Museum Trust Board chairman Graham Crombie has been re-elected, to an extended, three-year term.

Museum-made 'manu tukutuku' installed

Museum-made 'manu tukutuku' installed

A bird-like Maori kite, with a 5m wingspan, is turning heads at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum.

Research grant thrills campaigner

ACC campaigner Denise Powell is ''over the moon'' about a New Zealand Law Foundation research grant of up to $38,000 to ACC claimant support organisation Acclaim Otago.

Missing fossil link connection exciting

Missing fossil link connection exciting

University of Otago geology student Bobby Boessenecker still vividly recalls the ''eureka moment'' when he realised he had just stumbled across the world's oldest fur seal fossil.

RSA transformation continues

RSA transformation continues

A $1.2 million redevelopment project under way at the Mosgiel Memorial RSA has already resulted in a ''total transformation''.