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.
Otago Museum director Dr Ian Griffin remains keen to attract
more government funding for Otago Museum and its 1.8 million
artefacts, many of which are of national or international
Monitoring photographs will be taken every three months along
Matanaka Dr, Waikouaiti, through to the Karitane Spit, to
help protect important assets nearby.
A renovated recreation centre is contributing to the quality
of educational experience at the University of Otago, the
country's only truly residential student campus.
Losing direct access to extensive British embassy facilities
throughout the world would be ''a huge shame and a huge
loss'' for many Scottish people, if Scotland opted for
Research involving electrical stimulation of the brain as a
potential new form of neurological therapy is among several
University of Otago studies boosted by nearly than $600,000
Recovering from a serious brain injury is like trying to
drive to Christchurch but finding yourself diverted into
unfamiliar back roads filled with sheep.
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