Student numbers are up more than 10% at the latest University of Otago Summer School, and distance-taught numbers are up about 50%.
A dinosaur-loving Dunedin 10-year-old rewarded with an appointment at Otago Museum is over the moon with his slice of fame.
Fifty senior secondary school pupils from throughout the country have converged on Dunedin for the 10th anniversary of a national science education camp.
US president Joe Biden must strive to heal the nation’s divisions with an ambitious New Deal that works for the many not the few, a Dunedin academic says.
Dunedin Botanic Garden staff and the University of Otago botany department’s Associate Prof Janice Lord are part of international moves to save the rare corpse plant.
A US international student, returning at last to Dunedin, is unlikely to forget the taste of her first cup of coffee after release from two weeks in managed isolation.
A national study, compiled by a Dunedin academic, shows many strong historical and cultural links between New Zealand and Ireland.
Smelly socks, a dead rat in a ceiling, and rotting cabbage — people recently visiting Dunedin’s infamously smelly corpse plant reacted to the stink in many different ways.
Tropical butterflies, tarantulas and the Otago Museum’s Tropical Forest will feature in the next series of the preschool television show Code Fun.
Community awareness about legionnaire’s disease is growing, but some gardeners still underestimate the risks posed by potting mix, a researcher warns.
An Otago Daily Times article with a photograph of a little owl (Athene noctua) has caused a veritable owlvalanche of emails providing other owl photographs and sighting details.
Dunedin educationist Kaitlyn Martin disagrees with blanket phone bans at schools, and believes phones can help involve some hard-to-reach pupils in science education.
Secondary pupils from throughout New Zealand have felt an "extra spark of joy" about taking part in the latest Hands-On at Otago summer camp, after earlier Covid-19 restrictions.
What becomes so smelly and pungent that, almost despite yourself, you are drawn inexorably into its grimly repellent odours?
The Government should avoid banning people entering New Zealand from specific countries where there may be variants of the virus that causes Covid-19, Dunedin researchers say.
Swimmers cooling off at St Kilda Beach this afternoon had to get out of the water after a seal and sea lion decided to join them.
Students at the University of Otago’s latest Summer School are adding a buzz to the campus and early enrolments may be up on last year, organisers say.
Amid the kayaking and abseiling, some youngsters with diabetes have life-changing experiences at an annual Berwick summer camp.
After many years of looking but not seeing much, Dunedin zoologist Anthony Harris was delighted to see a photograph of a little owl.