Ground-breaking findings by University of Otago researchers will feature in the forthcoming 150th anniversary edition of the world's leading medical textbook, Gray's Anatomy.
Nobel Prize-winning United States chemist Prof Richard Schrock still delights in making scientific discoveries - small and large.
An employment Relations Authority case involving former University of Otago academics Prof Tania Ka'ai and Prof John Moorfield had been withdrawn, the university confirmed yesterday.
The loss of manufacturing jobs in Mosgiel will not mean ‘‘doom and gloom'' for Dunedin, University of Otago economist Dr Niven Winchester says.
International attention will soon focus on a promising new drug co-invented by University of Otago Prof Robin Smith, with results of a clinical trial involving hepatitis C patients being released next week.
Nobel prize-winning chemist Prof Richard Schrock, of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will visit the University of Otago this week.
A new Department of Conservation research initiative involving the satellite tracking of New Zealand sea lions is also highlighting the special qualities of the Otago Peninsula wildlife, researchers say.
New Zealand sea lions breeding on Otago Peninsula have been fitted with satellite-monitoring equipment in a bid to learn more about their secret life, including their mysterious offshore foraging trips.
University of Otago researchers are developing a promising new approach to combating brain injury in oxygen-deprived newborns by combining two therapies.
Scores of artefacts stored in a transport repair area and nearby garage at the Otago Settlers Museum were damaged after a water main burst and water flowed inside early yesterday.
The Salvation Army opened its new integrated social services centre in Dunedin yesterday after a $2.9 million redevelopment.
Dunedin resident Anne Letham-White hopes the international media attention being devoted to the Beijing Olympic Games will also help raise awareness of the plight of "moon'' bears involved in the Chinese bile farming trade.
Pursuing their research interests at a deeper level is the ‘‘right thing'' for Otago medical students to do, Prof Don Roberton, the University of Otago pro-vicechancellor of health sciences, says.
A Brazil nut kernel a day will keep low selenium levels at bay, according to University of Otago researchers.
Remarkable new evidence of the brain's adaptive power is emerging from University of Otago research involving Gemma Stewart, a teenager who was born without the usual band of fibres linking the brain's two hemispheres.
Six of the University of Otago's brightest students have gained national Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarships, which provide $25,000 annual allowances to support doctoral study.
American researcher Dr Emily Cross, who is a former Fulbright scholar at the University of Otago, has dancing on the brain.
Mixing work and study has been tough at times, but hotel manager Jaclyn Allison believes her career prospects have been strengthened by the hospitality qualification she will gain from Otago Polytechnic today.
Otago Innovation, the University of Otago's commercialisation group, has been boosted by government funding of nearly $3 million.
Tapanui school pupil Whina Pomana did not flinch when she faced the guillotine last night.