Simply including a human ''in the loop'' will not fully counter the dangers of using Artificial Intelligence algorithms in government decision-making, Dunedin researchers warn.
University of Otago professor Richard Porter has been granted more than $240,000 to investigate new treatments to help people with treatment-resistant bipolar disorder.
Eight youngsters and their families from throughout Otago and Southland made some positive connections at a Kids Get Active Day in Dunedin yesterday.
When John Wild is competing in an intense vintage ploughing event, all life's troubles fall from his shoulders.
It will be all aboard the beloved Tiger Tea bus again for excited youngsters at the Toitu Otago Settlers Museum next week.
For Bill Harris, risking being attacked by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq was one he was willing to take to maintain his academic credibility.
Undertaking a survey of an old graveyard near Milton will help bring a conservation project closer to a positive outcome, Robert Findlay says.
Phoebe Bell (9), Finlay Clarke-Wallace (13) and Theodora Clarke-Wallace (9) celebrate four years of low-cost fruit and vegetables, at the North Dunedin All Saints Anglican Church Hall.
Tumble dryer fires in the South have destroyed or extensively damaged two houses, as well as an Invercargill laundrette and a Te Anau hotel laundry.
Otago Museum was the biggest winner at the ServiceIQ NZ Museum Awards in Wellington last night, gaining three prizes.
Once we understand the ''why'', the ''how'' should look after itself, in Dunedin's future as a smart city, award-winning business leader Ian Taylor says.
Nearly half of adults in rest-homes are at risk of malnutrition and have low protein and energy intakes, a new national study suggests.
After nine frustrating years of work by locals trying to save the wooden church designed by Robert Lawson, the historic Kakanui building is being put up for sale.
Dunedin educationist Denise Powell is convinced that further improvements in deaf education are needed, including adopting "co-enrolment programmes''.
Auckland publisher Bridget Williams has urged University of Otago graduates to learn more about their own country because that is "critical to understanding our future".
With sticks whirling, pucks flying and players getting slammed into plastic screens, top ice hockey games often look like danger zones best avoided.
Former commerce and law student Maddi Ingham has flown back from her new job in Sydney to graduate from the University of Otago today.
Further research could shed more light on the age of moa footprints recently found and taken from the Kyeburn River, Prof Ewan Fordyce says.
Research into a common childhood eye disorder is among seven University of Otago projects that have gained $1.7million in Health Research Council funding.
University of Otago academic, songwriter and musician for the Verlaines Graeme Downes plays his guitar as he explores the composition of If They Cut Off My Hands