Setting domestic tuition fees earlier in the year could result in higher fees, University of Otago vice-chancellor Prof David Skegg says.
The University of Otago is "disappointed and perplexed" over the Tertiary Education Commission's failure to select Otago as the host for any of its Centres of Research Excellence
Fungal fever is hitting the greater Dunedin area this week with 45 fungus enthusiasts converging there to undertake the 22nd annual "New Zealand Fungal Foray".
Scientists are using satellite-linked monitoring equipment to gain insights into the mysterious offshore foraging behaviour of New Zealand sea lions which breed on the Otago Peninsula.
Police are investigating an assault at the Otago Museum Reserve, Dunedin, on Thursday night which resulted in two men requiring hospital treatment for their injuries, including multiple fractures and concussion. The two men were walking through the reserve about 10.15pm when they were approached by three males who were unknown to them, police said.
"A little ray of light" will shine amid the Elliott family's sadness on Saturday.
Dunedin designers are developing a new generation of smart electric micro-vehicles to beat the traffic congestion which is clogging many of the world's cities.
Major benefits can be gained by University of Otago researchers and the Otago food industry working more closely together, university food scientist Pat Silcock says.
A tertiary Education Commission grant of nearly $6 million will enable the Otago Polytechnic finally to achieve its vision of a single, united campus in Dunedin.
The Dunedin City Council will assess the need for a pedestrian crossing in George St near Albany St where a woman was fatally injured last year.
Making dispassionate decisions based on the evidence is a habit which is ''increasingly under threat'', the British High Commissioner to New Zealand, George Fergusson, says.
Otago Museum managers are not holding their breath despite public assurances from Te Papa chief executive Dr Seddon Bennington that he wants to improve relationships with the Otago institution.
Otago Polytechnic's decision to weave ‘‘education for sustainability'' into all its courses has won high praise from Green MP Metiria Turei and Dr Morgan Williams, the former Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment.
SAFETY issues involving portable lpg heaters were scrutinised during a Dunedin Coroner's Court hearing into a fire in which an 80-year-old Dunedin woman died last year.
A leading young University of Otago researcher, Dr Peter Dearden, is applauding a just-released manifesto from a Royal Society panel, which urges adoption of a "radical'' new plan to strengthen New Zealand science.
A popular Otago Museum show, devoted to many of the most distinctively appealing features of life in the region, is to make a comeback in late June.
The Royal Society of New Zealand is restructuring its governance, as part of reforms aimed at boosting its effectiveness and strengthening science in this country.
The links between people power and key foreign policy issues such as waging war and signing trade agreements will be closely scrutinised during the University of Otago's next foreign policy school.
A recently-developed roll of honour, commemorating all Dunedin people who died at war last century, can be seen for the first time at the Otago Settlers Museum today.