More support should be offered for juries dealing with lengthy murder trials involving graphic crime-sc
Possible coroner's inquests into the Bain killings and the question of compensation for David Bain mean there may be more chapters to come in this "utterly absorbing" case, University of Otago Faculty of Law dean Prof Mark Henaghan says.
A proposed independent authority to examine miscarriages of justice is "worthy of serious consideration", University of Otago Faculty of Law Prof Mark Henaghan says.
The Otago Settlers Museum has acquired a "very fine watercolour" art work by Waikanae artist Eric Heath, depicting the museum's historic Ja class locomotive.
The high price paid by Otago soldiers during the First Battle of Passchendaele in 1917 is commemorated in a new exhibition at the Otago Settlers Museum.
Legal scholar Selene Mize, chemistry Associate Prof Allan Blackman and marketing specialist Dr Rob Aitken have gained the latest University of Otago teaching excellence awards.
A group of University of Otago students concerned about student debt issues yesterday staged a brief protest outside the office of National list MP Michael Woodhouse.
These days, University of Otago Associate Prof Hank Wolfe is even more excited about his career as a professional in information communication technology (ICT) than when he began 50 years ago.
Is it a worm? Is it a reddish millipede? Or is it a slightly weird fungus?
Four University of Otago students may be about to graduate to the musical big time.
Installing safety barriers at jumping sites is increasingly being recognised worldwide as the "best practice" in suicide prevention, Dunedin psychiatrist Dr Keren Skegg says.
Three current or former University of Otago students have achieved "fantastic" success in the Reel Earth Environmental Film Festival, winning all three main prizes in the New Zealand Film category.
Every form of fundamentalism threatens "the glorious liberty of intellectual and spiritual exploration and discovery", the Rev Dr Paul Oestreicher warned in Dunedin.
Nearly 300 photographs of loved ones who fought in various wars have poured in to the Otago Settlers Museum after an appeal for contributions to its Anzac Wall of Memories struck a chord with the public.
The big attendance at the latest Anzac Day dawn service at the Dunedin Cenotaph reflects an increasingly strong sense of history among New Zealanders, historian George Davis says.
A new garage facility is taking shape at the University of Otago marine laboratory and aquarium complex at Portobello, near Dunedin.
University of Otago medical graduate Prof Peter Gluckman has been appointed to a new post as the prime minister's chief science adviser.
Cody Fraser, registrar of natural sciences at the Otago Museum, moves a stuffed kaka and a red-crowned parakeet into temporary storage at the Friends of the Otago Museum lounge.
Agility of mind and temperament enable university graduates to adapt to the world's constantly-changing social, economic and environmental needs, a distinguished University of Otago graduate, Pamela Tate, says.
University graduates contribute to an innovative culture and a "spirit of informed civic responsibility", Prof Geoff White told a University of Otago graduation ceremony at the weekend.