Some residents are concerned about an early childhood learning centre proposed for a quiet St Clair street, but proponents say the centre will be a good neighbour and have only minor effects.
An unusual ceremony has highlighted the high international standing of archaeologists at the University of Otago anthropology department.
University of Otago academics are keeping their feet on the ground despite winning Otago University awards for teaching excellence.
Fonterra plans to close its Dunedin milk tanker depot in Donald St, with the potential loss of nine more jobs in the city.
Some residents have voiced concern the quiet environment in Hobson St, St Clair, will be adversely affected by proposals to establish a 60-child early childhood learning centre there.
Dunedin civic authorities and community groups should "mobilise" to counter the country's soaring winter death rates by improving home insulation and maintenance, housing researcher Prof Philippa Howden-Chapman says.
Malaysian university chancellor and University of Otago dentistry graduate Dr Sulaiman bin Haji Daud combined business with pleasure when he visited Otago University to sign an agreement involving joint medical education yesterday.
A few pipers may be missing, but lovers of Scottish culture will be in for a treat when a centenary of piping and dancing is celebrated in Dunedin this weekend.
About 20 amateur radio operators, including some from the North Island, will travel from Dunedin to Shag Valley, Otago, next week to celebrate the first transworld radio broadcast, made from the area in 1924.
Health Research Council funding gained by Prof Bob Hancox will significantly extend the University of Otago's "highly successful" Dunedin multidisciplinary health and development study.
Health Research Council funding totalling about $21.6 million has boosted University of Otago medical research into a host of conditions, ranging from rheumatoid arthritis to schizophrenia, and into "intergenerational cycles of adversity".
The threatening reality of climate change for some low-lying Pacific Island nations was highlighted during a visit to the University of Otago yesterday by the President of Kiribati, Anote Tong.
The growth in residential property values is slowing nationally, with Dunedin the only main centre where values fell - by 2.2%, QV Valuations statistics show.
Research which could have identified new targets for drugs to fight polycystic kidney disease may be halted because Health Research Council funding has not been gained.
The growth in residential property values is slowing nationally, up only 2.4% over the past year, with Dunedin the only main centre where values fell - by 2.2%, QV Valuations statistics show.
New Zealand must tackle "the sustainability challenge" if it is avoid an international backlash through trade protectionism, Prime Minister Helen Clark warned in Dunedin last night.
The University of Otago is reviewing its internal statutes and regulations, partly to simplify and clarify its rules, including those involving complaints and appeals.
A renamed and better-funded cancer research unit has been launched at a function at the University of Otago.
Research by University of Otago PhD student Rory Gamble has helped give geophysicists crucial clues about how to counteract the damaging effects of solar flares on orbiting satellites.