Thirty years after his death, Graeme Watson will finally receive his degree: a bachelor of laws with honours.
Budding arborists from the Otago Polytechnic and members of Dunedin’s Pasifika community — with the help of a Cook Island canoe builder — are collaborating to create a flotilla of traditional vaka.
A groundbreaking multidisciplinary research project involving 6000 people in different parts of the world to shed light on how religion affects family size and child health, has received a...
Five arrests have been made after "traffic offending" in East Taieri.
Cuts to academic jobs in the department of mathematics and statistics to redress financial problems were in the pipeline before the controversy surrounding marine sciences at the University of...
A PhD graduand who has pushed unsuccessfully to get his new wife into the country for his graduation tomorrow says the day will fall a bit flat without her — but it has to go ahead.
From original animations to graphic and website design and laser-crafted wooden trinkets, a creative display of 24 students at Otago Polytechnic — some of them school leavers, and others mature...
New Zealand’s first symposium on open education begins at Otago Polytechnic tomorrow — and will give academics the chance to hear the case for introducing more free resources for students when it...
When New Zealand’s first female Muslim chaplain struck the University of Otago bell after submitting her doctor of philosophy thesis she was thinking of her mother.
It will be business as usual for Otago Polytechnic next year, as tertiary educators continue to wait and see what new educational reforms will look like, the head of the institution says.
A fatal crash near Duntroon and other incidents, including fires and car and mountain bike crashes, made for a hectic day for emergency services around the region on Saturday.
Sun, sand, and original music from a veteran entertainer featured at a picnic on Te Rauone beach on the weekend, a celebration of the start of efforts to protect the area against erosion.
The excavation of a 1000-year-old Uzbek burial site, and analysis of the skeletons contained there, has given University of Otago researchers a glimpse into medieval life along the Silk Road.
The University of Otago has announced it has finally found a specialist urologist to take up the role of associate professor of urology, after hunting for more than a decade.
"All I do is lift rocks."
He was lost, alone and nearly 700km from home — but a conservation dog that went missing on Campbell Island is back on the Mainland.
For the first time a group of student volunteers at the University of Otago have kept track of the number of hours of work they have done — and they are jumping for joy at the results.
It is a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, but for pharmacy student Younus Mohammad, receiving his PhD without the person who means the world to him will ring hollow.
Four alumni of the University of Otago will receive honorary doctorates at graduation ceremonies this December — including an internationally known former New Zealand surveyor-general and the...
Fifty of the 53 University of Otago medical students found not to have met acceptable attendance requirements while on overseas placements will undertake remedial work, the university says.