WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO: A group campaigning against animal experiments is appalled mice and rats are forced to swim until they almost drown in studies on depression.
The University of Otago will wait a year before appointing a new family law lecturer, following the departure of colourful academic Prof Mark Henaghan.
Reporter Elena McPhee and photographer Christine O’Connor were given a tour of Hayward College this week as extensive renovations continue.
Research findings that young people are poorly informed about contraception have come as no surprise to people who work with pregnant teenagers.
The University of Otago appears to be a trailblazer in the range of options it is offering students with diverse gender identities this year, including male, female, female-to-male transgender,...
Four young visitors to Dunedin may have been senior secondary school pupils but were heavily outranked in seniority yesterday, when they encountered a 26million-year-old whale fossil.
Music and other entertainment has been confirmed for a public picnic next month, as the University of Otago prepares to get its 150th celebrations under way.
A Dunedin arms control advocate is calling for a gun amnesty, as new figures reveal the South has among the highest rates of military-style semi-automatic weapon ownership in the country.
A gender studies specialist says the 60:40 split of female and male domestic students attending the University of Otago last year is part of a trend across most Western countries — though it might...
A queer rights advocate is "really happy" gender-diverse students now have more options to identify when giving their enrolment details to the University of Otago.
Tapabrata Chakraborti's research is paving the way for a smartphone app enabling tourists to identify "our national treasure" of birds.
A slight majority of domestic students at the University of Otago last year were North Islanders, most were women and sciences courses were the most popular to study, 2018 statistics show.
Footage from newly installed CCTV cameras is helping police with inquiries around the University of Otago over summer - but mostly the area has been peaceful, the proctor says.
Generations of children have been told to eat high fibre foods because they are good for you. Newly released University of Otago research shows that not only is that true, but those foods are better for you than scientists thought.
"Something desperately needs to change" to improve potting mix warning labels, because many people fail to grasp the health dangers, a University of Otago researcher says.
Our high quality public health data means New Zealand can tackle a "surprising lack" of costing studies on patients with multiple diseases, a University of Otago academic says.
Our high quality public health data means New Zealand can tackle a globally "surprising lack'' of costing studies on patients with multiple diseases, Prof Tony Blakely says.
From imagining the consequences of a meteor strike to the cultural significance of selfies, the University of Otago Summer School is expanding its horizons, as well as its roll, this year.
Important statistics which would help to understand the state of New Zealand’s mental health services are not being collected, University of Otago research has found.