Vital information for the reduction of bowel cancer in New Zealand has been revealed in a first of its kind study by University of Otago researchers.
A former medical school dean is proposing a lottery system to ease huge pressure on students who now have to get "genius-level marks" to get into medicine.
Dunedin research participants in a University of Otago study, Childhood in a changing Pacific, were thanked last night at Te Tumu School of Maori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies.
A potential Covid-19 vaccine breakthrough is exciting but must not derail vaccine research in New Zealand and elsewhere, an Otago scientist says.
Fewer commerce and humanities student numbers could help the University of Otago deal with growth elsewhere at the university, chief operating officer Stephen Willis says.
Celebrated opera singer Jonathan Lemalu yesterday emphasised the crucial role of teacher Honor McKellar in his singing career.
An Otago University medical student who helped her builder's apprentice flatmate watch heart surgery will complete her studies, after an investigation blamed the breach on a "series of misunderstandings".
As closed borders continue to curb international student numbers at the University of Otago, a $13 million budget deficit looms for next year.
A global health conference in Dunedin this week will boost New Zealand’s international reputation for its effective response to Covid-19, organisers say.
It is too early to say whether the proposed $25million University of Otago physical education refurbishment and extension will ever come to fruition, the university’s chief operating officer says.
A University of Otago study undertaken during the Covid-19 lockdown has provided a glimpse into New Zealand's mental health, concluding that it reduced the overall wellbeing of young adults.
A new Dunedin-led study shows young New Zealand children receive half their energy intake from ultra-processed foods.
An innovative podcast series titled “Around the World in 80 Discoveries” aims to highlight the diversity of international researchers and scientific research in Dunedin.
An Otago specialist in public health medicine has likened lack of improvement in socio-economic conditions for Maori and Pacific people to a boot on their throat.
University of Otago students and academics will next week contribute a 90-minute segment to an innovative international online video broadcast, commenting on the United States elections.
University of Otago researchers have gained more than $2.7million in career development funds, including for a study to identify patients at greater risk of poor cancer outcomes.
A group of top epidemiologists are suggesting that people arriving from places with a low Covid-19 risk spend part of their quarantine at home.