Dunedin researchers have used 3000-year-old teeth to solve an ancient banana mystery linked to the last part of the planet to be settled by humans.
A Dunedin sport and exercise science project on human movement has helped smash myths about scientists and science, Steve Broni says.
Increased uptake of plant-based diets in New Zealand could substantially reduce greenhouse gas emissions while greatly improving population health and saving the healthcare system billions of...
Food engineering educator and researcher Paul Singh has been named this year’s Harraways 1867 Visiting Professor at the University of Otago.
More protein-rich snacks and other improvements are needed to counter a big problem arising from more than half of aged care residents not eating enough.
New research has found that more than half of aged care residents are not eating enough food and are at risk of malnutrition.
Using breathalyser technology to screen bowel cancer could benefit areas with limited colonoscopy resources, such as South Otago and Southland, a co-developer of the programme says.
New breathalyser technology could streamline testing for bowel cancer. A collaboration involving Callaghan Innovation, the University of Otago and a tech company in Christchurch will start trials in NZ.
The University of Otago’s latest Summer School is adding to Dunedin’s vibrancy, and enrolments are up from last year, organisers say.
Britain's moves to leave the European Union may complicate life for our exporters but will not damage New Zealand’s economy, Prof Robert Patman says.
Donald Trump’s impeachment shows small countries such as New Zealand there are consequences for international leaders breaking the rules, a University of Otago academic says.
The Whakaari/White Island disaster is unlikely to cause lasting harm to New Zealand’s tourist industry but will strengthen warnings about risky activities, a university academic says.
Lessons learned from the Rangitata River bridge closures and tourist stranding at Franz Josef will strengthen resilience against future natural disasters, Caroline Orchiston says.
Living together near the University of Otago campus has helped make people educated at the university attractive to employers as "great collaborators" and "great team players", Sharon van Turnhout...
The University of Otago is considering pumping nearly $140 million into the redevelopment of its Dunedin health sciences precinct.
Thirty years after his death, Graeme Watson will finally receive his degree: a bachelor of laws with honours.
Most consumers are keen to see supermarket food being upcycled instead of going to waste, University of Otago researchers have found.