The Government has ruled out international students returning in July and August in time for the next semester but will be announcing a recovery plan next month for the $5 billion industry.
Two women giving detailed accounts of childbirth is a standout memory for John Broughton from his decades-long association with the University of Otago.
A University of Otago researcher fears increased alcohol purchases during the Covid-19 lockdown may result in more babies being born with foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) next year.
A call has gone out to double the funding for one of New Zealand’s most sought-after research grant programmes.
A hike in fees at Australian universities will fuel a popularly held negative view about the employment value of humanities programmes, a University of Otago senior manager says.
The University of Otago looks set to pare back on planned capital spending after a multimillion-dollar drop in income resulting from Covid-19.
Removing statues to agents of empire will signal an important shift in New Zealand’s values, but we must recognise that we cannot undo the past, writes Tony Ballantyne.
Construction work continues at the University of Otago’s new $49.8million research support facility, which has been named the Eccles Building, after the Nobel Prize winner and former physiology...
The University of Otago will hold an extra graduation ceremony in August to make up for the four ceremonies cancelled in May because of the Covid-19 restrictions.
Mental health and women's health will no longer be compulsory subjects in the final year of the University of Otago medical degree under proposed changes.
Their performances during the Covid-19 pandemic may have led to differing fortunes for two high-profile candidates on the Labour Party list.
One of the most prominent voices during the Covid-19 crisis, University of Otago academic Ayesha Verrall, has been given a high ranking on Labour's list.
Scientists are pushing for an official inquiry into New Zealand’s response to Covid-19, arguing it would better prepare the country for the next big crisis.
The University of Otago has launched a television campaign highlighting the key role its o researchers played in the fight against Covid-19.
Dunedin statistician John Harraway has prepared educational modules to help strengthen public health efforts in Africa.
Research throughout the University of Otago, and across its five national campuses, has refocused in response to the global pandemic. Bruce Munro has collated a small sampler of what else is going on.
Two researchers and a high-containment lab stood in the breach as the Covid-19 pandemic reached our shores. Bruce Munro talks to Otago professors James Ussher and Miguel Quinones-Mateu about their life-saving work.