Delays of more than six months in the diagnosis of bowel cancer are not uncommon, and Kiwis with less formal education, Maori and those aged under 60 are most likely to experience them, new research shows.
Selwyn College has appointed a University of Otago employee as its new warden as the Anglican Church considers selling the college after 125 years of ownership.
Work is about to start on yet another new University of Otago building — a $1.5 million education and research centre in Invercargill, to be created in partnership with the Southern District Health Board.
University of Otago’s 20,000 students will have their chance to voice concerns directly to vice-chancellor Harlene Hayne through a special "Complain with Hayne" initiative.
The Selwyn College board and many of its former and current students appear implacably opposed to its sale.
An astrophysicist, a biochemist and two health researchers with connections to Otago have been awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowships, to work on research ranging from cancer studies to...
Galvanising university students into becoming more involved in politics - including local body elections - is one of the key aims of the next student leader, after a year of colourful protests.
Wood from memorial trees that died after they were removed from the University of Otago for a flood-protection scheme could potentially be turned into sculptures, the Otago Regional Council says.
Emeritus Prof David Fergusson, the Otago University researcher behind the success of the Christchurch Health and Development study, has died aged 74.
The ORC has apologised to the University of Otago over the death of two memorial trees that were removed to allow work on the Leith Flood Protection Scheme.
Rare footage of a "white" southern right whale has been captured by Otago University researchers in the subantarctic Auckland Islands.
Lack of dental care for Dunedin’s resettled Syrian refugees is causing them pain, worry and embarrassment — with some afraid to smile, a University of Otago study has found.
A march in which hundreds of people descended on the proctor’s office at the University of Otago is "just the beginning" of a fight to curtail its power to discipline students, OUSA's president says.
A Dunedin author has carried on his father’s crime-writing legacy by winning an international award named after him.
To cries of "whose streets? our streets" between 500 and 600 protestors marched down Castle St this afternoon and delivered a petition to the University of Otago proctor, and the university clocktower building.
The University of Otago has maintained its position in The Times Higher Education World University Rankings announced yesterday.
University students in Dunedin will push for removing all the powers held by the proctor and Campus Watch personnel to discipline students off-campus in a "proctor protest" today.
OUSA has officially thrown its weight behind Friday's "Proctor Protest", despite it causing a rift between the organisation's president and recreation officer.