A study into the drinking habits of scarfies has found they are getting drunk less often and has pinpointed Otago University's crackdown on poor behaviour as a possible cause.
The burden of sea-level rise will weigh on the most vulnerable unless a new approach is developed and legislated, a new report says.
A controversial issue of student magazine Critic was described as "trash and filth" in internal emails and the proctor expressed his concern about young people reading the magazine.
The University of Otago's highest research honour has gone to a geologist and gold expert, described as a ''research powerhouse''.
University of Otago PhD researcher Parisa Saadat finds family photograph albums a rich source of information about historical changes in leisure behaviour.
Forbidding nudity and making sure camp leaders are sober are among the changes that will be implemented at the next second-year law camp, the student group behind the camps says.
New research has shown that investing in cycle lanes and walkways encourages people to drive less and cuts carbon emissions.
A tower crane is dismantled at the University of Otago Faculty of Dentistry’s new clinical services building project in central Dunedin at the weekend.
Moves to end drunken and "sexualised" behaviour at second-year law camps attended by University of Otago students could include allowing students to bring their cellphones with them, a review has found.
The University of Otago has confirmed it is rehiring some support staff who took redundancy, as it cops flak over how its support services review has been carried out.
New Zealand should be confident it can stand up to intimidation from China without worrying the superpower will cut economic ties, a University of Otago political specialist says.
A University of Otago study has found that too many dementia patients are being prescribed "potentially inappropriate" drugs that increase the risk of delirium and death.
Leading US health researcher and paediatrician Prof Kenneth Brown yesterday praised the University of Otago’s Global Health Institute for its collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to health...
Information panels celebrating the history of the University of Otago buildings will, it is hoped, become part of a trail — and eventually could appear on an app guiding visitors around...
An ongoing investigation suggests some medical students may have cheated in their third-year examinations at the University of Otago.
University of Otago researchers estimate that economic benefits of up to $100 million could be gained by using household appliances to shift more electricity demand into off-peak hours.
Letters from current and former staff members about the decision to cut art history from the University of Otago’s offerings reveal academics’ views on retaining the subject, with one saying...
A picnic, regatta, concerts, parades, rugby match, dinner and ball will all be part of next year's University of Otago 150th anniversary celebrations.