A University of Otago emeritus professor is mourning a former colleague who died in Friday's terror attack in Christchurch.
Despite concerns prospective Muslim students from abroad could pull out of studying at New Zealand tertiary institutions current Muslim students are saying an outpouring of support could be an incentive to come.
New Zealanders responding to the terror attack in Christchurch should emphasise national values, the director of Otago University's National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies says.
University of Otago academics are calling for a moratorium on all semi-automatic gun sales and imports - as the Government considers urgent law changes - to deter people from rushing out to buy...
University of Otago academics are calling for a moratorium on all semi-automatic gun sales and imports - as the government considers urgent law changes, to deter people from rushing out to purchase firearms.
Students are now allowed to leave the University of Otago's Christchurch campus after it was placed in lockdown earlier today.
Scientists and ethicists from seven countries, including New Zealand, are insisting on a global moratorium for editing DNA in human sperm, embryos and eggs.
Skydivers are much more than simply "sensation-seekers'', and are also more emotionally stable and no crazier than other people, new research shows.
The University of Otago has thrown its weight behind Otago Polytechnic's alternative plan for a national polytechnic merger.
From academic research to the shenanigans of students, the official history of the University of Otago's first 150 years tells a broad-ranging, inclusive story.
Advertisements for medicines can be ethically dubious and encourage people leading unhealthy lifestyles to believe a drug could be a "silver bullet'' for their ailments, new research suggests.
A Fulbright scholarship will help University of Otago scientist Associate Prof Julia Horsfield learn about powerful new techniques which could revolutionise our understanding of cancer and some...
The popular Dunedin Community Accounting service is relaunching with free sessions for non-profit organisations from next week.
Public organisations are spending more than ever on getting their message out. But is the rise in ‘‘communications’’ damaging our democracy or is it just another way for the public to be informed? Tim Miller reports.
Alison Clarke's book celebrating 150 years of the University of Otago is a satisfying, lively and first-rate read, writes Jim Sullivan.