Passers-by heard screaming after a thud at a Melbourne hospital where an Otago-trained surgeon was allegedly punched and later died from his injuries, a jury in Australia has been told.
A man accused of fatally punching a University of Otago-trained heart surgeon outside a Melbourne hospital, says he felt pressured by a dispute over a smoking ban and that the doctor was "up for" a...
University of Otago researchers have sounded warnings over flavoured cigarette capsules, with a new study suggesting young people are vulnerable to them.
New ultra-fast data network links with the United States are boosting the University of Otago’s research capacity and adding to the university’s international reputation, Prof Richard Blaikie...
The overall public health goal remains to encourage people to quit smoking, when they are both smoking and vaping, Janet Hoek said yesterday.
Childhood bioarchaeology specialist Sian Halcrow has been selected as the latest recipient of the University of Otago's Carl Smith Medal.
University of Otago researcher Jo-Ann Stanton is part of the world-first use of genomic sequencing in the field, to protect African farmers from a "poverty spiral" caused by crop failures.
Talking to the region's teachers and principals is the key to creating new qualifications to appeal to time-poor professionals, the University of Otago's College of Education says.
The former dean of the University of Otago's Faculty of Law says he supports students' push to put the brakes on the university's ability to discipline students for off-campus behaviour.
A last-ditch effort from students to save the art history and visual culture programme, due to be disestablished in 2020, failed to find support at a University of Otago council meeting this week.
More than 40 people have sought help from a newly-established support service for victims of sexual assault at the University of Otago.
A study revealing a relatively weak link between the consumption of rich food and urate levels in the blood is the starting point for more work into why some people are more likely to develop gout,...
The Otago University Students' Association's president for next year has set his sights on making the association more political, inclusive and sustainable.
Hundreds of students turned up at the University of Otago today to farewell the former dean of the faculty of law Professor Mark Henaghan, who has taught at the university for 41 years.
Researchers from University of Otago and two other universities are calling for the Government and the media to help end "fat stigma" in society.
Traditional links between the development of gout and the consumption of rich food may be inaccurate, with genetics far more likely to lead to high urate levels in the blood, researchers say.