A major new research programme aims to build on our stunning success against Covid-19 by wiping out other infectious diseases - making the 2020s the "decade of elimination".
A zero tolerance approach to sexual misconduct and online abuse will now be spelled out in the University of Otago’s updated code of student conduct.
University of Otago staff will have to explain how they could keep working behind closed borders if they became trapped travelling outside the country after the transtasman bubble opens today.
This week, quietly, the University of Otago opened its $50 million, animal research building. Quietly, because this world class facility poses challenging questions about the value of a life.
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Dunedin police say they are pleased with the behaviour of most attending attended the Hyde Street party, with no one arrested, however still concerned about the number of young people drinking to...
In 2019, the University of Otago bred more than 67,000 animals that it then killed without using for any scientific purpose.
The University of Otago’s new university librarian was stuck in Britain for a year before he could take up the job, and also fell ill with Covid-19 in managed isolation.
The annual booze-soaked costume party that elevates Hyde St to among Dunedin’s most notorious remains an eagerly anticipated event by its student residents.
Otago health academic Prof Peter Crampton has been appointed to the Southern District Health Board and made its deputy chairman.
Otago academic Michael Baker, who has become a household name during the Covid-19 pandemic, has won the Prime Minister’s Science Communication prize.
Doctors commonly prescribe medicines which potentially harm their patients and need to take more care, new University of Otago research says.
Creating more quarantine space for desperately needed international students will depend on demand, Education Minister Chris Hipkins says.
New Zealand’s success in countering Covid-19 has strengthened Environment Minister David Parker’s view that our environmental sustainability targets can also be achieved.
Public health experts from the University of Otago have redoubled calls for a "benchmarking exercise" with Australia over Covid-19 and border management, after singling out more than a dozen New Zealand failures so far.
Associate Prof Sarah Wakes has been appointed the University of Otago’s first female head of mathematics and statistics in the institution’s 150-year history.