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.
A breakthrough in monkey malaria research by University of Otago scientists has the potential to help eliminate the relapsing form of human malaria.
Migrant sex workers who work illegally in New Zealand are in safe employment situations and working to fund study or travel, a new University of Otago study has found.
The University of Otago is raising both its domestic tuition and student services fees as it prepares to welcome an additional 132 equivalent full-time students (EFTS) next year.
Ten polytechnics and institutes of technology around the country are predicted to record deficits this year, but SIT and Otago Polytechnic are confident of their performance.
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.