Blocking the action of one key enzyme offers new hope to reduce inflammatory damage linked with several diseases, including cystic fibrosis and Alzheimers disease, University of Otago Prof Tony Kettle says.
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The University of Otago has deleted the bachelor of tourism from its roster of conferred degrees, and the qualification will revert to a major subject in the bachelor of commerce degree.
Prospective students at the University of Otago are to receive information explaining the context and history behind a once-controversial campus code of conduct.
Data from a $4 million aerial geophysical survey of Otago - to which the Otago Regional Council (ORC) contributed $1 million - has been released publicly.
An academic audit of the University of Otago is to be conducted by an independent body charged with scrutinising New Zealand's top tertiary institutions.
University of Otago scientists are striving to develop a smart new way of attacking a bacterial pathogen that is damaging New Zealand kiwifruit production.
A multimillion-dollar makeover of two of Dunedin's former student pubs is under way by the University of Otago, which has forecast spending nearly $5 million to redevelop both the Bowling Green and Gardens Taverns.
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Two University of Otago supervisors have been recognised for their work with doctoral, masters and postgraduate diploma students at an event run jointly by the University of Otago and the Otago University Students' Association.
The latest University of Otago students may enjoy more electronic support than their peers in earlier generations, but often face greater pressures, university senior staff said yesterday.
Dunedin tertiary institutes have topped the tables again, their students ranked as having the highest completion rate of degree-level qualifications in New Zealand.
Plagiarism policy at the University of Otago was amended at a meeting yesterday.
University of Otago law students have won two contests in annual law student competitions in Australia, in the best overall outcome for Otago students in 19 years of participating in the event.
The University of Otago reportedly has plans to construct a multimillion-dollar building in Christchurch.
Public speakers can sometimes experience such a severe case of nerves they wish they could just disappear.
A University of Otago law student team has reached the quarterfinals in a high-powered World Trade Organisation mooting competition, held recently in Europe.
Three University of Otago staff have opted for voluntary severance but forced redundancies have not been needed in the restructuring of the university's former social work and community development department.