Latest University of Otago News

Through looking glass: strange atomic structure of glassy materials
Funding secured for green hydrogen storage materials research
Businesses’ bottom lines suffer from extreme heat
DNA reveals history of Aotearoa’s manu
Interprofessional healthcare education boosts early career skills
Otago’s free dental clinic provides vital care
Young people ask for help only once
Health outcomes for rural communities may be poorer than previously thought
Sharing memories with toddlers helps their wellbeing into adulthood
Significant step on path to developing Alzheimer’s therapy
New Bill marks beginning of end for cigarettes and tobacco in Aotearoa
Otago’s Hospitality and Tourism Management ranked 23rd worldwide and best in Aotearoa
Adventure skills help participants cope with pandemic restrictions
Better outcomes when police, ambulance and mental health services attend 111 mental health emergencies together
Acute alcohol use linked to one quarter of New Zealand suicide deaths – study
Significant struggle of feeding family outlined in study
New research provides insight into Long COVID and ME
World-first studies point way to preventing rheumatic fever in Aotearoa and internationally
Dental system failing children, urgent change needed – specialists
More income support needed for young people experiencing homelessness, study finds
Change needed urgently, practitioners say
Positive reintegration of ex-prisoners’ focus of HRC grant project
“Quake brain” effects suffered by resilient Cantabrians fade over time – study
Matariki heralds launch of new Centre of Indigenous Science
Cycleways and walking paths boost rates of active travel
Cell biology discovery opens doors for brain disease research
Call for influential fossil fuel shareholders to act on climate change
Research unravels insights into military veterans’ health
Think outside box on housing for sustainable future, researchers urge
Government tackles elder abuse
New Zealand’s role in space to take centre stage at Foreign Policy School
Improving stroke care: what survivors say
Hoiho research on Stewart Island identifies critical marine habitats
Kelp connecting Southern coasts – genomics reveals
Study shows strong link between COVID‑19 and worsening mental health
Prime Minister’s Science Prizes showcase New Zealanders ‘inspiring tomorrow’
Gastric cancer research backed by Health Research Council
Further decline in prevalence of obesity in 4-year-olds
Independent panel appointed to review electoral law
Early detection of Alzheimer’s possible – research
Snacking impacted by smells and tastes – Otago study
Bad behaviour set in stone
Honorary degree for visionary business leader Sir Ian Taylor
Operation Grad: Police acknowledge sentencing
$900,000 funding for Otago health researchers
Decline in number of people diagnosed with HIV in New Zealand
DNA provides unique look at moa and climate change
Otago boosts economy by $1.79 billion