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Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Bowel-cancer screening cost-effective but does not reduce health inequalities Thursday, 20 July 2017 9:13amProfessor Tony Blakely Bowel-cancer screening in New Zealand will improve health cost effectively, according to University of Otago research just published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention. However, it will […]

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New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, Unions, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: New Home for Music, Theatre and the Performing Arts Thursday, 13 July 2017 9:28amThe proposed music, theatre and performing arts building to be built on Union Street East. The University of Otago is building recording studios and refurbishing existing buildings in a $26 million project […]

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International screenwriters drawn to Dunedin for conference

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, Mining Sector, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on International screenwriters drawn to Dunedin for conference

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: International screenwriters drawn to Dunedin for conference Wednesday, 12 July 2017 10:29amDr Davinia Thornley Some of the most prolific and central figures of the New Zealand film industry have been attracted to the country’s first international conference dedicated to screenwriting, being held at the University […]

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Modified baby-led weaning shows benefits for infants – Otago research

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, Energy, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Modified baby-led weaning shows benefits for infants – Otago research

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Modified baby-led weaning shows benefits for infants – Otago research Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:32amBabies who feed themselves as soon as they have started eating solids appear to be less fussy eaters, new University of Otago research has found. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, […]

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Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Thousands of NZ children continue to be exposed to second-hand smoke in cars Friday, 7 July 2017 9:33amProfessor Richard Edwards New evidence shows one in five children continue to be exposed to smoking in cars, and that exposure even increased in 2015. These findings by […]

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Study predicts future burden of Parkinson’s disease in New Zealand

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, Mining Sector, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Study predicts future burden of Parkinson’s disease in New Zealand

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Study predicts future burden of Parkinson’s disease in New Zealand Friday, 7 July 2017 9:14amDr Toni Pitcher Numbers of people with Parkinson’s disease will double over the next 25 years, according to a new study from the University of Otago, Christchurch’s specialist brain research group. […]

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New evidence of personal and social benefits of university education for Māori and Pacific Peoples

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New evidence of personal and social benefits of university education for Māori and Pacific Peoples

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: New evidence of personal and social benefits of university education for Māori and Pacific Peoples Wednesday, 5 July 2017 10:57amNCLR Co-Director Dr Reremoana (Moana) Theodore Latest research from the National Centre for Lifecourse Research (NCLR) suggests that graduating from university may not only change the […]

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Pathways to achieve Smokefree NZ – new study

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Pathways to achieve Smokefree NZ – new study

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Pathways to achieve Smokefree NZ – new study Thursday, 29 June 2017 9:04amLead author Frederieke Sanne van der Deen New modelling research has shown the major ways for reducing smoking on the path to New Zealand’s smokefree goal by 2025. University of Otago, Wellington researchers […]

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Changes in the Antarctic focus for Otago students winning postgraduate scholarships

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, English, Environment, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Changes in the Antarctic focus for Otago students winning postgraduate scholarships

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Changes in the Antarctic focus for Otago students winning postgraduate scholarships Tuesday, 27 June 2017 4:59pmThree University of Otago postgraduate students, along with a Victoria University postgraduate student, were last night awarded postgraduate scholarships by Antarctica New Zealand for their work to better understand the […]

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Regular brisk walks and a daily longer one help lower office workers’ blood lipids

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Regular brisk walks and a daily longer one help lower office workers’ blood lipids

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Regular brisk walks and a daily longer one help lower office workers’ blood lipids Tuesday, 27 June 2017 9:37amDr Meredith Peddie of Otago’s Department of Human Nutrition Many people spend increasing time sitting during their work days, but breaking things up with regular brisk walks, […]

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Closing the border in extreme pandemics worthwhile – Study

By   /  June 26, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Economics, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Closing the border in extreme pandemics worthwhile – Study

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Closing the border in extreme pandemics worthwhile – Study Monday, 26 June 2017 9:26amStudy co-author Professor Michael Baker It may sometimes make sense for island nations like New Zealand to temporarily close their borders in extreme pandemic situations, a new study by Wellington researchers suggests. […]

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Signing ceremony to formalise generous Harraways funding

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7, Asia Pacific Region, Commerce, Education, English, Fifth Estate - MIL OSI, MIL OSI, Mining Sector, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Signing ceremony to formalise generous Harraways funding

MIL OSI New Zealand – Source: University of Otago Headline: Signing ceremony to formalise generous Harraways funding Friday, 23 June 2017 9:14amVice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne Dunedin breakfast cereal manufacturer Harraway & Sons Ltd has formalised its donation of $100,000 to the University of Otago’s Department of Food Science to establish the Harraways 1867 Visiting Professorship […]

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