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August 2017

Otago and Southland families asked for WW1 Passchendaele stories

Otago and Southland people are being encouraged to come forward to the University of Otago with their family stories, photos, and letters about the disastrous WW1 Campaign at Passchendaele. Two History 224 students will collate the material about the famous… Continue Reading →

Philosopher receives prestigious medal

An internationally leading philosopher of memory, Dr Kourken (Kirk) Michaelian, is the latest recipient of the University of Otago’s Carl Smith Medal and Rowheath Trust Award. The Award and Medal, which recognise outstanding research performance of early-career staff at Otago,… Continue Reading →

Book on the history of New Zealand youth culture launched

Associate Professor Chris Brickell of Gender Studies celebrated the launch of his new book Teenagers: The Rise of Youth Culture at the Staff Club recently. Published by Auckland University Press the book is a cultural history project investigating the changing… Continue Reading →

Lecturer Receives Funding to Develop Research Infrastructure

University of Otago Lecturer John Shaver has received $US 84,600 ($NZ 112,000) funding from the Templeton Foundation to build an infrastructure to conduct cross-cultural studies on the role of religion in reproductive decision-making, parenting behaviour, and child outcomes. Dr Shaver… Continue Reading →

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