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September 2017

Digital Humanities Expo – Programme out now

The second Digital Humanities Expo will be held at 2pm on the 6th of October, at Arana College. It is a great chance to discover how digital humanities tools might enhance your research and to meet potential research partners. Expo… Continue Reading →

Otago researcher examines the nature of trust

There’s no doubt trust is essential when it comes to solving conflict, but it can be a minefield when trust means different things to different people. Dr Mariska Kappmeier has been trying to define the nature of trust, and the… Continue Reading →

Election cycle not helping transport sustainability

Keeping New Zealanders on the move in an increasingly sustainable way is being hamstrung by our three-year election cycle and policy U-turns. That’s one of the conclusions of a joint transport study by the University of Otago’s Centre for Sustainability… Continue Reading →

On in October: Digital Humanities Expo II

This year’s Digital Humanities Expo is a great chance to discover how digital humanities tools might enhance your research and to meet potential research partners. Short talks this year include: virtual reality in prisons drones as mapping tools building a… Continue Reading →

Otago research examines #Gigatown

On 26 November 2014 Dunedin was named New Zealand’s first Gigatown – winning a 13 month-long competition to receive the fastest internet in the Southern Hemisphere. Now, a Senior Lecturer from Otago’s Department of Media Film and Communication has been… Continue Reading →

Book launch to celebrate Māori Language Week

Te Wiki o te reo Māori – Māori Language Week will see the launch of a new book by Otago historians Associate Professor Angela Wanhalla and Associate Professor Lachy Paterson. The pair collaborated to write He Reo Wāhine: Māori Women’s… Continue Reading →

New book explains Spinoza’s account of reason

Professor Michael LeBuffe has recently published a book, Spinoza on Reason, which looks at Spinoza’s Philosophy, in particular his concepts of reason. “Spinoza has the reputation of being a great theorist of reason. He is known to philosophers as a champion… Continue Reading →

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