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Recent news & events


Posted on: 12 October 2020

12:00 Noon, Monday, 12th October
Room 208, 2nd Floor
Microbiology Building
720 Cumberland St

Steph Trickey becomes new Postgrad Rep

Posted on: 21 September 2020

Stephanie Trickey has been appointed as the new Postgrad representative. She is replacing Bridget Fellows who we thank for you service to the department and its students. We are looking forward to having you Steph!

Tom Devine awarded The Young Alumni Award: 20Twenties

Posted on: 21 September 2020

Congratulations to the Tom Devine who was a recipient of the University of Otago’s inaugural Young Alumni Awards; 20Twenties. Tom has been awarded this honor in recognition of his leadership as Kaiāwhina Māori, mentorship of younger students and of pursuing higher studies. 

Career Information Evening

Posted on: 17 September 2020

5:30pm 17th September, BIG13 Seminar Room, Biochemistry Building. Unsure what you can do with a Genetics, Biochemistry or Microbiology background? Come along and hear about some avenues from local graduates and employers with a chance to mingle with food and refreshments. 300 & 400 level BIOC/GENE/MICR Students & Postgrads welcome.