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Dr James Ussher awarded Dean's Bequest funding for TB vaccine

Posted by on 24 October 2014 | Comments

Dr James Ussher has been awarded $29,980 of the University of Otago's Dean’s Bequest funds to support his research project: Determining the role of innate immune cells in early clearance of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Andrew Highton receives Eli Lilly award

Posted by on 23 October 2014 | Comments

PhD student Andrew Highton was presented the 2004 Eli Lilly Lab Based Researcher Award last night at the New Zealand Society for Oncology conference.

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Christchurch school students learn about the power of microbes

Posted by on 21 October 2014 | Comments

Department staff often have opportunities to get involved with schools and community groups, teaching them about the microscopic world around us. Ros Kemp and Kirsten Ward-Hartstonge visited Hornby High School recently to talk to Year 7 kids about immunology,

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Professor Frank Griffin featured in three farming publications

Posted by on 15 October 2014 | Comments

Frank Griffin has been profiled recently in three farming publications: Farmer’s Weekly, Country-Wide magazine and Dairy Export News.

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Dr Heather Brooks a consistent favourite in OUMSA teaching awards

Posted by on 9 October 2014 | Comments

Dr Heather Brooks has received two accolades in this year’s Otago University Medical Students’ Association (OUMSA) Teaching Excellence Awards.

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