In May of 2020 the Otago Medical Foundation committed funding to an urgent, fast-tracked fund specifically for COVID-19 medical research. Associate Professor James Ussher and Professor Alex McLellan have been both awarded grants.
Congratulations Tom Devine, Assistant Research Fellow in the Department who is a recipient of a 2020 Fulbright Science and Innovation Scholarship. Tom will complete a Master of Public Health specialising in Sociomedical Sciences and History, Ethics and Law at Columbia University in New York City, New York. Tom graduated with a BSc in Microbiology (Hons First Class).