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  1. Video for HRC awards give researchers opportunity to pursue their passion
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    HRC awards give researchers opportunity to pursue their passion

    The Health Research Council have awarded around $500.000 to four up-and-coming Māori researchers from the University of Otago, in order to pursue world class projects that are aimed at improving the health and well-being of New Zealanders and to also contribute to the progress in these area’s on an international scale.

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    160 jobs to be cut at Otago University

    The University of Otago announced this afternoon that 160 jobs are set to be axed.

  3. Video for Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research
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    Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research

    Research from Otago University proves that leaking and mouldy homes may lead to the development of a first attack of asthma in young children living in them. 

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    Māori students split on 'Ardern Effect'

    Māori students attending the annual Māori Students Conference, known as Te Huinga Tauira o Te Mana Ākonga are preparing themselves for Election Day, with some being affected by the 'Jacinda Ardern' effect.

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    New study reignites calls to ban smoking in cars

    One in five Year 10 students, particularly Māori and Pacific, continue to be exposed to smoking in cars according to a report by University of Otago. Researchers say it contradicts Government claims that current initiatives are sufficient to protect children from the dangers of second-hand smoke.

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    How university education is benefiting Māori and Pacific students

    New research suggests that Māori and Pacific students who graduate from university could not only change their lives but also have a positive impact on their families, communities and society in general. 

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    Weight loss study seeks men of different ethnicities

    Researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington, are seeking 20 men from different ethnic backgrounds for a study to find out how well people of different body shapes and different ethnicities respond to a weight loss diet.

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    Research funding to develop Māori leadership

    A new research project will look at how to harness the growing Māori economy to lift the wellbeing of Māori. The research will delve into how Māori leaders generate, embody and enact leadership in order to advance wellbeing.

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    Research reveals what helps and hinders Māori university success

    New research from the University of Otago reveals that Māori graduates describe whānau support as the top factor that helped them to complete their qualifications, while family responsibilities and commitments made completion of their studies more difficult.

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    The wahakura vs the bassinet

    An indigenous sleep device (wahakura) for infants has proven to be a safe alternative to a bassinet for infants.

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