Congratulations to all our students who graduated at University of Otago graduation ceremonies in December. Particular congratulations go to Dr Maggie Corr-Evans, Dr Karen Reader and Dr Lisa Smith who were awarded their PhDs.
Microscopy New Zealand Conference, February 2015
2015 is the International Year of Light. It coincides nicely with the 2015 Microscopy New Zealand Conference hosted by the Otago Centre for Electron Microscopy (OCEM) and the Otago Centre for Confocal Microscopy (OCCM). The Conference is a UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) accredited event, and will be the first New Zealand event to celebrate the International Year of Light and light-based technologies.
Alzheimer's New Zealand Conference - Dementia: the future is now
Dr Joanna Williams attended the recent Alzheimer's New Zealand Conference (ADNZ) in Rotorua. The theme for the conference was Dementia: the future is now. Dr Williams spoke on behalf of the Brain Health Research Centre and presented a biomarker study aimed at the early detection of Alzheimer's.