Otago Polytechnic Research


We are inviting you to another professorial lecture in our 2021 series. Associate Professor Jean Ross will be speaking on Thursday 19 August at our Dunedin campus, on the topic Collaborating with Communities: Communities Collaborating with Global-Local Impact. Click here for more details and to register your attendance.

Enjoy reading another selection of stories this month, about our staff and student research.

Prof Leoni Schmidt
Director: Research and Postgraduate Studies
ISSN 2624-084X


  1. Ata mārie Ōtepoti

    A seat and a camera provide opportunities to pay attention to the spaces we inhabit. Read more…
  2. Live the values, love the job

    Francesca Brown suggests key factors for staff wellbeing. Read more…
  3. A growing problem

    Regular cannabis use by adolescents is associated with poor mental health. Read more…
  4. Building information

    Technology can be used innovatively to capture and convey information that informs design decisions. Read more…
  5. Know when to hold 'em

    Players pit their wits and their cards against each other in a new game. Read more…
  6. Shake it up

    An ingenious and practical engineering solution might make life easier for lab workers. Read more…
  7. What'll you have?

    A systemic approach explores all the elements that influence what wine we drink and where. Read more…
  8. Navigating culture

    A meeting house design brings people together in community moving through time and place. Read more…
  9. Teaching teamwork

    A new initiative is expected to help New Zealand health professionals from different disciplines work together more collaboratively. Read more…