Otago Polytechnic Research


Welcome to this month's issue. We hope you enjoy reading our selection of recent staff and student research.  

The video recording of Mary Butler's recent Inaugural Professorial Lecture is now available online. If you would like to watch that you can access it here.

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


  1. Rehab resources

    Two Occupational Therapy students have given a small internal courtyard a new lease of life. Read more…
  2. Human services

    Understanding themselves is a useful starting point for human-centred social services practitioners. Read more…
  3. SKIN in the game

    Our Communication Design and Information Technology students are hunting in a pack. Read more…
  4. Walking with eyes open

    The origin of discarded objects illustrate the extent of globalisation. Read more…
  5. Cultural context

    Nursing students have been working on a locally appropriate resource to help address Type 2 diabetes. Read more…
  6. Night Journal

    Graham Fletcher's recent works zoom in on the tabletop. Read more…
  7. Switching to the cloud

    A local not-for-profit benefits from a lecturer's IT expertise. Read more…
  8. Meeting goals

    A Business student investigates how to increase gym members' level of engagement. Read more…
  9. Senior persons' health

    With a growing older population, we need more nurses who have the confidence and capability to work in aged residential care. Read more…