News and Events

Childhood disadvantage strongly predicts costly adult life-course outcomes

Tuesday 13th December 2016

A small segment of the population accounts for a disproportionate share of costly service use across a society’s health care, criminal justice, and social welfare systems – and paediatric tests of brain health can identify these adults as young as age three, new findings out of the University of Otago’s Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study suggest.
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Study suggests NZ children’s family lives often complex and fluid

Friday 16th September 2016

Conventional notions of family life that underpin New Zealand’s social policies do not match the reality of many young New Zealanders’ lives, new Dunedin Study research suggests.
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TV and Radio Interviews

Monday 30th May 2016

Ahead of the Study documentary series going to air on TV One on the 31st of May, Richie Poulton was invited to do media interviews. Listen to his interview with Kim Hill or watch the video below from the Sunday programme.
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Friday 20th May 2016

We are delighted to announce that the first episode of the Dunedin Study documentary series goes to air in New Zealand on Tuesday, May 31, at 9.30pm on TV ONE programmed as “Why Am I?”
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World TV Networks queue for "Spellbinding" Study Documentary

Tuesday 16th February 2016

The scientific community has long-regarded the University of Otago’s ground-breaking Dunedin Study as an invaluable research tool, but it will receive unprecedented levels of public attention when a television documentary on its findings reaches global audiences later this year.
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Tuesday 2nd February 2016

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