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News & Events - 2022

Award winning series "Why am I ? The Science of Us" now available to view free in NZ  "Why am I ? The Science of Us" the television documentary series based on the findings of the Dunedin Longitudinal Study and winner of the New York Festivals World’s Best TV & Films in 2016 and the New Zealand TV Awards Best Factual Series in 2017,  is now available to view free on nzonscreen: https://www » Winter Symposium Series 2022 Online: Inequality in Aotearoa The University of Otago’s much-loved Winter Symposium Series is back this year, after an unexpected two-year hiatus due to COVID‑19 » Event 15th July: 50,000 Years of Life - NZISF NanoFest 2022 This event is part of the New Zealand International Science Festival's 2022 NanoFest » Improving the mental health of young people to keep them healthy in old age– Professor Terrie Moffitt   Part of the New Zealand Psycological Society's Psychology Week - Improving the mental health of young people to keep them healthy in old age– Professor Terrie Moffitt (USA) 90 minutes online Physical diseases peak after age 60 and mental disorders peak in the 20's » NZ Herald/The conversation: Covid-19 anti vaccine roots revealed by Dunedin Study "Most people welcomed the opportunity to get vaccinated against Covid-19, yet a non-trivial minority did not » "The Dunedin study at 50: landmark experiment tracked 1,000 people from birth" "Study into health and behaviour, which began in New Zealand in 1972, marks its half century this week as its subjects prepare for old age" to read the Guardian's full article click here https://www » "The Dunedin Study Turns 50" "The 50th birthday of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health & Development study, more commonly known as the Dunedin Study, is a milestone worth celebrating » Focus falls on retina as risk indicator of developing ‘old age diseases’ Dunedin Study's Dr Ashleigh Barrett-Young highlights the potential for optical scans to aid in the diagnosis of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's » RNZ interview on cannabis effects on lung health RNZ interview of Prof Bob Hancox on cannabis research using the Dunedin Study which has found smoking weed is harmful to lung health »