The Dunedin Study - DMHDRU

News & Events - 2014

Poor credit rating linked to poor cardiovascular health A credit score doesn’t only boil down a person’s entire financial history to a single number and somehow predict their credit-worthiness, it might also be saying something about a person’s health status, too, according to our latest research » NZ school children not disadvantaged by part-time work New research from the Dunedin Study found that schoolchildren who combine schoolwork with a part-time job do not appear to suffer from any long-term disadvantage » Dunedin Study Researcher Receives International Distinguished Scientist Award Professor Murray Thomson has become the first New Zealander to win two awards from the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) » 2014 Highly Cited Researchers In no small part due to the high volume of quality research publications that have been, and continue to be produced, from the Dunedin Study, both the Study Director, Richie Poulton, and Associate Director, Terrie Moffitt, have been included in the recently released Thomson Reuters 2014 Highly Cited Researchers » Study Director wins Dean's Research Medal The Director of the Dunedin Study, Professor Richie Poulton, was "thrilled" after being recognised for his research at the Dunedin School of Medicine and Southern District Health Board's Health Research and Excellence Awards held on Monday evening, 19 May 2014 » Fluoridating water does not lower IQ New  research out of the world-renowned Dunedin Multidisciplinary Study does not support claims that fluoridating water adversely affects children’s mental development and adult IQ » Personality may be key risk factor in preventive health care Conscientious young adults enjoy better health as they age, our research found » Internalising Disorders and Leukocyte Telomere Erosion. Telomere length has emerged as a promising biomarker in studies that test the hypothesis that internalising psychiatric disorders are associated with accumulated cellular damage »