One Health Aotearoa Autumn 2022 Newsletter

Finger touches surface of mountain lake, the landscape is reflecting on the water.

Our latest newsletter announces our new Co-director and Management Group members, includes the save the date information for our 8th annual symposium later this year and congratulates the recipient of the Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize 2022. View the OHA Autumn 2022 newsletter.

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Professor Iain Lamont appointed as OHA Co-director

Professor Iain Lamont in the laboratory

We are delighted to announce that Professor Iain Lamont has been appointed as the new One Health Aotearoa Co-director, joining Professor Nigel French at the helm of OHA. Iain is based in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Otago and has been a member of OHA since it was started in 2013. He…

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Fighting COVID and demolishing stereotypes

Dr Jemma Geoghegan wants to “demolish the stereotype of what a scientist looks like”. Dr Geoghegan has today become just the second woman to win the Te Puiaki Kaipūtaiao Maea Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. The University of Otago researcher is one of the scientists behind New Zealand’s COVID-19 genome sequencing programme and plans…

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