Communication Cup 2022
College Member Samuel Dannenberg's three-minute speech on the topic "Overcoming silence" was awarded first prize in the Communication Cup competition held at the College on Saturday, 13 August 2022.
Dr Rachael Hart, currently Chief Executive of the Otago Southland Cancer Society, has a wide work experience, including in the Australian Diplomatic Corps, with spells in Afghanistan and Fiji, which served to illustrate her comments on several topics, including what students should keep in mind, leadership, and being a woman in leadership.
From his impressively wide experience Dr Walker described a number of strategies and guiding principles for dealing with the vicissitudes and opportunities encountered by students, whatever discipline they elect to follow.
As in Part 1, Prof Dearden talked about many significant issues in Part 2, which includes commentary on Genetic Modification, Treaty obligations, Genomics in Medicine, Ethical Issues and more, in a lucid, readily understood way.
In a lively, informative, and frequently amusing talk, largely guided by excellent questions from Members, Prof Dearden discussed a wide range of topics ranging from Cambrian times to future developments involving Genomics.
There is a constantly expanding range of resources online that can help with whatever you are studying as an adjunct to your course at Otago - or simply to expand your horizons. This article touches on just some of them you may not have encountered. - I’m assuming everyone knows about Youtube, etc!