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Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite Pacific

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 1:50 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Landmark Climate Change Conference to Unite Pacific Over 200 people will gather at Victoria University of Wellington next week to take part in the University’s landmark Pacific Climate Change Conference . The conference, ‘In The Eye of the ... More >>

A tilt in the right direction

Friday, 5 February 2016, 12:16 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A group of Victoria University of Wellington alumni has developed an interactive gaming system to help take the chore out of physiotherapy exercises. More >>

Survival of the oldest

Friday, 29 January 2016, 11:42 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Scientists from Victoria University of Wellington and GNS Science have for the first time determined how and when over 2000 species of ancient marine plankton became extinct, and a potential indicator for which current species may be vulnerable to ... More >>

How munching Moa affected plant evolution

Monday, 18 January 2016, 9:49 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The snacking habits of the now-extinct Moa may have influenced the way certain plant species evolved, according to new research from Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Agreement builds on greening goals

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:29 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is continuing to ‘walk the talk’ in environmental responsibility through a collaboration agreement with the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA). The three-year agreement aims to either save or convert to renewable ... More >>

Top researcher to highlight the human impact on Earth

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 10:52 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A leading geologist and Antarctic climate researcher from the University of Cambridge will deliver two free public lectures at Victoria University of Wellington this week More >>

Eco-conscious consumers say it’s not easy being green

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:22 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher has uncovered why environmentally concerned consumers don’t always buy green products. More >>

Developing a digital reputation

Friday, 18 December 2015, 10:35 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher is developing a new reputation management system for the digital world. Ferry Hendrikx, who graduated last week with a PhD in computer science, is researching ways of building reputation profiles online that ... More >>

Australian grant to study impact of digital technology

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 1:14 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher has won a prestigious grant from the Australian government to study the impact of digital technology on relationships between organisations and their customers. More >>

Footage captures kiwi destroying robin nest

Friday, 4 December 2015, 10:05 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A kiwi destroying a robin nest and causing the death of the chicks in it has been caught on camera by a Victoria University of Wellington researcher. More >>

Big names confirmed for Victoria’s first climate conference

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 11:24 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The President of Kiribati, founder of global environmental group 350.org Bill McKibben and the head of Australian National University’s Climate Change Institute are just some of the big names confirmed to speak at Victoria University of Wellington’s ... More >>

Measuring uncertainty in the sea

Wednesday, 2 December 2015, 9:29 am | Victoria University of Wellington

What started out as a simple love of fishing for a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has led to a complex mathematical study in measuring fish populations. More >>

A bright idea to protect local wildlife from cats

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:51 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Bright-coloured collars that could reduce the amount of prey caught by cats will be trialled in a joint Victoria University of Wellington and Wellington City Council project. More >>

Research shows reality of runaway ice loss in Antarctica

Friday, 27 November 2015, 9:19 am | Victoria University of Wellington

27 November 2015 Research shows reality of runaway ice loss in Antarctica A new study led by Victoria University of Wellington researchers reveals the potential for runaway ice loss in Antarctica. By studying rocks at different elevations beside the East ... More >>

New watch saves diabetics’ time

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 9:39 am | Victoria University of Wellington

An innovative monitoring system for diabetes sufferers designed by a Victoria University of Wellington student was one of the top 20 international entries in the prestigious James Dyson Award. More >>

Ocean exploration brings research honour

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 9:21 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The scientific contribution of Professor Lionel Carter from Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre has been recognised with the presentation of the 2015 Hutton Medal. Awarded annually by the Royal Society of New Zealand, the ... More >>

Victoria partners with global leader

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 10:22 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Championing cybersecurity: Victoria partners with global leader Victoria University of Wellington has entered into an agreement with local firm Total Risk, a partner of the Software Engineering Institute’s CERT Program at Carnegie Mellon University ... More >>

Biology wins big in Marsden

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 4:01 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences is a big winner in the latest round of Marsden Fund grants. More >>

Wellington team top Climathon

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 10:24 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A plan to reduce transport demands in Wellington while boosting the eco-friendly e-commerce marketplace proved a winning formula for a Victoria University of Wellington supported start-up. More >>

Victoria’s green wins gold at sustainability awards

Friday, 23 October 2015, 4:08 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s commitment to sustainability and responsible environmental management have been recognised with the University taking out top honours at the prestigious Australasia Green Gown Awards. More >>

 

 

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