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Better hospital care needed for obese patients

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 9:53 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Healthcare services are not always suitable for morbidly obese patients, a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has found. For her PhD thesis ‘Misfits: An ethnographic study of extremely fat patients in intensive care’, Caz Hales, who ... More >>

Two new exhibitions open at Adam Art Gallery

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 12:53 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

An artist and three architects address space and its representation in two new exhibitions at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday. More >>

Victoria designs transportable MRI machine

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 9:27 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has designed a transportable MRI machine to speed up the diagnosis and treatment of stroke patients. More >>

Law students contribute to international research project

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:43 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Students from Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law are contributing to a Harvard John F Kennedy School of Government research project which is evaluating the status of violence against women. Law schools from around the world have been ... More >>

Rainbow Warrior Focus for Visiting Research Fellow

Thursday, 16 April 2015, 11:53 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Bilateral Arbitration Treaty And Rainbow Warrior Focus for Visiting Research Fellow A proposed bilateral arbitration treaty and the 30th anniversary of the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior will be the focus of a visit from world leading international ... More >>

Organisational challenges in an outsourced world

Monday, 13 April 2015, 10:52 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington professor will provide insights from over 25 years of research into how information technology has changed the way we view and work in organisations, in his upcoming inaugural lecture. More >>

Expert to explore bias in pharmaceutical research

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:47 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Highly respected physician and international commentator on health policy Professor Joel Lexchin, will deliver a public lecture in Wellington next week exploring how bias can be introduced into pharmaceutical research. More >>

Unique animal communities may need special protection

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:34 am | Victoria University of Wellington

New Zealand’s underwater mountains are home to unique animal communities which need careful environmental management, research from Victoria University of Wellington and the National Institute of Water & Atmospheric (NIWA) research reveals. More >>

Victoria community comes together for Vanuatu

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 11:28 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Staff and students from Victoria University of Wellington have come together to provide support to Vanuatu following the damage caused by Cyclone Pam. More >>

Putting the ‘P’ in pest control

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:01 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Animal urine will be used to make more effective traps for problematic pests like rats and brushtail possum in a research project from Victoria University of Wellington. PossumA team of scientists, led by Dr Wayne Linklater from Victoria’s School of ... More >>

Improving cat welfare may reduce environmental impact

Friday, 6 March 2015, 11:35 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Scientists are looking to cat owners for solutions to reduce the environmental impact of their pets on native wildlife. More >>

Lecture to highlight Alan Turing’s genius

Friday, 20 February 2015, 12:45 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A lecture about the work of Alan Turing, often dubbed the father of modern computing and the subject of the film The Imitation Game , will be given at Victoria University of Wellington next week. More >>

Study finds need for education about online privacy

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 1:29 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Providing better access to knowledge about online behaviour, including an 0800 helpline, are among the recommendations in a report from Victoria University of Wellington about New Zealanders’ online behaviour. More >>

Second Māori language learning app developed for beginners

Friday, 13 February 2015, 9:55 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Education has released its second te reo Māori learning app—Puna—which is available for free on the App Store and Google Play. The app, developed by staff from Te Kura Māori, which carries out ... More >>

Entertainment at your fingertips

Monday, 9 February 2015, 11:14 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Home entertainment could soon be experienced in four dimensions as a result of upcoming research at Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Yellow light for forest-saving programme in Indonesia

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 12:20 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A programme to curb deforestation and carbon emissions in Indonesia has improved forest governance but more changes need to be implemented if its original aims are to be met, according to Victoria University of Wellington research. More >>

Victoria connecting with Wellington’s tech industry

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 10:43 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is running a workshop aimed at getting Wellington’s tech community up to speed with the latest in network technology. The two-day workshop, to be held on 18 and 19 February, will give participants an understanding of Software ... More >>

Exhibition showcases works from university's art collection

Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:51 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Seldom-seen gems and new acquisitions from Victoria University of Wellington’s Art Collection will be among the works on display in the Adam Art Gallery’s next show. More >>

Duo developing social science success at Victoria

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 10:00 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington programme examining the development of human societies has been recognised with $1.4 million in research funding grants. More >>

What workplace emails reveal about culture

Thursday, 8 January 2015, 10:56 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Most of us use emails at work without so much as a second thought—but new research from Victoria University of Wellington shows a range of socio-cultural forces govern what and how we write. More >>

 

 

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