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Pasifika law and culture experts lift lid on hard issues

Friday, 1 July 2016, 2:41 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Academics, law practitioners, university and secondary school students will gather at Victoria University of Wellington next week to take part in the Pasifika Law and Culture Conference. More >>

Cabinet paper proposes Treaty of Waitangi breaches

Friday, 24 June 2016, 9:47 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A paper prepared for Cabinet proposing the introduction of a freshwater allocation work programme would breach the Treaty of Waitangi and ignores recent Waitangi Tribunal and Supreme Court decisions in relation to Māori rights to freshwater, say two academics ... More >>

New Zealand Defence White Paper under the microscope

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 2:50 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Centre for Strategic Studies (CSS) and the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs are hosting a one-day symposium to examine the 2016 New Zealand Defence White Paper. More >>

Million-dollar funding to fight antibiotic resistant bugs

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:38 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have been awarded nearly $1.2 million in funding to find new and improved antibiotics from previously untapped sources. More >>

Multiple sclerosis trial begins at Wellington Hospital

Monday, 13 June 2016, 12:42 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher is leading a clinical trial which may offer new hope to multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferers. More >>

Professor of Law appointed Queen’s Counsel

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:13 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is now home to four Queen’s Counsel. Professor John Prebble is the latest Faculty member to be appointed to the prestigious rank in an announcement last night by Victoria alumnus and Attorney-General ... More >>

Leading sustainability expert joins Victoria

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 3:14 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

An academic at the forefront of thinking about sustainability joins Victoria University of Wellington today as New Zealand’s most senior university figure devoted to what she calls “one of the biggest global challenges of our time”. More >>

Visionary justice advocate receives VU Honorary Doctorate

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 10:52 am | Victoria University of Wellington

One of the country’s most respected authorities on criminal justice reform and corrections policy, Kim Workman, is being recognised with an honorary doctorate from Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Turning trash into treasure

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 10:26 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research by a Victoria University of Wellington Master’s graduand is revealing innovative new ways to recycle waste in the Pacific using 3D printing. More >>

Poorer countries experiencing more heat extremes

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:07 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Many of the world’s poorest people are already experiencing more extremely hot days due to climate change, with the world’s wealthiest less affected, according to just-published Victoria University of Wellington research. More >>

Law changes needed to allow access for visually impaired

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 2:45 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Better laws are needed to ensure the world’s blind and visually impaired people get access to copyright-protected books and digital information, according to PhD research done at Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

AuramerBio makes diagnosis easier, faster and smarter

Friday, 13 May 2016, 11:41 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A new medical diagnostics start-up company spun out of Victoria University of Wellington is set to revolutionise the way medical professionals diagnose and monitor the health of their patients. More >>

Zeroing in on energy efficient buildings

Thursday, 12 May 2016, 11:31 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington study shows that retrofitting New Zealand’s commercial buildings to use less fossil fuel-generated energy could save enough energy to power many homes in the South Island. More >>

Victoria University IP commercialisation set to accelerate

Monday, 9 May 2016, 12:03 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University IP commercialisation set to accelerate Powerhouse to invest in Viclink projects Christchurch, 09 May 2016 – The number of new businesses created from the work of Victoria University of Wellington researchers has the potential ... More >>

New rules needed to support workplace whistleblowers

Tuesday, 3 May 2016, 11:31 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The leaders of one of the world’s largest research projects into workplace whistleblowing are calling for a law change to support whistleblowers and protect them from a “mountain of negativity”. Thousands of New Zealand and Australian private and public sector ... More >>

New Director for Graduate School of Nursing and Midwifery

Friday, 29 April 2016, 10:48 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Kathryn Holloway has been appointed as the new Director of the Graduate School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health at Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Trans-Pacific Partnership public lectures

Monday, 18 April 2016, 10:28 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The New Zealand India Research Institute and the India New Zealand Business Council are co-hosting two public lectures at Victoria University of Wellington’s Government Buildings on 21 April. More >>

Health Research Council funding for VUW researchers

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:41 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have been awarded $300,000 in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) for projects that will aid chronic pain suffers and the disabled. Dr Bronwyn Kivell from Victoria’s School ... More >>

Victoria student makes strong case for volunteering

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:09 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington student is combining her passion for volunteering with her love of the law by helping to teach local young people their legal rights. More >>

Research advocates more money for Kiwi women to learn SD

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 11:26 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research advocates more money for Kiwi women to learn self defence Two Victoria University of Wellington researchers say addressing violence against women should be a “national priority” and are advocating increased funding to extend a successful ... More >>

 

 

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