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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 >>

New Computer Graphics programme looks to the future

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 11:07 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has launched a new Computer Graphics programme that will educate students to develop the next generation of tools in a rapidly-growing and in-demand industry. More >>

Victoria University congratulates new Governor-General

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:29 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has extended congratulations to New Zealand’s next Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, who has a long-standing association with the University. More >>

Professor wins international computer programming prize

Friday, 18 March 2016, 10:49 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher has won an international prize for work that makes it easier for students to tune into coding. More >>

Warning that Antarctic ice sheet a “sleeping giant”

Friday, 11 March 2016, 9:55 am | Victoria University of Wellington

New research has led to a warning from a leading Antarctic expert that the world is on track for massive sea level rises resulting from the melting of an ice sheet. More >>

Victoria appoints senior leader in sustainability

Monday, 7 March 2016, 11:55 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has appointed Associate Professor Marjan van den Belt, an internationally respected scholar and advisor on biodiversity and ecosystem services, to the role of Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Sustainability). More >>

Media intrusions into privacy examined in new book

Thursday, 3 March 2016, 11:54 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The legal profession is grappling with how to deal with phone-hacking, revenge porn, misuse of private information, internet trolling, bullying via social media and media intrusion, according to a new book. More >>

Māori and Pasifika health in spotlight

Tuesday, 1 March 2016, 1:35 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

The impact of around 5000 years of migration has significant implications for Māori and Pasifika health today, according to a just-completed research programme by a Victoria University of Wellington biologist. Dr Geoff Chambers, an expert in genetics ... More >>

Expert panel to discuss next steps on TPPA

Monday, 22 February 2016, 10:31 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Expert panel to discuss next steps on TPPA Victoria University experts say it is critical people understand the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) and will tomorrow (Tuesday 23 February 2016) host a public seminar to promote discussion. ... More >>

Launch function: Initiative to support obese patients

Friday, 19 February 2016, 9:43 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A collaboration between researchers from Victoria University of Wellington, the University of Otago, Wellington and the health care industry is aiming to better support obese patients in a range of healthcare settings, and is being launched early next week. More >>

Pacific Climate Change Conference Turns Words into Action

Thursday, 18 February 2016, 2:15 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Pacific Climate Change Conference Turns Words into Action The fight to build a more resilient Pacific in the face of climate change has taken a major step forward with the official partnering between the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ... More >>

Conference ignites pan-Pacific action on climate change

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 11:05 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika) of Victoria University of Wellington Winnie Laban says Pacific nations need to weave together and act now to avoid tragedy as the effects of climate change take their toll on the region. Hon. Luamanuvao Winnie ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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