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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 >>

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 >>

 

 

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