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Victoria researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 5:39 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher is among a small group of leading New Zealand scientists to receive Rutherford Discovery Fellowships. More >>

Warnings from a warming ocean

Tuesday, 30 September 2014, 12:11 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Changes taking place in the oceans around Antarctica could result in an abrupt rise in global sea level, according to a Victoria University of Wellington led study. More >>

New Zealand’s energy landscape in 2050

Friday, 26 September 2014, 12:15 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A group of Victoria University of Wellington students will spend the summer developing an interactive website that will allow the public and government organisations to see how the energy choices we make today will impact New Zealand in 2050. More >>

Victoria students help public keep an eye on our water

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 11:16 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s engineering students are continuing to push the frontiers of pollution monitoring in New Zealand’s waterways through an innovative collaboration known as RiverWatch. More >>

World wars inspire student to be creative

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 9:34 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Troy with a poppy, made from a spent bullet shell, which is part of his family’s entry in this year’s World of Wearable Arts show More >>

Tackling global challenges

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 2:29 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is reaffirming its commitment to helping tackle key global challenges says Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford. He and his wife Pauline joined the estimated 400,000 people on the ‘People’s Climate March’ ... More >>

New Zealanders warming to solar power

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 11:01 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A just-released report released shows more and more New Zealanders, fed up with their power providers, are turning to solar energy. Dr Rebecca Ford, a lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, is the lead ... More >>

Confucius Institute to celebrate 10th anniversary

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 10:57 am | Victoria University of Wellington

This Saturday at sunrise, the Confucius Institute based at Victoria University will have the distinction of being the first to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Confucius Institutes around the world. More >>

Christchurch quake indicates need for workplace flexibility

Wednesday, 24 September 2014, 10:09 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Although it is good practice for organisations to have a business continuity plan, workplace flexibility is what really counts in a disaster, Victoria University of Wellington research has found. Dr Noelle Donnelly and Dr Sarah Proctor-Thomson, researchers ... More >>

Simon Denny recreates Kim Dotcom’s personal effects

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12:43 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Who owns what? How has the internet changed our relation to the world? These are two of the many questions Simon Denny raises in the latest exhibition at the Adam Art Gallery, opening on Saturday 4 October. More >>

Managing land into the future

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 11:39 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Food production is the backbone of New Zealand’s economy—and a computer modelling programme designed by a Victoria University of Wellington academic is helping ensure that farming practices here and overseas are as sustainable and environmentally friendly ... More >>

Victoria team defend title with speedy robot

Monday, 22 September 2014, 12:06 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A team of Victoria University of Wellington students is heading to Sydney this week to defend the title won by the University in the 2013 at the Australasian National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition (NI ARC) in Melbourne. A team from Victoria’s ... More >>

Engagement role key to Victoria’s future plans

Friday, 19 September 2014, 9:15 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Guilford is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Engagement) whose role will be focused on increasing engagement with the University’s communities. More >>

THEA 301 presents The Two Noble Kinsmen

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:59 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s THEA 301 tackle Jacobean tragicomedy in the Wellington premiere of Shakespeare and Fletcher’s rarely performed The Two Noble Kinsmen . More >>

Tackling a decline of pharmaceutical success

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 3:14 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Bart Ellenbroek A Victoria University of Wellington researcher will discuss why pharmaceutical industry success rates are so low and suggest solutions to tackle this crisis at an inaugural professorial lecture next Tuesday. Professor Bart Ellenbroek, ... More >>

Celebrity Baby Bumps Found to Affect Pre-Natal Attachment

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 2:48 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Obsessing over celebrity baby bumps can have a negative impact on women’s attachment to their babies during pregnancy and after birth, Victoria University of Wellington research has found. More >>

Hundreds of Students Turn Out for Political Debate

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 5:37 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

With only a few days left before the general election, over 500 Victoria students packed the central Hub space on campus today to listen to a political debate on student issues organised by the Students’ Association. Victoria University of Wellington ... More >>

Victoria University and MetService join forces

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 12:09 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington will offer the country’s first Master’s degree in meteorology, in partnership with New Zealand’s official weather forecaster MetService. The course, which will start in 2016, will be taught by Dr James McGregor and Associate ... More >>

Who’s Harriette?

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 11:09 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is celebrating the centenary of its first woman law graduate, Harriette Vine. The celebration began with an essay competition organised by the Wellington Women Lawyers Association, on the topic “ ... More >>

More snow but less ice for Antarctic glaciers

Monday, 15 September 2014, 12:56 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Future increases in snowfall will not prevent the retreat of glaciers on the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to a new study involving a Victoria University of Wellington researcher. More >>

 

 

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