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Fighting cyber-crime one app at a time

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:54 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

This summer Victoria University of Wellington will be home to four Singaporean students researching cyber threats. The students have been working with Dr Ian Welch, a lecturer in Victoria’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, as part of a partnership ... More >>

Combating bullying in New Zealand

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 9:41 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Accent Learning is rolling out a new bullying prevention programme for schools—a first for the Southern Hemisphere. The programme originated in Finland and is called KiVa, which means ‘kiusaamista vastaan’ or ... More >>

What Antarctica’s past reveals about future climate

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 3:20 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

What Antarctica’s past reveals about future climate A PhD student at Victoria University of Wellington’s Antarctic Research Centre is looking to the distant past to discover what’s ahead for the world’s climate. Bella Duncan is researching Antarctica’s ... More >>

New Zealand Composer Inducted to Music Hall of Fame

Saturday, 18 October 2014, 10:58 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A composer who put the School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington on the map will be inducted posthumously into the New Zealand Music Hall of Fame at the 2014 APRA Silver Scroll Awards. More >>

Music And the Machine

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:54 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Musical machines and robots will take over Victoria University of Wellington’s Hub this Friday. More >>

Wellington’s most iconic Mo mowed for Movember

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:34 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Wellington’s favourite mustache is gone! Lorenzo Bresolin, The Great Food Race Judge and bearer of one of New Zealand’s most spectacular Mo’s has shaved it off all in the name of Movember and men’s health. More >>

Victoria sporting students succeed at highest levels

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 12:26 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria's supreme athletes and administrators from a variety of sports have been honoured at the 2014 Victoria University Blues Awards. The Blues are the highest recognition the University can give to people who have, by their sporting achievements ... More >>

Creating low-cost solar energy

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 11:43 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers are part of a worldwide effort to design cheaper and more efficient solar energy materials. Work by PhD student Alex Barker, under the supervision of Dr Justin Hodgkiss, a senior lecturer in the School of Chemical ... More >>

Victoria students pitch to impress

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 11:30 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Smart ideas for addressing global social issues through digital action campaigns will be presented by Victoria University of Wellington students this week in a Dragons’ Den style competition. More >>

Deal with US company opens doors for Robinson Research

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 10:07 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The Robinson Research Institute has signed a strategic partnership agreement with NASDAQ-listed Superconductor Technologies Inc. (STI) which will see the Institute’s innovative technology used for new applications in the energy and health industries. ... More >>

Studying ancient landforms using new technology

Monday, 6 October 2014, 10:07 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Teetering along precarious pathways high in some of Papua New Guinea’s most remote mountains is all part of the job for a pair of Victoria University of Wellington geologists. More >>

Use of English in Samoa under the microscope

Friday, 3 October 2014, 11:36 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The use of English in Samoa today will be the focus of two lectures by Victoria University of Wellington’s 2014 Ian Gordon Fellow Letuimanu’asina Dr Emma Kruse Va’ai. More >>

Documenting historic Māori land law cases for the first time

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 9:50 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A new book from Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law will continue to put the spotlight on Māori Land Law judgments which have never before been published. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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