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A sense of whānau far from home

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 10:01 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington graduand Rebecca Burke never imagined she’d end up calling New Zealand home. More >>

One-night-only screening of films by Harun Farocki

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:06 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A one-night-only screening of three films by the late Harun Farocki, a German media artist, critic, editor and curator, will be shown at the Light House Cinema Cuba next Wednesday 26 November. More >>

One-night screening of films by media artist Harun Farocki

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 12:03 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A one-night-only screening of three films by the late Harun Farocki, a German media artist, critic, editor and curator, will be shown at the Light House Cinema Cuba next Wednesday 26 November. More >>

Today’s libraries not just about books

Thursday, 20 November 2014, 9:33 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Public libraries need to look beyond simply offering books in order to ensure their survival, a Victoria University of Wellington professor says. More >>

Google dream a reality for Victoria student

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 11:00 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington student Valerie Chan will learn from the top tech minds this summer as she interns at Google's Sydney headquarters. After a long and rigorous application process Valerie, who has just completed her first year at Victoria ... More >>

Conference on meteorological and climate forecasting

Monday, 17 November 2014, 3:28 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Conference on meteorological and climate forecasting An upcoming conference at Victoria University of Wellington will explore aspects of meteorological and climate forecasting, and the research underpinning weather prediction. More than 80 research papers and ... More >>

Professor John Psathas awarded Higher Doctorate

Monday, 17 November 2014, 12:33 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A rare Higher Doctorate will be awarded to Professor John Psathas from Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music during Victoria University of Wellington’s December Graduation ceremonies. Professor John Psathas will be awarded a Higher Doctorate ... More >>

Conference to highlight labour, employment and work issues

Friday, 14 November 2014, 10:53 am | Victoria University of Wellington

An upcoming conference supported by Victoria University of Wellington and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment will reflect on key issues in the current labour, employment and work environment in New Zealand. More >>

Prestigious fellowships awarded to Victoria researchers

Thursday, 13 November 2014, 5:25 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers are among a small group of leading New Zealand scientists to receive highly sought-after James Cook Research Fellowships. More >>

Electric performance at Victoria

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:05 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A unique musical performance involving a trio of Tesla coils will take place at Victoria University of Wellington next week (17 November). More >>

Research shows disparity between tax paid by women and men

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:00 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research from Victoria University of Wellington examining taxation and government welfare spending by age and gender in New Zealand shows that women pay less tax than men over their lifetime and receive more government assistance. According to researchers ... More >>

Legal villain? A post-mortem on Prendergast

Monday, 10 November 2014, 12:38 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is celebrating the launch of a biography of New Zealand’s infamous and second longest serving Chief Justice, James Prendergast. More >>

Research to enhance fertility of New Zealand dairy cows

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:48 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher is aiming to discover why some dairy cows are less fertile than others and how to overcome the disparity. More >>

New senior role at Victoria for leading scientist

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 10:01 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Kate McGrath has been appointed Victoria University of Wellington’s first Vice-Provost (Research). More >>

Professor to write a history of NZ security surveillance

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 2:09 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Professor Richard Hill from Victoria University of Wellington has been awarded Marsden funding to compile a critical analysis of covert intelligence gathering in New Zealand, the only western country to have no academic study on the history of its security ... More >>

Marsden funding success for Victoria researchers

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 12:30 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have received 25 prestigious Marsden Fund grants worth $12.1 million, the largest number ever received by the University. More >>

Māori customs and protocols go virtual

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:23 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Māori customs and protocols go virtual New research from Victoria University of Wellington is showing the extent to which information technology is becoming culturally important for Māori. For her Master of Information Management, Pikihuia Reihana ... More >>

Putting music research to educational use in the Pacific

Monday, 3 November 2014, 11:09 am | Victoria University of Wellington

BD-inFSMA lecturer from Victoria University of Wellington’s Te Kōkī New Zealand School of Music (NZSM), will use his research as an educational tool for local communities in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). Using sound recordings of traditional ... More >>

Victoria University to review its investment in fossil fuels

Sunday, 2 November 2014, 10:41 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington has initiated the necessary processes to move out of investment in carbon-emitting fossil fuels. The University’s charitable trust has never held significant direct investments in the fossil fuel industry but, reflecting ... More >>

Finding a balance between technology and nature

Friday, 31 October 2014, 11:26 am | Victoria University of Wellington

As peoples’ lives become increasingly high-tech they need to actively connect with the outdoors or they could become alienated from nature altogether—that’s the stark message from a best-selling author who is coming to New Zealand to speak at ... More >>

 

 

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