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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 >>

Louise Nicholas fronts film screening of her story

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 10:38 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Louise Nicholas will attend and speak at a Victoria University of Wellington screening of the film that depicts her allegations of rape and sexual abuse by police officers when she was a teenager. More >>

Health experts to speak in Auckland

Friday, 5 September 2014, 12:59 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Vaccine development and treating unmet medical needs will be discussed at public talks in Auckland this month as part of Victoria University of Wellington’s 2014 Public Lecture Series. Dr Bridget Stocker, a senior lecturer in Victoria’s School ... More >>

Victoria students lead youth engagement publication

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 9:46 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A group of Victoria University students are trying to reverse the trend of political disengagement by giving young people a voice. More >>

The Luminaries winner gives away riches

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 2:23 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Eleanor Catton will use the prize money she won at this year’s New Zealand Post Book Awards to set up a new reading grant to support New Zealand writers. More >>

Polar experts to speak in Christchurch

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 2:13 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Two Antarctic scientists from Victoria University of Wellington will visit Christchurch next month to give free talks as part of the University’s 2014 Public Lecture Series. More >>

Conference to explore New Zealand’s classical influences

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 1:28 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

MEDIA ADVISORY 26 August 2014 ______________________________________________________________ Conference to explore New Zealand’s classical influences The first conference to explore New Zealand’s relationship with its Greco-Roman heritage will be hosted ... More >>

National and Labour to outline economic visions

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 9:40 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The deputy leaders of National and Labour will outline their visions for the New Zealand economy in two upcoming public lectures hosted by Victoria University of Wellington. More >>

Deep Alpine Fault sensitive to nearby earthquakes

Monday, 25 August 2014, 2:05 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington researchers have discovered that seismic waves produced by earthquakes happening several hundred kilometres away trigger activity deep beneath the Alpine Fault. More >>

Talk to explore fate of Antarctic ice sheet

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 12:14 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

The Antarctic ice sheet’s contribution to future sea-level rise will be explored by a world-leading polar scientist who is giving the 2014 S.T. Lee Lecture. Robert DeConto, Professor of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, United ... More >>

Social inequality still rife in New Zealand

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 9:46 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Social inequality has worsened over the past decade in New Zealand, a new study from Victoria University of Wellington shows. More >>

Public talk on global sustainability

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 1:06 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Public talk on global sustainability How human pressure is changing the planet is the topic of the only Wellington public lecture being given by Professor Yuan T Lee, President of the International Council for Science, during his visit to New Zealand. ... More >>

Victoria student scores feature film role

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 9:49 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington theatre student George Fenn has scored something many students only dream about—in November, he will walk straight from his classes into a leading role in a feature film. More >>

 

 

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