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New digital media centre from Government’s funding

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 5:12 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A leading member of Japan’s digital media industry is joining Victoria University of Wellington as Director of a new Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC). More >>

Improbable Futures Forum III, Saturday 9 September

Monday, 4 September 2017, 5:20 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Improbable Futures Forum III After Criticism: Writing Now Saturday 9 September 4–6pm Adam Art Gallery, Gate 3, Kelburn Parade More >>

Making New Zealand great for children… Election 2017

Friday, 1 September 2017, 2:42 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

If in New Zealand we truly want all our children to achieve their full potential, and to break cycles of disadvantage and minimize child poverty, there is need for exceptional leadership and a combined will to act and invest in policies we already ... More >>

Kapiti Gateway Architecture Exhibition: Paraparaumu Beach

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 11:27 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Six architecture students who are developing ideas for the Kapiti Gateway bio-security and visitor centre at Paraparaumu Beach are exhibiting their work-in-progress this weekend. More >>

Reimagine Tory Street – winning design announced

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 1:12 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A group of three landscape architecture students from Victoria University of Wellington has won the Reimagine Tory Street concept design competition with their project It’s Tory Time. More >>

Students to gain insight into the future of ICT

Monday, 14 August 2017, 3:00 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Students to gain insight into the future of ICT Six Victoria University of Wellington students have won places on a two-week ICT training course in China through Huawei’s Seeds for the Future programme. Seeds for the Future selects high-achieving students ... More >>

Way forward for developing e-government in the Pacific

Friday, 26 May 2017, 1:39 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Pacific people sharing their experiences is one of the keys to developing sustainable e-government systems in the region’s developing nations, according to two Victoria University of Wellington researchers. More >>

Proving the benefits of music therapy

Friday, 7 April 2017, 10:14 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington academic has been awarded nearly $100,000 in funding to research the effectiveness of music therapy for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The New Zealand IHC Foundation funded-project, led by Dr Daphne Rickson ... More >>

New Zealanders’ beliefs in climate change increasing

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 9:37 am | Victoria University of Wellington

New research from Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland has found New Zealanders’ beliefs in climate change and that humans are causing it are increasing over time. More >>

Five-year research partnership targets breast cancer vaccine

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 9:39 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A vaccine for breast cancer is on the horizon, thanks to a new partnership between Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute and the Breast Cancer Foundation New Zealand (BCFNZ). More >>

Experts discuss improving governance for a better future

Monday, 20 March 2017, 12:20 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington’s Institute for Governance and Policy Studies is bringing together a range of experts for a one-day symposium at Parliament, to discuss how societies can exercise good governance not merely for today, but for ... More >>

Victoria establishes Faculty of Health

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:35 am | Victoria University of Wellington

The Faculty will bring together existing researchers and teachers from across the University, and will focus on non-clinical, non-medical subjects such as health promotion, health policy and health service delivery as well as other subjects to be announced. More >>

New Zealand lags behind in international shipping law

Monday, 13 March 2017, 9:12 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research from Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law reveals New Zealand is lagging behind when it comes to international laws around ship emissions and air pollution. Dr Bevan Marten profile pictureDr Bevan Marten, a senior lecturer who ... More >>

First evidence of rhinos’ ability to correct sex imbalance

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 9:52 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Research led by Victoria University of Wellington has demonstrated the ability of rhinoceros to modify the sex of their offspring to avoid the dominance of one gender and limit severe competition for breeding. More >>

Mimicking evolution to treat cancer

Friday, 3 March 2017, 10:18 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Artificial forms of evolution are being used by a Victoria University of Wellington scientist to improve the ability of microbes to attack tumours. Research led by Associate Professor David Ackerley, director of Victoria’s Biotechnology programme, has underpinned ... More >>

New temperature extremes for Antarctica

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:16 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington scientist is part of an international group of experts who have identified the highest temperatures ever recorded in Antarctica. More >>

Victoria offers accredited courses for patent attorneys

Monday, 27 February 2017, 10:02 am | Victoria University of Wellington

In a first for a New Zealand university, Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Law is now offering accredited courses under the new trans-Tasman patent attorney registration scheme. More >>

Human rights is the new business risk

Friday, 24 February 2017, 10:10 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Globalisation has sharpened debate on the responsibility of corporations for their human rights footprint but the question of how they can be held liable for human rights violations remains. More >>

Adapting to New Zealand’s changing climate

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:38 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington and University of Otago project has been awarded almost $400,000 in funding to investigate the impact of climate change on New Zealand’s frozen water resources. More >>

Explaining New Zealand’s “unusual” growing glaciers

Wednesday, 15 February 2017, 10:42 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Newly published research shows regional climate variability caused an “unusual” period in which some of New Zealand’s glaciers grew bigger, while glaciers worldwide were shrinking. More >>

 

 

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