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Democracy alive and well at Victoria University

Monday, 24 August 2015, 3:15 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Students at Victoria University of Wellington are celebrating the decision of University Council to maintain two democratically elected student positions. More >>

New Master’s degree to test commercial resolve

Friday, 21 August 2015, 8:18 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is launching a new Master’s degree aimed at placing students at the coalface of product development and commercialisation. More >>

Probing the past to explain explosive eruptions

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 9:33 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A Victoria University of Wellington volcanologist will next week give a talk on the forensics of large-scale volcanic eruptions, following his recent election to Fellowship of the Royal Society in London—one of the highest international honours ... More >>

Research shines light on mediation market

Monday, 17 August 2015, 10:36 am | Victoria University of Wellington

A survey of mediators around New Zealand has shed light on the small, but burgeoning, commercial mediation market, and the need to grow the sector. Late last year, Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Law partnered with dispute resolution association ... More >>

Spreading risk for resilience in the urban system

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 1:34 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

First world cities have an unhealthy dependence on the “urban machine”—the modern engineering solutions within their infrastructure—making their inhabitants vulnerable to disaster. More >>

Teaching excellence award for Victoria’s Dean of Engineering

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 9:29 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Teaching excellence award for Victoria’s Dean of Engineering Victoria University of Wellington’s Dean of Engineering has received one of the highest teaching honours in his profession—a 2015 Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence award. Professor ... More >>

Young brains provide fresh business ideas

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:08 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Businesses and organisations on the lookout for an injection of innovative ideas this summer have the opportunity to get some creative thinking done using brainpower from Victoria University. More >>

Health sector leader to chair University initiative

Monday, 10 August 2015, 11:47 am | Victoria University of Wellington

One of New Zealand’s most experienced health sector leaders, Professor Gregor Coster, will chair initiatives at Victoria University of Wellington focused on improving health and wellbeing. More >>

Global index proposed to avoid delays on climate policies

Tuesday, 4 August 2015, 4:39 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Global index proposed to avoid delays on climate policies A Victoria University of Wellington climate change expert is calling for an overhaul of the way climate change pledges are assessed, to avoid ‘indefinite procrastination’ on the design ... More >>

Students compete in power struggle

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:48 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Students compete in power struggle Inspired by the “power of small changes by many people”, Victoria University of Wellington student, Bethany Paterson, is invoking rivalry between Victoria halls of residence to promote change in electricity consumption. ... More >>

Dido and Aeneas at Victoria University’s Memorial Theatre

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 3:37 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Virgil's tale is thousands of years old but really nothing’s changed; it’s a hard row finding the perfect partner. More >>

Climate change: beliefs, biases and measures

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 4:09 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Climate change: beliefs, biases and measures Two Victoria University of Wellington academics will this month give a public lecture on aspects of climate change at the Manukau Institute of Technology. Climate change: beliefs, biases and measures will ... More >>

Scholars urge minister to take decisive action on Nauru

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:37 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Twenty nine New Zealand legal scholars have written an open letter to the foreign minister Hon Murray McCully (attached), calling on him to take more decisive action over the deteriorating constitutional situation in Nauru. More >>

International law-making is focus of conference

Friday, 26 June 2015, 9:28 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Academics, practitioners and NGO and government experts on the law of armed conflict, use of force, private international law and financial regulation are among the speakers at an upcoming conference hosted by the New Zealand Centre for Public Law at Victoria ... More >>

Poles apart: Climate change at the ends of the earth

Wednesday, 24 June 2015, 10:10 am | Victoria University of Wellington

“The last time carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere were this high was 3 million years ago, and sea levels were 20 metres higher than today.” More >>

Research to reduce the cost of traffic

Friday, 12 June 2015, 10:21 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Drivers may be less frustrated by the apparent whims of traffic signals if a research project by Victoria University of Wellington associate professor, Dr Paul Teal, goes ahead. More >>

Public talk to discuss what’s best for our bodies

Tuesday, 9 June 2015, 9:35 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Leading psychology and biology experts from Victoria University of Wellington will be visiting Nelson as part of the University’s 2015 Public Lecture Series, presenting their perspectives on how modern science can inform health-related issues. More >>

Victoria researcher wins funding for revolutionary research

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:17 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria researcher wins funding for revolutionary research A Victoria University of Wellington biology researcher has been awarded over $1 million dollars in funding for a revolutionary research project that will “rewrite the textbooks” and could ... More >>

Salon event for readers

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:45 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

In June book-lovers have the chance to talk with two writers, Anna Smaill and Bridget van der Zijpp, in a new salon event for readers that takes place in a bookshop after-hours. More >>

New company to advance potential treatment for cancer

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 1:04 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

An immunotherapy technology for treating cancer and other diseases, jointly developed by Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute and the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research, has been patented and will be the initial focus of ... More >>

 

 

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