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Stout Research Centre Appoints 2024 JD Stout Fellow And Awards Lydia Wevers Scholarship In New Zealand Studies

Friday, 23 February 2024, 11:17 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Rebecca Macfie has been appointed as the 2024 JD Stout Fellow by The Stout Research Centre for New Zealand Studies at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington, and postgraduate researcher Nikki Wright has been awarded the inaugural Lydia Wevers ... More >>

Fifty Freshwater Experts, Leaders Urge Christopher Luxon Not To Make “Terrible Mistake” On Clean Drinking Water

Monday, 18 December 2023, 6:43 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

This comes after the Government announced on Thursday that “Cabinet has agreed to replace the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2020.” The letter calls on the Government to retain the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management ... More >>

Shelley Burne-Field Named As 2024 Emerging Māori Writer In Residence

Thursday, 23 November 2023, 11:06 am | Victoria University of Wellington

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2311/f17100d62f13d7f4ad36.jpeg" width="540" height="720"> Shelley Burne-Field, photo by William Field Award-winning kaituhituhi Shelley Burne-Field (Sāmoa, Ngati Mutunga, ... More >>

New Law Reform Project To Focus On Bail And Custodial Remand Practices In Aotearoa

Friday, 20 October 2023, 10:41 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington is delighted to announce that the Michael and Suzanne Borrin Foundation has awarded Te Herenga Waka Centre for Justice Innovation a $714,504 grant towards the Custodial Remand before Trial or ... More >>

Who’s Going Negative? Social Media Campaigning In The 2023 Election

Friday, 6 October 2023, 10:15 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Analysis of Facebook posts by the two major parties shows National is posting more negative material in this election campaign than Labour, says Dr Mona Krewel, director of the Internet, Social Media and Politics Research Lab (ISPRL) at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria ... More >>

Election Study Tracks Facts And Fiction In Political Parties’ Social Media Campaigns

Friday, 29 September 2023, 11:31 am | Victoria University of Wellington

In the lead-up to the general election on 14 October, ACT is pipping other parliamentary parties for the number of Facebook posts. However, some of its posts contain “half-truths”, said Dr Mona Krewel, director of the Internet, Social Media and Politics Research ... More >>

New Zealand Social Media Study To Monitor 2023 Election Campaign

Wednesday, 20 September 2023, 2:08 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington researcher Dr Mona Krewel will be running the New Zealand Social Media Study (NZSMS) during the 2023 election campaign. Over the coming weeks, the study will analyse how political parties and their leaders ... More >>

Victoria University Of Wellington Proudly Celebrates Its Exceptional Alumni

Wednesday, 9 August 2023, 11:47 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Four alumni of Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington have been selected as Distinguished Alumni Award winners for 2023. In fields ranging from public health and agritech, to finance, literature, and justice, these alumni have been recognised ... More >>

Shingles Vaccine Reduces Risk Of Stroke And Heart Attack From Virus, Study Suggests

Monday, 24 July 2023, 10:58 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Getting vaccinated against shingles could significantly reduce the risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack from the virus, a new study has found. Shingles is caused by the same virus, varicella zoster, that causes chicken pox. People who get chicken ... More >>

Racism In Schools A Huge Factor Young Māori Are Suffering From Mental Health And Leaving School Early

Thursday, 20 July 2023, 7:17 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

A report focusing on health and wellbeing in Māori youth has found racism to be a leading factor in wellbeing decline, with schools being a major source of the perpetuation of racial biases and discrimination. Lead researcher Dr Teah Carlson (Te Whānau ... More >>

Catherine Chidgey Makes History – Again

Friday, 16 June 2023, 5:05 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Multi-award-winning writer Catherine Chidgey’s new novel, Pet , has shot to number one on the New Zealand bestseller list after only two days on sale. The chilling psychological novel, set in a Catholic primary school in the 1980s, is followed on ... More >>

University Welcomes Funding For Wellington Science City

Saturday, 20 May 2023, 4:18 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington welcomes the funding announced in Budget 2023 to support the Wellington Science City initiative. The $451 million funding will support the establishment of three new collaborative centres that will ... More >>

Art, Technology, Virtual And Extended Realities On Show

Tuesday, 14 June 2022, 10:47 am | Victoria University of Wellington

After moving to an online exhibition in 2020 and 2021 due to lockdown, Ars Electronica Garden Aotearoa is open to the public in a physical exhibition for the first time, in Wellington in June. In the exhibition at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University ... More >>

Branko Marcetic: Labour’s Pay Freeze Isn’t Just A Betrayal Of Workers – It’s A Rejection Of Mainstream Economic Thinking

Monday, 10 May 2021, 10:54 am | Victoria University of Wellington

All around the world, governments, economists, and even neoliberal bastions like the World Bank are urging a change in the direction of economic policy away from the mistakes of a decade ago – all except here in New Zealand, where the government ... More >>

Road Blocked, Waioeka Gorge - Bay Of Plenty

Thursday, 26 November 2020, 4:16 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Old houses are presently receiving bad rap. The proposed WCC spatial plan removes protection of around 70- 80% of the old houses in the inner-city suburbs of Wellington. Some say that they are symbols of ‘colonialism’ and have no place in our post-colonial ... More >>

Antarctica to London

Saturday, 30 November 2019, 6:43 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

“One of the biggest, most urgent questions is how Antarctica is responding to climate change, and what are its impacts on humanity”. More >>

Public lecture explores role of superconductors in energy

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 8:22 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington will host a lecture by Dr Joseph Minervini, a global expert on superconductivity from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. More >>

Local Doctoral Student Wins Prized International Award

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 8:27 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Justin Brooks (Gus) was awarded the prestigious Best Poster title out of over 800 posters, presented by leading Scientists at the International Conference on Magnet Technology. The first-year doctoral student, based in Lower Hutt, presented his poster ... More >>

Drop The Mic & VUW Present… Fairlie Amusing!

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 11:07 am | Victoria University of Wellington

Are you fairlie fed up? Fairlie worried about the world? Living in a fairlie awful flat with fairlie awful flat mates? More >>

Celebrating 15 years of Velocity

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 3:25 pm | Victoria University of Wellington

Velocity - the University’s student-led entrepreneurial development programme – is celebrating its 15th birthday and the successes it seeded. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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