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First kura for KiVa

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KiVa—a bullying prevention programme developed in Finland and introduced into New Zealand by Wellington UniVentures—has welcomed its first Kura Māori...

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Entrepreneurship support efforts critical

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With an increasing amount of Victoria University of Wellington research showing strong commercial potential—and with the world’s economies in crisis...

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Winning by design

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Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Design recently won third place (the ‘Notable’ award) at the Core77 International Design Awards—one...

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Ensuring NZ access to COVID-19 anti-virals

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A group of New Zealand experts led by Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s commercialisation office Wellington UniVentures and the...

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Going round in circles for good

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Thanks to Wellington UniVentures’ connections, a Victoria University of Wellington research project has been accepted into a nine-month Circular Economy...

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Entrepreneur profile: Dr Brendan Darby

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Entrepreneurship in higher education is recognised as a major driver of innovation, enabling academics and students to connect research with...

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Why screen time can be good for you

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Academic research is about producing knowledge and solutions for public benefit—and commercialisation is a pathway to getting those ideas out...

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Experience and empathy a crucial combination in new role

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A passion for helping people is what gets Rachel Honeychurch—Wellington UniVentures’ recently appointed New Zealand Programme Coordinator—up in the morning.

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Happy landings

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A Wellington UniVentures international partnership is helping to prepare some of New Zealand’s most innovative, deep-tech research projects and companies...

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Entrepreneurial talent encouraged

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PhD student Shalini Divya recently became the ninth Victoria University of Wellington researcher to be awarded a place in the KiwiNet...

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Breaking down barriers

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Wellington UniVentures has been helping a former Victoria University of Wellington researcher to turn the research she developed there into...

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The potentially global impact of local science

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An anti-viral compound that was designed and synthesised by Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute appears to have the...

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