First kura for KiVa
KiVa—a bullying prevention programme developed in Finland and introduced into New Zealand by Wellington UniVentures—has welcomed its first Kura Māori...
Published 10 August 2020
Entrepreneurship support efforts critical
With an increasing amount of Victoria University of Wellington research showing strong commercial potential—and with the world’s economies in crisis...
Published 15 July 2020
Winning by design
Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Design recently won third place (the ‘Notable’ award) at the Core77 International Design Awards—one...
Published 6 July 2020
Ensuring NZ access to COVID-19 anti-virals
A group of New Zealand experts led by Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s commercialisation office Wellington UniVentures and the...
Published 1 July 2020
Going round in circles for good
Thanks to Wellington UniVentures’ connections, a Victoria University of Wellington research project has been accepted into a nine-month Circular Economy...
Published 26 June 2020
Entrepreneur profile: Dr Brendan Darby
Entrepreneurship in higher education is recognised as a major driver of innovation, enabling academics and students to connect research with...
Published 22 June 2020
Why screen time can be good for you
Academic research is about producing knowledge and solutions for public benefit—and commercialisation is a pathway to getting those ideas out...
Published 9 June 2020
Experience and empathy a crucial combination in new role
A passion for helping people is what gets Rachel Honeychurch—Wellington UniVentures’ recently appointed New Zealand Programme Coordinator—up in the morning.
Published 5 June 2020
A Wellington UniVentures international partnership is helping to prepare some of New Zealand’s most innovative, deep-tech research projects and companies...
Published 25 May 2020
Entrepreneurial talent encouraged
PhD student Shalini Divya recently became the ninth Victoria University of Wellington researcher to be awarded a place in the KiwiNet...
Published 11 May 2020
Breaking down barriers
Wellington UniVentures has been helping a former Victoria University of Wellington researcher to turn the research she developed there into...
Published 4 May 2020
The potentially global impact of local science
An anti-viral compound that was designed and synthesised by Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute appears to have the...
Published 24 April 2020