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Victoria's Victor

entreprenurual-innovation

He’ll tell you that he’s ‘just a scientist’, but in truth, the successful combination of Professor Richard Furneaux’s scientific nous...

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The real deal

A Victoria University of Wellington researcher could hold the key to unlocking the commercial potential of ‘mixed reality’, a digital...

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Investing in our innovators

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Further cementing Victoria University of Wellington’s reputation for innovation, three of its researchers were recently awarded $25,000 each from KiwiNet’s Emerging Innovator Fund.

The fund...

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Getting hybrid planes off the ground

advanced-materials

A team of Victoria University of Wellington researchers is hoping to use their technology to help build the world’s first...

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Speaking of English

When Hugo Garcia (from Timor-Leste) and Su Kalayar Htun (from Myanmar) arrived in Wellington in January this year to begin...

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Curbing the cost of pads and tampons

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Two Victoria Entrepreneur Bootcamp Alumni have created a company that aims to alleviate the cost of sanitary items for school...

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Finding favour in China

advanced-materials

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Beijing Jiaotong University is already reaping rewards for Victoria, including access to some of...

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Collaborations key in Victoria’s commercial success

Victoria University of Wellington is celebrating its success in science and innovation with two finalists in the 2017 KiwiNet Research...

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Young entrepreneur takes up residence

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When it comes to talking about the risks and rewards of entrepreneurship for students, there’s no-one quite as credible as someone...

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Anti-bullying programme successful in schools

education

The anti-bullying programme KiVa has successfully reduced bullying in New Zealand schools and online, a preliminary evaluation from Victoria University...

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Drug for hard-to-treat lymphomas approved

health-biotech

Japan has become the first country to approve an anti-lymphoma drug developed following initial research from Victoria University of Wellington. 

The...

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Targeting tiny Terrors in the Pacific

environment

Ants in New Zealand might be annoying, but in the Pacific, invasive ant species are tiny terrors that are destroying...

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