Victoria University

Victoria University is located in the Melbourne, Australia metro region. It began in 1916 and has steadily grown to be one of the largest institutions of higher learning in Australia with a diverse student body of approximately 50,000 students. Victoria University is known for its research institutes of Sustainability and Innovation, Center for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering, Center for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics, and its Applied Informatics Research Center. Media contacts are welcome.

PO Box 14428 Melbourne Victoria 8001 Australia
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Exotic invaders dominating native species

Until relatively recently, New Zealand ecosystems were dominated by native plants, but a study by Associate Professor Kevin Burns has shown that the balance has now tipped in favour of exotic species.

dateSep 21, 2015 in Ecology
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Digital divides persist in New Zealand

Digital technologies have become critical for people to participate in education, work, health provision, social services, tax services and commercial activities. Yet some groups of our population have limited or no access ...

dateSep 28, 2015 in Internet
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'Volkswagen crisis' bad news for German companies

Volkswagen (VW), one of the world's biggest vehicle manufacturers, has admitted to programming around 11 million of its cars to detect when they were being tested and alter the running of their diesel engines to hide the ...

dateSep 24, 2015 in Business
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Research calls for rethink of Alpine Fault

The major fault line, which runs almost the entire length of the South Island, has been assumed to be a near vertical crack. However, studies of seismic data have revealed the fault line becomes flatter at depth.

dateSep 02, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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