Victoria University

Native plants linked to Kakapo's survival

Dr Catherine Davis, who graduated last week with a PhD in Cell and Molecular Bioscience, undertook ground-breaking research into the unique reproductive approach of the Kākāpō, which is thought to be linked to the masting, ...

May 21, 2014
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Solving a moving problem

Victoria University graduand Ben Drayton has come up with a way to help solve the problem of measuring distance to a moving object.

Dec 11, 2013
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Southern Alps glaciers reducing rapidly

Historic records show Franz Josef Glacier retreated three kilometres in the last century and mathematical modeling indicates it is likely to retreat even more this century.

Nov 25, 2013
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Close encounters with tuatara

Anna Carter is conducting a climate modelling study on Stephens Island in Cook Strait, home to New Zealand's largest tuatara population.

Nov 13, 2013
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Smart solution for seismic shaking

Pioneering technology developed at Victoria University has been shown to protect valuable equipment from up to 90 per cent of the forces generated by earthquakes.

Jun 13, 2013
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