Victoria University

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.

dateNov 13, 2013 in Ecology
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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.

dateJun 13, 2013 in Engineering
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Bedrock breakthrough in Antarctica

(Phys.org)—A team of scientists from nine nations, led by Victoria University's Dr Nancy Bertler, have made a huge breakthrough in Antarctica—successfully drilling more than 760m through the ice to the bedrock, on an ...

dateJan 07, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Research could treat infant tumours

Research by Victoria University PhD graduate Anasuya Vishvanath into infantile haemangioma, or strawberry birthmarks, suggests that stem cells play an important role in the growth of these common infant tumours.

dateJun 09, 2009 in Medical research
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