An expert in the field of reproductive biology, Dr Janet Pitman from Victoria's School of Biological Sciences, says dairy cows worldwide have become less fertile—partly due to farmers selecting cows for high yields of milk. ...
Professor Anne Goulding, from Victoria's School of Information Management, together with Dr Mary Jane Shuker and Dr John Dickie from the Faculty of Education, has been observing story-time sessions run by public libraries ...
Last to hatch, the egg was one of 23 being incubated in captivity this year as part of a joint initiative that has helped to save a threatened population of tuatara from extinction.
Bella Duncan is researching Antarctica's past climate between 25 million and four million years ago, which includes the Miocene and Pliocene geological epochs.
One of the great challenges facing all societies is to achieve a balance between economic growth and environmental integrity. It's not easy and it requires buy-in from all sectors of society.
Professor Tim Little and Dr Kevin Norton from Victoria's School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences are leading an international team in studying a unique active fault in the south-western Pacific nation.
The ambitious project near Whataroa, north of Franz Josef Glacier, is expected to take about two months to complete. It will enable scientists to install monitoring equipment deep inside the fault to record small earthquakes ...
Changes taking place in the oceans around Antarctica could result in an abrupt rise in global sea level, according to a Victoria University of Wellington led study.
A Victoria University of Wellington design student is the New Zealand finalist for the James Dyson Award 2014 for his Master's project—a 3D printed prosthetic nose.
(Phys.org) —Victoria University of Wellington researchers have discovered that seismic waves produced by earthquakes happening several hundred kilometres away trigger activity deep beneath the Alpine Fault.