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Developing zero-carbon aquaculture through data science

A collaboration led by Victoria University of Wellington has received $13 million in funding to help New Zealand transition to a zero-carbon society by applying data science to the aquaculture industry.

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    New Zealand innovation headed for space

    A research collaboration between Wellington Faculty of Engineering’s Robinson Research Institute and USNW Canberra Space will accelerate the adoption of novel technology for use in satellites.

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    The language of code: type checking for Wyvern

    Even for the non-technical, many of the characteristics of programming work are as most of us imagine them: precise, painstaking, and utterly dependent on accuracy. One of the ways programmers ensure this accuracy is through ‘type checkers’—tools that check for errors in code in the same way that we might use a spellcheck in a Microsoft Word document. How, though, do we make sure code is consistent if type checkers aren’t reliable? School of Engineering and Computer Science PhD candidate Julian Mackay’s research examines exactly this issue.

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