Spearheading digital futures

Digital technologies are changing our world—how we live, work and think. At Victoria, we have the skills to explore and understand how the future will unfold. Bring us a problem and we will try to solve it.

Game on

When Dr Karsten Lundqvist was a child and received one of the first home computers as a birthday present, he was “like a kid in a candy shop”.

Blessed are the mech

New Zealand School of Music lecturer Dr Jim Murphy’s zeal for exploring new frontiers in the sonic arts dates back to his childhood.

Deeply digital

Digital technologies are evolving at lightning speed. How they will affect universities’ learning, teaching, research and community engagement over the coming years is unknown territory, but one which Professor Steven Warburton hopes to navigate.

Blurred lines

Ross Stevens is the first to admit 3D printing can be "creepy".

A galaxy of connections

Associate Professor Leon Gurevitch credits dyslexia with helping him build bridges between disciplines in new and exciting ways, something that is a hallmark of his work in Victoria’s School of Design.

Virtual reality showcase

In March 2017, Victoria partnered with Te Papa Tongarewa for a series of public events that focused on how virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) are changing the way people live, work and play.

The digital handmade

The worlds of ink, lead, 3D printing and plastic are colliding at Victoria’s unique letterpress printing facility Wai-te-ata Press / Te Whare Ta O Waiteata, where staff are using technology to create type characters for historic printing processes.

Te reo Māori in the digital age

The current media and internet landscape provides an array of opportunities for te reo Māori.

An eye for AI

When Mengjie (Meng) Zhang embarked on an academic career, his ambition was “to do one thing and to do it well”. The one thing he opted for proved an astute choice in which he has done exceedingly well and to the benefit of us all.

Immersed in new media

For Dr Taehyun Rhee, a senior lecturer in Victoria’s School of Engineering and Computer Science, academic research offers a precious freedom.