Keep up to date with the latest news and research developments from Victoria’s science community.

  • Dr Gerd Mittelstädt

    Growing vaccines

    Dr Gerd Mittelstädt from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s Ferrier Research Institute is contributing to the search for a COVID-19 vaccine by finding a rapid way to produce the proteins needed to assess potential vaccine components.

  • Dr Davide Comoletti

    A spike in vaccine development

    Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Davide Comoletti is playing a pivotal role in New Zealand’s drive to develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

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    Research opens the way to new drugs

    A surprise finding in the microscopic “assembly line” which constructs some types of anti-cancer and antibiotic molecules could have major benefits for our health.