2014 News

  • Managing land into the future

    Food production is the backbone of New Zealand’s economy—and a computer modelling programme designed by a Victoria University of Wellington academic is helping ensure that farming practices here and overseas are as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible.

  • Pioneer recognised with international award

    Victoria University of Wellington researcher Professor Ken McNatty has been awarded the 2014 Pioneer Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the understanding of sheep and cattle reproduction.

  • More snow but less ice for Antarctic glaciers

    Future increases in snowfall will not prevent the retreat of glaciers on the northern Antarctic Peninsula, according to a new study involving a Victoria University of Wellington researcher.

  • Tuesday is chewsday for pests

    A Victoria University and Wellington City Council research project that kicks off today aims to identify what critters are running around and where they are.

  • Talk to explore fate of Antarctic ice sheet

    The Antarctic ice sheet’s contribution to future sea-level rise will be explored by a world-leading polar scientist who is giving the 2014 S.T. Lee Lecture.

  • Why Antarctica matters

    Professor Tim Naish's five reasons Kiwis should care about his research on the ice.