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  • Erik and Trudy Westergaard (centre) with scholarship recipients.

    Rachael's legacy—a decade of student support

    Students and staff gathered for morning tea alongside generous donors Erik and Trudy Westergaard to recognise the tenth anniversary of the Rachael Westergaard Memorial Master’s Scholarship in Geophysics. Rachael, who attended the University from 2009 to 2012, was deeply passionate about the field of geophysics and intended to pursue it for her Master’s degree.

  • Dr Zara Clark

    University researcher awarded $1.2 million grant

    Dr Zaramasina Clark from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington’s School of Biological Sciences, alongside Dr Edmond Fehoko from the University of Otago, have been awarded a Health Research Council (HRC) Pacific Project Grant.

  • A whenua hou diving petrel, credit thomas burns

    Aotearoa seabirds at major risk from plastic pollution

    A new study supported by Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington demonstrates where seabirds are most at risk from oceanic plastic pollution, emphasising the need for global collaboration to address the issue.