Keep up to date with the latest news and research developments from our science community.

  • A honey bee emerging from its hive being attacked by ants.

    Ant raids decimating honeybee colonies

    Researchers from Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington have demonstrated a link between invasive ant species and increased levels of diseases in bees.

  • An aerial view of Wellington

    Science researchers recognised at Research Honours Aotearoa Awards

    Three researchers from Te Wāhanga Pūtaiao—Wellington Faculty of Science, who sit on the cutting edge of research across equity in academia, climate change, and earth sciences, have been recognised in the 2022 Research Honours Aotearoa Awards.

  • Dion Thomas

    Lifesaving portable MRI technology developed at Te Herenga Waka

    PhD graduate Dion Thomas’s journey at the University started 10 years ago. Graduating with an undergraduate physics degree in 2015, an Honours degree in 2016, and a Masters in 2018, Dion’s story tells a tale of academic excellence, as well as drive and passion.

  • Malia ‘Alisi Tatafu Vea

    Turning research into resources

    A new children’s book written by Psychology PhD candidate Malia ‘Alisi Tatafu Vea aims to help children dealing with complex emotions in the wake of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano eruption in January 2022.