Our academics share their insights into topical issues facing our society. Watch the videos to learn more.
Find out about two student projects that are tackling climate change head-on with innovative approaches set to reduce architecture’s carbon footprint.
Explore artworks that help us understand how humans have engaged with the changing environment of the planet.
Learn about the development of drug checking in the context of recreational drug use and the evidence around its effectiveness at reducing drug-related harms.
Dr Ben Walker from the Wellington School of Business and Government talks about the link between the Treaty of Waitangi and the Māori economy.
Dr Ben Walker from the Wellington School of Business and Government talks about why the quadruple bottom line and sustainability are ancient ideals for Māori.
Charities often try to tug on our heart strings with ads of poor, seemingly hopeless people in need. This lecture shows how “poverty porn” is counterproductive.
Video games have evolved over the past 40 years—from a children's pastime, they have developed into a billion-dollar industry.
Associate Professor Sue Cherrington explores why early childhood education is so important in helping our young children get off to a great start in life.
In our Engineering lecture, Professor Ian Welsh covers ransomware, the dark web, and data recovery, as well as where cybersecurity can take you in your career.
How can we improve the law, an instrument of social change, to guide us out of the climate emergency?
New Zealand School of Music—Te Kōkī 's Dr Jenny Wollerman explores gender equity in classical music through performance projects.
See how solar photovoltaic cells are being developed using a combination of materials chemistry, optical physics, and large-scale computational approaches.
Dr Victoria Chinn seeks to demystify the idea of ‘eating right’ by exploring food choice from nutritional, social and sustainable perspectives.
Lyndal Honeyman explores why access to safe, effective care in pregnancy is not only a human right, but an investment in the health of our population.