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  • Jenny Douche sits in the Hub on Kelburn campus

    Creating a start-up not always the best approach

    People who want to create new products shouldn’t automatically assume they also need to create a start-up company, says Victoria University of Wellington researcher and Master of Innovation and Commercialisation programme director Jenny Douché.

  • Mathematician receives Humboldt Prize

    Victoria University Professor of Mathematics Rod Downey has received a distinguished Humboldt Research Award for his academic contributions.

  • Uta Waterhouse stands in front of No Smoking sign

    Smoking to self-medicate

    New research from Victoria University of Wellington into high rates of smoking among people with schizophrenia has found that patients may be using it to alleviate symptoms of the disorder.