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    Celebrating Associate Professor Lindsay Groves

    Associate Professor Lindsay Groves, from the School of Engineering and Computer Science (ECS), who has been instrumental in designing some of the School’s core engineering courses, retires after more than 30 years at Victoria University of Wellington.

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    A stroke of genius

    Stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability, with nearly 80% of the world’s 25.7 million stroke survivors experiencing upper limb disability. Survivors typically receive close to 45 minutes of therapy every day, despite the Australian Stroke Foundation’s recommendation of three hours of therapy daily. Instead of depending on clinicians and having to get to the hospital, what if there was a way for people affected by stroke to receive the recommended duration of therapy at home?

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    Developing zero-carbon aquaculture through data science

    A collaboration led by Victoria University of Wellington has received $13 million in funding to help New Zealand transition to a zero-carbon society by applying data science to the aquaculture industry.

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    The final word from our BE(Hons) cohort

    How can we coordinate effective search and rescue operations during an emergency in a hazardous mine? What alternatives to very high frequency radio can we adopt for better tracking of animal behaviour leading to more sustainable ecosystems? How can web developers build applications that cater for both server and client?

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    The big picture: researching coherent video generation

    Modern camera technology means that anyone can capture high-quality videos of events as they occur, from a street performance to the sun setting over the horizon or a colourful splash of flowers in the park. Sharing videos of such everyday events on social media has evolved into an integral part of many people’s lives. However, the photographer may not have the skills required to capture the event in its full range.