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A year 13 student at Auckland's Westlake Girls High School has won first place in the 2019 International Institute of Modern Letters' (IIML) National Schools Poetry Award, with her poem 'Mammalian'.
The fundamental problem with silver bullets is they permit a 'business as usual' approach when that is neither ecologically sustainable nor economically desirable, write Peter Fraser and Dr Mike Joy from Victoria University of Wellington's
A Victoria University of Wellington research team has developed an exciting new lead in the search for cancer treatments, creating alternative versions in the laboratory of a rare natural compound that targets some types of cancer.
Associate Professor Ralph Chapman explains why addressing climate change means cutting emissions as well as managing impacts.
Scientists have long been concerned about the potential collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet and its contribution to global sea level rise. Much of West Antarctica’s ice lies below sea level, and warming ocean temperatures may lead to
"The low response rate of Māori not only raises concerns about online-only voting approaches, but also has considerable constitutional implications, as census data is used to determine the number of Māori electorates," writes Associate Professor
The recent Auckland Holocaust Memorial Trust/Curia Market Research poll on popular awareness of the Holocaust in New Zealand is as depressing as it is unsurprising. Only 43 per cent of respondents felt confident about their knowledge and about 4 per
Research led by Victoria University of Wellington’s Dr Monica Gerth in collaboration with iwi has discovered molecules from New Zealand native plants could hold the solution to kauri dieback.
What insights can humanities and the performing arts bring to health and wellbeing? Victoria University of Wellington, in association with Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa (Te Papa), is holding a unique, one-day event to explore these