Find more stories about the exciting and important work of researchers across many subject areas at Victoria.
Victoria Business School’s Sally Riad often uses ancient Egypt as a way to examine management issues.
The Ferrier Research Institute’s Simon Hinkley examines the role carbohydrates play in our lives, and uses for nature’s microbes in natural products and drugs.
Micheal Macaulay's research in public administration has a focus on ethics and has included an investigation into culture change in the New Zealand Police.
Team work has helped make Victoria University a global hub for research into artificial intelligence, says Mengjie Zhang.
‘If it’s not being assessed, is it being taught?’ asks respected science educator Azra Moeed.
When it comes to the environment— ‘We need to move on from communicating with people to engaging with them, which is much deeper,’ says Rhian Salmon.
Conal McCarthy wants to do research that helps people—examining the care of indigenous objects, museum practice and the mix of Māori and European ideas.
Youth justice and DNA sampling are two of law researcher Nessa Lynch's areas of focus.
Award-winning economist Norman Gemmell’s research aims to create tools to analyse and predict how people will respond to tax and welfare changes.
Once Jenny Ritchie completes her research into how children can be active citizens, she wants to work on improving their ability to articulate emotion.
There are many reasons to use gaming to teach computer programming, says Karsten Lundqvist, including that they are lots of fun.
Yvette Tinsley is driven by a strong sense of social justice in her research into criminal law, sentencing, and law and forensic science.
The channel has contributed to political and cultural revitalisation for Māori and shaped notions of nationhood, says media researcher Jo Smith.
Antarctic researcher Huw Morgan works in one of the world’s harshest environments, examining changes in ice sheets and the connection with climate change.
Courtrooms, hospitals, classrooms and many other areas of life benefit from Deirdre Brown’s research into how children recall events.
Ilan Noy, thought to be the world’s first professorial Chair in the Economics of Disasters, examines lessons from events such as the Christchurch earthquakes.
Meredith Marra’s research helps people, from chief executives to migrant workers, improve the way they communicate in the workplace.
Music lecturer Jim Murphy creates mechatronic and robotic instruments that expand the universe of musical possibilities.
Mathematics researcher Ivy Liu uses categorical data analysis to improve tests and surveys so they are fairer and more accurate.
Richard Hill’s research has focused on policing in New Zealand, Crown-Māori relations and the history of our security intelligence service.
Immunologist Anne La Flamme’s research at the Victoria-based Malaghan Institute looks at new treatments for Multiple Sclerosis—from antipsychotics to worms.
Karl Löfgren has been examining how policy analysts work, and delving into public sector autonomy.
Microbiologist Monica Gerth leads a multi-institutional team tackling the disease that threatens kauri with extinction.
Find out about some of the recent awards received by Victoria University researchers.