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Keep up to date with the latest news from the School of Biological Sciences.

  • Researchers diving deeper thanks to generous funding

    A Victoria University of Wellington research team will be among the first in New Zealand to use a state-of-the-art underwater vehicle, thanks to support from the George Mason Charitable Trust.

  • ‘Silver bullet’ solutions in NZ antibiotic research

    Amidst the burgeoning threats of a global “antibiotic apocalypse” and a major New Zealand health crisis hospitalising more than 100 children every year, two leading researchers from Victoria University of Wellington are breaking new ground in the fight against pathogens and will introduce their work at an upcoming Spotlight Lecture focusing on antibiotics, drug discovery and penicillin prevention of rheumatic fever.

  • ‘We’ve reached peak antibiotics’

    Superbugs are one of the greatest threats to human health, and Kiwi researchers are using several pioneering methods to find new ways to help.

  • Innovative lures to improve rat control

    A Victoria University of Wellington research project has been awarded more than $360,000 to develop more effective lures to manage rats, one of New Zealand's, and the world's, most damaging mammal pests.

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    Innovative lures to improve rat control

    A Victoria University of Wellington research project has been awarded more than $360,000 to develop more effective lures to manage rats, one of New Zealand’s, and the world’s, most damaging mammal pests.