High-value manufacturing related stories
19 July 2019
What could a New Zealand space programme look like?
As we mark the 50th anniversary of man landing on the moon, Dr Nick Long, Director of Victoria University of Wellington's Robinson Research Institute, reflects on what that's meant for New Zealand and considers the space 'gold rush' ahead.
Better Government; Digital futures; High-value manufacturing
6 June 2019
Women’s gamble in an old boys club
Dr Jessica Lai from Victoria University of Wellington's School of Accounting and Commercial Law traces the intricate relationship between gender, risk-taking and STEM.
Better Government; Asia-Pacific trading nation; High-value manufacturing
26 February 2019
The patent paradox
Excessive intellectual property restrictions lock up innovation in the name of protecting it and can only harm a small economy such as New Zealand, argues Victoria University of Wellington's Professor Susy Frankel.
9 January 2019
Faculty wins eco design award in China
Victoria University of Wellington’s Faculty of Architecture and Design has received a prestigious design award in China—the Top Innovation Award Ecological Design Award.
Health and wellbeing; High-value manufacturing
17 December 2018
Paua shells inspire bone implant research
Victoria University of Wellington research has brought to life the possibility of creating 3D printed bone-like materials using a biomineralisation process inspired by paua shells.
Creative Capital; High-value manufacturing
5 October 2018
Musings on a ‘care-full creative nation’
New Zealand has 'latent potential galore' but will not fulfil it while it lacks a long-term vision, says Peter Haythornthwaite, one of the country's most influential industrial designers and an Adjunct Professor at Victoria University of Wellington.
Sustainability and resilience; Health and wellbeing; Digital futures; High-value manufacturing
13 September 2018
University excels in research grants round
Victoria University of Wellington has confirmed its place in the front row of research, with more projects supported than any of the 20-plus other institutions in the 2018 round of New Zealand's largest contestable research fund.
6 September 2018
Bringing objects to life with 4D multi-material printing
Research by Victoria University of Wellington student Nicole Hone is bringing 3D prints to life and drawing attention from international industry and design bodies.
27 August 2018
Booster partnership invests $10m in Victoria University of Wellington start-ups
A game-changing new partnership between Victoria University of Wellington's commercialisation arm, Viclink, and New Zealand financial services company Booster will see Booster invest at least $10 million in businesses spun out of the University's world-leading research.