Victoria University

Victoria University is located in the Melbourne, Australia metro region. It began in 1916 and has steadily grown to be one of the largest institutions of higher learning in Australia with a diverse student body of approximately 50,000 students. Victoria University is known for its research institutes of Sustainability and Innovation, Center for Environmental Safety and Risk Engineering, Center for Telecommunications and Micro-Electronics, and its Applied Informatics Research Center. Media contacts are welcome.

Address
PO Box 14428
Melbourne Victoria 8001
Australia
E-mail
christine.white@vu.edu.au
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Visions of a vegetarian New Zealand

A vegetarian New Zealand is seen as contradictory to our national identity but may create a kinder society, according to Victoria University of Wellington research.

Dec 02, 2014
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Improving patient safety in our hospitals

Hospitals are dangerous places. This week, the Health Quality and Safety Commission released 'Making Our Health and Disability Services Safer', a report summarising 454 events of patients who were injured ...

Nov 04, 2014
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Asthma vaccine discovery

With asthma now affecting up to one in four New Zealand children, the researchers say this is a promising step in the challenge to understand and control asthma.

Oct 06, 2014
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Education a key to tackling obesity

There is of course no single factor that has led to New Zealand being one of the most obese nations in the world—it is a multifaceted problem involving social, cultural and economic forces interacting in ...

Aug 06, 2014
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Victoria leads charge for child-safe batteries

Design lecturer Jeongbin Ok has hit upon a solution to minimise the damage of swallowing coin-sized, button cell lithium batteries, commonly found in electronic devices such as toys and remote controls, which ...

Jun 12, 2014
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Balancing physiotherapy and fun

A team of Victoria University of Wellington students and graduates has created a balance board that helps people stay motivated and have fun while undergoing physical therapy.

Jun 04, 2014
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