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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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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Research shows demand for safer cycle routes

Couple Jean Beetham and Ed Randal both completed their Master's in Environmental Studies last year, each with a focus on cycling in Wellington, and will graduate in December. Although they approached the ...

May 28, 2014
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Dealing with negative thinking

Is it 'normal' to think about pushing someone in front of a train or to fantasise about driving your car into oncoming traffic? The answer is yes, says Victoria University of Wellington researcher Dr Kirsty ...

May 23, 2014
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