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Key to a cure?

Viclink spin-out company Avalia Immunotherapies[http://www.avaliaimmunotherapies.com/] could hold the key to a cure for chronic hepatitis B infection—a currently incurable, life-threatening liver disease that affects 250 million patients worldwide.   Avalia was formed...

A healthy approach to innovation

An innovation programme involving the New Zealand Health Innovation Hub (NZHIH) and Viclink—designed to help improve health outcomes for Kiwis—could potentially have global impact thanks to one of the first...

Big efforts to help small states

Two Victoria University of Wellington alumni are using their legal expertise to help the world’s small states protect their economies and environments—and Viclink is supporting the lawyers’ efforts in the...

Using your head

Suspected head injuries or strokes could now be diagnosed within minutes of arriving at an emergency department (ED) as a result of an international collaboration between researchers from New Zealand,...

Tracing a path to success

A prototype medical device that uses magnetic (rather than radioactive) tracers to detect complex head and neck cancers, is now one step closer to reaching the patients it has been...

On track to success

A joint project involving Victoria University research—which is set to revolutionise high-speed train travel and have a massive impact on climate change— was recognised last night at the KiwiNet Research...

Turning vision into reality

Associate Professor Taehyun Rhee was recognised last night at the KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards 2018[https://kiwinet.org.nz/Awards/Awards2018Finalists] for his innovative and collaborative work in the worlds of virtual and augmented reality.   Associate Professor...

Gaining Momentum in Wellington

One of the biggest challenges that student entrepreneurs face when trying to develop their ideas into marketable products or services is finding funding to support their projects in the very...

From lab to law

As a child, Stephanie Grant would often whip up concoctions in the bathroom sink when her mother wasn’t looking. This early fascination with mixing things together to see what she...

More than a job

When you discover that the students call her ‘Mama Africa’, and then you see that her office walls are almost completely papered over with photos of past graduates, you cannot...

Academics to deliver postgraduate nursing courses in Samoa

A unique initiative will soon see Victoria University of Wellington academics delivering post-graduate courses in Nursing, Midwifery and Health at The National University of Samoa (NUS).   A chronic shortage of qualified...

Anti-bullying programme more accessible than ever

A new licencing deal negotiated with KiVa in Finland by Victoria University of Wellington has halved the cost of providing the bullying prevention programme to New Zealand schools.   Originating in Finland,...