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Leading the charge for child-safe batteries

It’s an extremely serious and widespread problem – children being injured as a result of inhaling or swallowing “button” batteries; around 3,500 cases are reported annually to poison control centres...

Innovation is child’s play

An innovative, interactive toy designed by a Victoria University student could soon be helping children with autism to learn positive play behaviours and stimulate their imaginations.    “Kids on the autism spectrum...

From boot camp to beyond

A boot camp aimed at giving gaming students the skills they need to bring a game to market has been so successful that seven of the course participants are now...

Research with sound potential

What started out as a project to improve learning in the classroom, particularly for children with hearing difficulties, is rapidly developing into a product with multiple applications and a potentially...

Pilot plant heralds new era in sludge disposal

Wetox, a Viclink startup company, is working with Palmerston North City Council to pilot a groundbreaking new technology which not only aims to solve one of the world’s biggest pollution...