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Posts Tagged ‘ research ’

Blind leading the blind to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.



Female athletes win medals but not media coverage

Sep 12th, 2016 | By | Category: Radio News
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Mathematics a thing of beauty for Victoria University’s Dr Whittle

Dec 24th, 2013 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Professor is drawn to the beauty and aesthetic appeal of maths, rather than its usefulness.



Victoria researcher and team solve 40-year-old maths problem

Sep 4th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

A Victoria University professor is part of a team that have finally cracked a problem posed in 1970.



All things being equal (or not) that is the question

Mar 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout

MELISSA WASTNEY talks to Wellington writer Max Rashbrooke about New Zealand’s growing divide and what it means for us.



Fashion supports breast cancer research

Nov 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

FASHION CONSCIOUS Wellingtonians will have the chance to indulge their passion while also supporting Breast Cancer this Thursday. “Fashion for a Cure” is being organised by the Breast Cancer Research Trust to raise money toward the 2018 deadline they set to find a cure. Marketing manager Phillipa Greene says the organisation set the 2018 date because they want to protect the next generation.



Growing interest in Wairarapa history

Nov 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

INTEREST IN Wairarapa history is rising as people want to investigate where they came from. District archivist Gareth Winter says over the past five years, enquiries to the Wairarapa archives have tripled.



Sleep study may find weight connection

Oct 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

A world-first study will soon be under way to find if there is a relationship between sleep deprivation and weight. Massey researcher Dr Geoff Kira is heading the study, which will focus on a group of 13 to 16 year old Maori and Pacific teenagers.



Half of all marriages end in divorce…it’s a myth

May 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Statistics show the divorce rate well below the half mark.



Migrants may be missing quake advice

Sep 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Diversity, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Non-English speakers may not know the role of Civil Defence.



Kiwi medical researchers help find genetic heart risk

Sep 17th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article

One in four Kiwis has a genetic hotspot that boosts heart disease. JENNY MEYER reports a lecture by Otago University Professor Vicky Cameron about what scientists have found.