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Young Japanese sportsmen visit Waikato University

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 10:52 am | University of Waikato

A programme at the University of Waikato will see a dozen visiting Japanese teenagers improving their rugby skills and getting a better grasp of the English language. More >>

Women’s sport and good health

Monday, 20 July 2015, 11:55 am | University of Waikato

A symposium that focuses solely on the health needs of athletic girls and women will take place at Cambridge’s Avantidrome in September. More >>

Waikato open days attract budding scientists and engineers

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 12:57 pm | University of Waikato

Building and racing small electric cars and experimenting with liquid nitrogen were the top-ranked activities by secondary school students at the University of Waikato’s Science & Engineering Open Days last week. More >>

Businesses want government to show leadership

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 11:33 am | University of Waikato

New Zealand businesses want the government to show greater leadership around carbon, waste and water issues, a University of Waikato study has found. The report’s co-authors, Associate Professor Eva Collins and Professor Juliet Roper from the University’s ... More >>

Waikato students win scholarship for Asia

Monday, 22 June 2015, 3:15 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato student from Morrinsville is heading to one of the largest cities in Asia after being awarded a 2015 Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia. More >>

$10k scholarship for educational achievement

Friday, 19 June 2015, 2:43 pm | University of Waikato

$10k scholarship for higher levels of educational achievement amongst Māori University of Waikato science technology student Ashleigh Weatherwall has been awarded a $10000 Whānui Scholarship for Agriculture from Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust. More >>

Hamilton Boys’ High make their mark at Waikato

Friday, 19 June 2015, 12:30 pm | University of Waikato

A Hamilton Boys’ High School team was awarded first place at the annual NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition on Wednesday 17th June. More >>

Recent Floods a Sign of Things to Come says Professor

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 3:30 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Environmental Planning Professor Iain White is an international expert on water management. He says the recent floods in Wellington and Dunedin are a sign of things to come and says that NZ should manage. More >>

Champion cyclist sold on Waikato

Monday, 25 May 2015, 10:06 am | University of Waikato

BMX champion Taylor Smith and her friend Ana Bati were among thousands of secondary school students from across the North Island to attend the University of Waikato Open Day. More >>

Top biology student off to Denmark Olympiad

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:28 pm | University of Waikato

Sixteen-year-old Waikato Dio student Nikita Lyons is one of four students representing New Zealand at the International Biology Olympiad (IBO) in Denmark this July. More >>

Participants required for exercise app research

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 11:48 am | University of Waikato

Exercise – we either love it or we hate it. And while there’s no denying its long-term benefits, how do we best monitor and incorporate it into our daily lives? More >>

Palmerston North student nabs top scholarship

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 10:10 am | University of Waikato

A Palmerston North student is one five people to be awarded a $10,000 Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarship for 2015. More >>

Waikato alumna goes is ruling the communication waves

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 9:18 am | University of Waikato

A volunteer role for her surf lifesaving club when she was 16 has turned into a successful public relations career for University of Waikato alumna Jenni Cochrane. The 28-year-old acting communications manager for Matamata-Piako District Council ... More >>

Vietnam adventure for Waikato marine scientists

Monday, 13 April 2015, 2:11 pm | University of Waikato

Mangrove forests up to 20 metres high, snakes, wasps and a whole lot of mud have been the making of an intrepid journey for three University of Waikato scientists conducting research in Vietnam. More >>

University and regional council combine for regional benefit

Wednesday, 8 April 2015, 7:09 pm | University of Waikato

Boosting the Waikato’s economic development and co-operation on freshwater management issues are the initial focus of a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between two key regional organisations. More >>

Sustainability focus for Indonesian expedition

Monday, 30 March 2015, 2:24 pm | University of Waikato

Two students from the Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences have spent 10 days in Indonesia at an event focused on improving sustainability in developing countries. More >>

Waikato alumnus translates The Hobbit into Hawaiian

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 11:52 am | University of Waikato

The Hawaiian Hobbit Have you ever wondered what Gollum or Gandalf would sound like speaking Hawaiian? More >>

Universities of Waikato, California to deepen ties

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 2:48 pm | University of Waikato

The chair of UC Regents, the board that governs the University of California, is to sign an agreement with the University of Waikato to widen collaboration between the two. More >>

Summer spent barcoding spiders

Monday, 23 March 2015, 11:22 am | University of Waikato

Nigel Binks and Annie West weren’t big fans of arachnids before they spent 10 weeks on a University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship project analysing spider DNA. Since then, Annie says she has gained a great appreciation for the eight-legged creatures. More >>

Translation or transliteration? Bible bird names researched

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 4:11 pm | University of Waikato

Lynda Green works 14 hours a week on the University of Waikato switchboard. The rest of the time, she’s a full-time student. More >>

 

 

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