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DV Bryant Trust Scholarship the key for Chris

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:52 am | University of Waikato

When University of Waikato graduate Chris Beckham took to the stage at graduation in April to deliver the student address, you would never have known he grew up in a town where, for many people, university wasn’t seen as an option. More >>

KiwiNet funding supports commercialisation

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:28 am | University of Waikato

Funding from KiwiNet and the University of Waikato of $285,000 will allow Electronics Engineer Associate Professor Nihal Kularatna to develop a new version of a power conditioner for Perth’s Thor Technologies Pty Ltd. More >>

Scholarship supports agricultural research

Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:27 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Masters student Rebecca Yeates is this year’s recipient of the $22,000 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Llewellyn Scholarship. More >>

Sleep and Memory – Are They Connected?

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:33 am | University of Waikato

Have you ever wondered how a baby’s mind works? How babies and young children manage to learn and remember information about the world around them? More >>

In search of mussels

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:24 am | University of Waikato

What’s happening with Waikato’s freshwater mussels? University of Waikato student Michele Melchior’s 10-week summer research project looked at two species of native freshwater mussels to find out. More >>

World set to collapse: NZ Cyber Security Challenge

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12:14 pm | University of Waikato

The world as we know it is on the verge of collapse. A group has been formed called the Coalition. Its members don’t like or trust each other but they share a common goal: to throw the world into chaos so they can take control of it themselves. After ... More >>

New appointment affirms focus on population health

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:53 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s newly-appointed professor of population health says New Zealand’s health system is facing the early stages of what will be a sustained period of increasing demand for services, with particular pressure arising in general ... More >>

Waikato University takes the lead in cyber security research

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 11:16 am | University of Waikato

With seven potentially serious cyber attacks on New Zealand organisations detected monthly by the GCSB’s cyber security programme Cortex, it is evident that organisations need all forms of help available. More >>

Waikato leader gets boost

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:08 am | University of Waikato

Long-standing McKenzie Centre Director Trisha Benge continues to make the world less scary and lonely for hundreds of families who have children with special needs. More >>

Breakers co-owner shares her secret recipe for leadership

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:10 am | University of Waikato

What can you do to make your business as successful as the SkyCity Breakers basketball team? The professional sports team owner Liz Blackwell will reveal the culture and leadership of the Breakers at a free public lecture at the University of Waikato ... More >>

Holding a tune, and finding it later

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:39 am | University of Waikato

Imagine if Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony wasn’t ever recorded because a young Ludwig forgot to jot down the famous notes “Da-da-da duuumm”. More >>

Engineering at Waikato set to grow

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 2:00 pm | University of Waikato

Image caption: The university’s school of engineering will offer civil and environmental engineering programmes from B Semester. More >>

Bringing te reo Māori home

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 2:10 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato student has started a business to revitalise the Māori language. It’s called Taputapu and specialises in designing Te Reo Māori homewares. More >>

Nitrogen loss research benefits from scholarship

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 11:00 am | University of Waikato

Could feeding cows brassicas help reduce nitrogen loss from the soil? More >>

Doing the extras gets you the job

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:39 pm | University of Waikato

For Jess Howse, it was the internships and extra-curricular activities she had under her belt that gave her an edge when she was applying for a job. More >>

Computer and maths whiz set to graduate

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:38 pm | University of Waikato

Tom Levy has done some pretty cool things at university. Aside from all the learning, Tom, who graduates this month with a Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with first class honours, managed to fit in two internships at Google in Sydney, ... More >>

‘Crazy’ business idea built on fresh Kiwi air

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:45 am | University of Waikato

The idea of exporting clean Kiwi air to residents of smog-infested cities has seen a team of students from Waikato Management School win a $1,000 prize for the Gallagher ‘Craziest Idea that Might Just Work’ Award at the Innes48 Business Startup Competition ... More >>

University of Waikato to set up Napier base

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 4:04 pm | University of Waikato

Greater access to tertiary courses in specialist areas such as marine science without having to leave Hawke’s Bay may get a little easier from now on, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Napier City Council and the ... More >>

Bishops to receive University of Waikato’s highest honour

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:22 pm | University of Waikato

Two of Hamilton’s community leaders will receive Honorary Doctorates from the University of Waikato next month. More >>

University of Waikato honours former Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:21 pm | University of Waikato

The man who headed the University of Waikato for a decade until the end of 2014 is being awarded an honorary doctorate by the university. More >>



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