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Search for Beryllium partner wins 3MT Competition

Friday, 31 October 2014, 4:00 pm | University of Waikato

The 10 finalists were cool, calm and collected as they took to the stage to give their presentations at the Three Minute Thesis competition. Each of the University of Waikato PhD students had three minutes and a static Power Point slide in which ... More >>

Snake Robot to the rescue

Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:12 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Master of Engineering (ME) student Pinwei Jin has designed and built a remote control robotic snake, which he hopes will be used in the future for rescue operations. More >>

School of Māori and Pacific Development celebrates five PhDs

Friday, 31 October 2014, 10:57 am | University of Waikato

In an historic day for the University of Waikato’s School of Māori and Pacific Development, five of its PhD candidates graduated at Te Kohinga Mārama Marae on 21 October. More >>

FLAX a winner on the world’s technology stage

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 4:56 pm | University of Waikato

Software designed at the University of Waikato and used all around the world has won a major international competition. More >>

Experts analyse environmental impacts of law changes

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 10:26 am | University of Waikato

It’s a time of change in New Zealand’s management of our offshore environment and four leading legal and environmental experts will discuss the implications of those changes at a panel discussion in Tauranga in November. More >>

Pick up sticks – engineering style

Friday, 24 October 2014, 1:33 pm | University of Waikato

Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato. As part of a third-year mechanical engineering design paper, 10 teams of students were each asked to create ... More >>

Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 4:43 pm | University of Waikato

Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus. More >>

Waikato entrepreneurs grateful for internship programme

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 4:53 pm | University of Waikato

One brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out. It’s this great working relationship that has helped Timoti Daymond and Geoff Davies successfully create and drive forward their Waikato ... More >>

Leaf litter research boosted with Shirtcliffe Fellowship

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:16 pm | University of Waikato

Rotting leaf litter might not excite many people, but University of Waikato PhD candidate Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher finds it fascinating. More >>

Top UK award for Waikato writer

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:24 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK’s top writing prizes. More >>

Former Waikato Uni student receives top rugby award

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 5:15 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus and Waikato Rugby Union player Whetu Douglas received high recognition recently for his outstanding role in rugby. More >>

Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:06 pm | University of Waikato

The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. More >>

Public Lecture by UK Professor of Archaeoastronomy

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:16 am | University of Waikato

Public lecture by Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy, Clive Ruggles, from the University of Leicester in the UK on next Friday (31 October). More >>

“Calypso Nights” at the Academy!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:54 am | University of Waikato

Monday 27th October, 8pm Playhouse Theatre, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato “This is a side-splitting, feel-good production, oozing originality out of every comical pore - I’ve never seen anything quite like it.” (Edinburgh ... More >>

Waikato’s first DMA to graduate this month

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

Three years of hard work and determination has finally paid off for New Zealand Opera singer, Beverley Pullon, who graduates this month with a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) – the first Waikato graduate to do so. More >>

Lots to learn at MilkTestNZ for Waikato grad

Monday, 13 October 2014, 4:47 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato science graduate Courteney Nielsen is enjoying the ‘aha!’ moments, in her position as a Laboratory Technician at MilkTestNZ. More >>

A degree for good behaviour

Monday, 13 October 2014, 1:04 pm | University of Waikato

The pet business is big business. New Zealanders spend $1.5 billion a year on companion animals and Australians spend $8.4 billion, and as well as feeding and immunising their animals and addressing health issues, many pets also need behaviour therapy. More >>

KuDos Lifetime Achievement Award for Roy Daniel

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:10 am | University of Waikato

Emeritus Professor Roy Daniel has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s KuDos Science Awards. He was presented with the award at the black tie awards evening in Hamilton on Thursday, October 9. More >>

KuDos for Antarctic researcher

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:34 am | University of Waikato

An American academic whose main area of research is 5000km away in Antarctica has been recognised for his environmental science work. More >>

Racing robots at Engineering Design Show

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 5:23 pm | University of Waikato

Programming Lego robots to have a sense of direction has been the task for a class of University of Waikato engineering students this semester. More >>

 

 

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