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Waikato grad takes on EY in UK

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:58 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies. He’s a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young (EY) based at their global headquarters in London. More >>

New scholarships to celebrate Māori and Indigenous studies

Thursday, 22 September 2016, 2:45 pm | University of Waikato

The School of Māori and Pacific Development at the University of Waikato will now be known as the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies, and to celebrate, the University has announced 15 new scholarships to support entry into a Bachelor of Arts major ... More >>

Comedian Ben Hurley in “Earth, Planet, World”

Wednesday, 14 September 2016, 11:07 am | University of Waikato

Comedian Ben Hurley takes us around the world in 60 minutes finding humour in every single country on the planet! More >>

Researching the honey buzz

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:20 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato Master of Science student is researching how to improve the quality of nectar in Mānuka plants, to produce better honey. More >>

Trans youth as likely to get pregnant as other adolescents

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 1:03 pm | University of Waikato

Sexually active transgender youth have pregnancy rates similar to their non-transgender peers dispelling the notion that trans youth aren’t at risk for pregnancy, according to new research led by Dr Jaimie Veale from the University of Waikato. More >>

World rankings keep getting better for Waikato

Tuesday, 6 September 2016, 10:06 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has gone up again in world university rankings, climbing 14 places from 2015 and more than 80 places since 2014. More >>

$25,000 Cyber Security Scholarship awarded

Monday, 5 September 2016, 12:05 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato software engineering student Jeremy Symon has been awarded the 2016 Sir William Gallagher Cyber Security Scholarship worth $25,000. More >>

Women aren't small men: Myth-busting sports performance

Wednesday, 31 August 2016, 10:37 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Senior Research Fellow, Dr Stacy Sims, is changing attitudes in the sport science field. Her research addresses female physiology and how this influences athletic performance. More >>

From unemployment to PhD

Tuesday, 30 August 2016, 3:32 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato graduate Blaine Rakena believes life is all about taking chances. “And lucky for me, Waikato Uni was willing to give me a chance.” More >>

Mental illness among fathers

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:18 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato masters student Jonathon Ashe is conducting research into how men sustain their relationships and manage their parenting responsibilities through times of illness and stress. More >>

Waikato University on track for Kīngitanga Day on September

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

Now in its eighth year, Kīngitanga Day is an annual event that recognises the University of Waikato’s unique identity, distinctive culture and special relationships with Waikato-Tainui, other iwi and especially the Kīngitanga. More >>

Has the criminal justice system been compromised?

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:30 am | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s longest-serving judges, the Honourable Sir Ron Young, will address serious issues facing New Zealand’s justice system when he gives a public lecture at the University of Waikato next month. More >>

International Legal Scholar visits Waikato University

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 1:20 pm | University of Waikato

International legal scholar, Professor Graham Virgo visited the University of Waikato to give a public lecture titled “Conscience in Equity – a new Utopia” on 16 August at Te Whare Tapere Iti, the Gallagher of Performing Arts. More >>

Waikato researchers win National Science Challenge funding

Friday, 19 August 2016, 1:49 pm | University of Waikato

A team of University of Waikato social science researchers have been successful in securing funding for a Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge project. More >>

Improving outcomes in cancer diagnosis and research

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 3:22 pm | University of Waikato

A team of researchers based at the University of Waikato believe that involving primary care can help improve outcomes and reduce inequity from cancer. More >>

Five stars for University of Waikato

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:47 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s international strengths have been affirmed with a recent five star rating from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings. More >>

Theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences wins award

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:25 pm | University of Waikato

A bilingual theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences, At the End of My Hands , show us what’s possible when we move beyond the spoken word and use our bodies to tell a story. More >>

Waikato academic reappointed to PHARMAC

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 4:22 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato governance expert Dr Jens Mueller has been reappointed by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to a rare third 3-year term as a director of the PHARMAC board, where Dr Mueller also chairs the audit and forecasting committee. More >>

Local boy goes to Vietnam

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:16 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato law student and talented rugby player has just arrived in Hanoi for a five-day leadership symposium on social change. More >>

Developing New Zealand norms to assess health outcomes

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of long-term disability worldwide. Research findings in the past few years have suggested that rates of TBI in New Zealand are far higher than those found in other developed countries, which is a great concern. More >>

 

 

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