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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 >>

NZ urged to go the extra mile to attract halal tourists

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 1:41 pm | University of Waikato

New Zealand hotel and tourism operators are being urged to step up efforts to grab a slice of the US $137 billion a year global halal tourism market. More >>

Hamilton students among new Hillary Scholars

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:08 pm | University of Waikato

Sixteen Hamilton students are among the recipients of this year’s Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship. More >>

Awe inspiring career for Waikato grad

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:31 pm | University of Waikato

Handling cheetahs, training giraffes and rearing emu chicks are just a few of the things keeping University of Waikato graduate April McMurtie busy in her inspiring career as a zoo keeper. More >>

How economics can help achieve a more sustainable NZ

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:25 pm | University of Waikato

Tauranga’s Café Scientifique is hosting University of Waikato’s Dr Dan Marsh on March 23 where he will explain how economics can help to achieve a more sustainable New Zealand with better social and environmental outcomes. Economic arguments can ... More >>

Mashup Bay of Plenty open to tertiary students this year

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, 2:20 pm | University of Waikato

Tertiary students are encouraged to enter a team for the Mashup Bay of Plenty 2015 for the first time since the start of the competition in 2011. Mashup, sponsored by University of Waikato and formerly only open to secondary school students, will ... More >>

Ozzie (mis)adventure for intrepid trio

Monday, 16 March 2015, 4:48 pm | University of Waikato

They were three University of Waikato students on three bikes cycling across one continent with a world record in their sights. What could possibly go wrong? More >>

University marine bike ride part of SeaWeek activities

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:34 pm | University of Waikato

The University’s Coastal Marine Field Station staff will lead a coastal bike ride ‘with a difference’ as part of the Marine Station’s annual Open Day on Saturday 7 March in Tauranga. More >>

Top honour for top coach

Monday, 23 February 2015, 2:01 pm | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s most successful sports coaches is to receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Waikato. More >>

New Zealand falling behind in sustainable business practices

Monday, 23 February 2015, 9:56 am | University of Waikato

There is a growing demand by New Zealand businesses for a return to government intervention in sustainable development issues, says one of the keynote speakers at tomorrow’s Sustainability Symposium at the University of Waikato, being hosted by Waikato Management ... More >>



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