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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 >>

Icy expedition for Raglan locals

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 12:43 pm | University of Waikato

‘It’s a small world after all’ for Clare Beet and Dean Sandwell who found themselves on the same flight to Antarctica to partake in research for the University of Waikato. More >>

Magic netballers’ performance under doctoral scrutiny

Wednesday, 18 February 2015, 1:53 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato doctoral student has been awarded a big scholarship to study with New Zealand’s most successful netball franchise. More >>

Entries open on secondary schools mooting competition

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 11:55 am | University of Waikato

Registrations of interest for the annual University of Waikato Te Piringa – Faculty of Law Secondary Schools’ Mooting competition close on 7 March. More >>

Another scholarship win for Sarah

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 11:10 am | University of Waikato

Out of more than 600 applicants, University of Waikato masters student Sarah Appleby is one of just six students in the Asia-Pacific region to receive a Golden Key Graduate Scholar Scholarship, worth $10,000. More >>

New supercapacitor surge protector hits the market

Monday, 16 February 2015, 11:55 am | University of Waikato

A supercapacitor-based surge protector, the S-TViQ, invented by University of Waikato Electrical Engineering Senior Lecturer Nihal Kularatna, has made it to commercialisation. More >>

Computer Science machine learning guru becomes professor

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 4:15 pm | University of Waikato

New professor looks to a future in data New appointment: Bernhard Pfaringer has been appointed professor in the Computer Science Department in the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. More >>

Hobbit Audiences Sought for Their Views of Final Film

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 11:21 am | University of Waikato

As the final instalment of Peter Jackson’s three-part film adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit screens throughout cinemas nationwide, the University of Waikato’s Audience Research Unit (ARU) invites all those who have seen the movie to share their ... More >>



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