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Review of first Massive Open Online Course in NZ

Friday, 16 January 2015, 12:02 pm | University of Waikato

Will Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) change the face of tertiary education in the future and what can Digital Cities, locally focussed online networks, mean for the local economy? These are just two of the subjects to be discussed later this ... More >>

Study questions answered at uni information sessions

Friday, 16 January 2015, 10:42 am | University of Waikato

Ever thought about studying but didn’t know where to start? Not sure whether computer science or English literature is your thing? With the University of Waikato’s March intake just around the corner, now is the time to look into it. More >>

Get involved in 48-hour Global Game Jam

Thursday, 15 January 2015, 11:11 am | University of Waikato

“Come and take part” is the message from Computer Science senior lecturer Bill Rogers, the organiser of the Hamilton Global Game Jam (GGJ). More >>

Waikato lecturer named NZ’s young geochemist of the year

Wednesday, 14 January 2015, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Earth Scientist Dr Shaun Barker has been awarded the Werner F Giggenbach Prize which names him as the young geochemist of the year for New Zealand. More >>

ONZM for University of Waikato Programme Director

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 10:44 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Programme Director Robyn Baker has been recognised for her services to education in the 2015 New Year Honours list, becoming an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM). More >>

Scholarship to boost research outcomes

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 9:29 am | University of Waikato

Two postgraduate students from the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Science and Engineering have been awarded Dick and Mary Earle Scholarships in Technology for 2015. More >>

More than $174K for Māori science and engineering students

Monday, 12 January 2015, 9:51 am | University of Waikato

In 2014, more than $174,000 in scholarships was awarded to Māori Science and Engineering students from the University of Waikato. More >>

Waikato mechanical engineers compete in Melbourne

Monday, 5 January 2015, 2:42 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato Formula SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) team was placed 12th of 26 teams at the Formula SAE- Australasia competition in Melbourne last month. More >>

Award for Waikato glassblower

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 4:37 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato glassblower Steve Newcombe has won the award for the best scientific piece at the 11th Biannual Scientific Glassblowing Symposium in Canberra. More >>

New field guide proves popular

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 3:21 pm | University of Waikato

A field guide for New Zealand native plants was launched last week by University of Waikato ecologist Catherine Kirby, with support from the Environmental Research Institute. More >>

Summer road trip for Waikato University van

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:19 am | University of Waikato

What’s black, has mag wheels and will be turning up at Coromandel beaches in the New Year? It’s the University of Waikato’s new-look van, which is heading to where the action is over summer, spending January 2 and 3 at Williamson Park in Whangamata ... More >>

Research in using apps in primary school mathematics

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 1:26 pm | University of Waikato

Nearly $200,000 has been granted by the Teaching and Learning Research Initiative (TLRI) to support a research project on how to improve teaching and learning of primary mathematics through the use of applications (apps) on mobile digital devices. More >>

Cave tour a highlight at Science Summer School

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 12:25 pm | University of Waikato

A group of students took a leap back in time last week to explore the science and engineering marvels on show at Ruakuri Cave. More >>

Waikato research quality rewarded at soil science conference

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 11:44 am | University of Waikato

Staff and graduates of the University of Waikato’s School of Science earth sciences programme featured prominently in the awards presented at the New Zealand Society of Soil Science (NZSSS) national conference held in Hamilton in early December. More >>

Te Reo Māori research receives boost from scholarship

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 11:09 am | University of Waikato

Being a guardian of Te Reo Māori is in the blood for University of Waikato Masters student Te Kuru o te Marama Dewes. “My Koro (grandfather) campaigned for Te Reo, as did my father. My mother, who is Pakeha, also speaks Te Reo Māori. More >>

Future looks bright after scholarship win

Friday, 5 December 2014, 11:47 am | University of Waikato

He lives and breathes software development and with a Golden Jubilee Scholarship from the University of Waikato, Nicholas Humphries is soon to start a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) specialising in software engineering. More >>

Golden Jubilee Scholarship a life-changer for Anna

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 3:33 pm | University of Waikato

Anna Caudwell describes being awarded a Golden Jubilee Scholarship from the University of Waikato as a life-changing experience. “I was over the moon when I heard I’d got the scholarship,” she says. “It’s probably the happiest I’d ever been. ... More >>

New Vice-Chancellor to take reins at University of Waikato

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 12:10 pm | University of Waikato

A new Vice-Chancellor has been appointed at the University of Waikato – Professor Neil Quigley will lead the organisation from February next year. Professor Quigley replaces the current Vice-Chancellor, Professor Roy Crawford, who retires from the ... More >>

Sustainable cultural tourism focus for doctoral student

Monday, 1 December 2014, 3:14 pm | University of Waikato

Research highlighting the significance of sustainable cultural tourism is the objective for University of Waikato PhD candidate Mei Cooper. The distinction between tourism alone and sustainable cultural tourism – which prioritises the wellbeing of indigenous ... More >>

Waikato Student Accepted to Aust. National Academy of Music

Monday, 1 December 2014, 9:17 am | University of Waikato

Accomplished pianist and University of Waikato music student Andrew Leathwick is soon to make his mark across the ditch having just been accepted into the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM). More >>



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