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Hamilton Boys’ High make their mark at chemistry challenge

Wednesday, 29 June 2016, 11:23 am | University of Waikato

A Hamilton Boys’ High School team was awarded first place at the annual NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition for the fourth year in a row. More >>

International appointment for UoW literacy educator

Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 3:27 pm | University of Waikato

Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education Senior Lecturer Sue Dymock was appointed as an Academy Fellow of the International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities this week, joining a group of 300 world leaders engaged in the scientific study of ... More >>

HRC grants awarded for Māori health projects

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 11:24 am | University of Waikato

This week the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) announced funding for its 2016 research project grants. The funding included two projects based at the University of Waikato. More >>

New professor to discuss why soft bottoms matter

Monday, 13 June 2016, 11:54 am | University of Waikato

If a butterfly flaps its wings in Mexico does it cause a hurricane in China? More >>

Major funding win for environmental planning professor

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 12:29 pm | University of Waikato

Professor of Environmental Planning at the University of Waikato, Iain White, has been awarded nearly $200,000 to assist his research into how cities can become more resilient to natural hazards. More >>

An app to catch a carp

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 10:21 am | University of Waikato

The public can help control the spread of invasive fish species with a new app being launched at this year’s National Agricultural Fieldays at Mystery Creek in Hamilton. More >>

Conservatorium of Music Presents the Marriage of Figaro

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:54 am | University of Waikato

Mozart’s famous opera buffa, The Marriage of Figaro, takes to the stage this month when the University of Waikato’s Conservatorium of Music holds its annual opera production. More >>

Entrepreneurial approach to education

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 1:18 pm | University of Waikato

Bay of Plenty man Kevin Powell is not your average teaching graduate. While he had every intention of becoming a ‘traditional’ classroom based teacher following completion of his degree, instead he’s taken an entrepreneurial approach to education, ... More >>

Tickets Now on Sale for the Waikato International Cello Fest

Tuesday, 7 June 2016, 11:09 am | University of Waikato

Tickets are now on sale for the Waikato International Cello Fest 2016. Hosted by the University of Waikato, the festival will take place in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts from 21-28 August. It is the first time an event of this kind ... More >>

DV Bryant Trust Scholarship the key for Chris

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:52 am | University of Waikato

When University of Waikato graduate Chris Beckham took to the stage at graduation in April to deliver the student address, you would never have known he grew up in a town where, for many people, university wasn’t seen as an option. More >>

KiwiNet funding supports commercialisation

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:28 am | University of Waikato

Funding from KiwiNet and the University of Waikato of $285,000 will allow Electronics Engineer Associate Professor Nihal Kularatna to develop a new version of a power conditioner for Perth’s Thor Technologies Pty Ltd. More >>

Scholarship supports agricultural research

Monday, 30 May 2016, 3:27 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Masters student Rebecca Yeates is this year’s recipient of the $22,000 NZ National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Llewellyn Scholarship. More >>

Sleep and Memory – Are They Connected?

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:33 am | University of Waikato

Have you ever wondered how a baby’s mind works? How babies and young children manage to learn and remember information about the world around them? More >>

In search of mussels

Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 10:24 am | University of Waikato

What’s happening with Waikato’s freshwater mussels? University of Waikato student Michele Melchior’s 10-week summer research project looked at two species of native freshwater mussels to find out. More >>

World set to collapse: NZ Cyber Security Challenge

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 12:14 pm | University of Waikato

The world as we know it is on the verge of collapse. A group has been formed called the Coalition. Its members don’t like or trust each other but they share a common goal: to throw the world into chaos so they can take control of it themselves. After ... More >>

New appointment affirms focus on population health

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 3:53 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s newly-appointed professor of population health says New Zealand’s health system is facing the early stages of what will be a sustained period of increasing demand for services, with particular pressure arising in general ... More >>

Waikato University takes the lead in cyber security research

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 11:16 am | University of Waikato

With seven potentially serious cyber attacks on New Zealand organisations detected monthly by the GCSB’s cyber security programme Cortex, it is evident that organisations need all forms of help available. More >>

Waikato leader gets boost

Friday, 13 May 2016, 10:08 am | University of Waikato

Long-standing McKenzie Centre Director Trisha Benge continues to make the world less scary and lonely for hundreds of families who have children with special needs. More >>

Breakers co-owner shares her secret recipe for leadership

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:10 am | University of Waikato

What can you do to make your business as successful as the SkyCity Breakers basketball team? The professional sports team owner Liz Blackwell will reveal the culture and leadership of the Breakers at a free public lecture at the University of Waikato ... More >>

Holding a tune, and finding it later

Monday, 9 May 2016, 11:39 am | University of Waikato

Imagine if Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony wasn’t ever recorded because a young Ludwig forgot to jot down the famous notes “Da-da-da duuumm”. More >>

 

 

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