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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 >>

Grant to promote cyber security

Thursday, 5 February 2015, 11:57 am | University of Waikato

A $33,000 Education New Zealand grant will help promote New Zealand’s only masters degree in cyber security throughout ASEAN markets and enable the University of Waikato to further develop partnerships with organisations in the region. More >>

Book brings relationship with the sea to the fore

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 4:17 pm | University of Waikato

It’s been a big year for sailor and sea kayaker Mike Brown. The University of Waikato Sport and Leisure Studies Senior Lecturer recently completed a 20-day Atlantic crossing by yacht and has co-edited a book on the sea that has just been published. More >>

More than $500k in postgraduate scholarships on offer

Monday, 2 February 2015, 5:13 pm | University of Waikato

Twelve highly prestigious masters and doctoral scholarships are being offered by Waikato University’s research institutes. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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