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Adventurer wins prestigious University of Waikato award

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 3:57 pm | University of Waikato

Adventurer, management consultant and motivational speaker Jamie Fitzgerald will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month. More >>

City plans up for discussion at Winter Lecture Series

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 9:55 am | University of Waikato

As Hamilton City Council explores plans to better connect the city with its natural resources, the University of Waikato will consider whether the city can also learn from the revitalisation of its Canadian namesake, Hamilton, Ontario, at its annual ... More >>

grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme

Monday, 18 August 2014, 3:41 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month, where she has been selected to participate in the NexGenAgriChem Innovative Doctoral Programme. More >>

Summer Research Scholarship digs the good dirt on soil

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 12:18 pm | University of Waikato

Dr Megan Balks loves soil. She loves it so much, the University of Waikato Earth and Ocean Sciences Senior Lecturer is co-authoring a book about soil with Professor Darlene Zabowski from the University of Washington, Seattle. More >>

Psychology Professor recognised for outstanding contribution

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 11:46 am | University of Waikato

Professor Michael O’Driscoll from the School of Psychology at Waikato University has been recognised for his sustained outstanding contribution in the field of industrial-organisational psychology and the excellence of his body of academic research. More >>

Creative NZ gives nod to Waikato’s writers’ in residence

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:35 pm | University of Waikato

Waikato University’s writer in residence programme has just secured funding for 2016 and 2017, thanks to Creative New Zealand’s Toi Uru Kahikatea (Arts Development) Investment Programme. More >>

Reimagining disability: Ground-breaking new research

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 11:09 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato PhD candidate Ingrid Jones is conducting ground-breaking new research into changing the way society thinks about disability. Her research, entitled “Reimagining disability: Towards learning disability pride” aims to explore the ... More >>

Dame Malvina Major in Kiss my Arts series at Baycourt Centre

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 12:40 pm | University of Waikato

Internationally renowned opera singer Dame Malvina Major will speak about how the voice functions as part of the 2014 Kiss my Arts series. The presentation will include DVD examples that highlight what a performer is asked to do in an opera production: ... More >>

Tourism scholarship for Brielle

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:55 am | University of Waikato

All through school, Brielle Gillovic dreamed of a career in travel. And now, with help from a Thrifty Scholarship in Tourism, the 22-year-old University of Waikato student will continue to pursue those dreams. More >>

Metallurgy scholarships to fund three Waikato MSc projects

Monday, 11 August 2014, 12:02 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Earth Sciences students Megan Saunders, Billy Bodger and Kate Mauriohooho have each won a $5000 Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Education Endowment Trust Scholarship for their masters study. More >>

Lecture Series to discover what’s next for entertainment

Monday, 11 August 2014, 11:03 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus and television presenter Jesse Mulligan will host a panel of entertainment experts to look at the changes in our consumption of media, and what’s likely to come in the future, at the University of Waikato’s annual ... More >>

$1 million scholarship fund launched

Friday, 8 August 2014, 3:19 pm | University of Waikato

A $1 million international scholarship fund has been launched by the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand. More >>

Summer Research Scholarship looks at sport recovery

Friday, 8 August 2014, 10:37 am | University of Waikato

With more and more sporting events held at night, it’s hard for athletes to get to sleep afterwards. They’re often wound up following such intense and strenuous activity, not to mention the adrenaline rush from playing in front of large crowds. More >>

The White Lady Sings Again

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 12:16 pm | University of Waikato

Fort Street, downtown Auckland. Wild night life swirls around the iconic pie cart everyone knows as The White Lady. This is the setting of David Griffiths’s opera of same name. More >>

2degrees ICT Scholarships a hit with students

Wednesday, 6 August 2014, 12:44 pm | University of Waikato

Four University of Waikato students are the recipients of 2degrees ICT Scholarships worth $5000 each. Christopher Beckham and Matti Thorley-Symes (Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences), and Alena Choong and Steven Crake (Bachelor of Engineering ... More >>

Tauranga Careers Expo to showcase Waikato’s marine research

Monday, 4 August 2014, 11:04 am | University of Waikato

Live sea creatures in aquariums and research displays focused on the grounding of the Rena are just a few of the things to be on show next week on the University of Waikato’s Coastal Science stand at the Tauranga Careers and Business Expo. More >>

Extending the Kīngitanga music tradition

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:24 am | University of Waikato

Waikato PhD candidate Te Manaaroha Rollo has discovered a way to integrate waiata, taonga pūoro and New Zealand electroacoustic music to make a new form of indigenous hybrid music – one that narrates the history and stories about the Kīngitanga ... More >>

Soloist opportunity for young violinist

Friday, 1 August 2014, 11:21 am | University of Waikato

Second year music student Brigitte Balzat is the first violinist to win first prize at the annual Waikato University Concerto Competition final last Friday night. More >>

Summer Research Scholarships open for student applications

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 2:00 pm | University of Waikato

What do the recovery strategies of elite netballers and the co-digestion of sewage sludge have in common? They’re two of 60 topics confirmed in the University of Waikato’s next round of Summer Research Scholarships. During the 10-week programme, ... More >>

New law internship is one of a kind

Thursday, 31 July 2014, 12:10 pm | University of Waikato

Law students at the University of Waikato will have the chance to work on real cases as part of a new law internship programme – the first of its kind in New Zealand – established between the University’s Te Piringa – Faculty of Law, and the ... More >>

 

 

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