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Top marine ecologist named science communicator of the year

Friday, 20 November 2015, 9:39 am | University of Waikato

Professor Chris Battershill, Chair of Coastal Science and Head of the Coastal Marine Group at the University of Waikato, has been awarded Science Communicator of the Year by the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS). More >>

Ties strengthened with Vietnam universities

Thursday, 19 November 2015, 12:14 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has further strengthened international links by signing two MOUs with partners in Vietnam this week. More >>

World’s fastest Kiwi in India?

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 2:51 pm | University of Waikato

He’s cycled the length of New Zealand and the width of Australia, and in February 2016, Tim Chittock will attempt to set a Guinness World Record for cycling the Indian Golden Quadrilateral. More >>

Waikato initiative aims to spur student innovation

Friday, 13 November 2015, 11:02 am | University of Waikato

A new initiative developed by the University and Waikato Students’ Union (WSU) will offer University of Waikato students the opportunity to experience what it takes to be an entrepreneur and to build an idea into a new venture. More >>

Marsden grant to study sophisticated cameras

Monday, 9 November 2015, 4:07 pm | University of Waikato

When Dr Lee Streeter heard he’d won a Marsden grant to continue his time-of-flight photography research, he took a day’s leave to celebrate. More >>

Cloud security topic of Wellington forum

Friday, 6 November 2015, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

It’s never been more important to gain control of cloud-based data. At a free forum in Wellington later this month, the STRATUS research group will demonstrate cloud security tools and techniques that will protect data in the cloud and help put New ... More >>

Young researchers acknowledged with Marsden grants

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 3:41 pm | University of Waikato

Sports in sites of war and disaster, time-of-flight photography, tree-based learning algorithms, and ancient aquaculture are University of Waikato projects that have received Marsden funding for 2015. More >>

Māori birthing the subject of award-winning thesis

Thursday, 5 November 2015, 2:51 pm | University of Waikato

The New Zealand Geographical Society (NZGS) has awarded a University of Waikato academic its 2015 President’s Award for Best Doctoral Thesis. More >>

Restorative practice a huge win for the Faculty of Education

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 9:45 am | University of Waikato

Caption: (L-R) University of Waikato Institute of Professional Learning Manager Tammy Tauroa, Associate Professor Wendy Drewery and Director Jan Martin. More >>

Climate change put to expert panel

Monday, 2 November 2015, 2:37 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato academics, a climate scientist and a former Green Party co-leader will take part in a panel discussion as part of “The Greatest Climate Show on Earth” next week. More >>

Māori flourishing in a fast changing world

Monday, 2 November 2015, 1:50 pm | University of Waikato

“A strong sense of who one is and that one’s life matters is vital to health and wellbeing,” says Professor Linda Waimarie Nikora, who will deliver her inaugural professorial lecture this month. More >>

New Dean for School of Māori and Pacific Development

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 5:06 pm | University of Waikato

A leading Māori academic who has spent the past three and a half years in Canada has been appointed Dean of the University of Waikato’s School of Māori and Pacific Development (SMPD). More >>

Waikato students win inaugural Kupe Scholarships

Tuesday, 27 October 2015, 10:42 am | University of Waikato

Seven Māori and Pasifika student teachers from the University of Waikato were awarded Kupe Scholarships by the Education Minister Hekia Parata last week. More >>

New book on colonisation provides insight into past

Friday, 23 October 2015, 11:35 am | University of Waikato

Ian Pool’s new book Colonisation and Development in New Zealand between 1769 and 1900: The Seeds of Rangiatea has just been published. More >>

Iranian artist wins 3MT competition

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 3:16 pm | University of Waikato

Broccoli, Iranian art, natural disasters and rotting fruit were among the topics presented by 10 finalists who took to the stage at the University of Waikato’s Three Minute Thesis competition this week. More >>

Satisfaction levels on the rise

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:30 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato students are overwhelmingly satisfied with their study experience. A student survey conducted by i-graduate asked international and domestic students at more than 200 tertiary institutions to complete a comprehensive survey of their ... More >>

Waikato engineering student wins German traineeship

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 11:09 am | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato engineering student is in Germany after being selected for an all-expenses-paid traineeship at the University of Stuttgart. More >>

Sombreros off for Mexico business strategy

Monday, 19 October 2015, 12:35 pm | University of Waikato

A bold plan to turn a Hamilton-based dairy equipment manufacturer into an international powerhouse by moving to Mexico, and then expanding into North and South America, has seen a team of students from Waikato Management School win this year’s 39th ... More >>

Sport and arts winners announced at University Blues Awards

Monday, 19 October 2015, 11:03 am | University of Waikato

Excellence in rowing, waka ama and cello was acknowledged in the top accolades presented at the 2015 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards on Friday, October 16. More >>

Waikato’s walking warriors win top PR campaign award

Friday, 16 October 2015, 2:37 pm | University of Waikato

A team of University of Waikato students who inspired 230 strangers to get more physically active and walk nearly 10 million steps in five days has won the 14th Chesterman Group Public Relations Campaign Award 2015 on behalf of their client, Sport Waikato. More >>



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