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Developing New Zealand norms to assess health outcomes

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of long-term disability worldwide. Research findings in the past few years have suggested that rates of TBI in New Zealand are far higher than those found in other developed countries, which is a great concern. More >>

Waikato law students win Australian competition

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 12:08 pm | University of Waikato

A team of law students from the University of Waikato has secured victory over the University of Canterbury, winning the Australian national negotiation competition in Hobart on 8 July. More >>

Reaching for the stars with a new scholarship

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 11:35 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s commitment to attracting students with outstanding academic records and potential is confirmed by a new scholarship that defines an elite level of financial support for high-achieving school leavers. More >>

Unlocking Curious Minds’ funding for robotics

Friday, 15 July 2016, 11:41 am | University of Waikato

Two University of Waikato academics have welcomed the news that the government will add digital technologies to the New Zealand school curriculum by 2018 and, thanks to MBIE funding, they’ve already started ramping up digital capability in low decile ... More >>

Waikato achieves international gold standard for PR

Friday, 15 July 2016, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management Communication department has cemented its leading position as the only school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – a global organisation that sets the gold standard for ... More >>

Waikato achieves gold standard for public relations

Friday, 15 July 2016, 9:37 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management Communication department has cemented its leading position as the only school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – a global organisation that sets the gold standard for ... More >>

We need to change the way we teach doctors

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 11:04 am | University of Waikato

Professor of population health at the University of Waikato, Professor Ross Lawrenson, says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs, and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors. More >>

From Waikato to Cambodia, and the UN

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 3:18 pm | University of Waikato

She started university when she was 16 years old. Now she’s off to Cambodia with a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). More >>

University research proposals through to MBIE second round

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 2:56 pm | University of Waikato

Four University of Waikato research applications for MBIE Smart Ideas funding have made it through to the second round. Smart Ideas funding focuses on the connection between applied research and commercialisation. More >>

Attitudes on gender and leadership in New Zealand

Monday, 11 July 2016, 10:30 am | University of Waikato

Attitudes towards leaders because of their gender can cause disparities between the success of men and women leaders. This forms the basis of a research project being conducted by a University of Waikato masters student. More >>

Cyber challenge to test the best

Friday, 8 July 2016, 2:15 pm | University of Waikato

Caption: University of Waikato’s Dr Sivadon Chaisiri and PhD candidate Mark Will are ready for the Cyber Security Challenge. More >>

Thesis Provides New Insight into Queen’s Music

Wednesday, 6 July 2016, 1:38 pm | University of Waikato

A musical analysis of British rock band Queen’s studio recordings between 1973 and 1980, covering the albums Queen to The Game, is the focus of a recently completed thesis by University of Waikato doctoral student Nick Braae. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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