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New Zealand’s refugee quota misses humanitarian mark

Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:58 am | University of Waikato

New Zealand’s quota refugee policies are falling short, according to a Waikato University masters student. More >>

Exploring Māori tradition

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:01 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato student is looking at why certain Māori traditions exists and how colonisation has influenced tikanga. Tiriana Anderson (Ngāti Maniapoto/Rereahu) is focusing his research on whaikōrero (oratory) and why women can’t lead whaikōrero ... More >>

A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing well

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:02 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato researchers in collaboration with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa) have been awarded more than $900,000 for a new study for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. More >>

A stroll through history: Heroes and rogues of accounting

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 12:47 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Accounting Professor Grant Samkin insists that “nobody ever wrote a TV show about accountants”, because it’s “too boring”. But he does an excellent job of disproving that staid image of the profession through his own ... More >>

University researcher steers the innovative future of PR

Monday, 31 October 2016, 10:48 am | University of Waikato

Waikato University Professor David McKie is striving to liberate and reform the field of public relations (PR). He is continually leading and changing the way public relations practitioners, scholars and professional organisations are perceiving the practice, ... More >>

Waikato University leads MBA human resource programme nation

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:02 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management School has been selected to help ensure AUT, Auckland, Waikato, Victoria, Canterbury and Massey universities are offering high quality human resource management courses in their MBA programmes. More >>

Waikato academic strives to close justice gap

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:37 pm | University of Waikato

A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of Disputes Tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice. More >>

First time Success for Katikati College at Chemquest 2016

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 10:45 am | University of Waikato

Prizes were shared across the Greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last Wednesday night. More >>

Leaf fossils, CO2 and the Antarctic ice sheet

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:19 pm | University of Waikato

An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and how those changes affected the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago. More >>

Waikato University composer partners with medical technology

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 1:14 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge is leading a team that has created an interactive music installation as part of New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase open to the public. More >>

A third medical school proposed for New Zealand

Monday, 17 October 2016, 5:26 pm | University of Waikato

A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. More >>

Waikato business students have big ideas for fashion company

Friday, 14 October 2016, 1:14 pm | University of Waikato

In Waikato Management School’s 41st Case Competition, students locked horns in a fierce battle to develop the best growth strategy for Annah Stretton, founder of Stretton Group; one of the most successful fashion companies in New Zealand. More >>

New Tauranga CBD campus design concept confirmed

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 10:00 am | University of Waikato

A proposed design concept for the tertiary campus development in Tauranga’s CBD has been approved by its three regional funders – Tauranga City Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, and Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust. More >>

Frank Sargeson Lecture by Elizabeth Knox

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:45 pm | University of Waikato

Community Notice - Frank Sargeson Lecture by Elizabeth Knox The 14th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial lecture will be held next Wednesday (October 12th) at 5.30pm. More >>

Framework for biomedical research with Māori

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:28 pm | University of Waikato

As biomedical research practices become more sophisticated, protecting the cultural and ethical interests of those who donate tissue or take part in genomic research has become more important than ever before. More >>

World Vision for Waikato grad

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 1:45 pm | University of Waikato

For University of Waikato graduate Alex Hitchmough, getting a job with World Vision New Zealand was the perfect fit More >>

Small mustelids in New Zealand: Predator invasion ecology

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 11:17 am | University of Waikato

To manage populations of invasive pests effectively, we must first understand what controls them naturally, says Waikato University’s Professor Carolyn King. More >>

Discussing Fiction with Elizabeth Knox

Monday, 3 October 2016, 10:31 am | University of Waikato

Photo Caption: Elizabeth Knox will deliver the 14th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture this month. More >>

2016 Meteor and Browsers Bookshop Literary Salon Event

Friday, 30 September 2016, 1:30 pm | University of Waikato

Come along to another intellectual and interesting evening, where writers and readers have a chance to meet, share and converse. Settle back in a comfy chair with a free glass of wine and canapés, while enjoying an exchange of ideas for Stanza Eight! ... More >>

Waikato grad takes on EY in UK

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 11:58 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies. He’s a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young (EY) based at their global headquarters in London. More >>

 

 

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