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New opportunities for elite athletes

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 1:23 pm | University of Waikato

With the Waikato region fast becoming a major centre for high performance sport, the University of Waikato has signed Memorandums of Understanding with BikeNZ and Triathlon NZ. More >>

New scholarship for Pacific students

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 4:24 pm | University of Waikato

Pacific people with leadership potential are being encouraged to apply for a new University of Waikato scholarship funded by the estate of the late Morrinsville accountant and farmer Edna Money. More >>

Sargeson Lecture to Feature Award-Winning Novelist

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 1:21 pm | University of Waikato

Taking an imaginary place and making it seem real is something which novelist and short-story writer Catherine Chidgey is extremely good at. It’s this idea of place in her writing that she will address at the 12th annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture ... More >>

Tauranga's Café Scientifique hits record attendees of 150

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:32 pm | University of Waikato

September’s Café Scientifique hit a record of 150 people attending the meeting with guest speaker Dr Marcus Wilson, Faculty of Science and Engineering from the University of Waikato. He explained how different patterns of electrical activity ... More >>

University a finalist in Australasian sustainability awards

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 2:00 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has been selected as a finalist in the 2014 Green Gown Awards Australasia. The university is one of four finalists in the Best Newcomer category for its programme “Waste Innovation, from campus to community: using waste ... More >>

MBIE funding for titanium brings lighter dive knife closer

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 5:24 pm | University of Waikato

The development of titanium products received a financial boost in the latest round of Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) science research funding. More >>

University prepares for Blues Awards

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 2:11 pm | University of Waikato

Next month the Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards celebrates more than 60 high-achieving students who excel in sports, and the creative and performing arts. More >>

Focus on fracking in law talk

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 5:20 pm | University of Waikato

A visiting law expert will use the controversial fracking process to demonstrate how the use of sustainable development law is evolving to deal with technological change. More >>

Endangered bird may be more at home in lowland environment

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

A native bird long thought to be most at home in Fiordland tussock may actually be more comfortable in wetlands and a Waikato University student has won a scholarship to find out where takahe prefer to live. More >>

University of Waikato Award for Pacific Education Advocate

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 3:01 pm | University of Waikato

Le Mamea Taulapapa Sefulu Ioane with Joan Bolger and University of Waikato Chancellor Jim Bolger when a delegation from the University visited Samoa last year. More >>

Cyber experts battle zombie outbreak

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:09 pm | University of Waikato

Cyber security experts will be put to the test next week when a staged zombie apocalypse will see them trying to access secure networks in search of an antidote. More >>

Great range of lectures at Waikato Uni's Kingitanga Day

Monday, 8 September 2014, 11:19 am | University of Waikato

Several lectures form part of the programme at the University of Waikato’s Kīngitanga Day celebrations on Thursday, September 18. More >>

Public lecture series commemorates 100th anniversary of WW1

Friday, 5 September 2014, 12:12 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and the Tauranga Historical Society have organised a free public lecture series to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War. The eight-part series is called ‘Sons of Empire: New Zealand and World War One’ ... More >>

Waikato PhD research to strengthen titanium industry

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 12:26 pm | University of Waikato

Finding out how powder-produced titanium and titanium alloys fracture is the challenge for University of Waikato PhD student Ajit Pal Singh. More >>

Water quality technician a KuDos Award finalist

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 4:53 pm | University of Waikato

Web-accessible water monitoring stations which provide real-time data for the management and restoration of lakes are creating a stir internationally. More >>

Public Lecture by Nicky Hager

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 5:01 pm | University of Waikato

Introducing Nicky Hager Nicky Hager is a Wellington-based investigative journalist. His previous books include The Hollow Men , Secret Power , Seeds of Distrust and Other People’s Wars . Nicky will speak about attack politics in the New Zealand ... More >>

Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh by Jacob Rajan

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:33 am | University of Waikato

Actor and play writer Jacob Rajan will present and lead a discussion with the title ‘Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh’ as part of the 2014 Kiss My Arts series in Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga. He will demonstrate the role of ... More >>

Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh by Jacob Rajan

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 11:33 am | University of Waikato

Actor and play writer Jacob Rajan will present and lead a discussion with the title ‘Puppetry, Mask and the Serious Laugh’ as part of the 2014 Kiss My Arts series in Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga. He will demonstrate the role of ... More >>

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award

Monday, 25 August 2014, 4:13 pm | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s best-known economists will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month. More >>

Waikato University prepares for Kīngitanga Day

Monday, 25 August 2014, 10:53 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is gearing up for Kīngitanga Day next month - an annual celebration of the relationship between the university and the Kīngitanga. More >>

 

 

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