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Matariki – the People Making It Happen…

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 2:29 pm | University of Waikato

A move to Hawke’s Bay 13 years ago, with a PhD in Plant Pathology in hand, hasn’t stopped Christchurch-born Belinda Sleight from pursuing a career focused on innovation around the country. More >>

Keeping It in the Family - Another Ritchie Graduate

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:25 am | University of Waikato

Isa Ritchie’s family is rich with academic tradition. Two of her grandparents, James and Jane Ritchie, were professors at the University of Waikato and her mother Jenny lectured at Waikato for 17 years too. Isa’s great grandparents Pearl and ... More >>

Accolade for one of te reo Māori's leading advocates

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 11:31 am | University of Waikato

Embargoed until 10pm, 24 November 2017 Te reo Māori version of release will also be available after the event. More >>

Diamond polishes her skills to better serve BOP community

Friday, 24 November 2017, 3:41 pm | University of Waikato

Living up to her name, Danielle Jade Diamond is shining bright in the area of community psychology in the Bay of Plenty. More >>

New appointment for lake and freshwater science

Monday, 13 November 2017, 12:42 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has appointed a new Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lake and Freshwater Science. More >>

Artist Max Gimblett Awarded Honorary Doctorate

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 11:51 am | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s most successful artists, Max Gimblett, will be awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Waikato next week. More >>

Activists reunite for Kīngitanga Day

Friday, 8 September 2017, 2:36 pm | University of Waikato

Kīngitanga Day, the University of Waikato's annual celebration of Kīngitanga is being held on Thursday 14 September and is open to the public. This year the event features two special guest panels; residents from Parihaka and past members of activist ... More >>

University of Waikato Continues to Climb Global Rankings

Wednesday, 6 September 2017, 8:57 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s rapid ascent of the world university rankings was further confirmed today, with the release of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. The University is now ranked third equal in New Zealand. More >>

Medical School acknowledges scale of rural health crisis

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:26 am | University of Waikato

National’s election promise to establish a School of Rural Medicine acknowledges the extent of the health crisis facing rural and vulnerable New Zealanders, says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. More >>

New Tauranga lecture series looks at survival of the EU

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 4:13 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s new Tauranga public lecture series began in July with hundreds braving the wild weather to hear Professor Devon Polaschek discuss psychopathy. For the second lecture of the series on Thursday 17 August, Dr Simona Soare from ... More >>

Astrobiology & Milestone Moments for Life on Ancient Earth

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 10:35 am | University of Waikato

Windows to other worlds: Antarctic lakes, astrobiology and milestone moments for life on ancient earth More >>

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:26 pm | University of Waikato

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries Growing up, Jack Keeys couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be a scientist or accountant – so he’s forging a unique career path in New Zealand’s primary industries which combines both. This ... More >>

A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 8:41 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is hosting a new public lecture series in Tauranga, kicking off on 20 July with Professor of Psychology and Crime Science, Devon Polaschek , who will explore psychopathy in the wild and in prison. More >>

Firm chosen to build Tauranga CBD tertiary campus

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 1:31 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has chosen Hawkins Construction to build the new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus development . Activity on the Durham Street site in central Tauranga will commence towards the end of July and the campus will open in 2019. More >>

Waikato project to help people adapting to climate change

Monday, 26 June 2017, 12:36 pm | University of Waikato

A team of University of Waikato academics have launched a new research project that will engage with New Zealanders about preparing for the impacts of climate change. Pictured from left: Professor Debashish Munshi; Professor Priya Kurian; and Associate ... More >>

Waikato obtains European Union Horizon 2020 ERA-GAS funding

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:41 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato researchers, led by Associate Professor David Campbell, have been successful in obtaining funding under the European Union's Horizon 2020 ERA-GAS funding (Monitoring & Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases from Agri- and Silvi-Culture), ... More >>

Masters student awarded $22,000 Fieldays scholarship

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

This year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter, is conducting research that will make an important contribution to New Zealand’s growing avocado industry. More >>

Well-deserved win for Waikato student boat builders

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:48 am | University of Waikato

Back row from left, the winning student team with their boat: Gareth Hall, Sean Mccarthy, Aliesha McKillop, Alex Dixon, William Stevenson. Front row from left: Akhil Babu and Chloe Roque More >>

Robotics in action at Fieldays

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 11:22 am | University of Waikato

At this year’s NZ Agricultural Fieldays, horticultural robotics will be on display at the University of Waikato’s stand. Tauranga-based company Robotics Plus will have their latest prototype of the Autonomous Mobile Multi-purpose Platform (AMMP) ... More >>

Partnership in Shanghai goes from strength to strength

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 1:42 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) marked more than 20 years of partnership this month with the announcement of a joint Research Centre that will focus on China and Oceania Studies, further enhancing research collaboration ... More >>



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