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Nitrogen loss research benefits from scholarship

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 11:00 am | University of Waikato

Could feeding cows brassicas help reduce nitrogen loss from the soil? More >>

Doing the extras gets you the job

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:39 pm | University of Waikato

For Jess Howse, it was the internships and extra-curricular activities she had under her belt that gave her an edge when she was applying for a job. More >>

Computer and maths whiz set to graduate

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 12:38 pm | University of Waikato

Tom Levy has done some pretty cool things at university. Aside from all the learning, Tom, who graduates this month with a Bachelor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences with first class honours, managed to fit in two internships at Google in Sydney, ... More >>

‘Crazy’ business idea built on fresh Kiwi air

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 11:45 am | University of Waikato

The idea of exporting clean Kiwi air to residents of smog-infested cities has seen a team of students from Waikato Management School win a $1,000 prize for the Gallagher ‘Craziest Idea that Might Just Work’ Award at the Innes48 Business Startup Competition ... More >>

University of Waikato to set up Napier base

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 4:04 pm | University of Waikato

Greater access to tertiary courses in specialist areas such as marine science without having to leave Hawke’s Bay may get a little easier from now on, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Napier City Council and the ... More >>

Bishops to receive University of Waikato’s highest honour

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:22 pm | University of Waikato

Two of Hamilton’s community leaders will receive Honorary Doctorates from the University of Waikato next month. More >>

University of Waikato honours former Vice-Chancellor

Monday, 11 April 2016, 2:21 pm | University of Waikato

The man who headed the University of Waikato for a decade until the end of 2014 is being awarded an honorary doctorate by the university. More >>

Waikato education lecturer to speak at national conference

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 12:57 pm | University of Waikato

Dr Dianne Forbes, Senior lecturer at the University of Waikato’s Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education, will be speaking at the national ‘DEANZ2016’ Conference, hosted at the University of Waikato from 17 to 20 April. More >>

Electric car star hits the road to Waikato

Wednesday, 6 April 2016, 12:08 pm | University of Waikato

Electric vehicles offer New Zealand great opportunity to tackle climate change and related problems, but it is a challenge to move to high levels of uptake of electric vehicles (EVs). More >>

Young Hamilton musician gets head-start at uni

Monday, 4 April 2016, 2:12 pm | University of Waikato

A Hamilton musician has landed a scholarship that covers her uni fees and will help develop her talents as an artist. More >>

New Scholarship for German Language Students

Friday, 1 April 2016, 10:16 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato German language students Stephen Burroughs and Antonio Salsano are the first recipients of a new scholarship valued at around $3,600, which was introduced by the University’s German programme last year. More >>

Old dirt, new boots: the economics of land, water and people

Thursday, 31 March 2016, 3:22 pm | University of Waikato

The evolution of New Zealand’s farming systems towards greater sustainability, and one man’s journey to redefine what it means to be an academic, are the topics for an inaugural professorial lecture being held at the University of Waikato this ... More >>

Cambridge local takes center stage with top scholarship

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 10:47 am | University of Waikato

From school plays to the world stage. At least that’s the plan for Cambridge local Georgia Pollock who’s won a top scholarship from the University of Waikato. More >>

What is Adventure?

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 1:47 pm | University of Waikato

Adventurous Learning: A Pedagogy for a Changing World by Waikato University Senior Lecturer Dr Mike Brown and Dr Simon Beames from the University of Edinburgh challenges traditionally held views of what “adventurous” means in learning. More >>

Michèle’s top scientific mind

Thursday, 17 March 2016, 2:38 pm | University of Waikato

An academic from the University of Waikato has been named one of the world’s most influential scientific minds. More >>

American E-learning expert to visit NZ in April

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 4:13 pm | University of Waikato

American E-learning expert to visit NZ in April Well-known international academic and corporate trainer in e-learning, Professor Curt Bonk from Indiana University will be speaking at the national ‘DEANZ2016’ Conference hosted at the University ... More >>

Groundhog Day for flood response

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:29 am | University of Waikato

They say the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. More >>

Huntly hero wins top Waikato scholarship

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 2:10 pm | University of Waikato

Former Te Wharekura o Rākaumanga head boy and Dux Keihana Kingi-Takoko has been awarded a hefty scholarship to study at the University of Waikato. More >>

Hamiltonians score top university scholarship

Wednesday, 2 March 2016, 2:03 pm | University of Waikato

Former Sacred Heart Girls College student Erena Calder Hawkins is one of nine Hamilton locals to be awarded a top scholarship from the University of Waikato. More >>

Get the jump on the future of ag-tech

Friday, 26 February 2016, 4:08 pm | University of Waikato

Get the jump on the future of ag-tech at University of Waikato alumni event More >>

 

 

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