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3-way partnership adds up for business & accounting students

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 11:16 am | University of Waikato

A new agreement between three tertiary institutions provides an improved pathway for access to business and accounting qualifications. The agreement was signed earlier this month between the University of Waikato, the Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BoPP) ... More >>

New coastal research centre agreement signed

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 11:07 am | University of Waikato

A statement of intent to establish a new coastal biotechnology research centre with bases in both Tauranga and China has been signed by the University of Waikato and Yantai Institute of Coastal Zone Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences. More >>

Research announcement welcomed

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 9:40 am | University of Waikato

A leading Māori researcher has welcomed the announcement of the 2014 Te Pūnaha Hihiko - Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce and Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples. More >>

Law Schools to work closer together after signing

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 12:27 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Te Piringa - Faculty of Law has signed a letter of intent with the School of Law at China’s Yantai University. More >>

University increases efforts to care for campus lakes

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 4:06 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is urging people to think carefully before disposing of waste, liquids and hazardous products into drains on campus because of the negative impact on the health of the campus lakes. More >>

Conservation focus for Waikato University scholarship

Friday, 11 April 2014, 12:02 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Biological Sciences student Bridgette Moffat has been awarded the 2014 Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship. The $1500 scholarship was established to commemorate the spirited life and achievements of Tess Embling, who, after establishing ... More >>

Waikato youth biodiversity day a hit

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 5:14 pm | University of Waikato

Frodo the morepork, a hive of bees, a tree-climbing demo and talks from young bio-diversity enthusiasts made for a great day out for 60 youngsters last month. The occasion was the Pukemokemoke Youth Biodiversity Day, an event hosted by the Waikato Biodiversity ... More >>

Planning for her future

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 3:59 pm | University of Waikato

Making plans to move to the Waikato from South Africa after finishing high school was an obvious choice for Lana Kotze, since Hamilton happened to be a similar size to her hometown. More >>

Research looks to combat soil water shortage on farms

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 12:41 pm | University of Waikato

As New Zealand farms continue to face problems associated with ongoing drought, University of Waikato doctoral student Jack Pronger, originally from Cambridge, hopes his current research project will contribute to an improvement in pastoral drought resilience. More >>

Board appointment for senior lecturer

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:06 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Screen and Media Studies senior lecturer Dr Gareth Schott has been appointed to the Government’s Film and Literature Board of Review for three years. More >>

Māori researchers keep pressure on funding stalemate

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:03 pm | University of Waikato

Māori researchers are calling on Government Ministers to come up with ways of tackling the issue of Māori research funding. They believe the decision not to advance Māori research body Ngā Pae o Te Māramatanga into the final round for Centre of Research ... More >>

Painting to commemorate Antarctic soil research

Monday, 7 April 2014, 12:44 pm | University of Waikato

A painting depicting the first-ever Antarctic expedition dedicated to exploring Antarctic soils was gifted to the University of Waikato last month at an event held to celebrate 44 years of Earth sciences research and to commemorate the University’s 50th anniversary. More >>

Earth and computer sciences collaboration a success

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 3:59 pm | University of Waikato

When Earth Sciences student Gemma Johnson embarked on a University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship, she didn’t expect to come out of the experience with her first research collaboration under her belt. More >>

Lecturer marks momentous occasion for University in Tauranga

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:25 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato will celebrate a significant ‘first’ next week when lecturer Nadine Ballam graduates with her PhD. Ms Ballam began her Bachelor of Teaching in 2004 and becomes the first student to have studied from undergraduate to doctoral ... More >>

Charming but obscure Italian opera ‘Betly’ on stage

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 12:16 pm | University of Waikato

Voice performance students from the University of Waikato’s music programme will present a production of Donizetti’s opera comica Betly next Wednesday 9 April. More >>

Waikato graduate’s globetrotting science career

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 1:14 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Earth Sciences graduate James Blyth is living the dream, working on mining projects around the world. James holds a position as a mining consultant in the Mine Water Management division of SRK Consulting in Brisbane. More >>

2013 Census findings - Household composition

Monday, 31 March 2014, 3:21 pm | University of Waikato

The main change has been an increase in more than one family living within one household, from 2.8% in 2006 to 3.4% in 2013. This has occurred during a lengthy global economic recession, but is still not a large increase – rounded, the percentage would be ... More >>

Masters research explores pasture pulling in pumice soils

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:55 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Earth Sciences student Emma Bagley has won a C. Alma Baker Postgraduate Scholarship for her agriculture-focused masters research project. More >>

University of Waikato continues partnership with Fieldays

Monday, 31 March 2014, 11:12 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and the NZ National Fieldays Society have signed a further agreement which sees the university enter its eighth year as a Strategic Partner of Fieldays – the largest agribusiness event in the Southern Hemisphere. More >>

High rate of driveway deaths avoidable

Monday, 31 March 2014, 9:54 am | University of Waikato

Children being run over in driveways brings tragedy to New Zealand families at a higher rate than any other western nation. More >>

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