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Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 4:43 pm | University of Waikato

Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus. More >>

Waikato entrepreneurs grateful for internship programme

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 4:53 pm | University of Waikato

One brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out. It’s this great working relationship that has helped Timoti Daymond and Geoff Davies successfully create and drive forward their Waikato ... More >>

Leaf litter research boosted with Shirtcliffe Fellowship

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 2:16 pm | University of Waikato

Rotting leaf litter might not excite many people, but University of Waikato PhD candidate Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher finds it fascinating. More >>

Top UK award for Waikato writer

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:24 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK’s top writing prizes. More >>

Former Waikato Uni student receives top rugby award

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 5:15 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato alumnus and Waikato Rugby Union player Whetu Douglas received high recognition recently for his outstanding role in rugby. More >>

Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:06 pm | University of Waikato

The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. More >>

Public Lecture by UK Professor of Archaeoastronomy

Monday, 20 October 2014, 10:16 am | University of Waikato

Public lecture by Emeritus Professor of Archaeoastronomy, Clive Ruggles, from the University of Leicester in the UK on next Friday (31 October). More >>

“Calypso Nights” at the Academy!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:54 am | University of Waikato

Monday 27th October, 8pm Playhouse Theatre, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato “This is a side-splitting, feel-good production, oozing originality out of every comical pore - I’ve never seen anything quite like it.” (Edinburgh ... More >>

Waikato’s first DMA to graduate this month

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

Three years of hard work and determination has finally paid off for New Zealand Opera singer, Beverley Pullon, who graduates this month with a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) – the first Waikato graduate to do so. More >>

Lots to learn at MilkTestNZ for Waikato grad

Monday, 13 October 2014, 4:47 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato science graduate Courteney Nielsen is enjoying the ‘aha!’ moments, in her position as a Laboratory Technician at MilkTestNZ. More >>

A degree for good behaviour

Monday, 13 October 2014, 1:04 pm | University of Waikato

The pet business is big business. New Zealanders spend $1.5 billion a year on companion animals and Australians spend $8.4 billion, and as well as feeding and immunising their animals and addressing health issues, many pets also need behaviour therapy. More >>

KuDos Lifetime Achievement Award for Roy Daniel

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:10 am | University of Waikato

Emeritus Professor Roy Daniel has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s KuDos Science Awards. He was presented with the award at the black tie awards evening in Hamilton on Thursday, October 9. More >>

KuDos for Antarctic researcher

Friday, 10 October 2014, 10:34 am | University of Waikato

An American academic whose main area of research is 5000km away in Antarctica has been recognised for his environmental science work. More >>

Racing robots at Engineering Design Show

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 5:23 pm | University of Waikato

Programming Lego robots to have a sense of direction has been the task for a class of University of Waikato engineering students this semester. More >>

Dame Malvina gives back with musical showcase

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 1:26 pm | University of Waikato

In the spirit of giving back to the community, Waikato’s musical icon Dame Malvina Major has put together a special musical showcase that will feature performances by some of the University of Waikato’s top music students. More >>

Sport and arts winners announced at University Blues Awards

Monday, 6 October 2014, 1:50 pm | University of Waikato

Rower Zoe Stevenson and surf life saver Samuel Shergold took out the top two accolades at the 2014 Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards on Friday, October 3. More >>

Human Replicant Helps Prevent Bodies Cooking

Monday, 6 October 2014, 12:14 pm | University of Waikato

It may just look like a clear acrylic human-shaped box, but it is hoped this replicant – or phantom case - will play a vital role in the future of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning. More >>

Students to learn from best-selling author

Monday, 6 October 2014, 9:28 am | University of Waikato

History students and creative writing students at the University of Waikato will learn from the best with best-selling author Stephanie Johnson as their teacher. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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