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Café Scientifique to discuss how to protect kiwifruit

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:19 pm | University of Waikato

Tauranga’s August Café Scientifique in Tauranga will look at the plans put in place to help overcome the impacts of Psa-V, including the research into more tolerant new kiwifruit varieties and implementation of orchard management practices. More >>

Scholarships make PhD possible

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:16 pm | University of Waikato

Thanks to several scholarships, University of Waikato student Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett has her PhD underway. More >>

Winter Lecture Series to explore the future of business

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:46 am | University of Waikato

If Steve Crowhurst’s successful online retail venture is anything to go by, it’s easy to understand why so many businesses head online to trade. Mr Crowhurst’s business, Fallenfront.co.nz, is an online men’s streetwear store. More >>

Toolkit 4 Tamariki: Spotlight on pre-schooler obesity

Friday, 18 July 2014, 1:01 pm | University of Waikato

Waikato University clinical psychology student Julie Chatwin wants to talk to parents who have concerns that their pre-schooler may be an unhealthy weight. More >>

Healthy career for Waikato University statistics graduate

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:47 am | University of Waikato

Sparked by a passion for numbers, a career in the health industry was just what the doctor ordered for University of Waikato statistics graduate Claire Forsythe. More >>

Varsity crews confirmed for the 2014 Gallagher Great Race

Monday, 14 July 2014, 3:13 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato rowing crews are back to defend their titles in The Gallagher Great Race this September. More >>

Waikato Science and Engineering Open Days

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:21 pm | University of Waikato

Sorting different sized lollies without touching them by hand was just one of the tasks encountered by school students at the University of Waikato’s Science & Engineering Open Days this week. More >>

University supports Hamilton Science Excellence Awards

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

The University of Waikato is again supporting the KuDos – Hamilton Science Excellence Awards – as a gold partner of the event. More >>

PhD student wins Fulbright Travel Award

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 12:25 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato second-year PhD student Monica Peters has won a $3000 Fulbright New Zealand Travel Award. With her scholarship, Monica will attend the 34th International North American Lake Management Society Symposium in Tampa, Florida in November where ... More >>

Organisations working together to build stronger communities

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 2:12 pm | University of Waikato

Community organisations will come face to face with influential business leaders in a bid to raise awareness around current social issues within the Waikato at an exclusive function this month. More >>

Te reo celebrated on campus

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:35 am | University of Waikato

Can you kōrero Māori? If not, July is the month to start as the nation celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week. As part of the celebrations, the University of Waikato is showing full support by running a number of activities for ... More >>

Waikato science grad making every drop count

Monday, 7 July 2014, 3:53 pm | University of Waikato

Monitoring water allocation in the Waikato is an important job, especially after the hot, dry summers of recent years. More >>

New apps from Summer Research Scholarship

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:40 pm | University of Waikato

From landscape design to developing apps, Jemma Konig has taken a leap in her learning thanks to a Summer Research Scholarship at the University of Waikato. More >>

Doctorate tackles hush-hush subject

Monday, 7 July 2014, 2:29 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato doctoral student wants to talk to Indian women who are or have been victims of domestic violence in New Zealand. More >>

First INTERCOAST law student receives PhD

Monday, 7 July 2014, 10:24 am | University of Waikato

The first law and social science student to go through the INTERCOAST programme – a collaboration between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany – has received her PhD. More >>

Music is science: The first DMA at Waikato

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 1:10 pm | University of Waikato

Beverley Pullon has found a way to bring her love for music and background in science together. More >>

Hot time for Fulbright recipient

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 12:18 pm | University of Waikato

From a Waikato winter to the desert heat in Tucson is the journey Sharon Toi will be taking next month when she embarks on a year-long stint at the University of Arizona. More >>

"Echolalia" - Edinburgh Festival Fundraiser

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 11:45 am | University of Waikato

Jen McArthur is currently touring the country playing in theatres and private houses in order to raise funding to go to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August this year with her unique and extraordinary show, Echolalia . As part of that tour she is visiting ... More >>

Award recognises lifetime immersed in education

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 10:39 am | University of Waikato

It should come as no surprise that Enoka Murphy was last night presented one of the highest awards available for tertiary teaching. More >>

Open Lecture: My Father was a Race Alien

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 1:32 pm | University of Waikato

Living in multi-cultural New Zealand today, it’s hard to imagine what life was like for those who came here from non-European countries during the 20th century and were classified as ‘race aliens’. More >>

 

 

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