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Social perception in mild cognitive impairment

Monday, 20 February 2017, 10:20 am | University of Waikato

As the population of older people increases, so too does the prevalence of dementia. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a relatively new concept which identifies people who are at a risk of developing dementia. More >>

New app for pregnant women

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 3:14 pm | University of Waikato

Pregnancy is a time of continuous change – not just physical, but social, emotional, and psychological. More >>

Indigenous research conference talks Mana Motuhake

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 12:05 pm | University of Waikato

Following on from the successes of its previous conferences in 2013 and 2015, He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference is being held again this year in Hamilton. More >>

Major cyber security forum coming to New Zealand

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 11:57 am | University of Waikato

The annual International Organization for Standardization ( ISO ) event, responsible for cyber security international standards such as the ISO/IEC 27000 series, is coming to Hamilton in April this year. More >>

Research exposes restricted health investment in West Africa

Thursday, 19 January 2017, 2:00 pm | University of Waikato

A recent study, led by University of Waikato’s Dr Thomas Stubbs, shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and medical ‘brain drain’ ... More >>

Learning the art of taonga pūoro

Monday, 16 January 2017, 1:52 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato student Te Oko Horoi Totorewa practices his musical technique with the pukaea – one of the instruments in the taonga pūoro collection. More >>

Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge

Monday, 16 January 2017, 10:40 am | University of Waikato

Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge. The team takes on Auckland University in a programme due to air on Prime TV on 21 ... More >>

New Zealand’s refugee quota misses humanitarian mark

Friday, 9 December 2016, 10:58 am | University of Waikato

New Zealand’s quota refugee policies are falling short, according to a Waikato University masters student. More >>

Exploring Māori tradition

Monday, 28 November 2016, 1:01 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato student is looking at why certain Māori traditions exists and how colonisation has influenced tikanga. Tiriana Anderson (Ngāti Maniapoto/Rereahu) is focusing his research on whaikōrero (oratory) and why women can’t lead whaikōrero ... More >>

A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing well

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 1:02 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato researchers in collaboration with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa) have been awarded more than $900,000 for a new study for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge. More >>

A stroll through history: Heroes and rogues of accounting

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 12:47 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Accounting Professor Grant Samkin insists that “nobody ever wrote a TV show about accountants”, because it’s “too boring”. But he does an excellent job of disproving that staid image of the profession through his own ... More >>

University researcher steers the innovative future of PR

Monday, 31 October 2016, 10:48 am | University of Waikato

Waikato University Professor David McKie is striving to liberate and reform the field of public relations (PR). He is continually leading and changing the way public relations practitioners, scholars and professional organisations are perceiving the practice, ... More >>

Waikato University leads MBA human resource programme nation

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 2:02 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management School has been selected to help ensure AUT, Auckland, Waikato, Victoria, Canterbury and Massey universities are offering high quality human resource management courses in their MBA programmes. More >>

Waikato academic strives to close justice gap

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:37 pm | University of Waikato

A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of Disputes Tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice. More >>

First time Success for Katikati College at Chemquest 2016

Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 10:45 am | University of Waikato

Prizes were shared across the Greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last Wednesday night. More >>

Leaf fossils, CO2 and the Antarctic ice sheet

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 4:19 pm | University of Waikato

An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and how those changes affected the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago. More >>

Waikato University composer partners with medical technology

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 1:14 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge is leading a team that has created an interactive music installation as part of New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase open to the public. More >>

A third medical school proposed for New Zealand

Monday, 17 October 2016, 5:26 pm | University of Waikato

A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. More >>

Waikato business students have big ideas for fashion company

Friday, 14 October 2016, 1:14 pm | University of Waikato

In Waikato Management School’s 41st Case Competition, students locked horns in a fierce battle to develop the best growth strategy for Annah Stretton, founder of Stretton Group; one of the most successful fashion companies in New Zealand. More >>

New Tauranga CBD campus design concept confirmed

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 10:00 am | University of Waikato

A proposed design concept for the tertiary campus development in Tauranga’s CBD has been approved by its three regional funders – Tauranga City Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, and Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust. More >>



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