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Mental illness among fathers

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:18 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato masters student Jonathon Ashe is conducting research into how men sustain their relationships and manage their parenting responsibilities through times of illness and stress. More >>

Waikato University on track for Kīngitanga Day on September

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 11:50 am | University of Waikato

Now in its eighth year, Kīngitanga Day is an annual event that recognises the University of Waikato’s unique identity, distinctive culture and special relationships with Waikato-Tainui, other iwi and especially the Kīngitanga. More >>

Has the criminal justice system been compromised?

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 11:30 am | University of Waikato

One of New Zealand’s longest-serving judges, the Honourable Sir Ron Young, will address serious issues facing New Zealand’s justice system when he gives a public lecture at the University of Waikato next month. More >>

International Legal Scholar visits Waikato University

Tuesday, 23 August 2016, 1:20 pm | University of Waikato

International legal scholar, Professor Graham Virgo visited the University of Waikato to give a public lecture titled “Conscience in Equity – a new Utopia” on 16 August at Te Whare Tapere Iti, the Gallagher of Performing Arts. More >>

Waikato researchers win National Science Challenge funding

Friday, 19 August 2016, 1:49 pm | University of Waikato

A team of University of Waikato social science researchers have been successful in securing funding for a Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge project. More >>

Improving outcomes in cancer diagnosis and research

Tuesday, 16 August 2016, 3:22 pm | University of Waikato

A team of researchers based at the University of Waikato believe that involving primary care can help improve outcomes and reduce inequity from cancer. More >>

Five stars for University of Waikato

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:47 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s international strengths have been affirmed with a recent five star rating from Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World Rankings. More >>

Theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences wins award

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:25 pm | University of Waikato

A bilingual theatre work for Deaf and hearing audiences, At the End of My Hands , show us what’s possible when we move beyond the spoken word and use our bodies to tell a story. More >>

Waikato academic reappointed to PHARMAC

Wednesday, 10 August 2016, 4:22 pm | University of Waikato

University of Waikato governance expert Dr Jens Mueller has been reappointed by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman to a rare third 3-year term as a director of the PHARMAC board, where Dr Mueller also chairs the audit and forecasting committee. More >>

Local boy goes to Vietnam

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:16 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato law student and talented rugby player has just arrived in Hanoi for a five-day leadership symposium on social change. More >>

Developing New Zealand norms to assess health outcomes

Wednesday, 20 July 2016, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a leading cause of long-term disability worldwide. Research findings in the past few years have suggested that rates of TBI in New Zealand are far higher than those found in other developed countries, which is a great concern. More >>

Waikato law students win Australian competition

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 12:08 pm | University of Waikato

A team of law students from the University of Waikato has secured victory over the University of Canterbury, winning the Australian national negotiation competition in Hobart on 8 July. More >>

Reaching for the stars with a new scholarship

Tuesday, 19 July 2016, 11:35 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s commitment to attracting students with outstanding academic records and potential is confirmed by a new scholarship that defines an elite level of financial support for high-achieving school leavers. More >>

Unlocking Curious Minds’ funding for robotics

Friday, 15 July 2016, 11:41 am | University of Waikato

Two University of Waikato academics have welcomed the news that the government will add digital technologies to the New Zealand school curriculum by 2018 and, thanks to MBIE funding, they’ve already started ramping up digital capability in low decile ... More >>

Waikato achieves international gold standard for PR

Friday, 15 July 2016, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management Communication department has cemented its leading position as the only school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – a global organisation that sets the gold standard for ... More >>

Waikato achieves gold standard for public relations

Friday, 15 July 2016, 9:37 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Management Communication department has cemented its leading position as the only school in Australasia certified by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) – a global organisation that sets the gold standard for ... More >>

We need to change the way we teach doctors

Wednesday, 13 July 2016, 11:04 am | University of Waikato

Professor of population health at the University of Waikato, Professor Ross Lawrenson, says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs, and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors. More >>

From Waikato to Cambodia, and the UN

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 3:18 pm | University of Waikato

She started university when she was 16 years old. Now she’s off to Cambodia with a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). More >>

University research proposals through to MBIE second round

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 2:56 pm | University of Waikato

Four University of Waikato research applications for MBIE Smart Ideas funding have made it through to the second round. Smart Ideas funding focuses on the connection between applied research and commercialisation. More >>

Attitudes on gender and leadership in New Zealand

Monday, 11 July 2016, 10:30 am | University of Waikato

Attitudes towards leaders because of their gender can cause disparities between the success of men and women leaders. This forms the basis of a research project being conducted by a University of Waikato masters student. More >>

 

 

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