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New Tauranga lecture series looks at survival of the EU

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 4:13 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s new Tauranga public lecture series began in July with hundreds braving the wild weather to hear Professor Devon Polaschek discuss psychopathy. For the second lecture of the series on Thursday 17 August, Dr Simona Soare from ... More >>

Astrobiology & Milestone Moments for Life on Ancient Earth

Wednesday, 2 August 2017, 10:35 am | University of Waikato

Windows to other worlds: Antarctic lakes, astrobiology and milestone moments for life on ancient earth More >>

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:26 pm | University of Waikato

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries Growing up, Jack Keeys couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be a scientist or accountant – so he’s forging a unique career path in New Zealand’s primary industries which combines both. This ... More >>

A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series

Sunday, 9 July 2017, 8:41 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato is hosting a new public lecture series in Tauranga, kicking off on 20 July with Professor of Psychology and Crime Science, Devon Polaschek , who will explore psychopathy in the wild and in prison. More >>

Firm chosen to build Tauranga CBD tertiary campus

Tuesday, 4 July 2017, 1:31 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has chosen Hawkins Construction to build the new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus development . Activity on the Durham Street site in central Tauranga will commence towards the end of July and the campus will open in 2019. More >>

Waikato project to help people adapting to climate change

Monday, 26 June 2017, 12:36 pm | University of Waikato

A team of University of Waikato academics have launched a new research project that will engage with New Zealanders about preparing for the impacts of climate change. Pictured from left: Professor Debashish Munshi; Professor Priya Kurian; and Associate ... More >>

Waikato obtains European Union Horizon 2020 ERA-GAS funding

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:41 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato researchers, led by Associate Professor David Campbell, have been successful in obtaining funding under the European Union's Horizon 2020 ERA-GAS funding (Monitoring & Mitigation of Greenhouse Gases from Agri- and Silvi-Culture), ... More >>

Masters student awarded $22,000 Fieldays scholarship

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 11:32 am | University of Waikato

This year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter, is conducting research that will make an important contribution to New Zealand’s growing avocado industry. More >>

Well-deserved win for Waikato student boat builders

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:48 am | University of Waikato

Back row from left, the winning student team with their boat: Gareth Hall, Sean Mccarthy, Aliesha McKillop, Alex Dixon, William Stevenson. Front row from left: Akhil Babu and Chloe Roque More >>

Robotics in action at Fieldays

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 11:22 am | University of Waikato

At this year’s NZ Agricultural Fieldays, horticultural robotics will be on display at the University of Waikato’s stand. Tauranga-based company Robotics Plus will have their latest prototype of the Autonomous Mobile Multi-purpose Platform (AMMP) ... More >>

Partnership in Shanghai goes from strength to strength

Tuesday, 30 May 2017, 1:42 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) marked more than 20 years of partnership this month with the announcement of a joint Research Centre that will focus on China and Oceania Studies, further enhancing research collaboration ... More >>

Partnership to enhance interactive online driving programmes

Monday, 29 May 2017, 10:59 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and eDrive Solutions (trading as Fleetcoach) have announced a new partnership that will increase opportunities for safer driving in New Zealand and Australia. More >>

Waikato University strengthens ties with China

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 3:59 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has further strengthened its ground-breaking partnership with Zhejiang University City College (ZUCC) in Hangzhou, China this month, with the launch of a new joint institute that will see Waikato’s world-class degrees ... More >>

Psychopathy in the wild and in prison

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 11:11 am | University of Waikato

When people are asked to define a psychopath, examples from popular culture such as Psycho’s Norman Bates, Silence of the Lambs’ Hannibal Lecter or the Saw series’ John Kramer might spring to mind. But psychopathy is a widely misunderstood form ... More >>

Gov't of Tonga & Waikato to collaborate on cyber security

Monday, 22 May 2017, 3:07 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and the Government of the Tonga have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out a framework to work collaboratively on cyber security issues. More >>

Students spread safety message about preventing child falls

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:52 am | University of Waikato

Kids falling off the monkey bars at school is often seen as part of growing up. But some child falls can lead to serious head or spinal injuries, or even be fatal. More >>

New trail brings maths to life

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 12:02 pm | University of Waikato

A new trail designed to help people appreciate maths in their daily lives will be launched on the University of Waikato’s Hamilton campus on 26 May. More >>

University of Waikato Aria Competition

Monday, 15 May 2017, 4:40 pm | University of Waikato

Saturday 20th May, 7pm - University of Waikato Aria Competition 2017 Join the Waikato Conservatorium of Music for the finals of our annual Opera Aria Competition this weekend, an operatic version of “The Voice”. More >>

University of Waikato hosts environmental film evening

Thursday, 11 May 2017, 3:25 pm | University of Waikato

As part of a larger commitment to waste reduction, the University of Waikato’s Eco Emporium will be running events to promote tangible, positive solutions for environmental issues. More >>

Fulbright scholar’s film selected for prestigious festival

Friday, 5 May 2017, 10:07 am | University of Waikato

Young American film-maker Nick Homler, a visiting Fulbright scholar with Waikato’s Screen & Media programme in 2015, has had his first full-length documentary selected for the 2017 Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival. More >>



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