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Waikato University to host historical garden tours

Friday, 17 October 2014, 2:31 pm | Waikato University

From cow paddock to botanical gem, the University of Waikato grounds have undergone a transformation in the past 50 years. More >>

Sprint to the finish line

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 4:08 pm | Waikato University

Kristie Baillie has had a great few years at Waikato University, and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Social Sciences (majoring in Anthropology and Population Studies) at the university’s graduation ceremony at Claudelands Events Centre on October ... More >>

Chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins awarded title

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:36 am | Waikato University

University of Waikato chemistry Professor Alistair Wilkins has been made an Emeritus Professor, receiving the award at a function on October 15. More >>

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 3:59 pm | Waikato University

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. More >>

Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 3:59 pm | Waikato University

Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato. More >>

Eureka moment for Waikato engineering student

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 12:17 pm | Waikato University

University of Waikato engineering student Shalini Guleria has been awarded second place in the 2014 Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards for her idea to reduce side effects in the treatment of cancer. More >>

Dame Anne Salmond to start Rutherford lecture series

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 11:52 am | Waikato University

Dame Anne Salmond, renowned author, academic and environmentalist, will give this year’s Royal Society of New Zealand Rutherford Lectures on four different areas of our national life. Dame Anne will open the series, called ‘Experiments across ... More >>

Waikato: Enlightening Work for Recent Grads

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 3:23 pm | Waikato University

From left, University of Waikato graduates Declan ter Veer-Burke and Simon Campbell are both employed as Software Developers at Hamilton company Enlighten Designs. More >>

Graduate profile on Adam Ling (from Tauranga)

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 10:52 am | Waikato University

Juggling study with his sport has been a challenge, but rower Adam Ling says with helpful lecturers and timetable flexibility, he was able to make the most of both his sporting and academic opportunities while at Waikato University. More >>

12th Annual Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture

Monday, 13 October 2014, 10:52 am | Waikato University

Novelist and short story writer, Catherine Chidgey, will address the idea of place in her writing at this lecture. She will consider the ways in which the real world impinges on the imaginary, and explore some of the tricks a writer can use to make ... More >>

KuDos Award win for Waikato University technician

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:59 am | Waikato University

The Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technician Award was last night presented to University of Waikato Advanced Technical Officer Chris McBride at the 2014 KuDos Science Excellence Awards. More >>

Business leader honoured

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 10:39 am | Waikato University

One of New Zealand’s leading businessmen is to receive the University of Waikato’s most prestigious award of Honorary Doctorate. More >>

Fun run and walk series returns to campus

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 1:37 pm | Waikato University

Runners and walkers can look forward to the return of the Campus 5km Fun Run and Walk which kicks off 6 October and runs till 15 December. More >>

MBIE funding ahead of zombie apocalypse

Tuesday, 16 September 2014, 10:14 am | Waikato University

A six-year, $12million cyber security project will lead to the creation of tools which will return control of cloud-based data to users, but it is the prospect of creating jobs and a new market for New Zealand which excites the man leading the ... More >>

Tauranga's Café Scientifique unveils brain activity

Monday, 8 September 2014, 11:01 am | Waikato University

Tauranga’s Café Scientifique will see Dr Marcus Wilson, Faculty of Science and Engineering from the University of Waikato, explain how different patterns of electrical activity in the brain can be seen when someone is sleeping, thinking or under general ... More >>

Top achievement award: PhD student Mark Will

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 11:05 am | Waikato University

Processing encrypted data securely in the Cloud is the subject of Mark Will’s PhD, and a scholarship recognising his high level of achievement will go some way to help support him while he carries out this research. More >>

Waikato Dean to lead Biological Heritage Science Challenge

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 11:17 am | Waikato University

Reversing the decline of New Zealand's biological heritage is the mission for a new multi-million dollar national research programme led by the University of Waikato’s Professor Bruce Clarkson. More >>

Aquatics Technical Team Leader makes the KuDos Award finals

Tuesday, 2 September 2014, 10:44 am | Waikato University

Dudley Bell’s contribution to science has been recognised with selection as a finalist in the Hill Laboratories Technician/Technologist section of the 2014 KuDos Awards. More >>

PhD candidate Jack Pronger awarded Top Achiever Scholarship

Monday, 1 September 2014, 12:28 pm | Waikato University

Jack Pronger is one of two first-year PhD candidates to be awarded a 2014 Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship from the University of Waikato. The scholarship adds a one-off payment of $5000 to Jack’s Doctoral Scholarship from Waikato. His primary funding ... More >>

Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award

Monday, 1 September 2014, 11:17 am | Waikato University

Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact in public policy and the public sector with a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award later this month. More >>

 

 

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