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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 >>

Bay benefits from Tauranga campus

Saturday, 12 July 2014, 9:51 am | Waikato University

A tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga will generate benefits of $188 million over the next 20 years and provide a rate of return of more than 30% on the initial investment, a new report says. More >>

Important archive finds new home

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 9:50 am | Waikato University

The collected archives of New Zealand’s “first and greatest music historian” have found a new home at the University of Waikato library. More >>

Everyone benefits from international students

Thursday, 27 February 2014, 9:45 am | Waikato University

The value of international students to the regional and national economies has been highlighted in a new economic impact report. More >>

Waikato science students tackle cancer and memory research

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 12:27 pm | Waikato University

Preventing breast cancer, reducing the toxicity of radiotherapy and chemotherapy side effects, and analysing memory function during anaesthesia, were the topics for three students from the University of Waikato, who have just completed summer studentships. More >>

Environmental Planning Professor tackles water issues

Friday, 31 January 2014, 3:18 pm | Waikato University

29 January 2014 Floods are becoming harder to manage by trying to hold water back behind flood defences, so it’s time to look at how to defend against them at the building and community level. More >>

Waikato University scientist links ancient mural

Thursday, 9 January 2014, 4:45 pm | Waikato University

A University of Waikato Earth scientist has played a significant role in a study which suggests a ~8600 year old excavated Turkish wall painting is the world’s earliest representation of an active volcano. More >>

Waikato student mixing it with IT giants

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 3:30 pm | Waikato University

A University of Waikato PhD student will take part in a global computer coding exercise backed by some of the biggest technology names in the world. More >>

(RAINS) Final Report: National Standards and the Damage Done

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 3:10 pm | Waikato University

This is the final report of the Research Analysis and Insight into National Standards (RAINS) project, a three-year study of the enactment of the National Standards policy in six diverse primary and intermediate schools. More >>

Computer Science team off to Russia

Thursday, 24 October 2013, 12:18 pm | Waikato University

Success at solving computer programming problems has guaranteed a team from the University of Waikato’s Computer Science department a trip to Russia. The University team, Trigraph, consists of second-year students Tom Levy, Matthew Law and Ryan Smith. More >>

University of Waikato strengthening Pacific bonds

Friday, 2 August 2013, 3:18 pm | Waikato University

A high level delegation from the University of Waikato will touch down in Samoa next week to re-establish ties with university alumni, build relationships with government officials and take part in a public lecture on climate change at the National University ... More >>

Inaugural conference success

Monday, 15 July 2013, 1:12 pm | Waikato University

An inaugural indigenous research conference held at Claudelands in Hamilton has been hailed a success. More >>

Speaking about The Orator

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:06 pm | Waikato University

Samoan New Zealand film maker Tusi Tamasese is to give a free talk at the University of Waikato next week.Tusi is the acclaimed director of The Orator (O Le Tulafale), the first feature length movie shot in Samoa, in Samoan and with a Samoan cast and ... More >>

Discovering DNA at Waikato Biology Days

Friday, 7 June 2013, 2:12 pm | Waikato University

More than 650 Kiwi kids examined the contents of around 100 kiwifruit this week during the University of Waikato’s annual Waikato Experience Biology (WEB) Days. More >>

Creative and Integrated Learning in the Classroom

Thursday, 9 May 2013, 12:16 pm | Waikato University

A group of University of Waikato academics say rather than narrowing the New Zealand curriculum through assessment driven teaching and reporting to standards, schools should be focussing on engaging, challenging and inspiring their students; do that ... More >>

First Batch Of Environmental Planning Students Graduate

Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 11:44 am | Waikato University

After being introduced as a new qualification at the Faculty of Arts and Social Science at Waikato University in 2011, the first group of students have graduated from the Bachelor of Environmental Planning degree. More >>

University a Major Player in the Region

Thursday, 18 April 2013, 2:36 pm | Waikato University

The University of Waikato and its students generated $791 million in the Waikato economy last year – slightly up on the previous year - and contributed 4.5% of the region’s annual revenue. More >>

 

 

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