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New qualification aims for better governance of organisation

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 12:48 pm | Waikato University

A new postgraduate qualification targeted at those who govern corporations, trusts and not-for-profits in New Zealand is coming to Whakatane . More >>

University of Waikato launches new partnerships

Thursday, 2 July 2015, 11:07 am | Waikato University

The University of Waikato has launched a new initiative in partnership with the secondary schools and communities of Tokoroa and Putaruru. More >>

Exhibition sure to SPARK interest

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 11:16 am | Waikato University

One of New Zealand’s most prominent artists will host an exhibition expected to create plenty of interest in Hamilton next month. More >>

Global leadership role for senior academic

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 10:28 am | Waikato University

Advocating for 1.5 million refugees to access basic education and trying to find ways for quake-ravaged Nepalese communities to get their schools back up and running are among the early challenges a senior University of Waikato academic faces in her ... More >>

Lectures shed light on light

Friday, 26 June 2015, 9:26 am | Waikato University

As part of the New Zealand Institute of Physics conference being held at the University of Waikato in July, there are two free lectures on lasers and microwaves that are open to the public. More >>

Teeing off her career with IMG

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:45 am | Waikato University

Sir Edmund Hillary golf scholar Hana-Rae Seifert could soon be working with some of the world's top sports stars. She's on her way to London to take up a nine-week internship with international sports management giant IMG which represents the likes ... More >>

Antarctic life – highly diverse, unusually structured

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:42 am | Waikato University

The variety of plant and animal life in the Antarctic is much greater than previously thought, reveals an assessment of Antarctic biodiversity published by a team of scientists in the journal Nature this week. More >>

Upcoming Public History Lectures

Monday, 22 June 2015, 2:23 pm | Waikato University

Our History Programme and Historical Research Unit, in conjunction with the Waikato Museum, are proud to present a series of free public History lectures featuring guest speakers from New Zealand and overseas. Topics covered will include New Zealand environmental ... More >>

Café Scientifique discusses nuclear energy for future energy

Tuesday, 16 June 2015, 11:24 am | Waikato University

Nuclear engineer Dr Hanno van der Merwe will lead a discussion about New Zealand’s nuclear energy needs for future energy requirements at the next Café Scientifique in Tauranga. The presentation discusses the basic principles behind nuclear power ... More >>

A foot in the IOC door

Monday, 15 June 2015, 10:57 am | Waikato University

The International Olympic Committee is keen to know how young people view the Olympic Games and two University of Waikato sport and leisure academics are about to find out. More >>

Chinese tourists curious to see the ‘real’ North Korea

Monday, 15 June 2015, 10:28 am | Waikato University

Chinese tourists visit North Korea because they are curious about their “mysterious” southern neighbour, and want to see the reality of people’s lives under dictator Kim Jong-un for themselves, a study by a University of Waikato PhD student has found. More >>

FSEN postgraduate scholarships launched

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:29 am | Waikato University

Want to work with top scientists and engineers on ground-breaking research projects delivering genuine benefits? More >>

Indigenous research conference registrations open

Thursday, 11 June 2015, 11:14 am | Waikato University

Following the success of its inaugural conference in 2013, The University of Waikato’s Te Kotahi Research Institute (TKRI) will again host He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference in Hamilton this year. More >>

Social history of medicine under the microscope

Monday, 8 June 2015, 11:47 am | Waikato University

How do you explain your symptoms to your doctor? How much do you trust the advice and medicine you receive? How do you treat people with mental illness? And is depression the pandemic of the 21st century? These are some of the questions raised by the social ... More >>

Research findings a promising start for PhD student

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 1:45 pm | Waikato University

Preliminary findings from a research project at the University of Waikato could mean good things for farmers dealing with the effects of ongoing drought. More >>

Changes to Constitution of the University of Waikato Council

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 11:03 am | Waikato University

The Education Amendment Act 2015 was passed in February this year and makes significant changes to university governance. A key change is that the number of Council members is reduced to between eight and 12 (the current University of Waikato Council has ... More >>

Scholarship winner’s research likely to benefit NZ

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:39 am | Waikato University

This year’s Fieldays Scholarship winner, Danielle Lelievre, is conducting research that looks likely to benefit New Zealand in an increasingly competitive global industry – kiwifruit production. More >>

Agri-event to strengthen links between research and industry

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 11:10 am | Waikato University

On the eve of Fieldays, the University of Waikato will host agri-stakeholders at an event to showcase its latest research and strengthen links with the agricultural industry. It features a presentation on the importance of soils, a panel discussion ... More >>

Survey to measure stress levels in pregnancy

Thursday, 28 May 2015, 10:39 am | Waikato University

Pregnancy can be a stressful time and, with this in mind, Dr Carrie Barber from the University of Waikato has launched an online survey to find out more about stressors among pregnant women. More >>

Community initiative working with University

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:23 am | Waikato University

What can we all do to tackle social issues and make our communities welcoming, compassionate and inclusive places to live, learn and work? That’s the call to action for those attending an event hosted by the University of Waikato’s Network for Community ... More >>

 

 

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