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Is New Zealand really a multicultural society?

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 1:48 pm | Waikato University

According to the 2013 Census, New Zealand has more ethnicities than there are countries in the world. We’re a country made up of Māori, European, Chinese, Indian, Samoan, Filipino (and many more) ethnic groups. Many of us think New Zealand has a great ... More >>

Suez Canal expansion opens door to Mediterranean invasions

Thursday, 6 August 2015, 10:43 am | Waikato University

When the new and enlarged Suez Canal opens on Saturday, two University of Waikato academics will not be cheering quite as loudly as the population of Egypt. More >>

Breaking the Habit Using Smart Phone Apps

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 2:12 pm | Waikato University

How effective are smart phone apps when it comes to giving up smoking? This is something University of Waikato student Satvir Singh wants to find out. More >>

Inspiring Panel Discussion Featuring NZ Artist

Monday, 3 August 2015, 9:41 am | Waikato University

An inspiring panel discussion among renowned New Zealand creative experts will take place in the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts this month. More >>

University of Waikato to host DEANZ 2016 conference

Friday, 31 July 2015, 10:43 am | Waikato University

Hobbit ears, twilight tours and a trip to the Green Dragon Inn are in the mix for the April 17-20 DEANZ 2016 Conference (see http://conference.deanz.org.nz/ ) at the University of Waikato. The Faculty of Education won the bid for the DEANZ biennial ... More >>

Water quality up for discussion at Winter Lecture Series

Friday, 31 July 2015, 9:53 am | Waikato University

It is often said that water is the lifeblood of New Zealand. Just about everything we do has an impact on our water, and just about everyone has an opinion about it. Who is to blame for the quality of our water? Do we even have a problem? More >>

Free pregnancy workshops

Friday, 31 July 2015, 9:30 am | Waikato University

Pregnancy is a time of change—physical, social, financial, psychological. These changes can be exciting and joyful, but also challenging and stressful. This time of transition can also be an opportunity for both parents to look at their values, ... More >>

Deaf and Hearing Theatre Receives $40,000 Grant

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 9:38 am | Waikato University

A unique theatre performance featuring Deaf and hearing actors, which was delivered to sell-out audiences in Hamilton and Auckland recently, has received a $40,000 grant from the New Zealand Sign Language Fund. More >>

University a proud supporter of Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:59 am | Waikato University

Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato (the University of Waikato) is once again supporting Te Wiki o te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week. More >>

Lecture to look at marine biological invasions

Monday, 20 July 2015, 9:50 am | Waikato University

Humans have greatly influenced the distribution of marine species worldwide which has had significant effects. More >>

Waikato University launches new event for parents

Friday, 17 July 2015, 1:44 pm | Waikato University

The University of Waikato is hosting its first parent information sessions in Hamilton and Tauranga to inform parents about what to expect when their children begin tertiary study. More >>

Award for cyber security head

Thursday, 16 July 2015, 11:34 am | Waikato University

Dr Ryan Ko, who heads CROW (Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato) and set up the country’s first Master of Cyber Security degree, is one of 30 people being honoured by (ISC)2 (ISC squared), the largest not-for-profit membership body of certified ... More >>

Research explores geothermal law framework

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:39 am | Waikato University

A lack of clarity surrounding geothermal resource management has prompted new research by a University of Waikato masters student. More >>

Something for everyone at Winter Lecture Series

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 11:00 am | Waikato University

From discussing the quality of our water to things we never knew about the Tron – there’s something for everyone at this year’s Winter Lecture Series. More >>

Women’s experiences of body image during and after pregnancy

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 9:19 am | Waikato University

Pregnancy is a time of massive change for women's bodies that has the potential to cause either great happiness or distress for some women. More >>

Students encouraged to sign up for cyber challenge

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 9:17 am | Waikato University

Interest is growing in the second Cyber Security Challenge, organised by the University of Waikato. More >>

Businesses want government to show sustainability leadership

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 9:52 am | Waikato University

New Zealand businesses want the government to show greater leadership around carbon, waste and water issues, a University of Waikato study has found. The report’s co-authors, Associate Professor Eva Collins and Professor Juliet Roper from the University’s ... More >>

The energy revolution

Monday, 6 July 2015, 10:21 am | Waikato University

The age of fossil fuels is coming to an end. Global warming from their burning is undeniable. But when will tomorrow begin? More >>

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 >>

   

 

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