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Waikato Ranked In Top 100 Universities Globally For Sustainability

Wednesday, 6 December 2023, 11:39 am | University of Waikato

6 December 2023: The University of Waikato has been recognised in the top 100 universities worldwide in the 2024 QS Sustainability rankings, released today. The University is ranked 99 out of 1,403 participating institutions. The rankings, now in their ... More >>

Designing An Inclusive Citizenship Model Guided By Te Tiriti O Waitangi

Monday, 27 November 2023, 11:12 am | University of Waikato

Rapidly growing ethnic communities are projected to be about 30% of the population of Aotearoa New Zealand by 2043. So, how can we engage with these communities to be part of a new pluralistic citizenship model? A trans-disciplinary research project ... More >>

Help For Kelp In A Warming World

Friday, 27 October 2023, 3:36 pm | University of Waikato

Many people rely on kelp in their everyday lives – it’s added to shampoo, face cream and food products such as yoghurt. Kelp forests also provide habitat, food, and shelter for some of our favourite kaimoana and taonga species. And all this is ... More >>

Waikato’s Class Of 2023 To Graduate On Campus For The First Time

Wednesday, 11 October 2023, 11:49 am | University of Waikato

Wednesday 11 October 2023: The University of Waikato will mark a historic moment next Monday (16 October) as it welcomes its first cohort of students who will graduate at The Pā, the landmark new building at the heart of the University’s Hamilton ... More >>

Pharmacy To Add To Waikato’s Health Offering

Saturday, 2 September 2023, 1:10 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato intends to accept its first students in a new graduate-entry Master of Pharmacy Practice degree in early 2025, as it responds to the chronic shortage of pharmacists in the health workforce. Te Huataki Waiora School of Health Dean, ... More >>

Waikato Bolsters Health Leadership Team

Tuesday, 22 August 2023, 3:58 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has announced three key appointments to Te Huataki Waiora School of Health, as it focuses on delivering academic programmes that help meet the current and future workforce needs in Aotearoa New Zealand. Last month it was ... More >>

Renowned Scientist Honoured For Dedication To Marine Conservation

Monday, 14 August 2023, 11:05 am | University of Waikato

Professor Chris Battershill has discovered new sea sponge species, led environmental recovery research around major ocean oil spills, spearheaded international initiatives for marine drug discovery, and taught hundreds of students amongst many other achievements. ... More >>

Seeking Solutions To Health Outcome Disparities For Māori With Culturally Relevant Educational Resources

Thursday, 27 July 2023, 3:11 pm | University of Waikato

Māori are disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes with significantly poorer outcomes and higher mortality rates. But emerging health academic Rebekah Crosswell (Whakatōhea) is determined to help even the odds for Māori patients with the aid ... More >>

New Research To Make Geographic Profiling For Police Investigations Faster And More Accurate

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 1:42 pm | University of Waikato

26 July 2023 - Geographic investigative analysis for crime cases can be manual and time-consuming, but new research can make the process faster. New research, by University of Waikato Honorary Research Associate Dr Sophie Curtis-Ham, could help police resources ... More >>

University Of Waikato Medical School Funding Backed By Momentum Waikato

Wednesday, 19 July 2023, 10:37 am | University of Waikato

Funding for a Graduate School of Medicine at the University of Waikato will be supported by community foundation Momentum Waikato if the proposal is implemented after this year’s general election.    Momentum will partner with the University ... More >>

University Of Waikato Opens The Pā: Māu, Māku, Mā Tātou Katoa

Monday, 10 July 2023, 11:18 am | University of Waikato

The Pā, the landmark new building at the heart of the University of Waikato’s Hamilton campus, has been opened today by Kīngi Tūheitia. It is the most significant capital development in the University’s 59-year history. University of Waikato ... More >>

Securing New Zealand’s Future: Cyber Security Challenge Celebrates 10 Years

Thursday, 6 July 2023, 10:50 am | University of Waikato

Thursday 4th July: Tomorrow, Kiwis across the country will be at the University of Waikato for the 10th annual New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge. With over $6,000 in prizes up for grabs across three categories, this event is the largest of its ... More >>

University Of Waikato Welcomes Third Medical School Announcement

Wednesday, 5 July 2023, 11:52 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato welcomes the announcement by the National Party that if the Party is successful in this year’s General Election it will establish New Zealand's third medical school. “This is a fundamental step towards addressing our health ... More >>

Waikato Jumps Ahead In Global Rankings, Claiming Research Top Spot In New Zealand

Wednesday, 28 June 2023, 10:37 am | University of Waikato

 The University of Waikato is ranked in the top 250 universities in the world in the latest 2024 QS World University Rankings, the largest increase of any university in New Zealand. The rankings, released today, also place the University ... More >>

Te Kāhui A Kiwa - Driving Awareness And Dialogue On Indigenous Trade

Tuesday, 27 June 2023, 10:39 am | University of Waikato

An impressive line-up of Indigenous and international speakers will meet this week to share their knowledge and expertise on the importance of Indigenous trade in gaining benefits from the free trade agreement, the Comprehensive and Progressive agreement ... More >>

Hide And Seek With Gonorrhoea

Thursday, 1 June 2023, 2:51 pm | University of Waikato

Gonorrhoea isn’t going away. In 2022 there were 136 cases reported for every 100,000 people in New Zealand, and young people are disproportionately represented. The largest percentage of cases are reported in men aged 20-29 years and women aged 15-29 years. ... More >>

Budget Misses Opportunity To Train More NZ Doctors

Thursday, 18 May 2023, 6:02 pm | University of Waikato

Today’s Budget misses an opportunity to invest in training more New Zealand doctors to meet the country’s future health workforce shortages, particularly in general practice. “The Government is continuing to rely on importing doctors from other ... More >>

Feeling The Burn: Poetry For Our Times

Thursday, 9 March 2023, 10:45 am | University of Waikato

Award-winning poet and University of Waikato senior lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has spent the last nine months reviewing more than 1000 poems for this year’s Poetry Aotearoa Yearbook 2023: After-burn.   “So many of this year's submissions ... More >>

Rotorua Set To Become The International Epicentre Of Activity For Volcanologists

Thursday, 26 January 2023, 2:09 pm | University of Waikato

Your chance to plumb the depths of volcanoes and earth sciences happens next week when hundreds of volcanologists and earth scientists from around the world meet in Rotorua for the IAVCEI Scientific Assembly. Sponsored by GNS Science and Toka Tū ... More >>

Te Maiea O Te Rangi; The Sun Rises On A New Opportunity For Te Reo

Thursday, 10 November 2022, 2:10 pm | University of Waikato

A new opportunity to take te reo to the world has risen at the University of Waikato as the Māori Medium Education Programme, Te Maiea o te Rangi opens to school leavers and career changers with a passion for te reo Māori and teaching. Senior Lecturer, ... More >>





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