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Former PM and Chancellor accepts an honorary doctorate

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 10:53 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s longest-serving Chancellor, the Rt Honourable James Bolger ONZ, accepted an honorary doctorate from the University of Waikato yesterday. More >>

New writer in residence for the University of Waikato

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2:55 pm | University of Waikato

From small towns in Waikato to a Japanese text – the newest writer in residence at the University of Waikato is set to take inspiration from a range of places in 2020. More >>

New Dean of Science at University of Waikato

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:43 am | University of Waikato

Professor Margaret Barbour commenced her position as Dean of Science at the University of Waikato on 18 November. She was previously Professor of Plant Physiology in the School of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Sydney. More >>

Waikato student wins elite cycling title ahead of world cup

Thursday, 21 November 2019, 11:02 am | University of Waikato

Racing against tough competition, 18-year-old Ally Wollaston took out first place in Cycling New Zealand’s Criterium National Championships in Christchurch over the weekend. More >>

Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 2:07 pm | University of Waikato

Four University of Waikato researchers were today awarded Marsden Fund grants for 2019, including one project alone receiving $3 million. More >>

Research aims to shed light on wellbeing of Niuean people

Friday, 1 November 2019, 1:43 pm | University of Waikato

Waikato University PhD student, Jessica Pasisi, is seeking to better understand the mental health and wellbeing of Niuean people in Aotearoa, and has just received more than $300,000 from the Health Research Council (HRC) to help fund her research. More >>

A sense of belonging for refugee and immigrant families

Friday, 1 November 2019, 9:36 am | University of Waikato

Two major studies are putting refugee and immigrant children at the centre of the resettlement process in New Zealand, researching how early childhood education can help refugees find a sense of belonging in Aotearoa, and sustain a sense of belonging ... More >>

Award-winning Waikato student researching wave power

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 2:36 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato PhD student plans to harness the power of New Zealand’s coastlines to provide affordable, clean and sustainable electricity using wave power. More >>

Legal technology project to transform legal education in NZ

Thursday, 24 October 2019, 10:54 am | University of Waikato

The world that we are living in today will not be the world our children live in. More >>

World class science and engineering facilities for Tauranga

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:57 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has opened new laboratories at its Tauranga campus to increase its Science and Engineering teaching and research capabilities in the Bay of Plenty region. More >>

Wellingtonian wins inaugural short story competition

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 10:56 am | University of Waikato

Celebrating New Zealand literary talent, the inaugural Sargeson Prize was awarded last night – the country’s richest short story prize – with Wellingtonian Sam Keenan taking out $5000 and first place in the Open Division for her story ‘Better ... More >>

MBIE-funded University research could open up new technology

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 4:02 pm | University of Waikato

Never mind painstakingly filling out forms to identify scratches when you hire a rental car, imagine a split second scan which could analyse damage before and after use. More >>

Former Governer-General officially welcomed to University

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 3:10 pm | University of Waikato

New Chancellor of The University of Waikato Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand GNZM QSO was officially welcomed to the University this week with a whakatau at the Tauranga CBD campus yesterday and a pōwhiri at the Hamilton campus today. More >>

University of Waikato and WDHB develop nursing degree

Friday, 27 September 2019, 10:28 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato and Waikato District Health Board announced today that they are working together to develop a Bachelor of Nursing programme. More >>

Groundbreaking NZ report on trans and non-binary health

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:47 am | University of Waikato

A ground-breaking report released tonight shows that trans and non-binary people in Aotearoa New Zealand experience alarmingly high levels of psychological distress, suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts. They also face high levels of discrimination ... More >>

University of Waikato Tauranga CBD Campus’ triple win

Friday, 20 September 2019, 9:37 am | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato’s Tauranga CBD campus was celebrated at the 2019 Bay of Plenty Property People Awards last night, winning the Best Team and Urban Design categories as well as taking out the overall Supreme Excellence Award. More >>

University of Waikato strengthens UK ties

Monday, 16 September 2019, 3:15 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Lancaster University in Lancashire, UK to further develop the existing relationship between the two institutions. More >>

$1m for new Mt Erebus research

Tuesday, 27 August 2019, 2:11 pm | University of Waikato

A team from the University of Waikato and University of Canterbury, led by Professor Craig Cary, has received a nearly $1m Marsden research grant to study unique micro-organisms that live in the geothermal fumerols of Mt Erebus in Antarctica. More >>

Health qualifications: wellbeing and community at forefront

Monday, 12 August 2019, 1:57 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato has announced a new Bachelor of Health degree and Certificate in Health and Wellbeing that are putting wellbeing and the needs of our communities at the forefront. More >>

Sir Anand Satyanand appointed as University Chancellor

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 2:14 pm | University of Waikato

The University of Waikato Council today elected Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand GNZM QSO as the next University Chancellor, effective immediately. The appointment is for a four-year term. More >>

 

 

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