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Professor Yifan Chen receives Engineering New Zealand Fello

Monday, 30 March 2020, 10:30 am | University of Waikato

University of Waikato Professor Dr Yifan Chen has been awarded a prestigious Engineering New Zealand Fellows Award. More >>

Emerging Climate Policies To Affect The Producers Of Oil, Gas, And Coal

Monday, 16 March 2020, 11:34 am | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato expert in energy law and mining says countries producing fossil fuels have no guarantee of a market for their products as the world addresses climate change. Professor Barry Barton is putting forward a paper to international ... More >>

Research On Climate Change Aims To Give Voice To Pacific People

Monday, 24 February 2020, 3:29 pm | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato researcher says some of the current colonial representations of climate change in the Pacific are obscuring Pacific voices and failing to recognise the importance of Indigenous knowledge in the fight against our changing climate. ... More >>

Waikato researcher re-writing history of Pacific

Monday, 10 February 2020, 10:29 am | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human movement across the Pacific, by changing the way radiocarbon dates are interpreted. More >>

Corruption Perceptions Index ‘biased’ and ‘flawed’

Friday, 24 January 2020, 9:03 am | University of Waikato

A University of Waikato researcher has called Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index, released this week, a biased survey based on flawed methodology that reinforces global stereotypes. More >>

It’s time to care about the insects

Friday, 17 January 2020, 12:12 pm | University of Waikato

While reports last year on insect decline calling the situation an ‘insect apocalypse’ have been widely criticised for their methods, Dr Chrissie Painting from the University of Waikato, along with 70 other researchers from 21 countries, says that there is ... More >>

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 >>



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