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Panirau Paekau

February 21

Te Kauwhata’s Panirau on pathway to excellence

Former Te Wharekura o Rakaumangamanga student Panirau Paekau (18) is starting university this week thanks to the University of Waikato’s Te Ara ki Angitū: Pathways to Excellence programme.

Daniel Lansdaal

February 20

Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship

Computer whiz, hockey player and music enthusiast Daniel Lansdaal (18) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000.

Positively Pregnant Research Team

February 15

Introducing the new app for pregnant women

A team from the University of Waikato’s School of Psychology, headed by Dr Carrie Cornsweet Barber, have been working for the last three years to develop ‘Positively Pregnant’ – an app for pregnant women.

Sandhya Fernandez

February 14

Social perception in mild cognitive impairment

University of Waikato PhD student Sandhya Fernandez is conducting research which looks at people with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and how they communicate.

Ryan Ko

January 23

Cyber security forum coming to New Zealand

The annual International Organization for Standardization (ISO) event responsible for cyber security international standards such as the ISO/IEC 27000 series is coming to Hamilton in April this year.

Dr Thomas Stubbs

January 17

Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa

A recent study, led by University of Waikato’s Dr Thomas Stubbs, shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and medical ‘brain drain’ in developing West African nations.

Te Oko Horoi Totorewa

January 16

Learning the art of taonga pūoro

The traditions and performance techniques of taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) will be taught through two courses at the University of Waikato this year.