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February 23

The molecular dance of life

University of Waikato researchers are helping to solve one of life's scientific mysteries - how enzymes work and evolve.

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February 23

Rats saving lives

University of Waikato animal behaviour specialists have been working in Africa, training rats to detect landmines and TB.

February 22

From audience member to top performer

University of Waikato alumna Noelle Dannenbring performed at Rotorua’s Lakeside 2018 on Saturday, a concert she has watched her whole life.

Salonica players

February 21

Salonica: One story, three languages

Theatre Studies Lecturer Dr Laura Haughey has had her latest production Salonica commissioned at prestigious theatres around New Zealand, and it’s coming to Auckland and Hamilton.

February 16

Our river, our history

Associate Professor Tom Roa is taking a unique approach to sharing the country's history.

February 14

App brings Hamilton Gardens to life

Technology developed by the University of Waikato is giving Hamilton Gardens' visitors an opportunity to learn more about the city's number one tourist attraction.

February 14

Waikato students take leading roles in opera

Festival Opera's season of Madame Butterfly opens at the Napier Municipal Theatre this week, and four Waikato students will take the lead alongside international opera stars.

February 13

Planting the Seed

Five University of Waikato alumni launched Seed Waikato last year, a social enterprise designed to help young people in the Waikato thrive.

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February 9

A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

Cyclist Ellesse Andrews is a world champion on the track and now she's a Halberg winner and Sir Edmund Hillary scholar

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video