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Senior Lecturer Les Arthur

October 26

Academic strives to close justice gap

A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of Disputes Tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice.

Linda Smith

October 26

Royal Society of New Zealand elects Fellows

University of Waikato Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith is one of 19 New Zealand researchers and scholars elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

New Zealand Law Society Executive Director Christine Grice says the future of New Zealand’s legal profession is changing.

October 25

The future of New Zealand’s legal profession

New Zealand Law Society executive director Christine Grice says Kiwi law students need more than knowledge of the substantive law to be successful in their legal careers.

KuDos winners

October 20

KuDos Awards for two Waikato academics

Two leading academics from the University of Waikato’s School of Science have been announced as winners in this year’s KuDos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards.

Beth and leaves (web)

October 19

Leaf fossils, CO₂, and a melting ice sheet

An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and the effects those changes had on the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago.

University of Waikato graduate Sara Schaare is now a software engineer at Google Sydney.

October 18

Working for Google

University of Waikato graduate Sara Schaare is now working for one of the world’s biggest tech companies: Google.

GovHack NZ

October 18

GovHack NZ Success for University of Waikato Students

University of Waikato Computer Science students Grady Hooker, Nathaniel Watson, Theo Newton and Software Engineering student Jeremy Symon, also known collectively as team Arcton, have been celebrating their recent GovHack NZ 2016 success.

A third medical school for NZ

October 17

A third medical school proposed for New Zealand

A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. The new Waikato Medical School will be a community-engaged, graduate entry medical school based in the Waikato and at regional clinical education sites in 12-15 locations throughout the central North Island.