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Māori students rewarded for environmental study
16th December 2016

Four Waikato University students looking for careers involving environmental protection are the recipients of this year’s Waikato Regional Council and Waikato-Tainui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.

Waikato academic to speak at TEDxScottBase
9th December 2016

University of Waikato's Professor Craig Cary is one of 10 influential people who will speak at TEDxScottBase in January 2017.

National Geographic documentary follows Kiwi science in Antarctica
18th November 2016

A team from the University of Waikato is one of seven featured in a National Geographic documentary series following Kiwi scientists in Antarctica.

Colonisation, tangly plants, enzymes, sleep, and language
4th November 2016

Congratulations to Professor Vic Arcus and Dr Chris Lusk - two of five University of Waikato academics to receive grants in the latest round of Marsden funding from the Royal Society.

KuDos Awards for two Waikato academics
20th October 2016

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.

Science projects awarded Endeavour funding
16th September 2016

Two University of Waikato-led science projects have been awarded nearly $4 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2016 Endeavour Fund.

Rena research update
1st June 2016

Almost five years after the grounding of the MV Rena on Astrolabe Reef, a new body of research explores lessons learned and the ensuing chemical, toxicological, social and ecological studies of contamination and environmental recovery.

Climate change is warming our lakes - and fast
17th December 2015

Long-viewed as clean and green, it would appear New Zealand is not immune to the ongoing effects of climate change.

The story of a tree
7th December 2015

A group of keen tree climbers from Hamilton have used time-lapse, hyper-lapse and cutting edge editing with custom built camera rigs, drones and 30m long cable cameras to create ground-breaking new angles of the forest world.

Working with water
6th December 2015

Hydrologists from all over New Zealand were totally immersed in their watery subject at a four-day national conference at the University of Waikato.

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