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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.

Tauranga marine scientist to study toheroa
4th December 2015

Dr Phil Ross, a Tauranga-based marine scientist at the University of Waikato’s Coastal Marine Field Station, has been awarded a Marsden research grant from the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Top marine ecologist named science communicator of the year
20th November 2015

Professor Chris Battershill, Chair of Coastal Science and Head of the Coastal Marine Group at the University of Waikato, has been awarded Science Communicator of the Year by the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS).

Young researchers get Marsdens
5th November 2015

Sports in sites of war and disaster, time-of-flight photography, tree-based learning algorithms, and ancient aquaculture are University of Waikato projects that have received 2015 Marsden funding, announced today.

Kate on the rocks
29th October 2015

Kate Mauriohooho is nuts about rocks. She’s just graduated at the University of Waikato with a Master of Science with first class honours and is embarking on a PhD.

Old methods produce new data
21st September 2015

Old fishing methods are providing the raw data that modern techniques can't match in the Rotorua Lakes.

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