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University marine bike ride part of SeaWeek activities
2nd March 2015

The University's Coastal Marine Field Station staff will lead a coastal bike ride 'with a difference' as part of the Marine Station's annual Open Day on Saturday 7 March in Tauranga.

Antarctic research to benefit from MBIE funding for NZ-Korea collaboration
19th February 2015

On February 9, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) announced the University of Waikato was one of three multi-institutional joint research projects with the Republic of Korea to be awarded funding through a newly established bilateral funding scheme.

Icy expedition for Raglan locals
19th February 2015

'It's a small world after all' for Clare Beet and Dean Sandwell who found themselves on the same flight to Antarctica to partake in research for the University of Waikato.

More than $500k in postgraduate scholarships on offer
3rd February 2015

Twelve highly prestigious masters and doctoral scholarships are being offered by Waikato University's research institutes.

Managing environmental sustainability in Qatar
20th January 2015

A University of Waikato science graduate is in the Middle East working to reduce the environmental impacts of a major sea port project.

Emeritus Prof Witten reviews first Massive Open Online Course in New Zealand
16th January 2015

Will Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) change the face of tertiary education in the future and what can Digital Cities - locally focussed online networks - mean for the local economy?

New field guide proves popular
18th December 2014

A field guide for New Zealand native plants was launched last week by University of Waikato ecologist Catherine Kirby, with support from the Environmental Research Institute.

Scholarship paves the way to Antarctica
20th November 2014

Thanks to a Research Institute Scholarship, Clare Beet is off on her first trip to Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on invertebrates.

Technology vs nature: a balancing act
14th November 2014

The more hi-tech our lives become, the more we need to be in nature. We should spend dollar-for-dollar on the virtual and the real. This is the key. It's all about balance.

Waikato University researchers awarded four Marsden Fund grants
5th November 2014
Investigating whether a ‘sin’ tax would reduce consumption of things that are bad for our health is the subject of one of four projects led by University of Waikato researchers that has been supported in the latest round of Marsden Funding.
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