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New Suez Canal opens door for marine invaders
6th August 2015

When the new and enlarged Suez Canal opens on Saturday, two University of Waikato academics will not be cheering quite as loudly as the population of Egypt.

Antarctic life – highly diverse, unusually structured
25th June 2015

The variety of plant and animal life in the Antarctic is much greater than previously thought, reveals an assessment of Antarctic biodiversity published by a team of scientists in the journal Nature this week.

Waikato professor appointed to help build NZ Antarctic science
28th May 2015

The New Zealand Antarctic Research Institute (NZARI) has appointed Professor Craig Cary as one of two part-time Deputy Directors to help deliver the NZARI Science Programme.

Unique look at forest giants
14th May 2015

Spending a month in the forest taking photos of a tree may not be everyone’s idea of a good time but Catherine Kirby thought it was great.

Vietnam adventure for Waikato marine scientists
15th April 2015

Mangrove forests up to 20 metres high, snakes, wasps and a whole lot of mud have been the making of an intrepid journey for three University of Waikato scientists.

Shedding light on biodiversity crisis
15th April 2015

A new book outlining New Zealand’s declining biodiversity is as much about providing solutions as it is about highlighting the perilous state of many of our native species.

University and regional council combine for regional benefit
9th April 2015

Boosting the Waikato’s economic development and co-operation on freshwater management issues are the initial focus of a revised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

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.

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.

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

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.

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