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Science graduate’s cross-continental coastal research
19th February 2014
For Shari Gallop, studying Earth and biological sciences at the University of Waikato provided the perfect stepping stone into a career researching coastal processes...
Waikato PhD student awarded botanical research grant
7th January 2014
University of Waikato PhD student Steven Pratt has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Lucy Cranwell Student Grant for Botanical Research.
Monitoring shows little long-lasting effect from Rena grounding
4th December 2013
A comprehensive monitoring report into the effects of oil pollution from the grounding of the MV Rena on Astrolabe Reef in 2011 shows few long-lasting impacts on Bay of Plenty maritime habitats.
Producing food and protecting lake water quality
20th November 2013
Three years poking about in one of the most polluted bodies of water on earth hardly seems like a dream assignment but that’s what’s in store for one University of Waikato PhD student..
Scholarships awarded for two new studies
11th November 2013
The New Zealand daphne and tiny Antarctic invertebrates called springtails are the focus of two new studies being carried out by University of Waikato postgraduate science students...
Fresh water scientist wins Kudos awards
28th September 2013

A University of Waikato scientist working to improve water quality in New Zealand and overseas has won the environmental scientist category at this year’s Kudos Awards.

Ecological Restoration 2013: The Waikato Story
24th September 2013

The University of Waikato is taking the Waikato ecological restoration story to the world and New Zealanders will get a chance to hear it before they do.

INTERCOAST PhD research to continue in the Bay
19th February 2013
A second round of doctoral research projects will soon be underway in the Bay of Plenty as part of the international INTERCOAST programme involving the Universities of Waikato and Bremen in Germany.
Are we prepared for another Rena
9th November 2012
How New Zealand would handle another oil disaster like the Rena is the topic of discussion at the University of Waikato later this month.
Coastal Marine Field Station expands Sulphur Point premises
31st October 2012
The University of Waikato’s celebrated the opening of extended premises at the Coastal Marine Field Station in Sulphur Point last night – the result of an increased demand for research requirements.
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