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The Science of Māui – harnessing the haututū within
19th July 2018

Year 10 Māori students from local colleges and kura kaupapa will participate in a day of science at the University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station on Thursday 26 July.

A major contribution to marine science
16th July 2018

Professor Conrad Pilditch has a top award for his research into estuarine and coastal habitats.

Expanding mangroves – burden or blessing?
12th June 2018

Dr Erik Horstman from the University of Waikato's Coastal Marine Group will explore how mangroves play an important role in helping to fight the impacts of climate change, sea-level rise and coastal inundation at Café Scientifique in Tauranga on Monday 18 June.

Master of Science student has bigger fish to fry
11th June 2018

When Carlos Moraes first arrived in New Zealand he worked as a kitchen hand in some of the best seafood restaurants in Queenstown. Now, instead of frying fish he’s studying them for his Master of Science in Biological Sciences.

New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty
23rd May 2018

A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers to look at ways to develop algae for environmentally progressive commercial use.

From palaeontology to spongiology: mastering the dinosaur of the ocean
19th April 2018

Fenna Beets always wanted to be a scientist. This Friday, she fulfils that long-held goal, graduating from the University of Waikato in Tauranga with a Master of Science in Research.

Six ways to improve water quality in New Zealand's lakes and rivers
18th April 2018

Professor Troy Baisden asks if the approach recommended by the Havelock North inquiry to prevent drinking water contamination can be extended to have a wider impact.

Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway?
5th April 2018

From acid rain in the US, to algae blooms in New Zealand lakes, freshwater scientist Professor Troy Baisden is using ‘big-picture’ thinking to help solve some of our biggest environmental problems. He'll discuss this at his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on Tuesday 17 April.

Shark dissection inspires keen young future scientists.
5th March 2018

Hundreds of people turned out in person, and many more from a distance, to see science unfold in front of them.

Battle of the beaches
30th January 2018

A scientist's pick for the country's best beach could have led to a far wilder winner.

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