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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 to study the large bivalve mollusc we know and love as toheroa.

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.

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.

University of Waikato receives nearly $10 million in MBIE Research Funding
4th September 2015

The University of Waikato has received nearly $10 million in new funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The funding was announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

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.

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.

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

Will Massive Open Online Courses change the face of tertiary education in the future and what can Digital Cities - locally focussed online networks - mean for the local economy? These are two of the subjects to be discussed at the University of Waikato’s Treasuring the Bay symposium.

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