University of Waikato Live Q&A

The University of Waikato Q&A sessions allow you to view live video streams on a range of topical subjects as well as general University information.

Upcoming Live Q&A Sessions

Keeping your Data Safe: The perils and pitfalls of cyberspace

Being online exposes us to cyber criminals and others who commit identity theft, fraud and harassment. Every time we connect to the internet -- at home, at school, at work or on our mobile devices -- we make decisions that affect our cyber security. What's being done to prevent cyber crime? What can we do to protect ourselves and how effectively can laws of privacy and transnational law be applied in the cyber environment?

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What if I can't make it?

You can view the complete Live Q&A on our YouTube channel after the live stream ends.


Previous Q&A Sessions

In The Danger Zone: The perils of over-exercising and under-eating

Our expert panel untangled some of the common health issues and answered questions around the psyche and thinking behind the 'fitness addiction' phenomenon.

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US Elections & the Trump Phenomenon - Q&A Session

As the US 2016 elections reach boiling point our academics discuss global issues that the elections have shed light on.

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Build your own race car on a shoestring budget (Hosted by ScienceAlert)

Love fast cars and engineering? We spoke with two talented University of Waikato mechanical engineering students who, along with their small team, have designed and built their own racing car for the International Formula SAE- a race - all on a student budget.

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What's it really like to a researcher in Antarctica? (Hosted by ScienceAlert)

ScienceAlert hosted another Google Hangout with our Antarctica researchers talking about their research and experiences on the ice.

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Deep Sea Oil Drilling in NZ - Q&A session

The University of Waikato hosted a Google Hangout with our expert panel looking at issues surrounding deep sea oil drilling on the coast of New Zealand.

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Life in the Extreme - From Antarctica's Valleys to Volcanoes (Hosted by ScienceAlert)

ScienceAlert hosted a Google Hangout with our Antarctica researchers talking about their research and experiences on the ice.

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Roast Busters Uncovered - Q&A session

The University of Waikato hosted a Google Hangout with our expert panel looking at issues about social media use, youth culture, and police handling in the disturbing Roast Busters sex scandal.

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Fluoridation in Hamilton - Q&A session

The University of Waikato hosted a Google Hangout with our expert panel answering questions about fluoridation in Hamilton.

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Syria in the firing line: Why New Zealanders should be concerned

Professor Gillespie hosted a Google Hangout as a follow-up to his recent public lecture on the Syria civil war.

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