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Psychopathy in the wild and in prison 22nd May 2017

Psychopathy is a widely misunderstood form of personality disorder, according to the University of Waikato’s Professor of Psychology Devon L.L. Polaschek.

Waikato string quartet music goes global 16th May 2017

Associate Professor Martin Lodge has been working with the Polaris Quartet of Shanghai on a new music project.

Study goals a sweet surprise for Tauranga mum-of-four 10th May 2017

For self-confessed “ungirly girl” Melanie Tregurtha, preparations for what to wear to graduation are not high on her list of priorities.

Finish line in sight for Te Puke social work graduate 9th May 2017

Mum-of-five and nan-of-two Tangi Walker graduates this week with a Bachelor of Social Work.

A labour of love for community-minded graduate 4th May 2017

Zanian Malepati Steele is graduating with a Bachelor of Social Sciences with honours, a qualification he’s already putting to good use.

Waikato Fulbright scholar’s film selected for prestigious festival 4th May 2017

Young American film-maker Nick Homler has had his first full-length documentary selected for the 2017 Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival.

Graduation, a family affair 4th May 2017

Graduation this Friday (May 5) will be extra special for Kaikohe’s Campbell Gin. His siblings have come from all over New Zealand and Australia to see him graduate.

Keeping it in the family 3rd May 2017

As soon as BA graduate Emma Nygard receives her degree this week she will be off - moving to Melbourne to start a career in writing.

Waikato’s percussion ensemble delivers public performance 2nd May 2017

The Conservatorium of Music’s percussion ensemble had the special opportunity of performing in the public production of Carmina Burana last month.

Inclusive NZ Deaf and hearing theatre production commissioned to tour overseas 24th April 2017

A new multi-lingual devised theatre production, Salonica, by Equal Voices Arts Company has been invited overseas to perform and tour.

Pregnant women sought to test new app 5th April 2017

Pregnancy is a time of continuous change – not just physical, but social and emotional.

The importance of sleep for young minds 13th March 2017

Watching your baby sleep peacefully is one of the joys of becoming a parent. But have you ever wondered what is happening in this little sleepy head’s mind?

Singing for the Kokako’s successful return 10th March 2017

Dame Malvina Major and several Waikato rising stars put on a song-filled evening for Kokako enthusiasts earlier this week.

Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition 7th March 2017

Music student Matthias Balzat was awarded the top instrumental place and overall grand winner at this year’s New Zealand National Concerto Competition.

Scholarship takes student from Waikato to Japan 1st March 2017

A dream of studying abroad in Japan has become a reality for BA student Liam Wright who was recently awarded a Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA).

Starring in a new adventure TV show 22nd February 2017

Completing adrenaline-filled activities all over New Zealand is something that FASS student Rereahu Collier has been doing for the past few months.

Introducing the new app for pregnant women 15th February 2017

A team from the School of Psychology has been working for the last three years to develop ‘Positively Pregnant’ – an app for pregnant women.

Social perception in mild cognitive impairment 14th February 2017

PhD student Sandhya Fernandez is conducting research that looks at people with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and how they communicate.

Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa 17th January 2017

A recent study, led by Dr Thomas Stubbs, shows budget reduction targets and public sector caps, insisted on by the IMF as loan conditions, result in reduced health spending and medical ‘brain drain’ in developing West African nations.

Learning the art of taonga pūoro 16th January 2017

The traditions and performance techniques of taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) will be taught through two courses this year.