The traditions and performance techniques of taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) will be taught through two courses this year.
Timothy McGiven has been awarded the 2016 Environmental Politics and Policy Network (EPPN) prize for the best postgraduate paper in the field of environmental politics.
A composition by the Conservatorium of Music's Associate Professor Martin Lodge will be recorded in Berlin in December.
Psychology lecturer Dr Jaimie Veale is researching the inequities transgender people face in their health and wellbeing.
Composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge is leading a team that has created an interactive music installation as part of New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase open to the public.
Fiction as blender and centrifuge, as the weather inside the house, as maelstrom and wormhole – what we hope it can do to and for us and where it can take us, forms the theme behind this year’s Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture.
For digital gaming experts, the success of Pokémon Go probably came as no surprise. But for the rest of us, we’ve found the appeal of the phenomenon overwhelming – strange even.
New Head of Voice, Stephanie Acraman, says classical training provides an excellent grounding for anyone wanting a musical career on the stage.
Opera and kapa haka will come together in a new music drama from acclaimed New Zealand writer Witi Ihimaera.
Sexually active transgender youth have pregnancy rates similar to their non-transgender peers ‒ dispelling the notion that trans youth aren’t at risk for pregnancy, according to new research led by Dr Jaimie Veale.
Singers keen to have an international career in opera will be able to refine their vocal skills and learn techniques for career survival in a new course being offered by the Conservatorium of Music.
Psychology masters student Jonathon Ashe is conducting research into how men sustain their relationships and manage their parenting responsibilities through times of illness and stress.
After an evening of recitals by three of the world’s most promising young cellists, Conservatorium of Music student and Hillary Scholar Matthias Balzat has won the inaugural Wallace International Cello Competition.
A team of social science researchers have been successful in securing funding for a Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge project.
A team of researchers based at the University of Waikato believe that involving primary care can help improve outcomes and reduce inequity from cancer.
Hillary scholar Sam Franicevic was recognised as New Zealand’s Best Young Guitarist at the Mercury Bay Music Festival.
It was a life-changing trip to Nepal in 2015 that prompted Hillary scholar and track athlete Kristie Baillie to return for a second visit.
The Waikato International Cello Fest 2016 is fast approaching and for a number of University of Waikato and Hamilton-based students, this means getting ready to work with some of the world’s finest concert cellists.
Psychology masters student Samantha Williams is looking at developing a better understanding of the longer-term impact traumatic brain injuries have on New Zealanders.
Why do we have a $400,000 small-town GP job no-one wants? Professor of population health Ross Lawrenson says we aren’t meeting our current medical workforce needs and that part of the reason for that lies in the way we’re training our doctors.