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Aileen Moreton Robinson3

September 30

The challenges facing indigenous academics

Two high-profile indigenous Australian academics will be talking about their academic experiences and their research at the University of Waikato this week.

University of Waikato Law Professor Al Gillespie questions whether New Zealand's doing enough.

September 29

Tightening New Zealand gun laws

University of Waikato Law Professor Al Gillespie has been advising MPs on the need for stricter gun laws in New Zealand.

Elizabeth Knox

September 28

Discussing fiction with Elizabeth Knox

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 at the University of Waikato.

University of Waikato graduate Stuart Barrass is a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young (EY) in London.

September 28

Waikato grad takes on EY in UK

University of Waikato alumnus Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies. He’s a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young (EY) based at their global headquarters in London.

Bruce Clarkson

September 21

A good week for a top scientist

The University of Waikato's Professor Bruce Clarkson has been awarded a top prize from the Royal Society of New Zealand and Endeavour funding of more than $2.8 million.

Bruce and Craig

September 16

Science projects awarded Endeavour funding

Two University of Waikato-led science projects have been awarded nearly $4 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2016 Endeavour Fund.

Shalini Guleria

September 15

Second Eureka moment for Waikato engineering student

University of Waikato engineering student Shalini Guleria has been awarded second place in the 2016 Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards for her ideas on turning wastewater into a high quality phosphate fertiliser.

(L-R) – Fai Tongdethsri, Codi Merito, Rachel Twyman and Ellie McCleery will be heading to Nepal in February.

September 14

Uni students head to Himalayas

While most people will be spending their time at the beach this summer, four University of Waikato students will be braving ice and snow at high altitudes, trekking through the Himalayas.