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Testing times pay off for cyclists

University of Waikato sports scientists are enjoying the success of our track cyclists at the Commonwealth Games.

Green light for Bay campus

The Tauranga Energy Consumer Trust’s (TECT) decision to provide valuable funding to a planned tertiary campus in downtown Tauranga has been welcomed by the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership.

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Extending the Kīngitanga music tradition

Waikato PhD candidate Te Manaaroha Rollo has discovered a way to integrate waiata, taonga pūoro and New Zealand electroacoustic music to make a new form of indigenous hybrid music.

Hillary Scholar wins NZ cricket contract

University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar Felicity Leydon-Davis is one the first women cricketers in New Zealand to secure an annual contract with New Zealand Cricket.

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Winter Lecture Series

Winter Lecture Series

This year's lecture series will have a forward-thinking theme, as we celebrate the University of Waikato's 50th anniversary and look to what the future holds. August 2014

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series - Michele Akoorie

Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series

The 2014 series showcases some of the latest research in Education, Science and Management - come along to find out what our people are doing, and how their work is having a real impact on the world around us. 15 July 2014

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It's Business Time: What Will Business Look Like in the Future?

This year's Winter Lecture Series kicks off on 6 August on the topic of business and the future of businesses. Waikato Management School sustainability academics Professor Juliet Roper and Associate Professor Eva Collins together with alumnus Chris Insley (independent director of 37 Degrees South) and online entrepreneur Steve Crowhurst (owner of online menswear store will discuss the importance of sustainability and how business practices will change in the years to come.

Winter Lecture Series 2014

The Winter Lecture Series is an annual free public lecture series run by the University of Waikato in August. It is a focused and relevant seminar series that provides an opportunity for robust discussion about a topical issue or issues within the community. The 2014 Winter Lecture Series kicks off on 6 August 2014 and runs each Wednesday evening throughout August.

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