News & Events: Press Releases

NZ Police and Waikato University form research partnership

The University of Waikato and New Zealand Police are joining forces to establish a Centre for Evidence Based Policing.

A kaupapa Māori approach to ageing.

University of Waikato researchers in collaboration with Rauawaawa Kaumātua Charitable Trust (Rauawaawa) have been awarded more than $900,000 for a new study for the Ageing Well National Science Challenge.

Recent Stories

  • Research exposes restriction of healthcare investment in West Africa (17 January 2017)

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

  • Learning the art of taonga pūoro (16 January 2017)

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

  • Waikato students' racing car a winner (16 January 2017)

    University of Waikato engineering students travelled to Melbourne to race their Formula SAE car and took out a win in the endurance section of the hotly contested competition.

  • Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge (13 January 2017)

    Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge.

  • A new way to enjoy Hamilton Gardens (16 December 2016)

    University of Waikato computer scientists have created an app that provides information about Hamilton Gardens

  • Māori students rewarded for environmental study (16 December 2016)

    Four University of Waikato students have been awarded Waikato-Tainui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.

  • NZ's refugee quota policies falling short (12 December 2016)

    Waikato masters grad says New Zealand should take a more humanitarian approach to its refugee quota policies.

Previous stories for 2017

Previous stories for 2017 and previous years are available.