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Experts agree: the story still matters

The future is looking bright for all things entertainment, with a mixture of traditional and new mediums changing the landscape of media consumption for the better.

First internet connection commemorated

A plaque marking New Zealand's first connection to the internet was unveiled in Hamilton on Wednesday and, unlike that first connection, the ceremony went without a hitch.

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Postdoctoral awards for FASS researchers (29 August 2014)
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences has awarded three postdoctoral writing awards to completed PhD students from the past twelve months.

City of the future

Hamilton, city of the future (28 August 2014)
At the final of Waikato University's Winter Lecture Series for 2014 there were plenty of ideas about how the city might handle growth over the next half century.

Atholl Anderson

Catching the wind - the first great phase of oceanic colonisation – lecture tour (28 August 2014)
What led to the first great phase of oceanic colonisation? The 2014 New Zealand Aronui Lecture, organised by the Royal Society of New Zealand, will explore this topic with Professor Atholl Anderson.

David Hamilton

Experts to discuss freshwater management for the Waikato (26 August 2014)
Five freshwater experts will discuss the implications for the Waikato from the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management. The panel discussion is free to attend and takes place at the University of Waikato.

Dr Arthur Grimes

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award (26 August 2014)
One of New Zealand’s best-known economists will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Waikato next month.

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University prepares for Kīngitanga Day (25 August 2014)
On Thursday 18 September, the University will celebrate Kīngitanga Day – an annual celebration of the University’s distinctive heritage, history and relationships.

Sophie Sim

Waikato grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme (19 August 2014)
University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month.


Previous stories for 2014

Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

Celebrating 50 years!

Join us in 2014 as we celebrate 50 years of teaching and research excellence.

Distinctively Waikato

Waikato has the highest proportion of female professors and associate professors of all New Zealand universities. Women make up one-quarter of Waikato’s professors, and more than one-third of its associate professors.

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