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Cookin’ up a comet

If you want to work for the European Space Agency (ESA), or on any of the world’s space programmes for that matter, then you have to study science and maths.

ISIS and us: NZ and the wars for the Middle East

Waikato University law and war specialist Professor Alexander Gillespie says by sending troops to Iraq New Zealand’s got itself stuck in the middle of a very complex ISIS problem.

Recent Stories


Double award for top Pacific student (24 April 2015)
A University of Waikato student has landed a top academic award for the second year in a row.

Deaf and hearing theatre working together on stage (24 April 2015)
A short piece of bilingual theatre, working with Deaf and hearing actors using both New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) and spoken English, is being created and developed in Hamilton.

Hon Doc for top coach (24 April 2015)
One of New Zealand’s most successful sports coaches has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Waikato.

University to test loud siren on 22 April (20 April 2015)
The University of Waikato will test a recently installed loud siren on the afternoon of Wednesday 22 April.

Shedding light on biodiversity crisis (15 April 2015)
A new book outlining New Zealand’s declining biodiversity is as much about providing solutions as it is about highlighting the perilous state of many of our native species.

Vietnam adventure for Waikato marine scientists (15 April 2015)
Mangrove forests up to 20 metres high, snakes, wasps and a whole lot of mud have been the making of an intrepid journey for three University of Waikato scientists.

University of Waikato take big win at the National University Rowing Championships (15 April 2015)
Waikato University has won the blue ribbon event, the Men’s Eight, at the Aon University Rowing Championships held in Wanganui over Easter weekend.


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