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Vending machines for all

A Waikato University law student is working on a summer start-up project to make vending machines more accessible to people living with disabilities or impairments.

Sustainability - the total package

Professor Priya Kurian says sustainability is too important an issue to dismiss or ignore. It might be complicated, but she says it cannot be abandoned.

Recent Stories

  • Bestselling author honed her skills at Waikato (1 December 2015)

    Waikato alumna and bestselling author Deborah Challinor has just finished a nationwide book tour, in support of her latest historical fiction novel – A Tattooed Heart; the fourth in the Convict Girls series and her 16th published novel so far.

  • Sport Science in action at Round the Bridges (26 November 2015)

    For the first time, participants at this year's Round the Bridges, Hamilton's iconic fun-run event, were able to find out what happened to their muscles after running the 6km or 12km course.

  • Local boy makes good with move back home (25 November 2015)

    Raised in Hamilton, Pat Mellsop will be a familiar face to many in the Waikato. The newly appointed associate director of internal relations, Mr Mellsop is responsible for coordinating the university's externally focused programmes.

  • Dominance at NZARE awards (20 November 2015)

    University of Waikato academics took out four of the six awards at this year's New Zealand Association for Research in Education Awards.

  • Top marine ecologist named science communicator of the year (20 November 2015)

    Professor Chris Battershill, Chair of Coastal Science and Head of the Coastal Marine Group at the University of Waikato, has been awarded Science Communicator of the Year by the New Zealand Association of Scientists (NZAS).

  • Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarship Awards for 2015 (19 November 2015)

    A desire to contribute to good outcomes for Māori and the environment is common among this year’s five University of Waikato students who have been awarded Waikato Regional Council and Waikato-Tainui Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.

  • Ties strengthened with Vietnam universities (19 November 2015)

    The University of Waikato has further strengthened international links by signing two MOUs with partners in Vietnam this week.

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