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$5m boost for Waikato Medical School

Sir Owen Glenn is pledging $5 million towards the creation of a medical school in Waikato.

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.

Recent Stories


  • Economics research proves a winner (17 February 2017)

    A Waikato grad's research wins international award.

  • Introducing the new app for pregnant women (15 February 2017)

    A team from the University of Waikato’s School of Psychology, headed by Dr Carrie Cornsweet Barber, have been working for the last three years to develop ‘Positively Pregnant’ – an app for pregnant women.

  • Social perception in mild cognitive impairment (14 February 2017)

    University of Waikato PhD student Sandhya Fernandez is conducting research which looks at people with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and how they communicate.

  • Indigenous research conference talks Mana Motuhake (1 February 2017)

    Following on from the successes of its previous conferences in 2013 and 2015, He Manawa Whenua Indigenous Research Conference is being held again this year in Hamilton.

  • Cyber security forum coming to New Zealand (23 January 2017)

    The annual International Organization for Standardization (ISO) event responsible for cyber security international standards such as the ISO/IEC 27000 series is coming to Hamilton in April this year.

  • 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.

  • 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.


Previous stories for 2017

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