News & Events: Press Releases
The University of Waikato’s rapid ascent of world university rankings was further confirmed today, with the release of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. The University is now ranked third equal in New Zealand.
Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer (25 September 2017)
A University of Waikato lecturer is looking at how dogs can be used for lung cancer screening.
Two mothers, 12 children and university study (25 September 2017)
Two busy mothers studying to be teachers have been presented with University of Waikato Adult Learner awards.
Three very Smart Ideas (22 September 2017)
University of Waikato researchers have won three lots of funding from the government worth nearly three million dollars.
From telephone technician to app creator (22 September 2017)
Steve Outram left school at 15, took up tertiary study at 49. Now he's one of the university's top mature students.
Matariki in English and te reo Māori (21 September 2017)
Dr Rangi Matamua's book Matariki - The Star of the Year was a hit in English, and now it's available in te reo Māori.
An alternative to plastic, a winning idea (15 September 2017)
He had to have his arm twisted to enter an international competition, but chemical engineer Associate Professor Johan Verbeek is glad he made the effort.
Four tauira win Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships (15 September 2017)
Four University of Waikato wāhine passionate about the taiao (environment) win Dame Te Atairangikaahu Scholarships.