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John Moorfield

Lecturer wrote the book on te reo resources (21 July 2014)
It wasn’t an auspicious beginning to an academic career when John Moorfield started work at the University of Waikato.

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Linda Smith

Te reo celebrated on campus (21 July 2014)
Can you kōrero Māori? If not, July is the month to start as the nation celebrates Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori – Māori Language Week.

Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett

Scholarships make PhD possible (21 July 2014)
Thanks to several scholarships, University of Waikato student Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett has her PhD underway.

Jesse Mulligan

Winter Lecture Series to look to the future (21 July 2014)
In just over two weeks’ time, the University of Waikato’s Winter Lecture Series will look at some of the big questions likely to concern us in the years to come.

Julie Chatwin

Toolkit 4 Tamariki: Spotlight on pre-schooler obesity (18 July 2014)
Waikato University clinical psychology student Julie Chatwin wants to talk to parents who have concerns that their pre-schooler may be an unhealthy weight.

Emma Sherman

Alumna wins Fulbright Science and Innovation Award (17 July 2014)
University of Waikato alumna Emma Sherman has won a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award to research mouth feel properties of red wine using sensory and metabolomic techniques.

Claire Forsythe

Healthy career for Waikato University statistics graduate (16 July 2014)
Sparked by a passion for numbers, a career in the health industry was just what the doctor ordered for University of Waikato statistics graduate Claire Forsythe.

Engineering Open Day

Lolly sorting a sweet challenge at Waikato Science and Engineering Open Days (14 July 2014)
Sorting different sized lollies without touching them by hand was just one of the tasks encountered by school students at the University of Waikato’s Science & Engineering Open Days this week.


Previous stories for 2014

Previous stories for 2014 and previous years are available.

University of Waikato celebrates 50 years

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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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