News & Events: Press Releases

University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor elected Chair of Reserve Bank

University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has been elected Chair of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Board of Directors.

A good week for a top scientist

The University of Waikato's Professor Bruce Clarkson has been awarded a top prize from the Royal Society of New Zealand and Endeavour funding of more than $2.8 million.

Recent Stories

  • Tightening New Zealand gun laws (29 September 2016)

    University of Waikato Law Professor Al Gillespie has been advising MPs on the need for stricter gun laws in New Zealand.

  • Discussing fiction with Elizabeth Knox (28 September 2016)

    Fiction as blender and centrifuge, as the weather inside the house, as maelstrom and wormhole – what we hope it can do to and for us and where it can take us, forms the theme behind this year’s Frank Sargeson Memorial Lecture at the University of Waikato.

  • Waikato grad takes on EY in UK (28 September 2016)

    University of Waikato alumnus Stuart Barrass is working with some of Europe’s most innovative companies. He’s a Management Consultant for Ernst & Young (EY) based at their global headquarters in London.

  • The Pokémon Go craze: What does it say about society? (20 September 2016)

    For digital gaming experts, the success of Pokémon Go probably came as no surprise. But for the rest of us, we’ve found the appeal of the phenomenon overwhelming – strange even.

  • Big scholarship takes Waikato student to Europe (19 September 2016)

    A University of Waikato science graduate has received a $73,000 scholarship to study a masters degree in Europe.

  • New head of voice with loads of experience (16 September 2016)

    The University of Waikato lured Stephanie Acraman home from Australia to take up the position of Head of Voice on the Music Programme.

  • Science projects awarded Endeavour funding (16 September 2016)

    Two University of Waikato-led science projects have been awarded nearly $4 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2016 Endeavour Fund.

Previous stories for 2016

Previous stories for 2016 and previous years are available.