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University of Waikato receives nearly $10 million in MBIE Research Funding

The University of Waikato has received nearly $10 million in new funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The funding was announced by Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce.

Gallagher gift to enhance Waikato University's engineering programme

A significant gift from the Glenice and John Gallagher Foundation will be used to establish a new chair in engineering at the University of Waikato.

Recent Stories


  • Completing a degree debt free (3 September 2015)

    A University of Waikato student has managed to complete her degree debt free.

  • Okta Spring Concert commemorates 100th anniversary of Douglas Lilburn (3 September 2015)

    The University of Waikato’s contemporary classical music group Okta presents its spring concert for 2015 on Wednesday, September 9.

  • Leadership changes at Waikato (2 September 2015)

    The University of Waikato is changing its leadership structure, which includes the creation of three new senior positions.

  • Cyber scams get a grilling (31 August 2015)

    Cyber-scamming is big news these days, and on Kīngitanga Day a panel will look at it from all angles at “Stand up 2 Scams: Cybersecurity in the Modern Age”.

  • Dynamic duo makes KuDos finals (31 August 2015)

    Two University of Waikato technicians - Dudley Bell and Aaron Wall - have been selected as finalists in the 2015 KuDos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards.

  • Tackling water issues (24 August 2015)

    Waikato's Professor Graeme Doole has been appointed Chair in Environmental Economics, a four-year position funded by the Ministry for the Environment and the University of Waikato’s Management School. The professor will provide training and advice to regional and central government reps as they develop new policies to improve the water quality of New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and streams.

  • The book that keeps on keeping on (20 August 2015)

    The Professional Practice of Teaching is a best-seller. It’s been snapped up by teachers, student teachers, school board members and keen parents for more than 20 years.


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