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2017 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 17 news stories from 2017 - showing page 1 of 1.

  • Father and son benefit from University initiative (21 February 2017)

    Former Te Kuiti High School student Trent Ammon (18) is starting university this week thanks to the University of Waikato’s Te Ara ki Angitū: Pathways to Excellence programme.

  • Top scholarship for Whitianga local (21 February 2017)

    Whitianga’s Hannah Trebes (17) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000.

  • Young Waihi couple awarded big uni scholarships (21 February 2017)

    Waihi couple Savannah Harvey and Shaun McNeil, both 18, have won more than $45,000 in scholarships to study at the University of Waikato.

  • Panirau on pathway to excellence (21 February 2017)

    Former Te Wharekura o Rakaumangamanga student Panirau Paekau (18) is starting university this week thanks to the University of Waikato’s Te Ara ki Angitū: Pathways to Excellence programme.

  • University to test loud siren on 1 March (21 February 2017)

    The University of Waikato will test its emergency loud sirens on the afternoon of Wednesday 1 March.

  • Matamata all-rounder awarded top scholarship (20 February 2017)

    Computer whiz, hockey player and music enthusiast Daniel Lansdaal (18) has received a University of Waikato Te Paewai o te Rangi scholarship worth up to $25,000.

  • 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.

  • $5m boost for Waikato Medical School (8 February 2017)

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

  • 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.

  • Learning the art of taonga pūoro (16 January 2017)

    The traditions and performance techniques of taonga pūoro (traditional Māori musical instruments) will be taught through two courses at the University of Waikato this year.

  • 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.

  • Waikato in semi-finals of University Challenge (13 January 2017)

    Demonstrating their big brains and wealth of knowledge, the University of Waikato team has made it through to one of the 2016 semi-finals of University Challenge.

  • NZ Police and Waikato University form research partnership (12 January 2017)

    The University of Waikato and New Zealand Police are joining forces to establish a Centre for Evidence Based Policing.