2017 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 55 news stories from 2017 - showing page 1 of 3.

  • Government of Tonga and Waikato cyber security collaboration (22 May 2017)

    The University of Waikato and the Government of the Tonga have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that sets out a framework to work collaboratively on cyber security issues.

  • Psychopathy in the wild and in prison (22 May 2017)

    Psychopathy is a widely misunderstood form of personality disorder, according to the University of Waikato’s Professor of Psychology Devon L.L. Polaschek.

  • Waikato string quartet music goes global (16 May 2017)

    University of Waikato Conservatorium of Music composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge has been working with the Polaris Quartet of Shanghai on a new music project.

  • The best crops in the right places (15 May 2017)

    Masters student Jonno Rau is digging the dirt with Wairoa District Council to find out what plants will grow best in different locations.

  • University to host environmental film evening (11 May 2017)

    As part of a larger commitment to waste reduction, the University of Waikato’s Eco Emporium will be running events to promote tangible, positive solutions for environmental issues.

  • No holding her back (10 May 2017)

    For as long as she can remember Tayla Blanchard wanted to be a teacher. Despite setbacks and challenges, today Tayla will graduate with a Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Secondary)

  • Study goals a sweet surprise for Tauranga mum-of-four (10 May 2017)

    Otumoetai mum-of-four Melanie Tregurtha graduates today with a Bachelor of Social Work with First Class Honours.

  • New trail brings maths to life (9 May 2017)

    A new trail designed to help people appreciate maths in their daily lives will be launched on the University of Waikato’s Hamilton campus on 26 May.

  • Finish line in sight for Te Puke social work graduate (9 May 2017)

    “It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish” says Tangi Walker. And the finish line is nearly in sight for the mum-of-five and nan-of-two who graduates this week with a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Waikato.

  • From PNG to PhD (5 May 2017)

    Dr Sangion Tiu is helping give indigenous Papua New Guineans a say in environmental policymaking

  • From Ōpōtiki to academia (5 May 2017)

    Growing up in small-town Ōpōtiki, Neihana Dew never imagined he would be the first of his direct family to graduate from university

  • Mum, I’m going to university! (5 May 2017)

    In 2013 Maryjane Pulham took a deep breath and made the decision to tackle a Bachelor of Arts degree, a decision made just two weeks before the semester began.

  • Study addict says “just do it” (5 May 2017)

    For self-confessed “study addict” Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher, her graduation from the University of Waikato with a PhD in biology is another step in her study journey, and she has no plans to stop.

  • A labour of love for community-minded graduate (4 May 2017)

    It’s clear when you meet him that Zanian Malepati Steele is focused on helping to provide a better life for others.

  • Waikato Fulbright scholar’s film selected for prestigious festival (4 May 2017)

    Young American film-maker Nick Homler has had his first full-length documentary selected for the 2017 Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival.

  • Graduation, a family affair (4 May 2017)

    When Campbell Gin graduates with his law and arts degrees, six of his siblings will be there, and their late brother Wiremu will be on all their minds.

  • Keeping it in the family (3 May 2017)

    Attending the University of Waikato was a natural choice for writer Emma Nygard.

  • From ‘undecided’ to engineer (3 May 2017)

    University of Waikato engineering graduate Morgan Fahey walked straight out of university and into a full-time job at Beca.

  • Age no barrier for determined Waikato graduate (3 May 2017)

    The road to graduation was far from smooth for Karl McInnes – but when the Hamilton father of three takes the stage at the University of Waikato’s graduation ceremony this week, he will be celebrating hard-earned success.

  • Right place, right time for industrious grad (3 May 2017)

    Sarita Withers has seized every opportunity that came her way while at the University of Waikato, kickstarting an exciting career in engineering.

  • Cleaning up in Edgecumbe (26 April 2017)

    Third-year law student Charmaine Riley spent her mid-semester break cleaning up after Cyclone Debbie.

  • Cyber psychology explained (19 April 2017)

    How cyberspace and digital technology affects the way we think and behave will be the subject of a lecture by cyber risk and psychology expert Professor Edward Humphreys on 27 April.

  • Waikato to host NZ’s first UN tourism monitoring observatory (19 April 2017)

    The University of Waikato’s Management School will host New Zealand’s first Tourism Monitoring Observatory, which reports to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

  • HRC grant to research bone regeneration (12 April 2017)

    Dr Leandro Bolzoni from the University of Waikato’s School of Engineering has been awarded a Health Research Council explorer grant worth $150,000.

  • Robotics in primary industries - the revolution begins! (6 April 2017)

    The robots are coming, and Professor Mike Duke from the University of Waikato’s School of Engineering will explain how humans can embrace their arrival in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture next week.

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