2017 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 27 news stories from 2017 - showing page 1 of 2.

  • Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival (22 March 2017)

    The University of Waikato will feature at the 25th birthday of the Pasifika Festival this weekend at Western Springs.

  • Blessing given at Tauranga CBD campus site (17 March 2017)

    The new Tauranga CBD campus development, led by the University of Waikato on behalf of the Tertiary Education Partnership, has reached a milestone.

  • Microwave breast screening getting closer (15 March 2017)

    Waikato academic leading trial on new non-invasive breast screening.

  • The importance of sleep for young minds (13 March 2017)

    Dr Sabine Seehagen, a developmental psychologist working at the University of Waikato, is keen to find out more about the importance of sleep for young minds.

  • NZ retailers urged to follow Japan’s online success story (9 March 2017)

    New Zealand retailers should look to the e-commerce success story of Japan, where retail stores are saying goodbye to the high street and hello to the online marketplace, says a digital marketing expert from Waikato Management School.

  • Waikato student grand winner at National Concerto 50th Competition (7 March 2017)

    University of Waikato music student Matthias Balzat was awarded the top instrumental place and overall grand winner at this year’s New Zealand National Concerto Competition – meaning a five consecutive win for Waikato cellists.

  • Top results for Samoan student (1 March 2017)

    University of Waikato student Foa Samuelu (18) received the top result in New Zealand for her NCEA Samoan scholarship exam last year.

  • Waikato students off to Asia on PM's scholarships (28 February 2017)

    Four University of Waikato students have been awarded a combined total of more than $32,000 through the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA).

  • Top educator acknowledged (23 February 2017)

    The work of Associate Professor Mere Berryman has been celebrated, with the educator one of three finalists for Kiwibank New Zealander of the year.

  • Starring in a new adventure TV show (22 February 2017)

    Completing adrenaline-filled activities all over New Zealand is something which University of Waikato student Rereahu Collier has been doing for the past few months. And why you might ask? He has recently landed a presenter role on the new adventure television show – Pāia.

  • Panirau on pathway to excellence (21 February 2017)

    Former Te Wharekura o Rakaumangamanga student Panirau Paekau (17) 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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