Research & Expertise
The University of Waikato is one of New Zealand's major research organisations, playing a key role in the economy and making a significant contribution to the international innovation system.
A University of Waikato PhD student is "going home" to do her research. Te Urukeiha Raharuhi will be studying the wellbeing of her iwi, Ngati Hinekura in Rotoiti, and has been awarded a University of Waikato Te Kotahi Research Institute Scholarship to help fund her study. The scholarship is worth up to $85,000.
Dr Streeter, an electronic engineer and teaching fellow at the University of Waikato, was awarded $300,000 Marsden Fast Start grant over three years to work on improving and even measuring motion factors in time-flight photography.
A senior Māori academic and health researcher at the University of Waikato has been awarded one of two inaugural Ngā Pou Senior Fellowships worth $300,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC).
Former police officer and soldier Dr Apo Aporosa has received a 2015 Pacific postdoctoral fellowship worth $230,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to examine the effects of the popular Pacific Island drink, kava, on driver ability and road safety.
Take a journey through the broad sweep of the University of Waikato's research as we showcase our commitment to sustainable development in New Zealand. Read More
The Faculty of Education has a new research centre with a focus on education and children aged 0 to 8 years. Read More
Waikato has the highest proportion of female professors and associate professors of all New Zealand universities. Women make up one-quarter of Waikato’s professors, and more than one-third of its associate professors.
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