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.
Nitrogen loss research benefits from scholarship (18 April 2016)
That’s what University of Waikato second-year PhD student Sheree Balvert hopes to find out and recently landed a $10,000 scholarship to aid her research.
Modern Māori Men (2 March 2016)
New professor talks about how colonisation has shaped modern Māori men.
Research team makes the gold standard (24 February 2016)
A research project to identify how New Zealand can better prepare for, and respond to, national and regional demographic changes as been awarded a gold rating by its funders.
Study to examine kava’s link to drink-driving (8 December 2015)
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.
Grant for leading Māori health researcher (16 November 2015)
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).
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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