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August 15

Diving into business

Waikato students Sophie Ning and Janaya Worthington are already putting their business degrees to good use, launching the Waikato Synchronised Swimming Club.

August 13

The mystery of 1000 Springs

The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique insight into their make-up.

August 10

Protecting New Zealand's plants

New Zealand’s lack of plant biodiversity will be in the spotlight next week at the New Zealand Plant Protection Conference. Bachelor of Science (Technology) student Anastazia Docherty will head to Nelson to present her research on the topic, alongside her colleagues from AgResearch.

August 10

Waikato student becomes world rowing champion

Waikato student Sam Voss won the Under 23 World Championship single sculls final in Poland last week, making her a legend in the rowing community and a serious contender for New Zealand’s 2020 Olympic Squad.

Rachel Trophy

August 9

10 of the best

Ten PhD students went head to head last night to find Waikato's three-minute thesis champion.

Maria-Teresa Corino web

August 9

Chocolate in the bedroom

Maria-Teresa Corino is exploring the history of chocolate as part of her Master of Professional Writing.

Prof Rangi Matamua

August 9

Star Man to share family secrets at free public lecture

Off the back of his bestselling book ‘Matariki – The Star of the Year’, Māori astronomy expert Professor Rangi Matamua is giving a free public lecture in August titled ‘Te Whānau Marama – The Family of Light’.

Tom Higham

August 2

Dating other people

Archaeologist Professor Tom Higham and his team have dated remains attributed to St David, St Luke, John the Baptist and many others.

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video