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June 22

Where a science degree can take you

Science student Kelsey Ferris is spending a year with the British Geological Survey (BGS), working in the Inorganic Geochemistry Laboratories in Keyworth, Nottingham.

June 21

Representing the Pacific in South Korea

Waikato student Sianiti Bulisala has just returned from South Korea, where she was the single Pacific representative at the UNESCO/APCEIU Youth Leadership Workshop.

Trevor Daya-Winterbottom

June 19

Enviro-law expert joins ILA committee

Timing is everything. And for Law’s Trevor Daya-Winterbottom, joining an international committee on environmental law came just at the right time, on the heels of his successful NZ Law Foundation bid.

June 13

Strengthening NZ's relationship with Asia

University of Waikato engineering student Shalini Guleria has just been selected as a member of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Leadership Network, chosen from a pool of over 200 applicants from around the world.

June 12

Expanding mangroves – burden or blessing?

Dr Erik Horstman from the University of Waikato's Coastal Marine Group will explore how mangroves play an important role in helping to fight the impacts of climate change, sea-level rise and coastal inundation at Café Scientifique in Tauranga on Monday 18 June.

June 11

A new leader for NZ leadership society

Associate Professor Rachel McNae has been voted in as the National President of the New Zealand Educational Administration and Leadership Society.

June 11

Master of Science student has bigger fish to fry

When Carlos Moraes first arrived in New Zealand he worked as a kitchen hand in some of the best seafood restaurants in Queenstown. Now, instead of frying fish he’s studying them for his Master of Science in Biological Sciences.

Gemma Lowe web

June 11

Improving health of new-born calves

Fieldays Scholarship winner Gemma Lowe has been awarded $22,000 to research infrared thermography (IRT) for the early disease detection of neonatal calf diarrhoea.

June 8

A boat race with a twist

Supporters surrounded the Oranga Lake last week as 26 student-built boats battled it out for the University’s annual Engineering Design Challenge. This year’s boat race was all about sustainability, and students designed their boats specifically to clear bits of plastic from the water.

University of Waikato 50th Anniversary video