News - Coastal Marine Field Station

There can be only one
3rd May 2019

University of Alicante marine science student, Raul Gonzalez is the first study abroad exchange student at the University of Waikato’s Tauranga campus.

Good science in in the Bay
20th March 2019

University students win scholarships to study green-lipped mussel habitats nd nutrient concentrations in Bay of Plenty harbours.

It’s uni in the Bay for Bae
10th December 2018

Water polo and volleyball rising star Bae Fountain was awarded a University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship to study a Bachelor of Science majoring in Environmental Science and Aquaculture at the new Tauranga city campus in 2019.

The science of seaweed
4th December 2018

Sea lettuce - it’s unsightly, smelly and the scourge of Tauranga Harbour during summer. While it’s deemed a pest, it may also hold the key to a new and valuable industry in the Bay of Plenty thanks to a $13 million algal biotechnology research project, funded by the Government and University of Waikato.

Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group
15th August 2018

Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a major international coastal marine research collaboration and exchange programme between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany.

Students virtually experience new campus at Tauranga Careers Expo
8th August 2018

Students attending the Tauranga Careers Expo will be among the first to experience our new Tauranga Campus, thanks to the use of Virtual Reality technology.

The Science of Māui – harnessing the haututū within
19th July 2018

Year 10 Māori students from local colleges and kura kaupapa will participate in a day of science at the University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station on Thursday 26 July.

A major contribution to marine science
16th July 2018

Professor Conrad Pilditch has a top award for his research into estuarine and coastal habitats.

Expanding mangroves – burden or blessing?
12th June 2018

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.

Master of Science student has bigger fish to fry
11th June 2018

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.

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