News - Coastal Marine Field Station
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.
20th March 2019
University students win scholarships to study green-lipped mussel habitats nd nutrient concentrations in Bay of Plenty harbours.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
16th July 2018
Professor Conrad Pilditch has a top award for his research into estuarine and coastal habitats.
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.
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.