News - Coastal Marine Field Station

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.

New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty
23rd May 2018

A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers to look at ways to develop algae for environmentally progressive commercial use.

From palaeontology to spongiology: mastering the dinosaur of the ocean
19th April 2018

Fenna Beets always wanted to be a scientist. This Friday, she fulfils that long-held goal, graduating from the University of Waikato in Tauranga with a Master of Science in Research.

Six ways to improve water quality in New Zealand's lakes and rivers
18th April 2018

Professor Troy Baisden asks if the approach recommended by the Havelock North inquiry to prevent drinking water contamination can be extended to have a wider impact.

Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway?
5th April 2018

From acid rain in the US, to algae blooms in New Zealand lakes, freshwater scientist Professor Troy Baisden is using ‘big-picture’ thinking to help solve some of our biggest environmental problems. He'll discuss this at his Inaugural Professorial Lecture on Tuesday 17 April.

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