Tauranga academic joins prestigious taskforce of the American Psychological Association (13 October 2020)
Associate Professor Taciano Milfont from the School of Psychology - Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri, has been appointed to serve as a member of the Climate Change Task Force of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Transgender people who experience discrimination and stigma are more likely to have poor mental health outcomes (13 October 2020)
A University of Waikato study has found that transgender people who have experienced stigma, including harassment, violence, and discrimination because of their identity are much more likely to have poor mental health outcomes.
Linguistics academics celebrate double book launch (2 October 2020)
Two University of Waikato senior linguistics lecturers recently celebrated book launches.
New Zealand writing thrives in Covid-19 lockdown (29 September 2020)
New Zealand’s richest short story competition has thrived despite challenging circumstances for writers.
Four leading academics awarded the title of Emeritus Professor (24 September 2020)
The University of Waikato has proudly awarded four academics, the Hon. Margaret Wilon, Peter Kamp, Ernie Kalnins and Anne McKim, with the title of Emeritus Professor for their exemplary work in their respective fields, as well as their outstanding contributions to the community.
Spotlight on Inclusive Theatre for NZSL Week 2020 (22 September 2020)
A University of Waikato academic’s research programme is continually adding to a body of theatre works that are fully accessible to New Zealand’s Deaf community.
Waikato researchers receive $26.9m in MBIE Endeavour funding (17 September 2020)
The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth a total of $26.9m, in the latest MBIE Endeavour Fund round.
Kīngitanga Day celebrations go virtual (14 September 2020)
The University of Waikato commemorated its special relationship with the Kīngitanga in a new way this year, with Kīngitanga Day celebrations live streamed to a worldwide audience, as well as being hosted in person on both its Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.
Lowering New Zealand’s voting age to 16 would be good for young people – and good for democracy (26 August 2020)
The recent decision to delay the 2020 general election has given thousands more New Zealand citizens the opportunity to vote for the first time.
Connection the key to teaching excellence (14 August 2020)
A University of Waikato academic says the award-winning way she shares her passion for English literature with students is grounded in how she perceived the world as a child.