Global refugee crisis brought to life in a new opera (13 April 2021)
The global refugee crisis is being brought to life for New Zealand audiences in a new opera co-written by a former Afghani refugee, which promises to give a voice to the inhumane treatment of refugees worldwide.
Sustainability focus for new Assistant Vice-Chancellor (12 April 2021)
The University of Waikato has appointed Professor Lynda Johnston in the new role of Assistant Vice-Chancellor Sustainability.
New Zealand’s richest short story prize launches with acclaimed writer Patricia Grace as Chief Judge for 2021 (1 April 2021)
The Sargeson Prize launched on 1 April, offering New Zealand’s richest short story prize to local writers, with more than $8000 in prize money available across two categories.
University of Waikato partners with six international universities to launch Cyber Diplomacy Network (25 March 2021)
Dr Joe Burton from the University of Waikato is participating in the launch of an international cyber diplomacy network involving seven universities from around the world, launching today (25 March).
From eels to crown apologies (25 March 2021)
When John Armstrong’s wife suggested he think about looking for a job he would love, John was perplexed. After spending eight years in a factory gutting eels for export, he wasn’t sure such a thing existed.
Waikato psychologists receive international honours (23 March 2021)
Two University of Waikato academics have been recognised by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), one of the world’s leading international bodies for psychology.
National research institute focused on understanding New Zealand’s population turns 10 (18 March 2021)
A national research institute based at the University of Waikato responsible for understanding New Zealand’s population and helping to shape our society’s future through its research has celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Golf and political science working well for Fai (18 March 2021)
Golf and political science, not a common combination, but it's one that worked for Fai Tongdethsri.
Covid-19 and the impact on our wellbeing - 48 countries compared (16 March 2021)
A University of Waikato academic has played a key role in an international study researching human experience, behaviour and attitudes towards the Covid-19 pandemic.
When climate change and other emergencies threaten where we live, how will we manage our retreat? (8 March 2021)
Despite living in dynamic environments and facing an uncertain future due to climate change, New Zealanders generally expect their land and property rights will endure indefinitely.