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.
Backseat drivers are more helpful than you think (14 July 2020)
Having a passenger in the car can make a trip safer and more enjoyable, compared to driving alone, according to research by University of Waikato psychology professors Samuel Charlton and Nicola Starkey.
Emma Dalton's new role with Recreate NZ, a provider of social and recreational services to the disability community, is good fit for the Tauranga sociology student who wants to make a difference in the lives of others.
Recession hits Māori and Pasifika harder. They must be part of planning New Zealand's COVID-19 recovery (20 May 2020)
As schools and businesses reopen and attention shifts to the longer-term repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical that Māori be involved in decision making more equitably than has so far happened.