Fulbright Scholar directly affected by the pandemic (10 November 2020)
The University of Waikato’s Associate Professor Karen Barbour was one of only seven New Zealand scholars to receive a Fulbright Scholar Award in 2020.
Hashtags may not be words, grammatically speaking, but they help spread a message (3 November 2020)
Hashtags are a pervasive feature of social media posts and used widely in search engines.
Student's writing dream is becoming a reality (29 October 2020)
Master of Professional Writing graduate, Jared Kane, received a $21,000 Creative New Zealand Arts Continuity Grant which brings him one step closer to turning his lifelong love of writing into a reality.
Top Waikato researchers receive prestigious Rutherford Fellowship grants (22 October 2020)
Two top researchers at the University of Waikato have received $800,000 each as part of a 2020 Rutherford Fellowship from Royal Society Te Apārangi.
Waikato academic appointed to prestigious global taskforce (13 October 2020)
Associate Professor Taciano Milfont from the University of Waikato's Te Kura Whatu Oho Mauri School of Psychology , was recently 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 Wilson, 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.