The University of Waikato is keen to develop new research partnerships with businesses, other research organisations and government. We have internationally recognised research capabilities and facilities across numerous disciplines, and strive to deliver pioneering, transferable research and cutting-edge new knowledge. If you have a project you would like to collaborate on, please contact us.

For external organisations interested in hosting a summer research scholar, expressions of interest open in May/June each year and close in early July (contact the Scholarships Office for more information).

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Key research sectors

Research capabilities

University of Waikato staff and students undertake internationally recognised research in both sector-based and multi-disciplinary fields.

  • Research Institutes, Centres, Units and Groups
  • University Research Capabilities by School: Arts, Psychology & Social Sciences; Computing & Mathematical; Education; Health; Law; Management; Māori & Indigenous Studies; Science & Engineering
  • Research Outputs (Database of research publications and digital repository for scholarly outputs)
  • Staff Research Areas (University of Waikato "Experts' File")
  • See the University's press releases for the latest research (and other) news.

The University also provides specialist analytical and technical facilities.

If you have a project you would like to collaborate on, please contact us.

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