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Hacking your holiday

Dr Joe Burton looks at how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market.

Expanding mangroves – burden or blessing?

Dr Erik Horstman from the University of Waikato's Coastal Marine Group will explore how mangroves play an important role in helping to fight the impacts of climate change, sea-level rise and coastal inundation at Café Scientifique in Tauranga on Monday 18 June.


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Deterring cyber attacks: old problems, new solutions

Dr Joe Burton looks at how we change responses to cyber attacks.

New research project set to invest $13 million in the Bay of Plenty

A new University of Waikato research project will bring together a world-class team of researchers to look at ways to develop algae for environmentally progressive commercial use.

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  • Diving into business (15 August 2018)

    Waikato students Sophie Ning and Janaya Worthington are already putting their business degrees to good use, launching the Waikato Synchronised Swimming Club.

  • Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group (15 August 2018)

    Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a major international coastal marine research collaboration and exchange programme between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany.

  • The mystery of 1000 Springs (13 August 2018)

    The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique insight into their make-up.

  • Protecting New Zealand's plants (10 August 2018)

    New Zealand’s lack of plant biodiversity will be in the spotlight next week at the New Zealand Plant Protection Conference. Bachelor of Science (Technology) student Anastazia Docherty will head to Nelson to present her research on the topic, alongside her colleagues from AgResearch.

  • Top lawyer a Waikato distinguished alumna (10 August 2018)

    Miriam Dean QC began her tertiary study with a Bachelor of Social Sciences at the University of Waikato.

  • Waikato student becomes world rowing champion (10 August 2018)

    Waikato student Sam Voss won the Under 23 World Championship single sculls final in Poland last week, making her a legend in the rowing community and a serious contender for New Zealand’s 2020 Olympic Squad.

  • Star Man to share family secrets at free public lecture (9 August 2018)

    Off the back of his bestselling book ‘Matariki – The Star of the Year’, Māori astronomy expert Professor Rangi Matamua is giving a free public lecture in August titled ‘Te Whānau Marama – The Family of Light’.



Featured Events

Information Sessions 2018

Come along to one of our regional information sessions and chat to our friendly staff about the study options available to you at Waikato.

Multiple dates

Tauranga Public Lecture Series: The Trouble with Memory

In this lecture, Professor Maryanne Garry will present some of the science of memory, and talk about when and how memory causes trouble.

6 August


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