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The latest in research and achievement from the University of Waikato.

  • Staff recognised as major influencers of Matauranga Māori

    18 October 2018
    Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga and the Royal Society Te Apārangi have celebrated the top 150 Māori non-fiction publications.

  • New awards bestowed on Waikato

    18 October 2018
    Groundbreaking academics from the University of Waikato have been honored by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.

  • Setting the bar high

    16 October 2018
    Tongan mother ‘Elisapesi Havea is setting the bar high for her son Jay and all the other Pasifika students at the University of Waikato.

  • From Whakatāne to Arizona via Waikato

    15 October 2018
    Bachelor of Social Sciences graduate encourages anyone considering university study to attend an information session in Whakatāne on Wednesday 24 October.

  • Poster students for Psychology research

    15 October 2018
    From the effect of social media on Pacific cultural identity to the reason the moon looks bigger on the horizon than in the sky, last week’s Psychology poster session showcased the wide range of questions that Waikato’s honours students have worked hard to answer this year.

  • More urban, more youthful, more gender balanced

    15 October 2018
    That's the new face of the Olympics, which University of Waikato researchers been involved in shaping.

  • Nature in the city

    12 October 2018
    University of Waikato and EIT, working together to improve ecological restoration, particularly in urban areas.

  • Top students recognised at Blues Awards

    11 October 2018
    A Black Stick, a rowing champion, a kapa haka performer and an international composer were among the 52 students acknowledged for their achievements at this year’s Wallace Group University of Waikato Blues Awards.

  • International students experience noho marae

    11 October 2018
    This week, 150 international students from the University of Waikato and Wintec will take part in a noho marae at Tūrangawaewae.

  • Innovate or perish: strategies in an uncertain world

    11 October 2018
    New Zealand businesses are constantly looking over their shoulder to assess the threat from disruptive technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence and blockchain.

  • When a cyber-intruder is in your home

    11 October 2018
    Locks and traditional alarms can’t keep cyber-criminals out, but a Waikato researcher has developed an app that can raise the alarm if your home network is breached.

  • Music to his ears

    9 October 2018
    Bachelor of Music student Emmanuel Fonoti-Fuimaono will receive a Tertiary Achievement in Pacific Ako (TAPA) award at a special ceremony later this month.

  • Running on science

    9 October 2018
    A collaboration between the University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance and healthcare provider Body in Motion will allow runners to access specialised technology that’s usually only available to elite athletes.

  • Happiness is breaking out

    9 October 2018
    Happiness and wellbeing research is flourishing at University of Waikato.

  • Celebrating adult learners

    8 October 2018
    The academic and personal achievements of six University of Waikato adult learners were acknowledged at a special awards ceremony last Friday.

  • Passing of former Vice-Chancellor Wilfred (Wilf) Malcolm

    8 October 2018
    We acknowledge, with great sadness, the passing of former Vice-Chancellor, Professor Wilfred (Wilf) Malcolm OBE on Saturday 6 October.

  • Hard work bears fruit for Waikato graduate

    4 October 2018
    Lauren Werrey works as a Bear Manager at Animals Asia's Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre, looking after 178 bears rescued from wildlife traders and poachers.

  • Tauranga educators to learn from global leader

    4 October 2018
    Global leader in Education Dr Tony Wagner will speak at a series of events in Tauranga next month.

  • Pacific high achiever

    2 October 2018
    New Zealand-born Samoan Nicc Moeono will receive a Tertiary Achievement in Pacific Ako (TAPA) award at a special ceremony later this month.

  • Overseas exchange student lands dream job

    2 October 2018
    Conor Gyde has won a coveted position on Fonterra’s Graduate Technical Programme and credits his overseas student experience in Maastricht for making his application stand out.

  • Action Sports in Buenos Aires 2018

    1 October 2018
    Dr Holly Thorpe is traveling to Buenos Aires for the start of the 2018 Youth Olympic Games and to examine the future of Action Sports at the Olympics

  • A lecturer like no other

    28 September 2018
    If you come to the University of Waikato and have David McKie as your lecturer, you’re gonna remember him forever.

  • Three winners at the KuDos Awards

    28 September 2018
    An expert in heat transfer, a clever carbon dater and an excellent science teacher were winners at this year's KuDos awards.

  • Return to sender

    27 September 2018
    Home after 14 years: a library book’s epic journey.

  • Aramoana has designs on Tauranga Moana’s new university campus

    26 September 2018
    Bachelor of Social Sciences student Aramoana Andrews recently took part in a design challenge aiming to make Tauranga a student-friendly city.

  • New squash scholarship served up to Tauranga student

    26 September 2018
    Tauranga student Ben Grindrod is the inaugural recipient of the University of Waikato Squash Scholarship.

  • Kete o te wānanga: Introducing University Kaumātua, Tamati Tata

    24 September 2018
    It is a beautiful winter’s day when the University of Waikato's Kaumātua, Tamati Tata welcomes us onto his tūrangawaewae at Huria Marae, home of Ngāi Tamarāwaho in Tauranga Moana.

  • Creative art works breathe life into new campus

    24 September 2018
    As the University's new home in the Bay of Plenty takes shape, a team of local artists have been selected to create several major artworks for the Tauranga CBD Campus.

  • An empty space that could save a life

    24 September 2018
    Two Waikato students want to help prevent youth suicide by putting positive mental health messages on every school and university exercise book.

  • Joint approach to new research of land and water management

    24 September 2018
    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council and the University of Waikato are joining forces to foster new research into how best to support the sustainable use and protection of natural resources.