Stories from 2014

There are news stories from 2014 - showing page 13 of 16.

  • KuDos Award win for Waikato University technician

    10 October 2014
    The Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technician Award was last night presented to University of Waikato Advanced Technical Officer Chris McBride at the 2014 KuDos Science Excellence Awards.

  • Dame Malvina gives back with musical showcase

    13 October 2014
    In the spirit of giving back to the community, Waikato's musical icon Dame Malvina Major has put together a special musical showcase that will feature performances by some of Waikato's top music students.

  • A degree for good behaviour

    13 October 2014
    From next year the University of Waikato will be offering postgraduate qualifications in clinical animal behaviour.

  • Lots to learn at MilkTestNZ for Waikato grad

    13 October 2014
    University of Waikato science graduate Courteney Nielsen is enjoying the ‘aha!’ moments, in her position as a Laboratory Technician at MilkTestNZ.

  • KuDos for Antarctic researcher

    13 October 2014
    Professor Craig Cary from the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Science and Engineering won the Environmental Science Award at the annual KuDos Science Excellence Awards.

  • Nexus scoops awards

    14 October 2014
    Student magazine Nexus claimed three accolades at the Aotearoa Student Press Association awards, taking awards for Best Social Media, Best Humour and Best Small Publication of the Year.

  • Flexibility around study made Waikato a perfect choice

    14 October 2014
    Juggling study with his sport has been a challenge, but rower Adam Ling says with helpful lecturers and timetable flexibility, he was able to make the most of both his sporting and academic opportunities while at Waikato.

  • Enlightening work for recent grads

    14 October 2014
    University of Waikato graduates Simon Campbell and Declan ter Veer-Burke are relishing the challenges of working as Software Developers for Hamilton company Enlighten Designs.

  • Eureka moment for Waikato engineering student

    15 October 2014
    University of Waikato engineering student Shalini Guleria has been awarded second place in the 2014 Sir Paul Callaghan EUREKA! Awards for her idea to reduce side effects in the treatment of cancer.

  • Nearly $400,000 dollars awarded to future leaders

    16 October 2014
    Ten secondary school students are being awarded nearly $40,000 each to study at the University of Waikato.

  • Law man awarded a special degree

    16 October 2014
    Senior Court of Appeal Judge and President of the New Zealand Law Commission Sir Grant Hammond is having a special degree conferred at the University of Waikato.

  • Trio honoured for their work

    16 October 2014
    Professors Russell Bishop, Alistair Wilkins and Richard ‘Dick’ Bedford were each awarded the title Emeritus Professor at a ceremony held at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts.

  • Sprint to the finish line

    16 October 2014
    Kristie Baillie has had a great few years at Waikato University, and will be graduating with a Bachelor of Social Sciences at the University’s graduation in October.

  • Anniversary reinforces commitment to Bay

    16 October 2014
    About 100 people gathered at the University of Waikato’s Coastal Marine Station in Tauranga to mark the university’s 50th anniversary.

  • Controversial messages encourage students to vote

    17 October 2014
    Putting confrontational political messages in front of students and asking them to respond turned out to be a winning idea for a group of Waikato Management School Public Relations students.

  • Industrial energy efficiency a full-time job for Waikato engineering grad

    20 October 2014
    A PhD focused on increasing the energy efficiency of milk powder production has led University of Waikato engineering graduate Tim Walmsley to a full-time job.

  • Founding Dean for Fulbright lecture

    20 October 2014
    Sir Tamati Reedy, also the university’s founding Pro Vice-Chancellor Māori and its first Māori emeritus professor, will deliver his free and public Fulbright Lecture in November.

  • Haimona to graduate at Waikato University marae

    20 October 2014
    There are three main reasons Haimona Te Nahu chose to study at the University of Waikato: because it's where his parents studied, it's close to home and it has a strong cultural focus.

  • Waikato Entrepreneurs grateful for Internship Programme

    21 October 2014
    One brings the no nonsense approach, the other provides the voice of reason; together they balance each other out.

  • Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees

    21 October 2014
    The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around the North Island has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

  • Top UK award for Waikato writer

    22 October 2014
    University of Waikato English lecturer Dr Tracey Slaughter has won one of the UK’s top writing prizes.

  • Former Waikato Uni student receives top rugby award

    22 October 2014
    University of Waikato alumnus and Waikato Rugby Union player Whetu Douglas received high recognition recently for his outstanding role in rugby.

  • The business of ageing

    22 October 2014
    Health and demography matter; they matter a lot, and policy makers also have a role to play in creating healthier and wealthier, better educated communities.

  • Waikato students get their satisfaction

    22 October 2014
    Domestic students are overwhelmingly happy with the University of Waikato, scoring it highly in terms of learning, living, support and arrival on campus, according to a new student satisfaction survey.

  • Leaf litter research receives boost with Shirtcliffe Fellowship

    22 October 2014
    Rotting leaf litter might not excite many people, but University of Waikato PhD candidate Rebecca Gladstone-Gallagher finds it fascinating.

  • Fieldays goes global

    23 October 2014
    Making Fieldays the "agricultural equivalent of the Farnborough Air Show" should be a top government priority, a new report into its economic impact says.

  • Trio honoured at graduation

    23 October 2014
    Hamilton lawyer Warren Scotter and businessman Sir Dryden Spring were presented with the University of Waikato’s highest honour, Honorary Doctorates, during graduation ceremonies at Claudelands.

  • Professor Don Ross has been appointed Dean of the Waikato Management School

    23 October 2014
    He successfully launched an online suite of postgraduate programmes across Africa and introduced that continent’s first graduate school in quantitative finance and risk management.

  • Pick up sticks – engineering style

    24 October 2014
    Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato.

  • Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again

    24 October 2014
    Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus.