Stories from 2014

There are news stories from 2014 - showing page 4 of 16.

  • New Hillary scholar is twice the talent

    31 March 2014
    Vincent Harris has been named in the New Zealand Black Sox team competing at the Junior World Championships, and is also one of this year's Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipients.

  • Former Wairarapa College student among new Hillary Scholars

    31 March 2014
    Megan Hull is one of the University of Waikato's Sir Edmund Hillary Scholars this year who hopes to further her love of hockey while she studies Public Relations at the University.

  • Chip off the old block

    31 March 2014
    New Hillary Scholar Christopher Lord is following in his dad's footsteps in the sport of axemen while he studies Mechanical Engineering at the University of Waikato.

  • Lights, camera action – new Hillary scholar’s play goes to the stage

    31 March 2014
    Conor Maxwell, a third year Waikato University student has been awarded a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship after achieving success theatre over the past six years.

  • Marlborough cyclist awarded Hillary Scholarship

    31 March 2014
    For new Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipient Callum Saunders, it was the classic Weet-Bix Kids Triathlon that first sparked his interest in competitive cycling.

  • University of Waikato continues strategic partnership with Fieldays

    31 March 2014
    The University of Waikato and the NZ National Fieldays Society have signed a further agreement which sees the university enter its eighth year as a Strategic Partner of Fieldays.

  • Masters research explores pasture pulling in pumice soils

    31 March 2014
    University of Waikato Earth Sciences student Emma Bagley has won a C. Alma Baker Postgraduate Scholarship for her agriculture-focused masters research project.

  • Nightglow commemorates University's 50 years

    31 March 2014
    An estimated 80,000 people flocked to the University of Waikato's sports fields on Saturday 29 March as the Balloons over Waikato ASB Nightglow got underway.

  • Hillary scholars embark on a journey of a lifetime

    1 April 2014
    Mid-2013, four Hillary scholars were awarded the Step Higher Award - an opportunity to spend three weeks in Nepal to see first-hand the community projects started by Sir Edmund Hillary.

  • Surf lifesaver joins Hillary Scholars at Waikato University

    1 April 2014
    Karina Radley's 13-year interest and competitive career with surf lifesaving has earned herself a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship at the University of Waikato.

  • Hillary Scholarship for new Magic’s player

    1 April 2014
    Sam Sinclair is one of the newest and youngest recruits for the Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic Netball team and is also among the new Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipients.

  • Rugby ‘late starter’ awarded prestigious scholarship

    1 April 2014
    Stacey Waaka recently represented New Zealand in touch rugby and New Zealand Māori touch rugby and is one of this year’s Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipients.

  • Waikato graduate’s globetrotting science career

    2 April 2014
    University of Waikato Earth Sciences graduate James Blyth is living the dream, working on mining projects around the world.

  • Jared Rigg recognised for his work with UN

    2 April 2014
    University of Waikato graduate Jared Rigg is the winner of the annual Professor Ted Zorn Waikato Alumni Award in Management Communication.

  • Charming but obscure Italian opera ‘Betly’ on stage

    3 April 2014
    Voice performance students from the University of Waikato's music programme will present a production of Donizetti's opera comica Betly next Wednesday 9 April.

  • Lecturer marks momentous occasion for University in Tauranga

    3 April 2014
    The University of Waikato will celebrate a significant 'first' next week when lecturer Nadine Ballam graduates with her PhD who is the first student to have studied from undergraduate to doctoral level entirely at the University in Tauranga.

  • KiwiNet award finalists highlight a new wave of innovation

    3 April 2014
    Finalists have been selected for the second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards designed to celebrate success within New Zealand's universities and Crown Research Institutes.

  • Earth and computer sciences collaboration a success

    3 April 2014
    When Earth Sciences student Gemma Johnson embarked on a University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship, she didn’t expect to come out of the experience with her first research collaboration under her belt.

  • Finance Minister fronts Integrated Data Roadshow

    3 April 2014
    Changes in the way official data can be accessed by researchers was the subject of the well-attended Integrated Data Infrastructure roadshow that pulled into the University's ELT on 2 April.

  • Using old knowledge to create new products

    4 April 2014
    The Ministry of Business Innovation and Enterprise has allocated funding for Waikato's Dr Nichola Harcourt to work with the Nga Uri o te Ngahere Trust to translate unique indigenous knowledge into commercially feasible products.

  • Painting to commemorate Antarctic soil research

    8 April 2014
    A painting depicting the first-ever Antarctic expedition dedicated to exploring Antarctic soils was gifted to the University of Waikato at an event held to celebrate 44 years of Earth sciences research and to commemorate the University’s 50th anniversary.

  • Board appointment for senior lecturer

    9 April 2014
    University of Waikato Screen and Media Studies senior lecturer Dr Gareth Schott has been appointed to the Government's Film and Literature Board of Review for three years.

  • Changes in the brain after 50

    10 April 2014
    Sandhya Fernandez,a registered clinical psychologist, is exploring the relationship between changes in cognition across older ages and its relationship with social perception for her PhD.

  • Planning for her future

    10 April 2014
    Making plans to move to the Waikato from South Africa after finishing high school was an obvious choice for Lana Kotze, since Hamilton happened to be a similar size to her hometown.

  • Solid year reported at University breakfast

    10 April 2014
    The University of Waikato recorded a $9.4 million surplus in 2013 and has retained its status as a low-risk institution with plans to increase that surplus to $9.9 million in 2014.

  • Waikato youth biodiversity day a hit

    10 April 2014
    Frodo the morepork, a hive of bees, a tree-climbing demo and talks from young bio-diversity enthusiasts made for a great day out for 60 youngsters at the Pukemokemoke Youth Biodiversity Day.

  • Conservation focus for Waikato University scholarship

    10 April 2014
    University of Waikato Biological Sciences student Bridgette Moffat has been awarded the 2014 Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship.

  • More Data Mining with Weka

    11 April 2014
    The University of Waikato is now offering an advanced MOOC on data mining. More Data Mining with Weka will commence in late April and run for five weeks.

  • Bay benefits

    14 April 2014
    Benefits to the Bay of Plenty from a downtown campus in Tauranga could be massive, with the University of Waikato already pumping more than $8 million and 40 jobs into the region’s economy.

  • Free community theatre workshops a hit

    14 April 2014
    New Theatre Studies lecturer at Waikato Dr Laura Haughey has coordinated a number of free theatre workshops for the public focussing on different specialist areas of theatre.