2016 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 230 news stories from 2016 - showing page 2 of 10.

  • Young people find hope through counselling (8 November 2016)

    Young people face a spectrum of challenges growing up. Some hurdles are harmless while others have the potential for serious consequences.

  • Waikato University wins international award for sustainability (4 November 2016)

    The University of Waikato has won the Student Engagement Award at the 2016 Green Gown Awards Australasia (GGAA). The award was presented at an event on Australia’s Sunshine Coast on 3 November.

  • Colonisation, tangly plants, enzymes, sleep, and language (4 November 2016)

    University of Waikato researchers have been awarded more than $3 million for five projects in the latest round of Marsden funding.

  • Waikato DHB chief to speak on healthcare management accountability (2 November 2016)

    Waikato District Health Board Chief Executive Dr Nigel Murray will give a free public seminar at the University of Waikato on 24 November and share his experiences of 'Management accountability in healthcare'.

  • Engineering design at its best (2 November 2016)

    The University of Waikato’s School of Engineering held its annual Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show on campus from the 17-19 of October.

  • A stroll through history: Heroes and rogues of accounting (1 November 2016)

    Professor of Accounting Grant Samkin will give his inaugural professorial lecture to university staff and members of the public on Tuesday, 15 November. The title is ‘Moving beyond the green and purple: People I’ve known and places we’re going’. He is currently developing a new accounting framework that will help external stakeholders to measure a company’s performance against biodiversity and natural capital targets.

  • Energy in, energy out (31 October 2016)

    It’s no secret that exercising daily helps improve health, reduce the risk of chronic illness and maintains a healthy lifestyle. But two University of Waikato sport and leisure students have found there’s more to consider when you’re adding exercise to your daily to-do list.

  • University researcher steers the innovative future of PR (28 October 2016)

    Waikato University Professor David McKie is striving to liberate and reform the field of public relations (PR). He is continually leading and changing the way people are perceiving the practice, but it hasn’t been an easy journey.

  • Royal Society of New Zealand elects Fellows (26 October 2016)

    University of Waikato Pro Vice-Chancellor (Māori) Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith is one of 19 New Zealand researchers and scholars elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

  • New Zealand-India academic links strengthened by new partnership (26 October 2016)

    A Strategic Education Partnership Agreement has been signed between Universities New Zealand and the Maharashtra State Government, to coincide with Prime Minister John Key’s visit to India.

  • Academic strives to close justice gap (26 October 2016)

    A Waikato University law academic’s proposal to establish an online court and further increase the monetary threshold of Disputes Tribunals could enable more Kiwis who are unable to afford legal representation to secure access to justice.

  • The future of New Zealand’s legal profession (25 October 2016)

    New Zealand Law Society executive director Christine Grice says Kiwi law students need more than knowledge of the substantive law to be successful in their legal careers.

  • First-time success for Katikati College at ChemQuest 2016 (21 October 2016)

    Prizes were shared right across the Greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held on Wednesday night.

  • Big time shot for Waikato netballers (20 October 2016)

    Two University of Waikato netballers will get to play alongside the nation’s best at the end of this month.

  • KuDos Awards for two Waikato academics (20 October 2016)

    Two leading academics from the University of Waikato’s School of Science have been announced as winners in this year’s KuDos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards.

  • Researching the needs of transgender people (20 October 2016)

    University of Waikato psychology lecturer Dr Jaimie Veale is researching the inequities transgender people face in their health and wellbeing.

  • Waikato University composer partners with medical technology (19 October 2016)

    University of Waikato composer Associate Professor Martin Lodge is leading a team that has created an interactive music installation as part of New Zealand’s first ever medical technology showcase open to the public.

  • Leaf fossils, CO₂, and a melting ice sheet (19 October 2016)

    An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and the effects those changes had on the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago.

  • GovHack NZ Success for University of Waikato Students (18 October 2016)

    University of Waikato Computer Science students Grady Hooker, Nathaniel Watson, Theo Newton and Software Engineering student Jeremy Symon, also known collectively as team Arcton, have been celebrating their recent GovHack NZ 2016 success.

  • Top Pacific psychologist honoured for mental health research (18 October 2016)

    University of Waikato research fellow Dr Byron Seiuli has been recognised for his significant contribution to supporting Pacific men facing trauma and mental health challenges.

  • Working for Google (18 October 2016)

    University of Waikato graduate Sara Schaare is now working for one of the world’s biggest tech companies: Google.

  • A third medical school proposed for New Zealand (17 October 2016)

    A third medical school has been proposed for New Zealand at the University of Waikato. The new Waikato Medical School will be a community-engaged, graduate entry medical school based in the Waikato and at regional clinical education sites in 12-15 locations throughout the central North Island.

  • Waikato talent celebrated at Blues Awards (17 October 2016)

    More than 40 outstanding sport and arts students were recognised at this year’s Wallace Corporation University of Waikato Blues Awards.

  • Ten law students off to Asia (15 October 2016)

    Ten University of Waikato law students have won more than $100,000 in Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) to study in Vietnam.

  • Waikato business students have big ideas for Kiwi fashion company (14 October 2016)

    In Waikato Management School’s 41st Case Competition, students locked horns in a fierce battle to develop the best growth strategy for Annah Stretton, founder of Stretton Group; one of the most successful fashion companies in New Zealand.

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