2018 Stories from the University of Waikato

There are 267 news stories from 2018 - showing page 1 of 11.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Seven problems worth one million dollars (9 October 2018)

    Professor Geoff Holmes looks at magnitudes of scholarship, and the Millennium Prize Problems.

  • 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.

  • Women’s surfing riding wave towards gender equity (1 October 2018)

    The World Surfing League recently became the first US-based global sporting league to offer equal pay to male and female competitors, so what are the implications?

  • 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.

  • What the best leaders have in common (24 September 2018)

    Dr Heather Connolly reflects on a key leadership skill that is essential to business growth but is too often undervalued.

  • 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.

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