Stories from 2018

There are 342 news stories from 2018 - showing page 2 of 12.

  • Salonica: One story, three languages

    21 February 2018
    Theatre Studies Lecturer Dr Laura Haughey has had her latest production Salonica commissioned at prestigious theatres around New Zealand, and it’s coming to Auckland and Hamilton.

  • Entrepreneurial students reveal start-up plans

    21 February 2018
    A group of Toi Ohomai and University of Waikato students recently devoted their holidays to try and turn their ‘start-up’ ideas into business ventures.

  • No May about it – Waikato FEDU alumnus is a ‘good sort’

    22 February 2018
    Hamilton teacher Chris May is pioneering a programme at St Columba's Catholic School which incorporates real world life skills into students' learning.

  • From audience member to top performer

    22 February 2018
    University of Waikato alumna Noelle Dannenbring performed at Rotorua’s Lakeside 2018 on Saturday, a concert she has watched her whole life.

  • Rats saving lives

    23 February 2018
    University of Waikato animal behaviour specialists have been working in Africa, training rats to detect landmines and TB.

  • Waikato student returns from ‘Happiest Place on Earth’

    26 February 2018
    University of Waikato student Celeste Richards has just returned to New Zealand after taking up an internship at Walt Disney World in Florida.

  • Learning more about the blockchain

    28 February 2018
    Computer scientist Professor Steve Reeves has set up what’s believed to be New Zealand’s first blockchain researchers’ group.

  • A long career in population studies

    28 February 2018
    One of New Zealand’s most creative economists is now an Emeritus Professor.

  • Latest subject rankings confirm University of Waikato’s rise in international standing

    1 March 2018
    The latest QS subject rankings have 13 University of Waikato disciplines ranked in the top 300 delivered around the world.

  • Going outside and off to Japan

    1 March 2018
    Dr Kim Hébert-Losier is leading the way in New Zealand, and perhaps the world, by taking her 3D motion capture for testing athlete performance outdoors.

  • Can you sparrow some sugar?

    2 March 2018
    A research project monitoring the behaviour of sparrows on the University of Waikato campus has uncovered several interesting findings about their strong appetite for raw sugar.

  • Opening students' eyes to agri

    2 March 2018
    University of Waikato student Celine Walters organised the 2018 Rabobank Waikato Agri-Leadership Programme, exposing high school students to the many available options in the agri industry.

  • Milestone for cyber security education

    4 March 2018
    University of Waikato first in New Zealand to train internationally-renowned (ISC)2 certifications.

  • Why is the truth controversial?

    5 March 2018
    Fulbright visitor Emeritus Professor Lynn Bloom has been looking at what it takes to speak and write the truth in hostile environments.

  • Shark dissection inspires keen young future scientists.

    5 March 2018
    Hundreds of people turned out in person, and many more from a distance, to see science unfold in front of them.

  • UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair

    5 March 2018
    On Friday 16 March, the University is hosting the Tauranga Study Options Fair to introduce our new Tauranga city campus, the academic programmes that will be offered and the student experience that will be unique to the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

  • Building a team in the Bay

    5 March 2018
    Construction of the University’s new home in Tauranga’s CBD is well underway, and behind the scenes we’re also busy building a team to support our growing presence in the Bay of Plenty. The team is comprised of both academic staff who will deliver our programmes to students and also general staff who are integral to supporting our students. Here, we introduce you to some of our key people, starting with Student Recruitment and Student Service team members.

  • And the OSCA goes to...

    6 March 2018
    The University of Waikato has just purchased an industrial composter – the first unit of its kind in New Zealand. The OSCA Bite Size 200 can process 200kg of mixed organic waste per day, significantly reducing the University’s waste to landfill.

  • New position tackles the frontiers of cyber security

    6 March 2018
    The University of Waikato is breaking new ground in cyber security, establishing a new Professorial role that will focus on risk assessment research and delivery.

  • Teaching Law in Context: Is it still relevant?

    8 March 2018
    Professor Margaret Wilson will give a talk dedicated to teaching and researching law in its social context.

  • International Students are welcome in the Waikato

    8 March 2018
    The University of Waikato has teamed up with Wintec, Hamilton City Council and Hamilton District Police to offer a series of orientation events for international students in the region.

  • Brave Heart, not the movie

    9 March 2018
    A public exhibition all about the human heart is on show at the University of Waikato.

  • Indigenous connections

    12 March 2018
    University of Waikato alumna Sada Charlie has just returned from a life-changing trip to Chinese Taipei, after being awarded one of the first ever North Asia CAPE Māori Business Scholarships.

  • Groundbreaking visit by Prime Minister of Vietnam

    14 March 2018
    His Excellency Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc and a delegation of high-ranking government officials have visited the University of Waikato, to mark the significance of the educational partnership.

  • The slippery grammar of spoken vs written English

    15 March 2018
    Dr Andreea Calude looks at grammar's hard-to-pin-down nature.

  • The molecular dance of life

    15 March 2018
    University of Waikato researchers are helping to solve one of life's scientific mysteries - how enzymes work and evolve.

  • Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

    16 March 2018
    An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus Professors by naming two new species of thermophilic bacteria after them.

  • Waikato MBA team wins most innovative business award

    21 March 2018
    Four University of Waikato MBA students have secured second place in New Zealand’s biggest startup competition, walking away with the 2018 Most Innovative Business Idea Award.

  • Long and successful careers acknowledged

    21 March 2018
    An engineer and two education experts are now Emeritus Professors.

  • Going for gold on the Gold Coast

    21 March 2018
    The University of Waikato will have an impressive presence at April’s Commonwealth Games, with 14 current and former students heading to the Gold Coast to represent New Zealand.