Stories from 2018

There are 342 news stories from 2018 - showing page 7 of 12.

  • Dating other people

    2 August 2018
    Archaeologist Professor Tom Higham and his team have dated remains attributed to St David, St Luke, John the Baptist and many others.

  • New scholarship for Waikato-Tainui law students

    7 August 2018
    Waikato-Tainui and commercial law firm Simpson Grierson have announced a new scholarship to support law students at the University of Waikato.

  • Students virtually experience new campus at Tauranga Careers Expo

    8 August 2018
    Students attending the Tauranga Careers Expo will be among the first to experience our new Tauranga Campus, thanks to the use of Virtual Reality technology.

  • 10 of the best

    9 August 2018
    Ten PhD students went head to head last night to find Waikato's three-minute thesis champion.

  • Chocolate in the bedroom

    9 August 2018
    Maria-Teresa Corino is exploring the history of chocolate as part of her Master of Professional Writing.

  • Star Man to share family secrets at free public lecture

    9 August 2018
    Off the back of his bestselling book ‘Matariki – The Star of the Year’, Māori astronomy expert Professor Rangi Matamua is giving a free public lecture in August titled ‘Te Whānau Marama – The Family of Light’.

  • Waikato student becomes world rowing champion

    10 August 2018
    Waikato student Sam Voss won the Under 23 World Championship single sculls final in Poland last week, making her a legend in the rowing community and a serious contender for New Zealand’s 2020 Olympic Squad.

  • Protecting New Zealand's plants

    10 August 2018
    New Zealand’s lack of plant biodiversity will be in the spotlight next week at the New Zealand Plant Protection Conference. Bachelor of Science (Technology) student Anastazia Docherty will head to Nelson to present her research on the topic, alongside her colleagues from AgResearch.

  • Top lawyer a Waikato distinguished alumna

    10 August 2018
    Miriam Dean QC began her tertiary study with a Bachelor of Social Sciences at the University of Waikato.

  • The mystery of 1000 Springs

    13 August 2018
    The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique insight into their make-up.

  • Diving into business

    15 August 2018
    Waikato students Sophie Ning and Janaya Worthington are already putting their business degrees to good use, launching the Waikato Synchronised Swimming Club.

  • Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group

    15 August 2018
    Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a major international coastal marine research collaboration and exchange programme between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany.

  • 3D printing cancer

    20 August 2018
    A University of Waikato Masters student is aiming to 3D print life-sized breast cancer tumours.

  • Cherishing cultural identity

    21 August 2018
    Bachelor of Teaching student Arlenna Porteners has been awarded a 2018 Kupe Scholarship from TeachNZ worth $25,000 to assist her university study.

  • A helping hand for student teachers

    22 August 2018
    Eight Māori and Pacific student teachers from the University of Waikato were awarded a 2018 Kupe Scholarship in a ceremony held at Parliament last week.

  • Waikato law graduate becomes District Court Judge

    22 August 2018
    University of Waikato law graduate Tinimiraka Victoria Clark was appointed District Court Judge with a jury warrant earlier this month.

  • Opening girls’ eyes to science and robotics

    22 August 2018
    Twenty-two Rotorua Girls High School students have been getting first-hand experience making robots in the University of Waikato’s engineering labs.

  • Giving back to Waikato

    22 August 2018
    Athletics champion Peter Ayson recently launched the Peter Ayson Undergraduate Scholarship in Health, Sport and Human Performance.

  • Lakes seen from space

    23 August 2018
    Waikato researchers produce the first New Zealand wide assessment of lake colours from space.

  • Challenging stereotypes in the digital industry

    23 August 2018
    Alaa Abuellif may be studying in a male-dominated field, but she’s determined to encourage other girls to consider going into the digital industry – and thanks to a Spark scholarship, she’s one step closer to realising her dream of becoming a software engineer.

  • Playing in the blockchain

    23 August 2018
    The blockchain is that decentralised database that keeps all records of digital transactions, but what about playing games using this technology?

  • Keeping your drone in the air

    23 August 2018
    Joseph Simblett is making a drone control that will fit in the palm of your hand.

  • People at the centre of business turnaround

    24 August 2018
    Avon CEO Jan Zijderveld held an exclusive business lunch event on Friday 24 August at the University of Waikato.

  • Rotorua rangatahi encouraged to embark on tertiary path

    27 August 2018
    Three University of Waikato students, who all hail from Rotorua, are encouraging more rangatahi to follow their lead by taking the leap into university life.

  • Distinguished Alumni shine

    27 August 2018
    The University of Waikato’s latest Distinguished Alumni Award recipients have taken the floor, in a series of public lectures and talks in the run-up to the award ceremony itself.

  • Things are looking peachy for Hydro Nation Scholarship winner

    27 August 2018
    Master of Science student Hanna Peach has won a Hydro Nation Scholarship worth $300k over four years, allowing her to complete a PhD at the University of Edinburgh.

  • The best of both worlds: science and whisky

    27 August 2018
    Researchers have found proof the last whisky you drink tends to be the one you like the best.

  • Capturing peak performance

    28 August 2018
    State-of-the-art research techniques are being used to help raise the performance of some of the country’s top cyclists.

  • Celebrating diversity in Hamilton’s International Week

    29 August 2018
    "International Week" will take place from 17 - 21 September, as part of a partnership of the University, Wintec, Hamilton City Council and Waikato District Police, to welcome international students to the region.

  • Researchers argue backdoors violate encryption principles

    30 August 2018
    Based on an ongoing project, University of Waikato researchers contend that building backdoors into encryption should not be pursued in law or policy.