There are 224 news stories from 2020 - showing page 4 of 8.
28 May 2020
University of Waikato Masters student Nyssa Hewitt has been awarded the 2020 Harvey W. Wiley Scholarship for analytical science.
28 May 2020
Digital fitness is enjoying a COVID-19 boom. Online fitness technology provider Virtuagym reports a 400% increase in engagement and a 300% increase in the use of online workouts.
29 May 2020
While many businesses across the Waikato have adopted some form of contact tracing as part of Alert Level 2 guidelines, one of the region’s largest organisations has stepped up to the challenge, developing a solution that has spurred interest from other organisations looking to adopt a similar approach.
1 June 2020
New Zealand is often described as a great place to grow up. We must also ask ourselves whether it is a great place to grow old.
2 June 2020
A University Council member, an author beloved by her young readers and the composer of a world-famous haka are among members of the University of Waikato community recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
8 June 2020
Like so many during lockdown, alumnus Alan Chew wanted to help. He put his talents towards developing a contact tracing app, the ideas of which now form the basis of the Government's official contact tracing app, NZ Covid Tracer.
9 June 2020
When almost the entire first-year engineering cohort from the University of Waikato Tauranga campus moved to continue their studies in Hamilton, the decision to flat together proved to be a good one. Along with their design student mate, the group had the perfect study bubble set up during the COVID-19 lockdown.
10 June 2020
The University of Waikato Management School is heading into a new era with the appointment of business executive Matt Bolger as Pro Vice-Chancellor.
11 June 2020
Engineering hopefuls, and those looking for a career change, may get an early foot in the door with a new Fast Track graduate programme on offer at the University of Waikato.
12 June 2020
Too many New Zealand children are born into a state of crisis, as two recent and damning reports have shown.
16 June 2020
With the approach of B Trimester, the University of Waikato is taking the opportunity to apply the advantages of the Covid-19 lockdown shift to online teaching and learning and revisit traditional ways of delivering lecture content.
17 June 2020
The University of Waikato Tauranga Campus scooped a top award for its innovative learning environment design at an Australasian awards ceremony last week.
18 June 2020
The anger and frustration at New Zealand’s border quarantine failure have been palpable.
23 June 2020
A giant squid caught off Whakaari/White Island, will be used by University of Waikato marine scientists to look into the effects of the Whakaari emissions after the December 2019 eruptions.
30 June 2020
If the road to hell is paved with good intentions, so too is the road to economic recovery if we don’t get it right.
30 June 2020
The University of Waikato Transgender Health Research Lab strongly welcomes the announcement that the 2023 Census will collect data on sexual orientation and gender identity.
30 June 2020
University of Waikato Professor Rangi Matamua (Tūhoe), has been awarded the Prime Minister’s Science Communications Prize from the Royal Society of New Zealand.
8 July 2020
The leak of the confidential personal information of COVID-19 patients by Clutha-Southland MP Hamish Walker and influential party figure Michelle Boag has been highly embarrassing for the National Party.
10 July 2020
South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country’s coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.
14 July 2020
Having a passenger in the car can make a trip safer and more enjoyable, compared to driving alone, according to research by University of Waikato psychology professors Samuel Charlton and Nicola Starkey.
15 July 2020
Last week, 146 budding cyber security specialists from across New Zealand went head to head in a series of tough tasks as part of the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge.
21 July 2020
Welcome home – now here’s your invoice.
22 July 2020
A new cold war with China is coming and it will be just as dangerous, expensive and pointless as the last one.
23 July 2020
This weekend (25 & 26 July), the University of Waikato is keen to show esports enthusiasts attending Tauranga’s Armageddon Expo how to turn their passion into a career.
27 July 2020
$85m boost to the Waikato region and 500 jobs over the next two years
28 July 2020
The University of Waikato has just launched a new advertising campaign for student recruitment, highlighting the institution as a welcoming and friendly university of national and international standing, with a wide range of quality programmes on offer.
3 August 2020
The old maxim that truth is the first casualty of war has been borne out by the damning Report of the Government Inquiry into Operation Burnham.
7 August 2020
With COVID-19 vaccine developers reporting promising results, it is probable we will one day face a major public health question: can the government compel New Zealanders to be vaccinated?
7 August 2020
The Government will invest $30 million into investigating a proposed hydro storage scheme at Lake Onslow in the South Island, a concept developed by Associate Professor Earl Bardsley from the University of Waikato.
13 August 2020
Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar, Michaela Kerr, explains her life as a road cyclist, University student and scholarship recipient.