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Respected psychologist Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett accepts Honorary Doctorate from the University of Waikato

Dr Lisa Feldman Barrett, one of the world’s most respected scientists in the field of human emotion, was awarded an…

University of Waikato announces two new senior health appointments

The University of Waikato has today announced two senior appointments which will boost the University’s teaching and learning capability in…

Former PM and Chancellor accepts an honorary doctorate

The University of Waikato’s longest-serving Chancellor, the Rt Honourable James Bolger ONZ, accepted an honorary doctorate yesterday.

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Calling all short story writers in lockdown: Sargeson Prize open

New Zealand’s richest short story competition, the Sargeson Prize, is open for entries. Sponsored by…

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Waikato researcher helps bridge gap for Māori students in NCEA

A University of Waikato academic who has become a pioneer for te reo Māori in…

31 March 2020

Professor Yifan Chen receives Engineering New Zealand Fellows Award

University of Waikato Professor Dr Yifan Chen has been awarded a prestigious Engineering New Zealand…

30 March 2020

Leading Professor heading up University’s School of Psychology

Noted developmental psychologist, Professor Vincent Reid, is heading up the University of Waikato’s School of…

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Opinion

The challenges and benefits of outdoor recreation during NZ's coronavirus lockdown

New Zealanders are likely to cope better with the coronavirus lockdown if they spend time exercising and playing outdoors, while…

As NZ goes into lockdown, authorities have new powers to make sure people obey the rules

From midnight on Wednesday, New Zealand will go into lockdown for four weeks, with only essential services like supermarkets and…

Caring for 300,000 temporary migrants in New Zealand is a crucial missing link in our coronavirus response

More than one-in-16 people in New Zealand today – or more than 300,000 in total – is a migrant without…