Research & Expertise
The University of Waikato is one of New Zealand's major research organisations, playing a key role in the economy and making a significant contribution to the international innovation system.
New Zealanders are likely to cope better with the coronavirus lockdown if they spend time exercising and playing outdoors, while still following official advice on social distancing.
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.
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?
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.
University of Waikato scientist helps New Zealand move towards 100% renewable energy (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.
In her upcoming public lecture on 1 September, Professor Chellie Spiller will draw on the deep wellspring of Māori wisdom to explore approaches to leadership that are changing business and the world.
Backseat drivers are more helpful than you think (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.
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.
A team of University of Waikato researchers, led by Professor Iain White, have received $625,000 in funding from the National Science Challenge on Resilience to Nature's Challenges.
The Faculty of Education has a new research centre with a focus on education and children aged 0 to 8 years. Read More