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.

Women’s surfing riding wave towards gender equity

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?

How antiquated legal language undermines complainants in cases of sexual assault

Dr Brenda Midson examines one of New Zealand’s most notorious sexual misconduct cases.

How a default union membership could help reduce income inequality

Researchers argue that making union membership the default option would help reduce inequality while protecting workers’ rights to opt out

Early detection of lung cancer

Dogs' sensitive noses may be the key to early detection of lung cancer, using breath ad saliva samples.

Hacking your holiday

Dr Joe Burton looks at how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market.


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Early Years Research

Early Years Research

The Faculty of Education has a new research centre with a focus on education and children aged 0 to 8 years. Read More

Research Degrees

Research Degrees

Start your postgraduate journey here at Waikato University under the tutelage of our world-class academics. Read More


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