Marine researchers find microplastics in Bay of Plenty shellfish
Microplastics have been found in extremely high levels across the Bay of Plenty moana with sediment and shellfish found full of tiny plastic particles, University of Waikato researchers say.
Older generations are increasingly concerned about climate change
Opinion polls and news articles indicate climate change awareness and concern has increased globally, but is there a difference between what older and younger people believe?
Bay of Plenty sponge gardens a new lead in cancer research
The discovery of never before seen vibrant sponge gardens in deep sea reefs off the Bay of Plenty could signal a new era in the development of cancer fighting drugs, say University of Waikato researchers.
New Zealand’s most pressing marine issues to be debated by 400 scientists next week
How seaweed can help our agriculture industry, green shipping and electric ferries, sea level rise, aquaculture and how we protect our marine biodiversity are among the topics for discussion at the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Conference next week.
IVF for flounder holds the key to a fledgling aquaculture industry
Creating an IVF programme for New Zealand’s endemic Yellowbelly flounder was not how Brooke Ellis-Smith envisaged her career in aquaculture, but her research holds the key to a fledgling industry for New Zealand’s small coastal communities.
Rocking the boat: the opportunities and challenges of aquaculture
Aquaculture has become a hot-button topic this year, with the release of the Netflix documentary Seaspiracy.
Waikato academics leading the robotics revolution at Fieldays
Three high-tech superheroes are making their presence known at this year’s Fieldays.
Immigration debate: Lack of planning catching up to us
Leading demographer says Covid-19 has exposed short-sighted population approach; calls for Māori interests to be recognised in immigration
University of Waikato researchers win funds to help fight superbugs
University of Waikato scientists have today received a boost in the battle against antimicrobial-resistant germs.
Chair role enables Engineering to advance at the University of Waikato
Thanks to a philanthropically-funded position at the University of Waikato, Professor in Engineering Mike Duke has been able to advance capability and industry connections to enable the next generation of Waikato engineers to come through.
University of Waikato launches new artificial intelligence research institute
The University of Waikato is bringing data to life, positioning New Zealand as an international leader in Artificial Intelligence with the launch of a new AI Institute.
University of Waikato study means better economic and disaster modelling
A University of Waikato study has found a way to help economists better detect economic activity in cities and regions around the world, and help governments plan and map the effects of natural disasters in urban and rural areas.