Waikato researchers help launch circular economy initiatives for business
An $11 million University of Waikato-led research project to develop New Zealand’s circular economy has partnered with the Sustainable Business Network, Government agencies and Waste Management to help businesses build a circular economy.
New study on kava drink-driving shows impact on brain function
New research into the effect of drinking kava on driving has revealed it has a significant impact on temporal order judgement - or how well the brain is able to keep track of the order of events.
Waikato to host Sustainability Summit in 2023
The University of Waikato has taken up the mantle of hosting the 4th Aotearoa New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals Summit in 2023.
New $1.5 million spectrometer boosts research capacity
A recent arrival at the University of Waikato will play a vital research role in identifying mystery compounds.
Waikato researchers receive massive boost for environmental projects
Researchers from the University of Waikato will now be able to advance projects to model the ecosystems of New Zealand’s 3820 lakes, seek keys to climate change in our deepest caves and bring nature back to our cities and towns.
World’s first Bachelor of Climate Change launched at University of Waikato
The world’s first Bachelor of Climate Change degree has been launched by the University of Waikato, delivering graduates that will lead future climate change solutions, as New Zealand works to meet its target of net zero emissions by 2050.
Waikato research recognised for international impact in latest world rankings
The Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, released today placed the University of Waikato in the top 401-500 universities worldwide, out of more than 1,500 universities from 93 different countries. The University has moved up a band from being ranked in the 501–600 band, in 2020.
Fish detector dogs helping to sniff out pest fish in Waikato and Bay of Plenty lakes
There’s some fishy business going on in the Schools of Science and Psychology at the University of Waikato, some might even say it’s gone to the dogs as Dr Clare Browne and her team of canine colleagues work to rid New Zealand’s waterways of pest fish.
Six University of Waikato Environmental Science students receive Sparling Travel Award
Six masters and doctoral students have been given the opportunity to travel throughout New Zealand to present their research findings at conferences, and gain valuable insight into the research economy, thanks to the generosity of Dr Graham and Ruth Sparling.
3MT event puts PhD research centre-stage at Waikato
A speech on the development of ancestral Waikato pā using both a mātauranga Māori and archaeological approach won the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Doctoral Final at the University of Waikato last week.
A passion for sports science: Dr Shannon O’Donnell
While the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are playing out half a world away, a group of University of Waikato researchers are watching on with eager interest.
The hot science cooling down our athletes at the Tokyo Olympics
When Stephen Fenemor was a boy, growing up in Motueka at the top of the South Island, he dreamed of representing his country.