Waikato ranked top 60 in the world for research that impacts economic growth and reducing inequality
The University of Waikato has been ranked in the top 60 universities in the world for research that supports economic growth and reducing inequality, as measured against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
University of Waikato installs the world’s most advanced AI System
New Zealand’s most powerful supercomputer for artificial intelligence applications has been installed at the University of Waikato as part of its commitment positioning New Zealand as a world leader in AI research and development.
Teachers get boost into Masters study thanks to University of Waikato Programme
Matamata Primary School teacher Carma Maisey credits the University of Waikato’s Poutama Pounamu Blended Learning for encouraging her into Masters level study.
“It’s a race against time”: Tauranga marine science expert advocates for sustainable approach to protect our ocean biodiversity
World-leading Tauranga marine scientist, Professor Chris Battershill, will be speaking about the importance of ocean biodiversity and the sustainable management of this important natural resource in a Tauranga Public Lecture Series on April 12.
Artificial intelligence used to tackle environmental challenges
Scientists and researchers from across New Zealand are being encouraged to use a new software platform that brings together massive amounts of environmental data to solve issues from predator control to identifying communities at risk of flooding.
Waikato psychologists receive international honours
Two University of Waikato academics have been recognised by the Association for Psychological Science (APS), one of the world’s leading international bodies for psychology.
Researchers investigate links between the Morrinsville fault and faulting in the Hamilton Basin
University of Waikato researchers who have been investigating newly-discovered faults in the Hamilton Basin say the fault uncovered near Morrinsville this week may have also impacted the Hamilton area.
Waikato University research identifies crucial role of primary care in improving outcomes for cancer patients
The findings of two University of Waikato health research projects have identified the critical role of primary care in improving outcomes for New Zealanders with cancer.
University of Waikato partners with local iwi to build leadership support in schools
Dr Rachel McNae's award-winning expertise placed her in perfect stead to win a national grant working with Waikato-Tainui and the Ministry of Education on her latest project which explores culturally aligned leadership and relationship building amongst schools, iwi and communities as they design local curriculum.
Modelling international trade regulations reveals hidden impacts
New Zealand recently signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), an historic trade agreement between fifteen economies in the Asia Pacific region covering almost a third of the world’s population.
New Professorial Appointments for Waikato
University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has announced academic promotions for one new Professor and 15 Associate Professors.
Earth to reach temperature tipping point in 20-30 years, new study finds
Earth’s ability to absorb carbon emissions through plants could be halved within the next two decades at the current rate of warming, according to a new study from the University of Waikato and Northern Arizona University, USA.