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Research at Waikato


Planting

Greening our cities

One solution to the biodiversity crisis is bringing indigenous nature back into cities and urban communities. This is more important than ever, since the Covid-19 pandemic has seen people locked down and stuck at home, looking to nature in their local environment for mental health and wellbeing.

Robots to the rescue

Researchers from the University of Waikato’s School of Engineering and School of Computing and Mathematical Science are working with industry partners, growers and other institutions to develop high-tech solutions to challenges facing the horticultural industry.

Margaret Barbour

World-first climate change degree launches

The new qualification, unique to Waikato University, builds on its long-standing reputation in environmental science and decades of research across a range of disciplines, from exploring the impacts of sea level rise and extreme weather events to examining political, social and economic systems that have contributed to climate change.

Dr Armon Tamatea

Behind the bars: Prison Violence

How are our clinical psychology researchers, led by Dr Armon Tamatea, seeking to understand and prevent violence in New Zealand prisons with a holistic, kaupapa Māori approach?

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