Captive kiwi management researcher takes out tight competition
Te Aka Mātuatua School of Science animal behaviour researcher Rebecca Connor won the University's 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) Doctoral competition.
Renowned scientist honoured for dedication to marine conservation
World-renowned marine scientist Professor Chris Battershill has been honoured for his significant contributions to marine science with a prestigious New Zealand Marine Science Society Life Achievement Award.
Exploring and embracing diversity
Research at the University of Waikato is helping to underpin policy development and decisions designed to improve diversity and inclusion and create more gender-responsive practices across New Zealand organisations.
Collectively combating the climate crisis
University of Waikato researchers are helping New Zealand communities mitigate emissions and adapt to the increasing number of extreme weather events we face influenced by human induced climate change.
Bouncing unborn baby research between time zones secret to success
Bouncing work back and forth between time zones has allowed research into fetal development to move at a 24hour cycle, thanks to a Marsden grant and dedicated researchers from Aotearoa and England.
Oceanography researcher recognised for making waves around the world
With a sea captain for a grandfather and childhood summers spent around the sea, it’s no surprise that Karin Bryan was drawn to studying the deep blue.
An ocean of possibilities in marine research at University of Waikato
Researchers at the University of Waikato are turning to the ocean to clean up our freshwater environment, create sustainable business opportunities and develop new life saving medicines while restoring our marine ecosystems in the process.
Waikato researchers at the frontier of New Zealand’s high-tech robotics industry
Developing a high-tech robotics industry in New Zealand to grow and support a horticulture sector facing dire labour shortages is the focus for researchers at the University of Waikato.
University of Waikato researchers shape the future of Artificial Intelligence in New Zealand
University of Waikato researchers are using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to tackle problems from understanding climate change to improving water quality and managing invasive pests.
Making fruit picking easy with the e-Bin
The University of Waikato has developed an electronic fruit bin that assists in the harvesting of kiwifruit to help make picking lighter work.
Studying the sex lives of spiders
A Marsden Fast Start grant will allow University of Waikato behavioural ecologist and senior lecturer Dr Chrissie Painting the time and opportunity to learn more about something that would keep most normal people awake at night - the sex lives of spiders.
A new approach to solving waterway woes
How one young researcher is taking on the challenge of nutrient pollution, and scooping out the best thesis award in the process.