Waikato event connects to COP26 and climate change crisis (29 October 2021)
The climate change crisis is something that keeps Associate Professor Tom Roa awake at night.
Momentum builds for ambitious decarbonisation plan (29 October 2021)
The University of Waikato is one step closer to its goal of being carbon neutral by 2030, buoyed by new funding announced by Climate Change Minister James Shaw this week as part of the $220 million State Sector Decarbonisation Fund.
Researchers make building materials from waste saving money and the environment (30 September 2021)
As housing construction costs skyrocket and building materials are in short supply, University of Waikato researchers are developing new building products from waste, saving both money and the environment.
Waikato researchers help launch circular economy initiatives for business (22 September 2021)
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.
Waikato to host Sustainability Summit in 2023 (20 September 2021)
The University of Waikato has taken up the mantle of hosting the 4th Aotearoa New Zealand Sustainable Development Goals Summit in 2023.
Waikato researchers receive massive boost for environmental projects (8 September 2021)
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 (3 September 2021)
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.
Ecology researcher awarded Hamilton Kirikiriroa Medal (13 July 2021)
The Hamilton Kirikiriroa Medal, one of the city’s highest accolades, was awarded to University of Waikato ecologist Professor Bruce Clarkson yesterday at Claudelands Events Centre.
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.
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.