The University of Waikato and Crown Research Institute Scion are working together to improve New Zealand’s water quality and availability by unlocking the secrets of how water flows through New Zealand forests.
Sustainability focus for new Assistant Vice-Chancellor (12 April 2021)
The University of Waikato has appointed Professor Lynda Johnston in the new role of Assistant Vice-Chancellor Sustainability.
“It’s a race against time”: Tauranga marine science expert advocates for sustainable approach to protect our ocean biodiversity (1 April 2021)
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.
Waikato marine scientists uncovering secrets to healthy estuaries (18 February 2021)
University of Waikato PhD students are carrying out important research into New Zealand estuaries in the hopes their findings will contribute to national and worldwide efforts to monitor and improve estuary health.
Summer research student joins team of experts to investigate algal blooms in Lake Taupō (4 February 2021)
Te Riria Potiki has spent the summer testing algal blooms in Lake Taupō.
Applying machine learning knowledge on campus to reduce carbon emissions (4 February 2021)
Sara Bahr started her Summer Research project not knowing anything about industrial steam boilers. Now the fourth year University of Waikato Computing and Mathematical Science student is helping create a ‘digital twin’ steam boiler.
Scholarship winner looking to the future of the environment (19 January 2021)
This year’s Artemis Scholarship recipient is keen to use her degree to help iwi mitigate negative impacts on the environment as a result of increased development.
Earth to reach temperature tipping point in 20-30 years, new study finds (14 January 2021)
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.
University of Waikato researchers to uncover secrets of our planet (23 November 2020)
Three University of Waikato-led projects will unearth new knowledge of our natural environment after receiving a total of $1.9 million in Marsden funding.
University of Waikato joins international Climate Alliance (18 November 2020)
The University of Waikato has joined an international coalition of around 50 of the world’s top climate research universities with a shared vision to be a global source of trusted communication of climate research.