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Bachelor of Engineering with Honours
The Waikato Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) is the degree for inventors and big thinkers who move instinctively from…

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Animal Behaviour
Animal Behaviour is the study of behaviour patterns in animals (including humans), and of how the behaviour of individuals helps…

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Our Papers

CHEM209 - Chemistry: Human Perspectives
A paper on the molecular basis of aspects of human health and wellbeing, chosen from the areas of inorganic and…

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Welcome to Science & Engineering

Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao me te Pūkaha

We welcome you to the world class Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Waikato. Our research and our internationally recognised teaching staff are supported by some of the world's most advanced laboratory equipment. Our graduates go on to pursue rewarding careers both here and overseas, with the knowledge that they are making a difference to the lives of others. Apply to enrol now and join them.

About Science & Engineering


Scholarships make PhD possible: Thanks to several scholarships, University of Waikato student Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett has her PhD underway.
Alumna wins Fulbright Science and Innovation Award: University of Waikato alumna Emma Sherman has won a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award…
Lolly sorting a sweet challenge at Waikato Science and Engineering Open Days: Sorting different sized lollies without touching them by hand was just one of the tasks…
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Our People

Lindi Engelbrecht

Lindi Engelbrecht

BE(Hons) in BiochemicalEngineering
“The small class sizes in comparison to other universities mean you aren’t just ‘another number’; lecturers actually know your name.”

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School of Science seminar: Setting restoration targets in a rapidly changing world
25th Jul 2014 1:00pm
Ecological restoration has been called one of the most important fields in the 21st century, but critics say it is…

Cafe Scientifique - Protecting the kiwifruit industry from biosecurity risks
4th Aug 2014 6:30pm
Tauranga’s August Café Scientifique in Tauranga will look at the plans put in place to help overcome the future impacts…

Cafe Scientifique September 2014
15th Sep 2014 6:30pm
Topic: TBA Café Scientifique is a place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.…

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