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Investigating sustainable energy systems

The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems.

Researching portable stroke detectors

Professor Yifan Chen is part of an international team developing a portable stroke detection and…

Is there a future for plastics?

Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the bad, and encourage…

STEAM without the hot air

Professor Mark Dyer is advocating a new approach to engineering in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture.

Sustaining success

Major award for working towards a more sustainable planet.

ICT inspiring new strategies for diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Can information and communications technology be used to better diagnose and treat cancer? Professor Yifan…

Is the robot revolution coming?

Robotics in Primary Industries: The Revolution

Three very Smart Ideas

University of Waikato researchers have won three lots of funding from the government worth nearly…

An alternative to plastic, a winning idea

He had to have his arm twisted to enter an international competition, but chemical engineer…

Waikato robocars competing across the ditch

Engineering students off to Sydney for autonomous robot competition.

The science of light: University of Waikato 3MT 2017

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) challenges doctoral students to present their research in no more…

A sound argument

Professor Jonathan Scott has received seed funding from the SfTI National Science Challenge to investigate…

Northland Future Leaders Scholarship the perfect surprise

University of Waikato student and Northland Future Leaders Scholarship recipient Tennille Nisbet loves a good…

Learning more about explosion science

Waikato alumnus Dr Aaron Low has been awarded a travel fellowship to go offshore to…

US Air Force funds Waikato tech project

US Air Force awards nearly $250,000 to Waikato's Dr Fei Yang for hi-tech research.

Sweet success at the University of Waikato’s first ever Science and Engineering Open Week

Sorting different sized lollies without touching them was just one of the tasks encountered by…

In-orchard robots leading change at Fieldays

Kiwifruit and apple pickers of the robot kind make their stage debut at the 2017…

Well-deserved win for student boat-builders

More than 30 student-built model boats battled it out as part of the annual University…

No University Entrance, no problem for Jashneel

Jashneel Chandra left high school in Year 11 without achieving University Entrance. Seven years on,…

Embracing the robot revolution in horticulture

Industry-leading robotics will take centre-stage at the University of Waikato’s stand at this year’s NZ…

Freemasons Scholarships awarded to Waikato students

Four University of Waikato students have been awarded scholarships totalling $28,000 in the latest round…
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