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Research

Research programmes exist across a wide range of disciplines, supported by the primary research interests of our School of Engineering staff. Our research projects are supported by multi-million dollar investments from national and local government, many of which have significant iwi and other community involvement.

Latest Research News

Internationally renowned engineer calls for end to plastics pollution on World Earth Day

20-Apr-2018
Professor Kim Pickering is backing her work making materials which can reduce waste plastics, with…

A revolutionary new process for self-healing concrete

09-Apr-2018
Using concrete as a medium, scientists at the University of Waikato have developed a new…

Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

16-Mar-2018
An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus…

Investigating sustainable energy systems

22-Jan-2018
The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems.

Researching portable stroke detectors

11-Dec-2017
Professor Yifan Chen is part of an international team developing a portable stroke detection and…

Is there a future for plastics?

21-Nov-2017
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the bad, and encourage…

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Partnerships

The School has collaborated with a number of external institutions in advancing research both nationally and internationally. Some of these include:

University of Oxford Centre for Advanced Materials and Composites Agilent Technologies AgResearch Fletcher Aluminium Titanium Industry Development Association (TiDA) Millennium Plastics Viscount Plastics Plant & Food Research