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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

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…

STEAM without the hot air

27-Oct-2017
Professor Mark Dyer is advocating a new approach to engineering in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture.

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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