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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

Acknowledgement for MRI-safe electrode development

10-Jul-2018
Professor Jonathan Scott and a graduate student made the finals of the Kiwinet Awards, for…

What on Earth is that?

06-Jun-2018
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to quickly identify pest plants and insects.

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.

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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