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Welcome to Science & Engineering

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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

Our Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy
This is the premier research degree and is a critical part of the career of any professional scientist. The degree…

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Our Subjects

Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering uses mechanics and energy principles to design, research, develop and manufacture tools, engines, motors and other devices.

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Our Papers

ENEL284 - Electricity and Magnetism
This paper teaches principles of electromagnetism relevant to engineering. It covers the fundamental theory of electric and magnetic fields.

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Leaf litter research receives boost with Shirtcliffe Fellowship: Rotting leaf litter might not excite many people, but University of Waikato PhD candidate Rebecca…
Waikato scientists uncovering the secrets of mānuka trees: The results of a University of Waikato study surveying the flowers of mānuka trees around…
Industrial energy efficiency a full-time job for Waikato engineering grad: A PhD focused on increasing the energy efficiency of milk powder production has led University…
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Our People

Catherine Charleson

Catherine Charleson

BSc(Tech) in Biological Sciences

“I‘m fascinated by the human body and how it works”.

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Dame Anne Salmond in Royal Society Rutherford Lecture Series at Café Scientifique
28th Oct 2014 6:30pm
Dame Anne Salmond is a New Zealand anthropologist and writer. She was crowned New Zealander of the Year in 2013…

Allan Wilson Centre Lecture Tour 2014 visits Café with American evolutionary biologist Prof. Marlene Zuk
7th Nov 2014 6:00pm
American evolutionary biologist and behavioural ecologist, Prof. Marlene Zuk, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Minnesota.…

Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) Conference 2014
19th Nov 2014 - 21st Nov 2014
The 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2014) will be held at the University of…

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