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Master of Engineering
This research-focused degree is designed for graduates who wish to further their knowledge of the innovative research methodologies required in…

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Materials and Processing
Materials & Processing is concerned with all the processes and activities of converting raw materials and commodity materials into valuable…

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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.

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University of Waikato receives more than $35 million in MBIE research funding: The University of Waikato has received more than $35 million in the 2014 round of…
Endangered bird may be more at home in lowland environment: A native bird long thought to be most at home in Fiordland tussock may actually…
Fishing stories feature in inaugural lecture: People go fishing to tell fish stories,” Brendan Hicks says, and he told a few…
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Our People

Ashley Webby

Ashley Webby

BSc(Tech); MSc in Biological Sciences
“I absolutely loved my placement at the Otorohanga Kiwi House, where I was a keeper and raised eight baby kiwi chicks.”

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School of Science Seminar: Ecology and physiology of an ecosystem engineer. What do we know about the three species of freshwater mussel in New Zealand?
19th Sep 2014 1:00pm
Freshwater mussels are considered to be ecosystem engineers when present in lakes and rivers at high densities. Mussel biofiltration and…

Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper - Engineering Design Show
21st Oct 2014 - 22nd Oct 2014
The 2013 Engineering Design Show was a real success. Thank you to all who took part. Find out more. Join…

22nd Oct 2014 7:00pm
Every year since 1997 the Department of Chemistry has given the opportunity for students studying chemistry at NCEA level 2…

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