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NZ peat bogs may hold climate change secrets

Sub-fossil kauri trees extracted from New Zealand peat bogs have helped an international team of scientists develop the first continuous

Coming Events

10th Jun 2016 10:00am: Engineering Design Challenge Race

During the first year engineering paper, ENGG180 Foundations of Engineering, teams of first year students design and build model boats (to develop awareness of the engineering design process and foster…


13th Jun 2016 - 14th Jun 2016: Waikato Experience Biology Days (WEB Days)

Join Year 13 secondary school students from throughout the central North Island for our annual two-day biology event, which last year attracted 500 attendees.Register NowRegistrations close Friday 27 May, 2016.Snapchat…


15th Jun 2016: NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition

Teams of Year 13 students are set an analytical task, requiring accurate and careful analysis of an unknown substance. The results will be judged, with prizes and trophy awarded on…


16th Jun 2016 - 17th Jun 2016: Osborne Lectures in Physics, Science and Engineering

Year 12 and Year 13 physics students are invited to attend the 30th Anniversary Osborne Lectures in Physics, Science and Engineering. This year’s theme is “Collisions, Waves, Interactions”. The lectures…


13th Jul 2016: Science Open Day

Science Open Day was initiated in 2011 and offers students and their parents the chance to explore the areas of science available to study at Waikato University. Students will take…