Science & Engineering News
Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships have been awarded to University of Waikato students.
University of Waikato Hillary scholar Nicole van der Kaay is one of nine athletes selected for Triathlon New Zealand's 2015 High Performance Squad.
Thanks to a Research Institute Scholarship, Clare Beet is off on her first trip to Antarctica to study the effects of climate change on invertebrates.
Researchers will be digging the dirt on soils next month when the University of Waikato hosts the New Zealand Society of Soil Science (NZSSS) Conference.
The more hi-tech our lives become, the more we need to be in nature. We should spend dollar-for-dollar on the virtual and the real. This is the key. It's all about balance.
The University of Waikato awarded the title of Emeritus Professor to Richard Wilkins for his contribution to the field of biological sciences at a function on 5 November.
A scientist who is known around the world for his expertise in stalagmites and stalactites, has a lake in Antarctica named after him, and who helped set up one of the best radiocarbon dating laboratories in the world, is being made an Honorary Fellow at the University of Waikato.
University of Waikato engineering student Luke Sinclair has designed an ultralight wood-fired stove that can boil a litre of water in less than 10 minutes.
Investigating whether a ‘sin’ tax would reduce consumption of things that are bad for our health is the subject of one of four projects led by University of Waikato researchers that has been supported in the latest round of Marsden Funding.
It was “perfect timing” for the University of Waikato to host this week a major conference and workshop dedicated to water quality and improvement, one of its organisers says.
What do you get when you cross ecology with DNA sequencing? Waikato University doctoral student Andrew Gilman is about to find out.
The 10 finalists were cool, calm and collected as they took to the stage to give their presentations at the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
University of Waikato Master of Engineering (ME) student Pinwei Jin has designed and built a remote control robotic snake, which he hopes will be used in the future for rescue operations.
Picking commercial pine tree seedlings is about to get a whole lot easier thanks to a class of engineering students from the University of Waikato.
Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the second year in a row at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held last night on campus.