Science & Engineering News
The University of Waikato has received more than $35 million in the 2014 round of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s new science research funding, claiming two of the top four amounts awarded.
A native bird long thought to be most at home in Fiordland tussock may actually be more comfortable in wetlands and a Waikato University student has won a scholarship to find out where takahe prefer to live.
People go fishing to tell fish stories,” Brendan Hicks says, and he told a few during his inaugural professorial lecture on Tuesday night.
University of Waikato students, Timothy Ng and Laura Hines, had the opportunity to rub shoulders with some of the world’s brightest at the Golden Key International Summit at the beginning of August.
Creativity and futuristic thinking were the key skills shown by a team of Mount Maunganui Intermediate School students who were successful at the Future Problem Solving International Conference Finals, held in the USA last June.
A connection to the past has landed University of Waikato engineering student Mahonri Owen one of the most prestigious scholarships available to Māori.
University of Waikato alumni Robert (Bobby) Turongo Brooks is one of three postgraduate recipients of 2014 Rose Hellaby Māori Education Fund Scholarships.
Web-accessible water monitoring stations which provide real-time data for the management and restoration of lakes are creating a stir internationally.
Finding out how powder-produced titanium and titanium alloys fracture is the challenge for University of Waikato PhD student Ajit Pal Singh.
Reversing the decline of New Zealand's biological heritage is the mission for a new multi-million dollar national research programme led by the University of Waikato’s Professor Bruce Clarkson.
Five freshwater experts will discuss the implications for the Waikato from the National Policy Statement on Freshwater Management.
University of Waikato chemistry graduate Sophie Sim will join 12 top young scientists from all over the world at Imperial College London next month, where she has been selected to participate in the NexGenAgriChem Innovative Doctoral Programme.
Zac and Josh Lyon have been dragging tyres around the streets of Hamilton wearing 20kg backpacks as they train for the first leg of their 4 Caps Expedition.
University of Waikato Earth Sciences students Megan Saunders, Billy Bodger and Kate Mauriohooho have each won a $5000 Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) Education Endowment Trust Scholarship for their masters study.