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Flower Fellowship recipient’s research looks to combat soil water shortage on farms 15th April 2014
As New Zealand farms continue to face problems associated with ongoing drought, University of Waikato doctoral student Jack Pronger, originally from Cambridge, hopes his current research project will contribute to an improvement in pastoral drought resilience.
University of Waikato increases efforts to care for campus lakes 15th April 2014
The University of Waikato is urging people to think carefully before disposing of waste, liquids and hazardous products into drains on campus because of the negative impact on the health of the campus lakes.
Waikato youth biodiversity day a hit 10th April 2014
Frodo the morepork, a hive of bees, a tree-climbing demo and talks from young bio-diversity enthusiasts made for a great day out for 60 youngsters last month.
Conservation focus for Waikato University scholarship 10th April 2014
University of Waikato Biological Sciences student Bridgette Moffat has been awarded the 2014 Tess Embling Memorial Scholarship.
Painting to commemorate Antarctic soil research 7th April 2014
A painting depicting the first-ever Antarctic expedition dedicated to exploring Antarctic soils was gifted to the University of Waikato last month...
Earth and computer sciences collaboration a success 3rd April 2014
When Earth Sciences student Gemma Johnson embarked on a University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarship, she didn’t expect to come out of the experience with her first research collaboration under her belt.
Waikato graduate’s globetrotting science career 2nd April 2014
University of Waikato Earth Sciences graduate James Blyth is living the dream, working on mining projects around the world.
Surf lifesaver joins Hillary Scholars at Waikato University 1st April 2014
What began as her parents’ concern with water safety has turned into a 13-year interest and competitive career with surf lifesaving for new Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship recipient Karina Radley.
Masters research explores pasture pulling in pumice soils 31st March 2014
University of Waikato Earth Sciences student Emma Bagley has won a C. Alma Baker Postgraduate Scholarship for her agriculture-focused masters research project.
Weighing success 31st March 2014
Gone are the days where lifting weights was seen as a ‘guy thing’, but weightlifter Rachel Curran is putting that to the test.
Chip off the old block 31st March 2014
Woodchopping is in the blood for former Otorohanga College student and new Hillary Scholar Christopher Lord as he follows in his dad’s footsteps in the sport of axemen.
Sweet job for honey expert 27th March 2014
The Ministry of Primary Industries has formed two working groups to come up with a robust labelling guideline for mānuka honey.
Waikato PhD student looking for breakthrough in titanium manufacturing 27th March 2014
The sky’s the limit for a University of Waikato PhD student undertaking research into the manufacturing and advancement of titanium metal composites.
Canada Arctic photographic exhibition on show at University 27th March 2014
The University of Waikato is hosting a bi-lingual exhibition of photographs and covers from Canadian Geographic magazine depicting scenes from the Canadian Arctic.
Scholarships to study Taranaki natural history projects 26th March 2014
When Nicole Sturgess was at intermediate in New Plymouth, she’d tell her friends she was going to be a marine biologist, and now she is.
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