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Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships for Waikato post-grads 21st November 2014

Four Claude McCarthy Fellowships have been awarded to University of Waikato students.

High performance squad selection for Nicole 21st November 2014

University of Waikato Hillary scholar Nicole van der Kaay is one of nine athletes selected for Triathlon New Zealand's 2015 High Performance Squad.

Scholarship paves the way to Antarctica 20th November 2014

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.

Conference dishes the dirt 19th November 2014

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.

Technology vs nature: a balancing act 14th November 2014

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.

Richard Wilkins awarded title of Emeritus Professor 7th November 2014
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.
Award for world-class scientist 7th November 2014
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.
Waikato student’s design a trail blazer 6th November 2014
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.
Waikato University researchers awarded four Marsden Fund grants 5th November 2014
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.
Waikato University hosts major water conference 4th November 2014
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.
Doctoral scholarship winner takes CSI approach to fresh water 3rd November 2014
What do you get when you cross ecology with DNA sequencing? Waikato University doctoral student Andrew Gilman is about to find out.
Search for Beryllium partner wins 3MT Competition 31st October 2014
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.
Snake Robot to the rescue 31st October 2014
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.
Pick up sticks – engineering style 24th October 2014
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.
Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest …again 23rd October 2014
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.
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