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Waikato grad selected for Imperial College London doctoral programme 19th August 2014
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.
Twins off on ice adventure 18th August 2014
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.
Metallurgy scholarships to fund three Waikato MSc projects 11th August 2014
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.
Former Hawera High School student now enjoys studying at Waikato 7th August 2014
A work placement at Methanex, the world’s largest supplier of methanol to international markets, is one of the highlights of Ben Plumtree’s study.
Hillary Scholar wins NZ cricket contract 1st August 2014
University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholar Felicity Leydon-Davis is one the first women cricketers in New Zealand to secure an annual contract with New Zealand Cricket.
New experiences at uni for Beth 29th July 2014
From Summer Research Scholarships to field trips to living in the Halls of Residence, uni life has been full of new experiences for former Katikati College student Beth Scarrow.
Scholarships make PhD possible 21st July 2014
Thanks to several scholarships, University of Waikato student Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett has her PhD underway.
Alumna wins Fulbright Science and Innovation Award 17th July 2014
University of Waikato alumna Emma Sherman has won a Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award to research mouth feel properties of red wine using sensory and metabolomic techniques.
Lolly sorting a sweet challenge at Waikato Science and Engineering Open Days 14th July 2014
Sorting different sized lollies without touching them by hand was just one of the tasks encountered by school students at the University of Waikato’s Science & Engineering Open Days last week.
Waikato University supports Hamilton Science Excellence Awards 11th July 2014
The University of Waikato is again supporting the KuDos – Hamilton Science Excellence Awards – as a gold partner of the event.
PhD student wins Fulbright Travel Award 9th July 2014
University of Waikato second-year PhD student Monica Peters has won a $3000 Fulbright New Zealand Travel Award.
Waikato science grad making every drop count 7th July 2014
Monitoring water allocation in the Waikato is an important job, especially after the hot, dry summers of recent years.
First INTERCOAST law student receives PhD 4th July 2014
The first law and social science student to go through the INTERCOAST programme – a collaboration between the University of Waikato and Bremen University in Germany – has received her PhD.
Waikato engineering students win Beca Awards 26th June 2014
Three University of Waikato students have received Beca Awards for academic excellence and potential as a promising engineer.
Record win for Hamilton Boys’ High at Waikato chemistry challenge 19th June 2014
Hamilton Boys’ High School teams were awarded first and second place at the annual NZIC Analytical Chemistry Competition yesterday.
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