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National Geographic documentary follows Kiwi science in Antarctica 18th November 2016

A team from the University of Waikato is one of seven featured in a National Geographic documentary series following Kiwi scientists in Antarctica.

Teachers gain insight into future science careers 16th November 2016

High school teachers from across the Waikato have spent a day immersed in science so they can share the hands-on experience with students and help inspire them into research careers.

First Rutherford Discovery Fellowship for Waikato University 11th November 2016

The University of Waikato has been awarded its first Rutherford Discovery Fellowship.

Colonisation, tangly plants, enzymes, sleep, and language 4th November 2016

Congratulations to Professor Vic Arcus and Dr Chris Lusk - two of five University of Waikato academics to receive grants in the latest round of Marsden funding from the Royal Society.

Engineering design at its best 2nd November 2016

The University of Waikato’s School of Engineering held its annual Oji Fibre Solutions Engineering Design Show last month.

First time Success for Katikati College at ChemQuest 2016 21st October 2016

Prizes were shared across the Greater Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held on Wednesday.

KuDos Awards for two Waikato academics 20th October 2016

Two leading academics from the University of Waikato’s School of Science have been announced as winners in this year’s KuDos Hamilton Science Excellence Awards.

Leaf fossils, CO₂, and a melting ice sheet 19th October 2016

An ancient crater lake in Central Otago has provided scientists with new insights into carbon dioxide changes and the effects those changes had on the Antarctic ice sheet 23 million years ago.

The stories in old bones 12th October 2016

Academics from Harvard, University College Dublin and the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History released some major Pacific research earlier this month, and they couldn’t have done it without input from the University of Waikato.

High flyer Fletcher 10th October 2016

University of Waikato engineering graduate Fletcher Jackson loves flying. Lucky really, because he’s got a job building designer aircrafts.

Big scholarship takes Waikato student to Europe 19th September 2016

A University of Waikato science graduate has received a $73,000 scholarship to study a masters degree in Europe.

Science projects awarded Endeavour funding 16th September 2016

Two University of Waikato-led science projects have been awarded nearly $4 million from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s 2016 Endeavour Fund.

Second Eureka moment for Waikato engineering student 15th September 2016

University of Waikato engineering student Shalini Guleria has been awarded second place in the 2016 Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards for her ideas on turning wastewater into high-quality phosphate fertiliser.

Researching the honey buzz 8th September 2016

A University of Waikato Master of Science student is researching how to improve the quality of nectar in Mānuka plants to produce better honey.

Accreditation another step in the right direction for engineering 25th August 2016

The University of Waikato’s engineering qualifications remain ahead of the game with a recommendation by the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ) for re-accreditation for five more years.

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