Science & Engineering News
Climbing in Sir Ed’s footsteps (1 February 2018)
Toby Beisly becomes the first mountaineer ever to receive the University of Waikato Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship.
Battle of the beaches (30 January 2018)
A scientist's pick for the country's best beach could have led to a far wilder winner.
A Humboldt experience (26 January 2018)
What does a poor university student do when he needs a suit in a hurry? He calls his mum, that’s what.
Investigating sustainable energy systems (22 January 2018)
The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems.
The sweet taste of research success (19 January 2018)
The mysteries of the X-factor behind Mānuka honey are being uncovered by University of Waikato researchers.
Restoring indigenous nature in urban centres (19 December 2017)
A new and exciting programme, led by University of Waikato Professor Bruce Clarkson, aims to restore indigenous biodiversity in urban centres.
Researching portable stroke detectors (11 December 2017)
Professor Yifan Chen is part of an international team developing a portable stroke detection and monitoring scanner.
Swapping books for nature (7 December 2017)
University of Waikato student Charlotte Tomlinson will be packing her books away this summer to work with NIWA scientists.
From masters student to Antarctic explorer (7 December 2017)
University of Waikato student Shelly Brandt is getting ready to embark on an Antarctic research trip.
HRC funding for Rongoā Rākau study (6 December 2017)
Research Fellow Dr Jonni Koia will be conducting biomedical research on rongoā rākau (Māori medicinal plants) with anti-diabetic potential.
Sorry, I didn't quite catch that (30 November 2017)
PhD student Blaise Forrester-Gauntlett is using new technology to study age-related hearing loss.
Is there a future for plastics? (21 November 2017)
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the bad, and encourage the good?
New Chair for Lakes and Freshwater Science (13 November 2017)
The University of Waikato has appointed Dr Troy Baisden to the position of Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lakes and Freshwater Science.
Katikati couple support new doctoral scholarship (13 November 2017)
There's a new scholarship available to PhD students who are studying environmental issues.
Council invests in Omokoroa landslide research (9 November 2017)
Doctoral students at the University of Waikato think they might have found a way to stabilise Omokoroa’s sensitive soils and reduce the number of landslides.
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