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Ethan’s our new poster boy

08-Jul-2019
The research work of a first-year civil engineering student at Waikato University has earned him…

One smart shirt

20-Jun-2019
A shirt with sensors could help improve forestry worker safety.

A jolly good fellow

06-Dec-2018
Engineering PhD student Safiya Noorzai has been awarded a Claude McCarthy Fellowship for a second…

From the stars to the depths of the earth: new research funding

08-Nov-2018
The Marsden Fund has contributed nearly $4 million to seven University of Waikato projects.

Major Endeavours for researchers

13-Sep-2018
University of Waikato academics have been awarded funding for a broad range of major research…

The seeds of inspiration

13-Sep-2018
University of Waikato researchers have been awarded funding to investigate new ways of reducing earthquake…

Acknowledgement for MRI-safe electrode development

10-Jul-2018
Professor Jonathan Scott and a graduate student made the finals of the Kiwinet Awards, for…

What on Earth is that?

06-Jun-2018
Scientists are using artificial intelligence to quickly identify pest plants and insects.

Internationally renowned engineer calls for end to plastics pollution on World Earth Day

20-Apr-2018
Professor Kim Pickering is backing her work making materials which can reduce waste plastics, with…

A revolutionary new process for self-healing concrete

09-Apr-2018
Using concrete as a medium, scientists at the University of Waikato have developed a new…

Waikato University professors go ‘viral’

16-Mar-2018
An overseas research group of scientists is paying tribute to two University of Waikato Emeritus…

Investigating sustainable energy systems

22-Jan-2018
The University is hosting the world's first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems.

Researching portable stroke detectors

11-Dec-2017
Professor Yifan Chen is part of an international team developing a portable stroke detection and…

Is there a future for plastics?

21-Nov-2017
Plastics have got themselves a bad name, but can we reuse the bad, and encourage…

STEAM without the hot air

27-Oct-2017
Professor Mark Dyer is advocating a new approach to engineering in his Inaugural Professorial Lecture.

Sustaining success

12-Oct-2017
Major award for working towards a more sustainable planet.

ICT inspiring new strategies for diagnosis and treatment of cancer

10-Oct-2017
Can information and communications technology be used to better diagnose and treat cancer? Professor Yifan…

Is the robot revolution coming?

04-Oct-2017
Robotics in Primary Industries: The Revolution

Three very Smart Ideas

22-Sep-2017
University of Waikato researchers have won three lots of funding from the government worth nearly…

An alternative to plastic, a winning idea

15-Sep-2017
He had to have his arm twisted to enter an international competition, but chemical engineer…

A sound argument

10-Aug-2017
Professor Jonathan Scott has received seed funding from the SfTI National Science Challenge to investigate…
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