Science & Engineering News
Whakatāne High School win ChemQuest (17 October 2019)
Students from Whakatāne High School took out the top prize at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held on October 16 on campus.
Uni campus hosts STEM Festival in Tauranga (16 October 2019)
As a main sponsor of the country's first world-class STEM Festival (STEMFest) event, the University of Waikato's Tauranga campus saw more than 3,000 visitors join in a celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics on Saturday (12 October).
Robotic asparagus picker praised by US farmers (15 October 2019)
Asparagus is one of the hardest crops to harvest. But an ingenious device created by mechanical engineering experts at the University of Waikato have made it an achievable task.
$1.6m awarded to Waikato University’s new Rutherford Fellows (11 October 2019)
Two top researchers have been awarded a highly prestigious award to carry out their research at the University of Waikato.
University students receive hefty scholarship to study at Cambridge (26 September 2019)
Two University of Waikato students have landed a substantial scholarship that has opened the door to the University of Cambridge.
Waikato scientists ranked as some of most-influential in the world (17 September 2019)
23 Waikato scientists appear in a new international database of the 100,000 most influential scientists worldwide. These 23 Waikato scientists, therefore, represent the top 1% most influential scientists worldwide.
University of Waikato secures more than $6m in MBIE research funding (17 September 2019)
The University of Waikato has received more than $6 million in research funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE).
Waikato researcher given ‘Kudos’ for big problem (10 September 2019)
Dr Lee Streeter has solved a problem. But not just any problem – one that’s plagued other experts in his field for years.
Top researcher recognised for highly cited work (9 September 2019)
Waikato researchers converged in Melbourne recently for the 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM), where one of the university’s researchers received a top award.
Time-of-flight technology and internet behaviour secure Kudos Awards for top researchers (6 September 2019)
Two University of Waikato researchers have been recognised for their scientific prowess at the Kudos Awards dinner last night in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Celebrating Lakes Resilience (6 September 2019)
A four-year MBIE-funded research programme led by the University’s Environmental Research Institute and School of Science comes to an end this year.
Nice work if you can get it (13 August 2019)
Young Londoner needs a job, walks into Waikato and becomes a research programmer.
Key leaders from the University of Waikato met with representatives from Genomics Aotearoa (GA) today to discuss their ongoing partnership of collaborative research in genomics and bioinformatics.
Ethan’s our new poster boy (8 July 2019)
The research work of a first-year civil engineering student at Waikato University has earned him national accolades.
You can 3D print anything, even cancer cells (21 June 2019)
University of Waikato Master of Science student Shalini Guleria has developed a new way to conduct cancer research and it could be a game-changer.
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