Science & Engineering News
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.
University of Waikato climbs international rankings (19 June 2019)
For the sixth year running, the University of Waikato has climbed up the QS World University Rankings and now sits at 266 out of 1,000 institutions worldwide.
Fieldays kicks off (12 June 2019)
Fieldays 2019 opened today, and the University's stand includes a prototype asparagus harvester, designed to take the hardwork out of asparagus picking, and a replica of a log scanner, a machine that can quickly weigh and measure logs on a truck.
Troy Baisden looks at whether the budget is transforming the economy and society towards environmental sustainability.
Fighting biosecurity threats naturally (6 June 2019)
Two Waikato chemistry students will share the 2019 Fieldays scholarship, investigating marine algae and its ability to fight Psa and other terrestrial pathogens.
Water clarity improvements detected in the Rotorua lakes (4 June 2019)
Satellites 700 kilometers above the Earth’s surface are helping to gauge the health of the lakes.
Battling cattle bloat (29 May 2019)
Why are some cows more susceptible than others to bloat? Scientists think a single protein might provide the answer.
Taking down the mastermind of bacteria (16 May 2019)
University of Waikato’s Dr Joanna Hicks is finding a new way to wipe out the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea.
Health monitoring in space (15 May 2019)
University of Waikato Masters student Rosemary Swears is off to the US for an internship at NASA.
NASA scholars have liftoff (14 May 2019)
Two University of Waikato students are off to the US for internships at NASA.
New Zealand’s urban freshwater is improving, but a major report reveals huge gaps in our knowledge (18 April 2019)
Professor Troy Baisden looks at the implications of the latest major environmental report.
Fieldays scholarship for agri students (17 April 2019)
Masters and PhD students studying at Waikato can apply for the National Agricultural Fieldays Sir Don Llewellyn Scholarship.
Addressing gender imbalance (3 April 2019)
Engineering student Emily Sopers has been awarded the inaugural Women in Technology Scholarship – a prize established to acknowledge up-and-coming female talent and future technology leaders.
Summer Research Scholarship wrap up (8 February 2019)
A successful summer of research was wrapped up at a function held at the Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts on 7 February.
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