Science & Engineering News
Nature in the city (12 October 2018)
University of Waikato and EIT, working together to improve ecological restoration, particularly in urban areas.
Hard work bears fruit for Waikato graduate (4 October 2018)
Lauren Werrey works as a Bear Manager at Animals Asia's Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre, looking after 178 bears rescued from wildlife traders and poachers.
Pacific high achiever (2 October 2018)
New Zealand-born Samoan Nicc Moeono will receive a Tertiary Achievement in Pacific Ako (TAPA) award at a special ceremony later this month.
Overseas exchange student lands dream job (2 October 2018)
Conor Gyde has won a coveted position on Fonterra’s Graduate Technical Programme and credits his overseas student experience in Maastricht for making his application stand out.
Three winners at the KuDos Awards (28 September 2018)
An expert in heat transfer, a clever carbon dater and an excellent science teacher were winners at this year's KuDos awards.
Saving kōkako in Pureora Forest (21 September 2018)
Last weekend, the Waikato Science Club kicked off Conservation Week with a volunteering trip at Pureora Forest Park.
Our city as a living laboratory (21 September 2018)
Research Officer Dr Kiri Wallace will talk about effective methods for kick-starting native tree regeneration at the Tauranga Urban Restoration Workshop on Friday 5 October.
Science and 1080 (18 September 2018)
In her latest blog post, Dr Alison Campbell urges scientists and conservation workers to continue to talk about the use of 1080 in a constructive way.
The seeds of inspiration (13 September 2018)
University of Waikato researchers have been awarded funding to investigate new ways of reducing earthquake damage in a large number of essential buildings, including hospitals.
Major Endeavours for researchers (13 September 2018)
University of Waikato academics have been awarded funding for a broad range of major research projects.
Erin the Engineer rocking the world of robotics (13 September 2018)
Alumna Erin Sims is taking on a traditionally male dominated industry.
Geologist, mum, volunteer, author – four seasons of career (12 September 2018)
Since graduating with a Bachelor of Science followed by a Master of Science in the mid '90s, Nicola McGunnigle has worked the full gambit of geologist roles, while juggling motherhood and volunteer work, and has now written her first book: Four Seasons in Nepal.
Scholarships for a better environment (5 September 2018)
Seven students have been awarded WRC, Waikato Tainui - Te Arikinui Dame Te Atairangikaahu scholarships.
Waikato students awarded for enviro-tech innovation (5 September 2018)
A group of Waikato students came second in the national MYOB IT Challenge last weekend for their creation of CarbonKiwi, a system that tracks and minimises businesses' carbon emissions.
What's holding women back? (4 September 2018)
A group of geoscientists, including Karin Bryan from the University of Waikato, have taken the microscope to their backyard.
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