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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