Research & Expertise
Our School of Science is truly world class and our outstanding research record is founded on a 40-year history of exceptional and dedicated teaching staff. Our staff have acquired national and international reputations in their subjects and place emphasis on maintaining a fruitful balance between the growth areas of scientific endeavour and the technological applications of that knowledge.
Research and Innovation Guide
Find out more about our current research themes, projects and facilities in the School of Science Research and Innovation guide.
The School of Science Technical Officer picked up the top award in the Hill Laboratories Laboratory Technologist Award section, 2015. He is working on a project that aims to mitigate soil carbon losses and increase gains in soil carbon by adjusting management practices.
University of Waikato researchers have found a unique group of microorganisms on ...
The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth ...
A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human ...
A large research project that seeks to understand how biology responds to ...
Data scientists at the University of Waikato have been awarded $13 million ...
Do you have an idea for a research project? Perhaps you would like to find out more about one of our past or present projects?
If you are planning a study that involves human participants at the University of Waikato, you will need approval from a committee delegated from the University Human Research Ethics Committee.
School of Science staff are engaged in trend setting research. Publication in nationally and internationally peer-reviewed publications attests to the quality of the research and writing undertaken by leading academics.
The University of Waikato has a number of specialist research facilities that were established to support university teaching and research, but which are also available for external contract work.
There are many active research groups within the Schools, spanning a wide range of topics. These groups are supported by our world-class research centres and units.