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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.


Researcher Profile

Aaron Wall

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.

News

New study into mānuka leaf surface could help maximise high-grade honey production

University of Waikato researchers have found a unique group of microorganisms on ...


Waikato researchers receive $26.9m in MBIE Endeavour funding

The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth ...


Waikato researcher re-writing history of ancient human movement across the Pacific

A University of Waikato researcher is re-writing the history of ancient human ...


Waikato researchers aim to find out what happens to life as the world heats up

A large research project that seeks to understand how biology responds to ...


Waikato Data Scientists awarded $13 million

Data scientists at the University of Waikato have been awarded $13 million ...


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Projects & Case Studies

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.

Specialist Research Facilities

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.

Centres and Units

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.