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Research & Expertise

Our Faculty of Science & Engineering 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 Faculty of Science & Engineering 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

Tauranga hosts largest international coastal marine research group

Next week, Tauranga is playing host to the final INTERCOAST forum, a ...


The mystery of 1000 Springs

The world's most comprehensive study of geothermal springs has provided a unique ...


Protecting New Zealand's plants

New Zealand’s lack of plant biodiversity will be in the spotlight next ...


A major contribution to marine science

Professor Conrad Pilditch has a top award for his research into estuarine ...


Acknowledgement for MRI-safe electrode development

Professor Jonathan Scott and a graduate student made the finals of the ...


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Projects & Case Studies

Faculty of Science and Engineering 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 Faculty, spanning a wide range of topics. These groups are supported by our world-class research centres and units.