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Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer

By   /  September 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Using dogs to sniff out lung cancer A University of Waikato lecturer is looking at how dogs can be used for lung cancer screening. The Waikato Medical Research Foundation has just given Tim Edwards 30,000 dollars to kick off the first part of the research. […]

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From telephone technician to app creator

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on From telephone technician to app creator

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: From telephone technician to app creator The University of Waikato’s literary journal Mayhem is now available on an app. It’s thanks to one of the university’s mature students Stephen Outram who developed and produced the app as part of a directed study. Steve was recently […]

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Matariki in English and te reo Māori

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Matariki in English and te reo Māori

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Matariki in English and te reo Māori Earlier this year, Dr Rangi Matamua’s book Matariki – The Star of the Year marked a resurgence in Māori astronomy. The book was written in English, but now Dr Matamua has launched the book in limited edition in […]

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An alternative to plastic, a winning idea

By   /  September 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on An alternative to plastic, a winning idea

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: An alternative to plastic, a winning idea The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) has announced the finalists for its global awards and the University of Waikato’s Associate Professor Johan Verbeek is one of them. The awards celebrate excellence, innovation and achievement in the chemical, process […]

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From mountain to sea – studying Taranaki ecosystems

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on From mountain to sea – studying Taranaki ecosystems

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: From mountain to sea – studying Taranaki ecosystems The University of Waikato and George Mason Charitable Trust have joined forces to support in-depth research into Taranaki ecosystems. The plan is to get a coherent approach to research in an often-neglected part of the country. Deputy […]

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Taking te reo Māori home

By   /  September 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Taking te reo Māori home

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Taking te reo Māori home As Aotearoa New Zealand celebrates Te Wiki o te reo Māori – New Zealand Māori Language Week – it has an extra special meaning for University of Waikato student Nikki Kennedy. It brings New Zealand one step closer to revitalising […]

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Saving the world with online games

By   /  September 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Saving the world with online games

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Saving the world with online games Could online games be the solution to the world’s biggest problems? According to University of Waikato Senior Lecturer Dianne Forbes, they might be. From the launch of chess in the sixth century to last year’s Pokémon Go craze, games […]

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Top students put to the test

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Top students put to the test

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Top students put to the test Two University of Waikato students were in Auckland on Wednesday competing against students from other New Zealand universities in the 2017 Top Student Awards, held to celebrate student success. Management student Nicole Calderwood was one of four finalists in […]

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Election 2017: Change is on the way – ready or not

By   /  September 7, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Election 2017: Change is on the way – ready or not

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Election 2017: Change is on the way – ready or not Political scientists Dame Margaret Clark and Dr Jon Johansson will examine the 2017 election campaign for the third lecture in the new University of Waikato Tauranga public lecture series. In ‘Election 2017: Change is […]

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University of Waikato Continues to Climb Global Rankings

By   /  September 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on University of Waikato Continues to Climb Global Rankings

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: University of Waikato Continues to Climb Global Rankings The University of Waikato’s rapid ascent of the world university rankings was further confirmed today, with the release of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings. The University is now ranked third equal in New Zealand. The institution […]

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Waikato robocars competing across the ditch

By   /  August 31, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato robocars competing across the ditch

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato robocars competing across the ditch Two teams of robot builders from the University of Waikato are heading to Sydney on Sunday to compete in the National Instruments Autonomous Robotics Competition, going up against 24 teams from other New Zealand and Australian universities. Team W […]

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Let me hear your body talk

By   /  August 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Let me hear your body talk

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Let me hear your body talk “Listen to your body.” A simple message, but often forgotten, according to University of Waikato Senior Lecturer Matthew Driller. Recently named Acting Head of Performance Physiology for High Performance Sport New Zealand, Matt is one of the University of […]

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Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, All news, Health, Press Release, Public Sector, Rural services, University of Waikato, Waikato DHB, Waikato DHB news, Waikato District Health Board, Waikato Medical School  /  Comments Off on Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement

MIL OSI – Source: Waikato District Health Board – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato DHB response to new School of Rural Medicine announcement Bob Simcock, Chair of Waikato District Health Board has responded to today’s government announcement of a new School of Rural Medicine to be established. He said: “The Waikato DHB is pleased to see that […]

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Medical School announcement acknowledges rural health crisis

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Medical School announcement acknowledges rural health crisis

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Medical School announcement acknowledges rural health crisis National’s election promise to establish a School of Rural Medicine acknowledges the extent of the health crisis facing rural and vulnerable New Zealanders, says University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley. “It is heartening to see that the […]

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Six party candidates talk about the environment

By   /  August 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Six party candidates talk about the environment

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Six party candidates talk about the environment The environment is a hot topic for this year’s general election, including water quality, climate change and biodiversity. MPs and potential MPs from the major political parties will be at the University of Waikato on Wednesday 30 August […]

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A radical new approach to surrogacy

By   /  August 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A radical new approach to surrogacy

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A radical new approach to surrogacy Putting the interests of babies at the heart of surrogacy is the starting point for a new model being put forward by two University of Waikato researchers. Dr Ruth Walker and Dr Liezl van Zyl have just published a […]

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One week in Bangkok…

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on One week in Bangkok…

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: One week in Bangkok… With a big ideas and a healthy dose of self-belief, Crystal Tawhai is grateful for the opportunities she’s receiving on and off campus; helping achieve at university and in the community. Crystal was one of seven University of Waikato Management School […]

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The science of light: University of Waikato 3MT 2017

By   /  August 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The science of light: University of Waikato 3MT 2017

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: The science of light: University of Waikato 3MT 2017 Now an established part of 600 university calendars in 59 countries, the Thesis in Three (3MT) is an annual competition that challenges doctoral students to present their research to a non-specialist audience in no more than […]

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Digital citizenship – empowerment v control in the classroom

By   /  August 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Digital citizenship – empowerment v control in the classroom

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Digital citizenship – empowerment v control in the classroom Becoming a BYOD school sounds like a sensible idea but if you’re going to do it successfully, it requires careful planning and a solid understanding of online safety and the relatively new Harmful Digital Communications Act […]

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Potential in the blockchain

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Potential in the blockchain

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Potential in the blockchain The blockchain is nothing new to computer scientists, but its technology keeps changing and its potential is under-developed. That’s according to University of Waikato computer scientist Professor Steve Reeves. He’s been awarded nearly $200,000 seed funding from the Science for Technological […]

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