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US Air Force funds Waikato tech project

By   /  July 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on US Air Force funds Waikato tech project

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: US Air Force funds Waikato tech project The US Air Force has awarded a University of Waikato engineer more than $250,000 to research the heat transfer qualities of copper-diamond composites. Dr Fei Yang, a materials and processing engineer, says copper and diamond can enable very […]

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Making cyber space a safer place

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Making cyber space a safer place

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Making cyber space a safer place Director of the GCSB (the Government Communications Security Bureau) Andrew Hampton told participants in the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge that a few years ago people were told that if they didn’t put cyber security on the agenda then […]

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Blue2Green next month

By   /  July 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Blue2Green next month

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Blue2Green next month Tauranga will host the International Marine Biotechnology Convention next month, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time. The ‘Blue2Green Marine Biotechnology Convention’ will take place from August 8–10 in Tauranga and will constitute a joint meeting between the […]

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A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year

By   /  July 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A smile the best reward for Volunteer of the Year Spreading happiness is important for 2017 Youth Volunteer of the Year Gary Ho. The Hong Kong-born University of Waikato student accepted the accolade from Volunteering Waikato last month for his work with refugees. Judges at […]

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A traditional approach to child rearing

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A traditional approach to child rearing

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A traditional approach to child rearing Traditional Māori approaches to child rearing are steeped in collective responsibility, rather than conventionally promoted individual approaches. Associate Professor Leonie Pihama, Dr Naomi Simmonds and Dr Waikaremoana Waitoki at the University of Waikato have been awarded $350,000 funding for […]

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An internship to SING about

By   /  July 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on An internship to SING about

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: An internship to SING about Excited is an understatement for biological sciences student Nauvoo Begman. The University of Waikato student is in Arizona, USA this week with his Waikato team attending the summer internship for Indigenous peoples in Genomics (SING USA). Nauvoo, from Ngāpuhi and […]

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First-time competitors, first-time winners

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on First-time competitors, first-time winners

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: First-time competitors, first-time winners The University of Waikato men’s hockey team, new on the tertiary sports scene, went to their national tournament in Wellington last week and returned home winners. The University and Tertiary Sport New Zealand (UTSNZ) national tertiary hockey championship was played over […]

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The trail of the snail: Reflections on negligence law

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The trail of the snail: Reflections on negligence law

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: The trail of the snail: Reflections on negligence law Did you hear the one about the Scotswoman, the snail and the bottle of ginger? Sir Grant Hammond, Professor of Law and Judicial Studies at the University of Waikato knows it well. It’s a story that […]

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A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series The University of Waikato is hosting a new public lecture series in Tauranga, kicking off on 20 July with Professor of Psychology and Crime Science, Devon Polaschek, who will explore psychopathy in the wild and in […]

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Sweet success at the University of Waikato’s first ever Science and Engineering Open Week

By   /  July 5, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Sweet success at the University of Waikato’s first ever Science and Engineering Open Week

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Sweet success at the University of Waikato’s first ever Science and Engineering Open Week Sorting different sized lollies without touching them was just one of the tasks encountered by school students at the University of Waikato’s Science & Engineering Open Week last week. More than […]

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University to test loud sirens on 12 July

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on University to test loud sirens on 12 July

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University to test loud sirens on 12 July The University of Waikato will test its emergency loud sirens on the afternoon of Wednesday 12 July. The sirens, which will sound similar to those used by volunteer fire brigades, will run for three minutes around […]

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Investigating prosperous indigenous groups

By   /  June 30, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Investigating prosperous indigenous groups

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Investigating prosperous indigenous groups University of Waikato senior law lecturer Dr Robert Joseph is heading to the US next month to study prosperous indigenous groups’ governance and their culture. Dr Joseph (Tainui, Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Rangitāne, Ngāi Tahu) researches indigenous law and is the recipient of […]

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Firm chosen to build tertiary campus in Tauranga

By   /  June 29, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Firm chosen to build tertiary campus in Tauranga

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Firm chosen to build tertiary campus in Tauranga The University of Waikato has chosen Hawkins Construction to build the new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus development.   Activity on the Durham Street site in central Tauranga will commence towards the end of July and the campus will […]

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Diverse team leads $12.23 million cyber security project

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Diverse team leads $12.23 million cyber security project

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Diverse team leads $12.23 million cyber security project Meena Mungro is from Mauritius, an island in the Indian Ocean. She represents one of 17 nationalities in the Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) team at the University of Waikato. Meena, a Research Programmer, is working […]

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PM’s scholarship sends Waikato students to Asia

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on PM’s scholarship sends Waikato students to Asia

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: PM’s scholarship sends Waikato students to Asia Three students from the University of Waikato will be jetting off to Asia soon under the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia (PMSA). The programme, funded by the New Zealand government and administered by Education New Zealand, aims to […]

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Ryan Ko’s top five cyber safety tips

By   /  June 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Ryan Ko’s top five cyber safety tips

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Ryan Ko’s top five cyber safety tips Unique malware is being created every half second, so there’s no better time than the present to up your cyber security game, according to University of Waikato Associate Professor Ryan Ko. Ryan is the director of the New […]

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Hard work pays off – twice

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Hard work pays off – twice

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Hard work pays off – twice Political Science student Abiteta Teitibwebwe, known as Bibi, has been awarded a New Zealand Pacific Scholarship for a second time. Bibi grew up in Kiribati, did her schooling at the main government school, King George V & Ellaine Bernachi […]

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Nicole’s prize-winning business idea to make scholarships more accessible

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Nicole’s prize-winning business idea to make scholarships more accessible

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nicole’s prize-winning business idea to make scholarships more accessible A $10k prize will help make University of Waikato Management School student Nicole Calderwood’s business idea a reality. The fourth-year Marketing and Strategic Management student, who descends from Ngāi Tahu, entered as an individual in […]

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Aligning agriculture with climate policy

By   /  June 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Aligning agriculture with climate policy

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Aligning agriculture with climate policy An international team of soil experts says carbon sequestration in soil has the potential to enhance food security and mitigate climate change. Soil scientist Professor Louis Schipper from the University of Waikato is a member of the 10-strong team […]

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BOP students make their mark at Waikato chemistry challenge

By   /  June 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on BOP students make their mark at Waikato chemistry challenge

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: BOP students make their mark at Waikato chemistry challenge The University of Waikato’s annual New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) Analytical Chemistry Competition saw Tauranga Boys’ College team awarded first place. The event, held on Wednesday 14 June, challenged 92 enthusiastic Year 13 students to spend a day […]

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