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From palaeontology to spongiology: mastering the dinosaur of the ocean

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on From palaeontology to spongiology: mastering the dinosaur of the ocean

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: From palaeontology to spongiology: mastering the dinosaur of the ocean From an early age, Fenna Beets was determined to become a scientist. “At five years of age it was the role of a ‘dinosaur scientist’ that had my attention, followed by the captivating occupation of […]

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Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway?

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway?

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Freshwater management in NZ: Whose problem is it anyway? From acid rain in the US, to algae blooms in New Zealand lakes, freshwater scientist Professor Troy Baisden is using ‘big-picture’ thinking to help solve some of our biggest environmental problems. He’ll discuss this at his Inaugural Professorial […]

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And the OSCA goes to…

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on And the OSCA goes to…

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: And the OSCA goes to… The University of Waikato has just purchased an industrial composter – the first unit of its kind in New Zealand. The OSCA Bite Size 200 can process 200kg of mixed organic waste per day, significantly reducing the University’s waste to landfill. – […]

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Building a team in the Bay

By   /  March 6, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Building a team in the Bay

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Building a team in the Bay Construction of the University’s new home in Tauranga’s CBD is well underway, and behind the scenes we’re also busy building a team to support our growing presence in the Bay of Plenty. The team is comprised of both academic […]

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UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: UOW hosts Tauranga Study Options Fair On Friday 16 March, the University is hosting the Tauranga Study Options Fair to introduce our new Tauranga city campus, the academic programmes that will be offered and the student experience that will be unique to the beautiful Bay of Plenty. […]

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Entrepreneurial students reveal start-up plans

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Entrepreneurial students reveal start-up plans

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Entrepreneurial students reveal start-up plans A group of Toi Ohomai and University of Waikato students recently devoted their holidays to try and turn their ‘start-up’ ideas into business ventures. The eight students took part in the 10-week Project Ignite entrepreneurial programme, and unveiled their concepts at a […]

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Salonica: One story, three languages

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Salonica: One story, three languages

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Salonica: One story, three languages University of Waikato Theatre Studies Lecturer Dr Laura Haughey and her award winning theatre company Equal Voices Arts bring their new multilingual production Salonica homeafter a history-making tour of Europe. This unique and ground-breaking theatre combines three languages and cultures to share […]

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Waikato: You’ve come to the right place

By   /  February 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato: You’ve come to the right place

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato: You’ve come to the right place New students were officially welcomed to the University of Waikato today. More than 1000 of them came to Te Kohinga Mārama Marae on the Hamilton campus for a pōwhiri, to hear speeches of welcome plus helpful hints on making the […]

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Waikato students take leading roles in opera

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato students take leading roles in opera

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato students take leading roles in opera Festival Opera’s season of Madame Butterfly opens at the Napier Municipal Theatre this week, and four Waikato students will take the lead alongside international opera stars. Festival Opera exists to showcase the home grown talent of New Zealand, and through youth […]

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A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A Halberg for a Hillary scholar Ellesse Andrews only took up cycling four years ago but the 18-year-old is already a world champion, and winner of a Halberg award. Last night Ellesse was presented with the Emerging Talent trophy at the Halberg sports awards after a brilliant […]

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Living the economist dream

By   /  February 7, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Living the economist dream

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Living the economist dream Who knew that plenty of study, four large cans of Red Bull and a four-and-a-half hour exam in the middle of the night could lead to a job at the UN? University of Waikato student Alex Kravchenko was studying for his PhD when […]

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How the Treaty stumps the Trump effect

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on How the Treaty stumps the Trump effect

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How the Treaty stumps the Trump effect An opinion piece by Tiriana Anderson At the crux of it, the Treaty of Waitangi was created and signed so that people of different cultures and circumstances could come together and co-exist without killing one another with excessive force or […]

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Councillor’s Waikato University connection

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Councillor’s Waikato University connection

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Councillor’s Waikato University connection City Councillor Catherine Stewart is gearing up for a 21st and she has a whole year to decide what to wear. The opening of the new University of Waikato campus in Tauranga’s CBD in 2019 will likely coincide with the anniversary of her […]

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Deciphering the encryption dilemma

By   /  February 5, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Deciphering the encryption dilemma

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Deciphering the encryption dilemma To address the contentious issues surrounding access to and use of encryption, researchers at the University of Waikato plan to examine not just laws but also the other relevant rules that apply to the technology. Their approach is in sharp contrast to the […]

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Bug buster extraordinaire

By   /  February 2, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Bug buster extraordinaire

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Bug buster extraordinaire Tracking down a bug lurking in the depths of one of the world’s most popular mobile operating systems has propelled a University of Waikato researcher into Google’s Hall of Fame. PhD student Joshua Scarsbrook from Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) was checking out […]

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Tertiary providers renew commitment to Bay’s educational partnership

By   /  January 31, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Tertiary providers renew commitment to Bay’s educational partnership

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Tertiary providers renew commitment to Bay’s educational partnership The Bay’s three major tertiary providers have all reaffirmed their commitment to the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Education Partnership, which aims to improve access to tertiary study and provide greater study options for students in the region. […]

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Battle of the beaches

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Battle of the beaches

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Battle of the beaches Battle of the beaches – did the best seashore really win? The University of Waikato’s Dr Karin Bryan had the task of helping judge the NZ Herald’s competition to pick the country’s best beaches. Narrowing nominations down to a short list […]

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A Humboldt experience

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A Humboldt experience

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A Humboldt experience What does a poor university student do when he needs a suit in a hurry? He calls his mum, that’s what. And even though she’s in Australia, she comes to the rescue. That’s what happened to University of Waikato PhD student Ben […]

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Investigating sustainable energy systems

By   /  January 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Investigating sustainable energy systems

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Investigating sustainable energy systems Four years in the planning, the University of Waikato is hosting the world’s first conference on industrial electronics for sustainable energy systems, bringing together experts from 22 countries. That Waikato is hosting the conference is largely due to Associate Professor Nihal […]

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The sweet taste of research success

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The sweet taste of research success

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: The sweet taste of research success The mysteries of the X-factor behind Mānuka honey are being uncovered by University of Waikato researchers. A team from the School of Science has just completed a ground-breaking study of Mānuka nectar physiology, looking at the how the genetics […]

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