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Fieldays kicks off

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Fieldays kicks off

Source: University of Waikato Fieldays 2019 opened today, with the usual patient queues, fast-filling carparks, redbands and swannies. The University of Waikato stand in the Main Pavilion features robotics and the work done by university engineering staff and students in conjunction with Robotics Plus Ltd in Tauranga. CEO of Robotics Plus Dr Matt Glenn says […]

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Rainbow warrior set to graduate at new Tauranga campus

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Rainbow warrior set to graduate at new Tauranga campus

Source: University of Waikato Kat Clark may prefer rainbow hues, but today Friday (June 7), she’ll be decked out in all black when she graduates with a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Waikato in Tauranga. It’s another achievement knocked off for the feisty LGBTQ advocate and one she says may never have […]

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Queen’s Birthday Honours for staff, stakeholders and alumni

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Queen’s Birthday Honours for staff, stakeholders and alumni

Source: University of Waikato Psychology Professor Devon Polaschek, former University of Waikato Council member Paul Adams, and former University Associate Professor of Law Ruth Busch are among members of the University community recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Congratulations to all our successful staff, stakeholders and alumni on their outstanding achievement. Professor Devon Polaschek […]

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Robotics, a feature of Fieldays

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Robotics, a feature of Fieldays

Source: University of Waikato Mystery Creek comes alive this week as farmers and townies flock to the National Agricultural Fieldays. This year’s theme is ‘Cultivating Value’ and about 140,000 people are expected to attend to find out about latest developments in the agri-sector. The University of Waikato will have its stand in the Main Pavilion. […]

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Fighting biosecurity threats naturally

By   /  June 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Fighting biosecurity threats naturally

Source: University of Waikato New Zealand’s primary industries face a continual threat of biosecurity breaches, but two University of Waikato chemistry students believe there could be natural ways to mitigate the risks posed by bacterial pathogens in agriculture. Claire Voogt and Taylor Farr, both studying for Master of Science degrees, are recipients of this year’s […]

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Waikato School of Engineering makes its mark at international conference

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato School of Engineering makes its mark at international conference

Source: University of Waikato The University of Waikato’s School of Engineering made its presence felt at the recently concluded 2019 International Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (I2MTC). Held in Auckland, I2MTC is the biggest flagship conference of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Instrumentation and Measurement Society. Among the 400 delegates were the experts in […]

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Scanning logs the fast way

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Scanning logs the fast way

Source: University of Waikato All those logs you see on trucks crawling over the Kaimais to the Port of Tauranga need to be weighed and measured to account for the volume of timber on each truck. Done manually, it’s a long and slow process, but engineers at the University of Waikato and at Robotics Plus […]

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Water clarity improvements detected in the Rotorua lakes

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Water clarity improvements detected in the Rotorua lakes

Source: University of Waikato Satellites 700 kilometers above the Earth’s surface are helping to gauge the health of the lakes. A team led by senior scientist Dr Moritz Lehmann at Xerra Earth Observation Institute and the University of Waikato has published an analysis of 18-year trends in lake water clarity in the Rotorua lakes. Water […]

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NAISA nearing

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on NAISA nearing

Source: University of Waikato The University of Waikato is gearing up to host the world’s largest Indigenous Studies conference. It is co-hosted with the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, which is the largest and most important Indigenous Studies Association in the world. In doing so, the University joins some of the most prominent Universities […]

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NASIA nearing

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on NASIA nearing

Source: University of Waikato The University of Waikato is gearing up to host the world’s largest Indigenous Studies conference. It is co-hosted with the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, which is the largest and most important Indigenous Studies Association in the world. In doing so, the University joins some of the most prominent Universities […]

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The country’s biggest Cyber Challenge is kicking off.

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The country’s biggest Cyber Challenge is kicking off.

Source: University of Waikato Run by the University of Waikato’s CROW lab, the 2019 Cyber Challenge has started this week. From cars, drones and home security, to everyday appliances like your fridge, smart lights and toothbrushes everything is connected. The Challenge this year is to hack some of those devices. Competitors get to rub shoulders […]

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A new era of graduation for Tauranga

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A new era of graduation for Tauranga

Source: University of Waikato The University of Waikato will be holding its first graduation at the new Tauranga campus on 7 June 2019, and at the same time will be launching a new style of graduation ceremony. Graduation is time of celebration for universities, graduating students and their families, and an important acknowledgement of the […]

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Battling cattle bloat

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Battling cattle bloat

Source: University of Waikato For years scientists have been trying to find out why cattle get bloat. It’s one of the most common causes of death in adult animals. University of Waikato and AgResearch scientists have joined forces to research why some cattle are more susceptible than others. Cattle produce more than 56 litres of […]

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Waikato students win big at NZ Startup Bootcamp

By   /  May 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato students win big at NZ Startup Bootcamp

Source: University of Waikato After 48 hours of innovation and hard work, two University of Waikato teams came out on top of the NZ Startup Bootcamp, each taking home $10,000. The winner of the ASB Best Startup category was agri tech team RH Innovation. The team was made up of Waikato students: Rahat Hasan, Tyler […]

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University of Waikato launches 2degrees Esports Scholarship

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on University of Waikato launches 2degrees Esports Scholarship

Source: University of Waikato Esports, or online video game tournaments, are quickly becoming a sport of choice among millennials, with approximately 380 million participants globally. The fast-growing digital phenomenon is overtaking traditional sports to become one of the most popular recreational activities in New Zealand. To meet the demand for the growing sport, the University […]

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The paradox of happiness: the more you chase it the more elusive it becomes

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The paradox of happiness: the more you chase it the more elusive it becomes

Source: University of Waikato Lorenzo Buscicchi, University of Waikato and Dan Weijers, University of Waikato New Zealand will release its first well-being budget this week, based on a suite of measures that track how New Zealanders are doing, including how happy they are. The latest World Happiness Report, issued by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions […]

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Inspiring the scientists of the future

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Inspiring the scientists of the future

Source: University of Waikato Hamilton kids are on the road to becoming a lot more science-literate, with House of Science joining the city. The Tauranga-born charity has just opened a Central Waikato base on Ruakura Road, thanks to a location sponsorship from the University of Waikato. The Hamilton branch currently has 23 unique educational “science […]

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The Entrepreneurial Inmate

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The Entrepreneurial Inmate

Source: University of Waikato The University of Waikato is giving inmates at the country’s biggest women’s prison the chance to change their lives through education. It is working with RAW, the charitable social venture set up by Annah Stretton to work with recidivist female offenders to replace criminal activity with education and work. The paper, […]

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Creating a world: early childhood education

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Creating a world: early childhood education

Source: University of Waikato We all know that importance of early childhood education but why is it that governments and international organisations still have a narrow definition of its purpose and place in our lives? Early childhood education is increasingly portrayed as providing a service for working parents, and is seen as part of the […]

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Waikato student named Casio ambassador

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato student named Casio ambassador

Source: University of Waikato Rising star and University of Waikato student Tayla Alexander has been singled out as a brand ambassador by leading piano and keyboard maker Casio Music NZ. To celebrate New Zealand Music Month, Tayla released a music recording and video of Cinema Paradiso (Se) with Kiwi pianist Joyce Lee. Sponsored by Casio, […]

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