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2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on 2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: 2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd A journey that began with writing poetry at the age of five has taken Therese Lloyd to the University of Waikato as the 2018 Writer in Residence. Since its inception in 1991 the programme has hosted some of New […]

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Opening young eyes to a future of learning

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Opening young eyes to a future of learning

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Opening young eyes to a future of learning The students have been getting even younger around the Hamilton campus, with a group of 11-13 year olds taking their first steps into tertiary education at University of Waikato. The 61 children from Kimihia Primary School in […]

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Is there a future for plastics?

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Is there a future for plastics?

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Is there a future for plastics? The future of plastics: reusing the bad and encouraging the good Kim Pickering, University of Waikato Plastic pollution: discarded plastic bags are a hazard to marine life. Richard Whitcombe/Shutterstock, CC BY-ND Plastics have got themselves a bad name, mainly […]

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MBA student wins Waikato Emerging Leader Award

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on MBA student wins Waikato Emerging Leader Award

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: MBA student wins Waikato Emerging Leader Award University of Waikato MBA student Kirsten Madill won the Emerging Leader Award at the Westpac Waikato Business Awards on Friday 3 October. The prestigious award recognised Kirsten’s strong and collaborative leadership style as Hobbiton’s Chief Operating Officer. Kirsten […]

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Fingers on buzzers, the ultimate quiz challenge is back!

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Fingers on buzzers, the ultimate quiz challenge is back!

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Fingers on buzzers, the ultimate quiz challenge is back! In the spirit of the internationally televised game show, University Challenge on Campus aims to bring together some of the sharpest minds from across the country for the inaugural (non-televised) on-campus event, hosted by the University […]

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Teachers needed in a town near you

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Teachers needed in a town near you

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Teachers needed in a town near you There’s a shortage of teachers in New Zealand, mostly in secondary schools, but in Auckland and rural areas in particular, primary school teaching positions are also becoming hard to fill. The reasons are many says University of Waikato’s […]

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Katikati couple support new doctoral scholarship

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Katikati couple support new doctoral scholarship

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Katikati couple support new doctoral scholarship There’s a new scholarship available to University of Waikato PhD students who are studying environmental issues. It’s come about thanks to the generosity of Katikati couple Graham and Ruth Sparling. The scholarship is for doctoral students coming to the […]

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New Chair for Lakes and Freshwater Science

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on New Chair for Lakes and Freshwater Science

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: New Chair for Lakes and Freshwater Science The University of Waikato has appointed a new Bay of Plenty Regional Council Chair in Lakes and Freshwater Science. He’s Dr Troy Baisden, who will take up the professorship on 14 November, leaving his current position at GNS […]

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New Tauranga Campus takes shape

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on New Tauranga Campus takes shape

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: New Tauranga Campus takes shape The building of the University of Waikato’s new campus on Durham Street in Tauranga’s CBD is well underway and on schedule for completion in 2019. The multi-million dollar development, which will provide Tauranga with a world-class campus and education offering […]

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Council invests in Omokoroa landslide research

By   /  November 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Council invests in Omokoroa landslide research

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Council invests in Omokoroa landslide research Doctoral students at the University of Waikato think they might have found a way to stabilise Omokoroa’s sensitive soils and reduce the number of landslides. Western Bay of Plenty District Council will contribute $10,000 annually over the next three […]

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Inquire, Inspire 2017

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Inquire, Inspire 2017

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Inquire, Inspire 2017 Inquire, Inspire 2017 – a Tauranga research symposium was held at the Windermere Campus on Friday 3 November and the diverse range of speakers and topics held the packed lecture theatre enthralled. Keynote speaker, University of Waikato Associate Professor, Mere Berryman opened […]

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Breaking barriers in research

By   /  November 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Breaking barriers in research

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Breaking barriers in research As part of Royal Society Te Apārangi’s 150th Anniversary celebrations, Dr Jaimie Veale and Professor Tahu Kukutai from the University of Waikato will be hosting a talk that showcases the contributions women researchers are making in New Zealand. Event details:Wednesday 8 […]

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Streets ahead with the drive for a cleaner greener fleet

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Streets ahead with the drive for a cleaner greener fleet

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Streets ahead with the drive for a cleaner greener fleet Nearly half the University of Waikato’s fleet of 150 vehicles is electric, with eight pure electric and about 60 hybrids. It is believed to be the biggest in the Waikato region. The Vehicle Fleet Manager […]

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Guidelines for the use of Indigenous health data

By   /  November 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Guidelines for the use of Indigenous health data

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Guidelines for the use of Indigenous health data An international team of researchers from New Zealand, Australia and Canada has published governance guidelines for the use of Indigenous health data in the world’s leading independent general medical journal The Lancet. The researchers hope the guidelines […]

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Nottingham here I come

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Nottingham here I come

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Nottingham here I come Kelsey Ferris has a work-placement most people only dream about. The University of Waikato student is heading to Nottingham in the UK this month to complete a year-long internship at the British Geological Survey. She’ll be based in their inorganic chemistry […]

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Diverse range of research recognised in Marsden Fund awards

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Diverse range of research recognised in Marsden Fund awards

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Diverse range of research recognised in Marsden Fund awards The University of Waikato has secured $3.6 million in grants from the 2017 round of the Marsden Fund. The four main projects involve research into genomic variations, indigenous texts, refugees in early education, and tribal geographies. […]

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Married at First Sight: A flawed concept or a match made in heaven?

By   /  November 2, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Married at First Sight: A flawed concept or a match made in heaven?

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Married at First Sight: A flawed concept or a match made in heaven? Married at First Sight is the reality show that has taken New Zealand by storm. In the four years since its debut on Danish television, the series has screened in 130 countries. […]

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Professor Vickery Arcus awarded James Cook Research Fellowship

By   /  November 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Professor Vickery Arcus awarded James Cook Research Fellowship

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Professor Vickery Arcus awarded James Cook Research Fellowship University of Waikato researchers are looking at how the biological world responds to changing temperatures. The Royal Society Te Apārangi has awarded Professor Vickery Arcus a prestigious James Cook Research Fellowship.  His work is on the temperature dependence of biological […]

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STEAM without the hot air

By   /  October 27, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on STEAM without the hot air

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: STEAM without the hot air Society looks to engineers to design and build all the things that support human life – from the basic provision of shelter, water, and safety, to the entire urban infrastructure that keeps society. Yet Dean of Engineering at the University […]

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International artist and honorary doctor

By   /  October 26, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on International artist and honorary doctor

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: International artist and honorary doctor Artist, teacher and philanthropist Max Gimblett is now a doctor. The New York-based New Zealander has had an honorary doctorate conferred at the University of Waikato. Dr Gimblett, 82, said he was honoured and humbled to receive the title. Dr […]

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