News from the University of Waikato, Tauranga

More news and events from the University of Waikato.

Election 2017: Change is on the way – ready or not (07 September 2017)
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.

University of Waikato continues to climb global rankings (06 September 2017)
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.

Medical School announcement acknowledges rural health crisis (28 August 2017)
“It is heartening to see that the conversation we instigated last year when we proposed a new way of educating medical students through the Waikato Graduate Entry Medical School has been recognised and acknowledged,” he said.

Europe in crisis and the rise of populism (09 August 2017)
The University of Waikato’s new Tauranga public lecture series began in July with hundreds braving the wild weather to hear Professor Devon Polaschek discuss psychopathy.

Browne goes Blue2Green with Psa research (04 August 2017)
With an industry valued at $1.6 billion to the New Zealand economy, the humble kiwifruit has beaten the grape for the first time in the race for highest export value.

Windows to other worlds: Antarctic lakes, astrobiology and milestone moments for life on ancient earth (27 July 2017)
As our ability to extend observations beyond earth improves, planetary scientists are looking anew to the potential for life on other planets – astrobiology.

Second chance learner wants to give offenders a second chance (26 July 2017)
After 20 years of service with the Department of Corrections, Tauranga man Nick Powell felt an overwhelming need to do more to help the prisoners he worked with.

Blue2Green next month (17 July 2017)
Tauranga will host the International Marine Biotechnology Convention next month, which is being held in New Zealand for the first time.

More young talent needed for NZ’s primary industries (14 July 2017)
Growing up, Jack Keeys couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be a scientist or accountant – so he’s forging a unique career path in New Zealand’s primary industries which combines both.

A wild start planned for new Tauranga public lecture series (10 July 2017)
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 prison.

Firm chosen to build tertiary campus in Tauranga (29 June 2017)
The University of Waikato has chosen Hawkins Construction to build the new Tauranga CBD tertiary campus development.

BOP students make their mark at Waikato chemistry challenge (20 June 2017)
The University of Waikato's annual New Zealand Institute of Chemistry (NZIC) Analytical Chemistry Competition saw Tauranga Boys’ College team awarded first place.

In-orchard robots leading change at Fieldays (14 June 2017)
Kiwifruit and apple pickers of the robot kind make their stage debut at the 2017 New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays today.

Waikato among top 1.1% of universities worldwide (08 June 2017)
With the release of this year’s global rankings, the University of Waikato is now counted among the top 1.1% of universities in the world, the latest step in a remarkable story that has seen the university climb the rankings by more than 100 places in the last four years.

Fieldays scholarship winner announced (08 June 2017)
This year’s New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays scholarship winner, Shannon Hunter, is conducting research that will make an important contribution to New Zealand’s growing avocado industry.