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University of Waikato
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Although Waikato is a relatively young university, it has forged a strong international reputation. We strive to play an even more prominent role on the international scene, exposing staff and students to international connections and perspectives. Our global connections are wide and strong, and our international student profile is diverse. 

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012
The one research study to rule them all Just a stone’s throw from Hobbiton, a group of researchers are embarking on their own quest – to look at international perceptions of, and hopes and expectations for, the Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. 312 views

Tuesday, 6 November 2012
Gay pride and public space – a new take on geography Professor Lynda Johnston of the University of Waikato’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is not your typical geographer. 204 views

Researchers turn to "wisdom of elders" to boost conservation and biodiversity A University of Waikato-led research project which draws on the “wisdom of the elders” to improve conservation and biodiversity has won support from the prestigious Marsden Fund, New Zealand's funding for ideas-driven research. 256 views

Tuesday, 28 August 2012
Language revival expert calls for native tongue title 216 views

Wednesday, 1 August 2012
The University of Waikato and Scion sign agreement to work together Scion and the University of Waikato have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will see the two organisations working together in research and teaching and to enhance their contribution to the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, iwi and New Zealand. 178 views

Friday, 8 June 2012
How enzymes can help farmers University of Waikato scientists are taking a closer look at the microbiological communities found in the rumen to find out how to produce milk, meat and wool in the most efficient way. 309 views

Tuesday, 5 June 2012
Waikato student models weather changes to benefit farmers Farmers know a change in the weather when they see one. 275 views

Thursday, 24 May 2012
Dairy data could answer carbon questions On a Waharoa dairy farm two special machines aren’t missing a trick. 340 views

Tuesday, 7 February 2012
Waikato University's mobile web puts the campus at your fingertips As the new crop of uni students gears up for the 2012 academic year, they’ll find the University of Waikato ready and waiting for them – on the small screen. 271 views

Friday, 27 January 2012
New professor to create agribusiness step-change at Waikato Agribusiness research and teaching at the University of Waikato takes a big step forward in March with the arrival of leading agriculture researcher and commentator Professor Jacqueline Rowarth. 249 views

Thursday, 3 November 2011
'Grey skies and a green lake' winner at Waikato Biology PhD conference Monitoring biological processes in Lake Rotorua following a rainstorm was the topic of the winning presentation at the University of Waikato’s Department of Biological Sciences’ 3rd Annual PhD Conference late last month. 404 views

Monday, 31 October 2011
National Geographic to follow Waikato scientists on the ice A team of Waikato University scientists is heading to Antarctica this week and a team from National Geographic will be tracking them. 202 views

Tuesday, 25 October 2011
Waikato student wins Rhodes Scholarship Waikato University student Briar Thompson is one of three New Zealanders to have been awarded a Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University next year. 298 views

Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Social justice for Paraguayan University of Waikato student After spending eight years working for the Paraguayan Attorney General, Maximiliano Mendieta came to Waikato University to learn how to better his country. 407 views

Organisations contribute to workplace bullying Poor management and avoiding responsibility may contribute to workplace bullying, leaving employees feeling sadness, shame and pain. 457 views

Monday, 26 September 2011
Innovative 'Māori MBA' reaches finals of international competition A unique MBA programme for Māori leaders has been named one of four finalists in the inaugural MBA Innovation Award offered by the London-based Association of MBAs (AMBA). 241 views

Wednesday, 21 September 2011
More women, better financial performance Increasing the number of women on boards of directors is good for business. 241 views

Monday, 12 September 2011
Expert says cross-Tasman migration "out of control" of either government A leading Australian population expert says population size is determined by economic, social and environmental factors rather than government policy. 228 views

Tuesday, 30 August 2011
Cafe Scientifique to focus on what makes animals happy Animal welfare issues and concerns are heavily influenced by what people think animals need. 289 views

'Earthquake risk in Wellington' topic of upcoming Hochstetter lecture The Christchurch earthquakes have sparked fresh concern about the likelihood of a large quake in Wellington. 359 views

Thursday, 25 August 2011
Economist with a human touch wins Waikato Management School research award A microeconomist with a focus on migration, labour economics and development issues is the winner of this year’s Waikato Management School Dean’s Award for Research Excellence. 190 views

Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Sustainable future in good hands at Waikato University The University of Waikato has appointed a sustainability co-ordinator to help the university continue to develop as a leader and role model in regard to sustainability issues, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford. 193 views

Monday, 22 August 2011
New environmental research institute looks at the big picture to find solutions The University of Waikato is bringing its internationally acclaimed environmental research programmes under one roof to better tackle some of the big problems New Zealand faces in environmental degradation and biodiversity decline. 231 views

Monday, 4 October 2010
University scholarships help pave way for Tauranga student With a Bachelor of Engineering set firmly in his sites, former Otumoetai College student Regan Hughes was fairly confident the University of Waikato would be his home for the next four years. 306 views

Friday, 24 September 2010
Visiting geophysicist shakes it up with public lecture Geophysicist Professor Kevin Furlong, from Penn State University, USA, never imagined he would witness one of New Zealand’s worst earthquakes while spending his sabbatical in Christchurch. 323 views

Summer brings ship rats and Twitter for Waikato students For students, summer is usually a time spent going to the beach, hanging out with friends at a barbeque, or partying. 309 views

Friday, 20 August 2010
Alumnus to give insight into Google links Google has entered the lexicon as the default term for web searching, but there's a lot more to it than the ten blue links we've come to expect on the screen. 414 views

Monday, 16 August 2010
Waikato student makes informatics Olympiad First-year computer science student Boris Pfahringer is in Canada to contest the annual International Olympiad in Informatics as part of a four-strong New Zealand team. 520 views

Monday, 12 July 2010
New paper gives students what they want Waikato University students will be getting what they want from a new and hands-on paper. 391 views

Monday, 28 June 2010
Waikato University titanium research key part of new facility Research at the University of Waikato has played a key part in a new facility dedicated to creating a titanium industry in New Zealand. 278 views

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