University of Waikato

Type: Organization
Name: University of Waikato
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Help needed to break constraints

All Alan Forsyth wants is to leave the house his wheelchair has largely confined him to.The Waimate man, 53, was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 20 years ago and in the past three years has been unable to get in and out of a regular car.Due to the progression ... [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

BOP Polytechnic graduates awarded Tawera scholarships

Offered to Māori students completing a bachelor’s degree in business, management or commerce, the Tāwera scholarship found two worthy recipients recently in graduates Ranui Samuels and Tamaku Pau'u.These two exceptional business students are grateful ... [Published Info News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Report 'shows education system failing queer students'

A new report, commissioned by and released today by the Green Party, shows the Education Review Office (ERO) and the Ministry of Education are seriously failing queer students in secondary schools.The Green Party report, How Safe Are Our Schools?: An ... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

University prepares for Kīngitanga Day

the University will celebrate Kīngitanga Day – an annual celebration of the University’s distinctive heritage, history and relationships.Strong connectionsThe University of Waikato has developed strong connections with the Kīngitanga, Waikato-Tainui and ... [Published University of Waikato - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Aug 28 Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award

Parekawhia McLean:  the Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award next month.Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact on public policy and the public sector with a University of ... [Published University of Waikato - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Study Data from University of Waikato Provide New Insights into Microbial Ecology (Characterization of Chasmoendolithic Community in Miers Valley,...

Study Data from University of Waikato Provide New Insights into Microbial Ecology (Characterization of Chasmoendolithic Community in Miers Valley , McMurdo Dry Valleys, Antarctica )By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

5 Wairoa looks on bright side

Wairoa will become the Mecca for bright minds, says Wairoa District Council CEO Fergus Power.The Kiwi lawyer has been in the job for four months after working in local government in North Queensland.Two memorandums of understanding have been signed with ... [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Be a Kiwi scholar

The University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand is offering a NZ$1 million (27 million baht) international scholarship fund to students from 12 Asian countries.The University of Waikato Excellence Scholarship for Asia programme will grant financial ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

First tertiary sustainability forum next week (Fuseworks)

New Zealand’s first sustainability practitioners’ forum for tertiary education will be hosted by the University of Auckland next week, on 4-5 September.The forum aims to build a community of sustainable practice in New Zealand’s tertiary education sector. ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Renowned economist wins University of Waikato award

One of New Zealand’s best-known economists will receive a Distinguished Alumni Award from the next month. Esteemed career in financeThe University says Dr Arthur Grimes’ career has been one full of commitment and passion and his contribution to public ... [Published Scoop - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

TNZ taps into potential conference opportunities with local universities

Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) latest activity is targeting local universities to uncover potential conference opportunities for New Zealand.Over the past couple of months TNZ has held sessions at two of New Zealand’s major universities – Victoria University ... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Experts agree: the story still matters

The future is looking bright for all things entertainment, with a mixture of traditional and new mediums changing the landscape of media consumption for the better.That was the view of a panel of speakers, facilitated by alumnus and television presenter ... [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]

Quotes

"I miss the open road, I used to love it, getting out behind the wheel. I was a steerologist."
"It’s more that my effort has been recognised by someone who doesn’t know me," says Tamaku, "They acknowledge that students need support. And they see something in me that I see as well."
"How can students be protected if schools don’t even know what is going on in their classrooms and in the school environment?"

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Help needed to break constraints [Published Timaru Herald - Aug 29 2014]
BOP Polytechnic graduates awarded Tawera schola... [Published Info News - Aug 29 2014]
Report 'shows education system failing queer st... [Published Voxy.co.nz - Aug 28 2014]
University prepares for Kīngitanga Day [Published University of Waikato - Aug 28 2014]
Aug 28 Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive receives ... [Published University of Waikato - Aug 28 2014]
Study Data from University of Waikato Provide N... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 28 2014]
Paul Dykes: Income improves but shopping sprees... [Published Stratford Press - Aug 27 2014]
5 Wairoa looks on bright side [Published Hawkes Bay Today - Aug 27 2014]
Be a Kiwi scholar [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 27 2014]
First tertiary sustainability forum next week (... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
Renowned economist wins University of Waikato a... [Published Scoop - Aug 25 2014]
Renowned economist wins prestigious Waikato Uni... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 25 2014]
TNZ taps into potential conference opportunitie... [Published Travel and Tour World - Aug 25 2014]
Experts agree: the story still matters [Published Noodls - Aug 25 2014]
Hamilton Mini-Fringe [Published The Big Idea - Aug 23 2014]
Judges amazed at standard of projects [Published Waikato Times - Aug 22 2014]
Last year's flow Waikato River's lowest [Published stuff.co.nz - Aug 22 2014]
NZ$1 Million Scholarship Fund Launched For Asia... [Published Yahoo! Singapore - Aug 21 2014]
R&D Student Grants for future innovators (Fusew... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 21 2014]
Geo-Engineering in Lakes: A Crisis of Confidence? [Published Environmental Science & Technology - Aug 20 2014]
Identical lawyer twins cause people to see double [Published NZBusiness Magazine - Aug 20 2014]
City plans up for discussion at Winter Lecture ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Aug 18 2014]
Kiwi student selected for world class course in... [Published ONE News - Aug 18 2014]
Twins off on ice adventure [Published University of Waikato - Aug 18 2014]
Top NZ Secondary Schools to take part in Head o... [Published Scoop - Aug 18 2014]
Hansen thrilled to make side [Published Wairarapa Times Age - Aug 17 2014]
What's New [Published The Hindu - Aug 17 2014]
New Zealand University Launches Scholarship Fun... [Published Bernama - Aug 15 2014]
Energy Storage Devices for Electronic Systems [Published Research and Markets - Aug 15 2014]
Law firm sees double [Published Sun Live - Aug 14 2014]
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City plans up for discussion at Winter Lecture ... [Published Scoop NZ - Regional - Aug 18 2014]
As Hamilton City Council explores plans to better connect the city with its natural resources, the University of Waikato will consider whether the city can also learn from the revitalisation of its Canadian namesake, Hamilton, Ontario, at its annual ...
Tauranga Careers Expo to showcase Waikato’s mar... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Aug 04 2014]
Live sea creatures in aquariums and research displays focused on the grounding of the Rena are just a few of the things to be on show next week on the University of Waikato’s Coastal Science stand at the Tauranga Careers and Business Expo. ...
ACT announces Dr Ron Smith as Hamilton East can... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Jul 15 2014]
ACT Leader Dr Jamie Whyte is pleased to announce Dr Ron Smith as ACT's candidate for Hamilton East. Dr Smith was formerly the Director of Defence and Strategic Studies at the University of Waikato and has written extensively on international affairs, ...
University supports Hamilton Science Excellence... [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Jul 10 2014]
The University of Waikato is again supporting the KuDos – Hamilton Science Excellence Awards – as a gold partner of the event. ...
Funding hopes from award victory [Published Scoop NZ - Sci-tech - Jun 26 2014]
A national titanium technology grouping, based at the University of Waikato, has won a major award at the second annual KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards. ...
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