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Waikato engineering student lends technical skills to help restore historic wharf in Tokomaru Bay

15-Feb-2021
The restoration of the semi-derelict Tokomaru Bay Wharf north of Gisborne has gained strong support…

New Professorial Appointments for Waikato

05-Feb-2021
University of Waikato Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has announced academic promotions for one new Professor…

Using robotics to discover smart solutions for 3D metal printing

05-Feb-2021
Engineering doctorate student Ben Jackson relishes his role at Tauranga based metals research company TiDA…

Applying machine learning knowledge on campus to reduce carbon emissions

04-Feb-2021
Sara Bahr started her Summer Research project not knowing anything about industrial steam boilers. Now…

Researcher and engineering lecturer to chair leading Robotics group

10-Dec-2020
A leading apple fruitlet thinning automation expert has been appointed chairperson for a national robotics…

Fast track to a career in demand

23-Oct-2020
The economic impact of Covid-19 has urged many New Zealanders to turn the pandemic into…

Engineering students set to shine

19-Oct-2020
The annual Waikato Engineering Design Show kicks off this week (21-23 October), with students from…

Major funding boost for circular economy research programme

06-Oct-2020
Engineering Professor Kim Pickering has been awarded $10.9m in Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment…

Waikato researchers receive $26.9m in MBIE Endeavour funding

17-Sep-2020
The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth a total of…

Waikato research to support transition to net-zero-carbon process heat sector by 2050

16-Sep-2020
University of Waikato School of Engineering Professor Michael Walmsley will lead a seven-year research programme…

University of Waikato offers fast-track to engineering

11-Jun-2020
Engineering hopefuls, and those looking for a career change, may get an early foot in…

Waikato students engineer the perfect flatting set up and study bubble

09-Jun-2020
When almost the entire first-year engineering cohort from the University of Waikato Tauranga campus moved…

Young women in STEM get head-start at Waikato

06-Apr-2020
Two University of Waikato engineering students have been given a head-start to their studies this…

Professor Yifan Chen receives Engineering New Zealand Fellows Award

30-Mar-2020
University of Waikato Professor Dr Yifan Chen has been awarded a prestigious Engineering New Zealand…

Pacific student becomes University’s first Toloa scholar

13-Mar-2020
A University of Waikato Engineering student is one of 13 Pacific Island students to receive…

Two Engineering student groups named Callaghan Innovation C-Prize finalists

27-Feb-2020
Two teams of Engineering students from the University of Waikato have been named as finalists…

University of Waikato announces new professorial appointments

03-Feb-2020
Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has recently acknowledged new Professors and Associate Professors of the University.

Time-of-flight researcher awarded by Royal Society

21-Oct-2019
Dr Lee Streeter has solved a big problem in time-of-flight technology, improving the measurement of…

Uni campus hosts STEM Festival in Tauranga

16-Oct-2019
As a main sponsor of the country's first world-class STEM Festival (STEMFest) event, the University…

Robotic asparagus picker praised by US farmers

15-Oct-2019
Asparagus is one of the hardest crops to harvest. But an ingenious device created by…

$1.6m awarded to Waikato University’s new Rutherford Fellows

11-Oct-2019
Two top researchers have been awarded a highly prestigious award to carry out their research…
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