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Water quality technician a KuDos Award finalist

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 16:53:53 +1200 | University of Waikato

Web-accessible water monitoring stations which provide real-time data for the management and restoration of lakes are creating a stir internationally. More >>

Secretary-General's lecture at the University of Auckland

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:46:42 +1200 | United Nations

I again thank this University of Auckland for bestowing on me an honourary degree in recognition of the enduring value of the United Nations. More >>

Students Set to Impact on Election 2014

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:19:26 +1200 | New Zealand Union of Students' Associations

In wake of the outrage that followed the publication of Dirty Politics some strong policy gains for tertiary students have been overshadowed. As the voting period for the General Election starts tomorrow (Wednesday 3rd September), the New Zealand Union ...More >>

FoodHQ new strategic partner for NZ Food Awards

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 13:07:30 +1200 | Massey University

The New Zealand Food Awards strategic partner team has been boosted by the addition of FoodHQ to the line-up. More >>

Top achievement award: PhD student Mark Will

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 11:05:05 +1200 | Waikato University

Processing encrypted data securely in the Cloud is the subject of Mark Will’s PhD, and a scholarship recognising his high level of achievement will go some way to help support him while he carries out this research.More >>

Student visa applications go online

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 10:30:48 +1200 | Immigration NZ

People from all over the world who want to study in New Zealand can now apply for their visas online. More >>

Public Lecture by Nicky Hager

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:01:17 +1200 | University of Waikato

Introducing Nicky Hager Nicky Hager is a Wellington-based investigative journalist. His previous books include The Hollow Men , Secret Power , Seeds of Distrust and Other People’s Wars . Nicky will speak about attack politics in the New Zealand ...More >>

Hawke's Bay Sparkie Claims National Title

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 15:08:31 +1200 | Eastern Institute of Technology

New Zealand’s Electrical Apprentice of the Year – Industrial Rob Stockley has always enjoyed electronics and building projects. More >>

Law is the closest we get to applying philosophy

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:44:05 +1200 | AUT University

The reputation of New Zealand’s most contemporary law school has attracted not one, but two world-leading academics. The newly appointed Dean of AUT University’s Law School is Professor Charles Rickett and Professor Allan Beever has been appointed ...More >>

Turia: Pasifika Trades Training Awards Presentation

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:30:45 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Tariana Turia Associate Minister for Tertiary Education Skills & Employment 2 September 2014 SPEECH Pasifika Trades Training Awards Presentation Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology - Te Puna Wānaka More >>

Bespoke seating to be unveiled for Dunedin’s Warehouse Precinct

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:19:58 +1200 | Otago Polytechnic

Four bespoke seats with locally curated time capsules inside are being unveiled in Dunedin’s historic warehouse precinct tomorrow, the 2nd of September, at 12pm.More >>

University of Auckland Lab Wins International Design Award

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 14:00:02 +1200 | Lab-works Architecture

The University of Auckland has received international recognition for the design of its new Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching Laboratories. Winning the Refurbished Laboratory category at the prestigious S-Lab Awards in London.More >>

Tobacco display bans protect youth and quitters: research

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 12:32:31 +1200 | University of Otago

Ending the display and promotion of cigarettes and tobacco in retail shops helps prevent young people taking up smoking and keeps quitters on track, according to new University of Otago research. More >>

Rent affordability threatened

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:38:53 +1200 | NZ Property Investors Federation

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Study shows that home affordability in only three of the twelve regions covered has deteriorated. It isn't surprising that two of these areas are Auckland and Canterbury. The third region is the traditionally ...More >>

Waikato Dean to lead Biological Heritage Science Challenge

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 11:17:14 +1200 | Waikato University

Reversing the decline of New Zealand's biological heritage is the mission for a new multi-million dollar national research programme led by the University of Waikato’s Professor Bruce Clarkson. More >>

Aquatics Technical Team Leader makes the KuDos Award finals

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:44:06 +1200 | Waikato University

Dudley Bell’s contribution to science has been recognised with selection as a finalist in the Hill Laboratories Technician/Technologist section of the 2014 KuDos Awards. More >>

Classroom seismograph to be installed in Christchurch school

Tue, 2 Sep 2014 10:08:42 +1200 | University of Auckland

An earthquake monitoring device for schools will be installed at Rangi Ruru Girls’ School in Christchurch tomorrow as part of a University of Auckland outreach programme to show high school-aged students the wonders of science. An earthquake monitoring ...More >>

PhD candidate Jack Pronger awarded Top Achiever Scholarship

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:28:42 +1200 | Waikato University

Jack Pronger is one of two first-year PhD candidates to be awarded a 2014 Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship from the University of Waikato. The scholarship adds a one-off payment of $5000 to Jack’s Doctoral Scholarship from Waikato. His primary funding ...More >>

Executive receives prestigious University of Waikato award

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:17:43 +1200 | Waikato University

Waikato-Tainui Chief Executive Parekawhia McLean will be recognised for her impact in public policy and the public sector with a University of Waikato Distinguished Alumni Award later this month.More >>

Confucius Institute event

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:49:12 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

Professor Adam Lam from the Confucius Institute at Canterbury University delivers a presentation on the Chinese cultural cuisine to seminar attendees at the Southern Institute of Technology on Thursday night (28/8/2014). Professor Lam presented the ...More >>


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