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Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution

10 Jul 2020

South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country’s coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.

Alumnus donates expertise to NZ COVID Tracer

8 Jun 2020

Like so many during lockdown, alumnus Alan Chew wanted to help. He put his talents towards developing a contact tracing app, the ideas of which now form the basis of the Government's official contact tracing app, NZ Covid Tracer.

Esports scholarship winner looks to gaming during lockdown

8 Apr 2020

If there’s one activity that can flourish during the country’s current lockdown, it’s esports. And University of Waikato student Luke Horan knows this all too well.

Cyber security project led by the University of Waikato receives $2m from MBIE

2 Apr 2020

A team of University of Waikato cyber security researchers have received $2m in Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) funding via the Catalyst: Strategic Fund.

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