Computing & Mathematical Sciences News
New research seeks to transform data ecosystems to benefit indigenous peoples (29 September 2020)
A team of University of Waikato researchers have successfully secured $6m funding over four years in the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Endeavour Fund round.
Waikato researchers receive $26.9m in MBIE Endeavour funding (17 September 2020)
The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth a total of $26.9m, in the latest MBIE Endeavour Fund round.
$12.5m project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions using ‘digital twin’ technology (16 September 2020)
University of Waikato School of Engineering Professor Michael Walmsley will lead a seven-year research programme to reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to $12.5m in funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Kīngitanga Day celebrations go virtual (14 September 2020)
The University of Waikato commemorated its special relationship with the Kīngitanga in a new way this year, with Kīngitanga Day celebrations live streamed to a worldwide audience, as well as being hosted in person on both its Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.
Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution (10 July 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 June 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 April 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.
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.
Waikato researcher helps bridge gap for Māori students in NCEA (31 March 2020)
A University of Waikato academic who has become a pioneer for te reo Māori in technology is part of a project that aims to normalise te reo Māori in NCEA learning.
Cambridge’s history reimagined thanks to mobile app (16 March 2020)
One of Waikato University’s computer science experts has created an app that’s helping to reimagine the history of Cambridge, New Zealand.
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