Computing & Mathematical Sciences News

From telephone technician to app creator 22 Sep 2017

The University of Waikato’s literary journal Mayhem is now available on an app. It’s thanks to one of the university’s mature students Stephen Outram who developed and produced the app as part of a directed study.

Three very Smart Ideas 22 Sep 2017

University of Waikato researchers have won three lots of funding from the government worth nearly three million dollars.

Digital citizenship - empowerment v control in the classroom 16 Aug 2017

Becoming a BYOD school sounds like a sensible idea but if you’re going to do it successfully, it requires careful planning and a solid understanding of online safety and the relatively new Harmful Digital Communications Act (HDCA).

Potential in the blockchain 10 Aug 2017

The blockchain is nothing new to computer scientists, but its technology keeps changing and its potential is under-developed.

A top award for an excellent teacher 9 Aug 2017

A University of Waikato computer scientist who never planned to be a teacher has won the Prime Minister’s Supreme Award for Excellence in Tertiary Teaching.

Students get a hand with tuition fees 8 Aug 2017

Two University of Waikato computer science students have been awarded a New Zealand Excellence Award for India from Education New Zealand. Adithya Gulab and Samskar Palavarapu are both studying a Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science.

Waikato alumna completes Cambridge PhD 25 Jul 2017

University of Waikato alumna Katie de Lange celebrated the completion of her PhD at the University of Cambridge on Friday 21 July.

Making cyber space a safer place 19 Jul 2017

Director of the GCSB (the Government Communications Security Bureau) Andrew Hampton told participants in the New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge that a few years ago people were told that if they didn’t put cyber security on the agenda then it would become the agenda, and now it has.

Diverse team leads $12.23 million cyber security project 27 Jun 2017

Meena Mungro is from Mauritius, an island in the Indian Ocean. She represents one of 17 nationalities in the Cyber Security Researchers of Waikato (CROW) team at the University of Waikato.

Ryan Ko’s top five cyber safety tips 26 Jun 2017

Unique malware is being created every half second, so there’s no better time than the present to up your cyber security game, according to University of Waikato Associate Professor Ryan Ko.

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