Computing & Mathematical Sciences News
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.
University of Waikato announces new professorial appointments (3 February 2020)
Vice-Chancellor Professor Neil Quigley has recently acknowledged new Professors and Associate Professors of the University.
Imagimation and the University working together to provide practical education opportunities (16 January 2020)
Imagimation, a social enterprise based in Hamilton, has created a learning working environment for interns from the University of Waikato.
Recognition for Pacific student who quit his day job for a design degree (21 November 2019)
Video gaming, tech gadgets and te reo Māori inspired 41-year-old Emry Daniels to quit his job and study a design degree – a path that lead to recognition at this year’s TAPA Awards.
Design tutor’s font makes it big on Google (15 November 2019)
A fun project created to engage her design students has led University of Waikato Tutor Carolina Short to the top of the Google Fonts rankings, with a font based on her own handwriting.
Waikato students can “breathe easy” thanks to new scholarship (31 October 2019)
A new scholarship is available to University of Waikato students thanks to the generosity of Waikato alumnus and Tauranga entrepreneur Jay Thomas and his wife Teri.
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