Computing & Mathematical Sciences News
Waikato alumni doing their bit (10 September 2018)
Three University of Waikato graduates are the driving force behind an innovative project to provide every Waikato Year 7 student with a micro:bit computer.
Keeping your drone in the air (23 August 2018)
Joseph Simblett is making a drone control that will fit in the palm of your hand.
Challenging stereotypes in the digital industry (23 August 2018)
Alaa Abuellif may be studying in a male-dominated field, but she’s determined to encourage other girls to consider going into the digital industry – and thanks to a Spark scholarship, she’s one step closer to realising her dream of becoming a software engineer.
Playing in the blockchain (23 August 2018)
The blockchain is that decentralised database that keeps all records of digital transactions, but what about playing games using this technology?
Hundreds of aspiring cyber-crime fighters tackled a range of increasingly tough tasks, hacking drones and saving the planet during the 2018 NZ Cyber Security Challenge
Facing the challenge of women in cyber security (11 July 2018)
The NZ Cyber Challenge is taking up the issue of the under representation of women in the industry.
Students fast-track to work (29 June 2018)
At Rocketspark’s office in Cambridge, the staff all have one thing in common. They are all University of Waikato graduates.
Hacking your holiday (28 June 2018)
Dr Joe Burton looks at how cyber criminals are increasingly targeting the tourism market.
US ambassador drops in (8 June 2018)
US Ambassador Scott Brown was keen to hear about research being done in cyber security and crime science.
Deterring cyber attacks: old problems, new solutions (6 June 2018)
Dr Joe Burton looks at how we change responses to cyber attacks.
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