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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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August 2018

  • The New Zealand Tree Project

    Date Friday 27 July - Friday 28 September 2018
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    The New Zealand Tree Project is an innovative film and photography project that shares imagery of majestic trees and native forests from viewpoints that are rarely experienced. The goals of…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert

    Date Wednesday 1 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Conservatorium of Music students inspire and delight with solo and chamber instrumental works and a variety of vocal repertoire

  • Maori Psychology Research Unit Seminar

    Date Wednesday 1 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Room J1.10

    Speaker Professor Danilo Silva Guimarães Institute of Psychology, USP Title Culture, ethos and the indigenous reflection in psychology This work is the result of an epistemological and ethical reflection on…

  • Choosing your Optional Legal Papers in the Environmental, Resources and Energy Field

    Date Wednesday 1 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 1:45pm
    Location MSB 1.37, by the Matariki Courtyard

    Now is a good time to consider your optional law papers at the 400 level in the environmental, resources and energy law field. Study in this field can lead to…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term 3 2018

    Date Saturday 4 August 2018
    Time 8am
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term 3 2018 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 28th July. The school offers affordable group tuition…

  • Gaelic Football Open Day - Naomh Críostóir GAA

    Date Sunday 5 August 2018
    Time 11am - 12:30pm
    Location Hamilton Old Boys RSC, cnr Willoughby & Richmond Streets

    Come and try Gaelic football with Naomh Críostóir - Waikato’s Gaelic football club. Looking for a summer sport with a lively social scene? Look no further!  Often described to Australasians as…

  • Tauranga Public Lecture Series: The Trouble with Memory

    Professor Maryanne Garry
    Date Monday 6 August 2018
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Trinity Wharf Tauranga

    Please note this event is now full, we are not accepting any more registrations. Most people think memory is a faithful recorder and archiver of experience. But memory is a…

  • Living the Change Film Screening & Panel Discussion

    Date Tuesday 7 August 2018
    Time 5:30pm - 8pm
    Location MSB 1.36 (Management School Building, downstairs)

    Living the Change explores solutions to the global crises we face today – solutions any one of us can be part of – through the inspiring stories of people pioneering…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - NZ Chamber Soloists play Schubert

    Date Wednesday 8 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Favorites in our annual concert season, our very own Lara Hall (violin), James Tennant (cello), and Katherine Austin (piano), now in their 13th year as the internationally acclaimed NZ Chamber…

  • FREE Japanese film showing in August 2018

    Date Thursday 9 August 2018
    Time 7pm
    Location L3

    From up on Poppy Hill Director: Goro Miazaki Co-scriripted : Hayao Miyazaki 2013 | 91min. | G An inspired coming of age story from Studio Ghibli Set in Yokohama, From…

  • Research seminar: 'The effects of tone at the top and the slippery slope on controllers'

    Date Friday 10 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.0.01, level zero, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host a research seminar on Friday, 10 August by accounting expert Professor Jake Rose, from Oregon State University. Dr Rose is a leading expert in judgment…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term 3 2018

    Date Saturday 11 August 2018
    Time 8am
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term 3 2018 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 28th July. The school offers affordable group tuition…

  • Composition & Piano Masterclass

    Date Tuesday 14 August 2018
    Time 3pm - 5pm
    Location IG.09

    Leading international composer and pianist Prof Gao Ping will introduce his recent work

  • School of Science Seminar: "Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation: Zapping Brains with Electromagnetic Pulses"

    Date Wednesday 15 August 2018
    Time 3pm - 4pm
    Location S.1.04

  • Research seminar: 'Can circadian rhythm affect choice behaviour and willingness to pay values?'

    Date Thursday 16 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.1.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Assistant Professor Claudia Bazzani (Department of Business Administration, University of Verona, Italy) will present a research seminar on 16 August that asks the question - Can circadian rhythm affect choice…

  • Philosophy Seminar: Extended Human Kinds: The Case of Race

    Date Thursday 16 August 2018
    Time 3pm - 4:30pm
    Location KG.09

    In this presentation, I consider a certain sort of case for the reality of human kinds in the social sciences, and how it leads us to think about the characteristics…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term 3 2018

    Date Saturday 18 August 2018
    Time 8am
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term 3 2018 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 28th July. The school offers affordable group tuition…

  • Carving in Ice Theatre presents Today's Bay by Craig Thaine

    Date Saturday 18 August 2018
    Time 7pm - 8:30pm
    Location Playhouse - Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Commissioned by the NZ Drama School in 1982, Today’s Bay focusses on a group of University students studying Katherine Mansfield’s short story ‘At the Bay’. The students are encouraged by…

  • You be the Judge - Mock Court on Workplace Bullying and Contractor Management

    Date Monday 20 August 2018
    Time 9am - 6:30pm
    Location Te Piringa Faculty of Law - Moot Court

    Do you know the legal consequences for not having sufficient procedures in place around workplace harassment or contractor management? The University is pleased to host two Mock Courts which will…

  • Student Job-Ready Day

    Date Tuesday 21 August 2018
    Time 9am - 1pm
    Location S.1.04, S Block (Hamilton Campus)

    Come along to our Student Job-Ready Day on Tuesday 21st August. You will learn how to supercharge your job search, what employers are looking for and what life is like…

  • Research seminar: 'The impact of IT-coordination costs on firm size and productivity'

    Date Tuesday 21 August 2018
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School's Research Office is pleased to host a seminar by Professor Jengchung Victor Chen, from Taiwan’s National Cheng Kung University, on Tuesday, 21 August. All staff and PhD…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Rangi Matamua: Te Whānau Mārama – The Family of Light

    Date Tuesday 21 August 2018
    Time 5:10pm - 6pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Off the back of his bestselling book ‘ Matariki – The Star of the Year’ and a busy speaking schedule that has seen him presenting to over 5000 people this…

  • 2018 Distinguished Alumni Awards

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 8am - 11:30pm
    Location The University of Waikato

    These awards celebrate and honour graduates of the University of Waikato who have made outstanding contributions in their careers and communities. A highlight on the University's annual calendar of events…

  • Public lecture: Feminism: what brings real change for women and children?

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 10:30am - 11:30am
    Location S.1.04, S Block Building

    Clinical psychologist Dr Sarah Calvert is a tireless advocate for the availability of quality psychological services for New Zealanders. She has made a significant contribution to New Zealand children who…

  • An audience with Dame Annette King

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 11:30am - 12:30pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School

    The Honourable Dame Annette King’s political career with the Labour Party spanned more than 30 years and portfolios including Employment and Youth Affairs, Immigration, Women’s Affairs and Health. She also…

  • Business Lunch: 30 years in International Business

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Location Executive teaching rooms MSB.1.36 & 1.37, Waikato Management School

    Jan Zijderveld spent 30 years with global company Unilever, most recently as President of the Europe division, before taking up a new role as CEO of Avon this year. His…

  • Public lecture: The future of the past: Radiocarbon dating and archaeology

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 12:30pm - 1:30pm
    Location S.1.04, S Block Building

    Professor Tom Higham is a world leader in the field of radiocarbon dating and archaeological science. His career kicked off at the University of Waikato when he graduated with a…

  • Public lecture: Leading your career: What do women need to achieve success?

    Date Friday 24 August 2018
    Time 1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Location MSB.1.05, Waikato Management School

    Miriam Dean CNZM, is a Queen’s Counsel and one of New Zealand’s most accomplished lawyers, with 38 years’ experience in commercial dispute resolution, specialising in competition, consumer and regulatory law…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term 3 2018

    Date Saturday 25 August 2018
    Time 8am
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term 3 2018 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 28th July. The school offers affordable group tuition…

  • Research seminar: Charting collections of connections in social media

    Date Thursday 30 August - Tuesday 4 September 2018
    Time 1pm (Thursday 30 August) - 1pm (Tuesday 4 September)
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School's Research Office is pleased to invite staff and postgraduate students to a research seminar by Dr Marc Smith , director of the San Francisco-based Social Media Research…

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