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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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May 2019

  • Unruly Narrative

    Gwen Wanigasekera, 'Thou shalt not Judge these books by their covers'
    Date Wednesday 24 April - Friday 14 June 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    Storytelling in art: poetic responses Selected from the University of Waikato Art Collection, this exhibition shares artworks chosen for their narrative quality, or contrarily lack thereof. A group of poets…

  • Library Workshop - Raising your profile

    Date Wednesday 1 May 2019
    Location M2.15

    Understand the various ways in which you can manage your identity as a researcher online, as well as methods to boost your visibility and ensure you get credit for your…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Kristin Darragh (mezzo-soprano) with guest soprano Chelsea Dolman

    Date Wednesday 1 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    From Opera to Cabaret - join us for an enchanting hour with beautiful mezzo Kristin Darragh and special guest soprano and alumna Chelsea Dolman accompanied by Francis Cowan

  • WMS research seminar: 'Experimental evidence on the effects of taxing and Jamie Oliver on consumption of fizzy drinks'

    Date Wednesday 1 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.1.20, Level One, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School economists will present two mini seminars on Wednesday, 1 May from 1pm - 2pm to discuss their research investigating the effects of 'sugar taxes' and celebrity chef…

  • Library Tutorial – MS PowerPoint Beyond Essentials

    Date Wednesday 1 May 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4pm
    Location M2.23

    Want to go to the next level with PowerPoint?  This class will show you how to: Create more complex animation Utilise the rehearse feature effectively Use the notes field to your…

  • Library Tutorial - Finding Academic Articles

    Date Thursday 2 May 2019
    Time 12pm - 12:50pm

    Find the information you need. Learn: How to search for information for your assignments Where to look for relevant scholarly material, such as Library Search and library databases How to…

  • May Graduation Ceremony - Te Kohinga Mārama Marae

    Date Friday 3 May 2019
    Time 9am - 1pm
    Location Te Kohinga Mārama Marae, Gate 4 Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato.

    Graduation is a special time to celebrate our students success and academic achievements with their friends and family, fellow students and University of Waikato staff. The ceremony on Te Kohinga Mārama…

  • About not living small: food and migrant connection in Hamilton’s Home Kitchen

    Date Friday 3 May 2019
    Time 12pm - 2pm
    Location 12.22 FASS Building –Teaching Room

    Food is connection, there is something about the idea of ‘breaking bread’ or sharing a home cooked meal that connects people – it breaks barriers of language and speaks across…

  • Library Tutorial – APA Referencing for Webpages

    Date Friday 3 May 2019
    Time 12pm - 12:50pm

    You have got started with APA, now let’s learn more: How to reference ebooks, ejournals, social media, blogs, wikis, PowerPoint Critically evaluate websites and online material…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 4 May 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Two 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 4th May . The school offers affordable group…

  • Library – Drop-in session

    Date Monday 6 May 2019
    Time 12pm - 12:50pm
    Location M2.23

    Do you need assignment and research help? Drop in for advice on: APA referencing How to find academic books, ebooks and peer-reviewed journal articles How to use Library Search and…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo for literature review

    Date Tuesday 7 May 2019
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is oriented towards helping you learn excellent ways of managing large amounts of literature in a more organised manner. You will learn how to: - Use Endnote with…

  • May Graduation Ceremonies - Claudelands Arena

    Date Tuesday 7 May 2019
    Time 10am - 6pm
    Location Claudelands Events Centre

    Graduation is a special time to celebrate our students success and academic achievements with their friends and family, fellow students and University of Waikato staff. 10:00am Ceremony: Faculty of Arts…

  • Stop. Drop. Breathe. Workshop with Scott Townsend

    Date Tuesday 7 - Tuesday 14 May 2019
    Time 1pm (Tuesday 7 May) - 2pm (Tuesday 14 May)
    Location 164 Hillcrest Rd, Hillcrest, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand

    Everyone breathes and everyone can benefit from some breathing tools and tips to decrease stress and anxiety, be more present and improve overall health. Join us for a Stop.Drop.Breathe Workshop…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series: Dr Mary Silcock and Dr Juan Tauri

    Date Tuesday 7 May 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location J.2.18 (J Block, Second floor, University of Waikato)

    Part of the 2019 Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series. A SPECIAL 2 TOPIC SEMINAR. Seminar 1: Materiality and street-level bureaucrats: Re-framing unspoken occupational therapy practice to contest dominant ordering…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Student Concert with special

    Date Wednesday 8 May 2019
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Conservatorium of Music Students will inspire and delight with a special treat - a Scene from Mozart's IDOMENEO featuring HONS student Felicty Tomkins, Master of Music Student Cecily Shaw, alumni…

  • WMS research seminar: 'Examining the impact of early childbearing on education, literacy and labour market outcomes in seven developing countries'

    Date Wednesday 8 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School is pleased to host a research seminar by economist  Professor Ronelle Burger (University of Stellenbosch, Capetown, South Africa) on Wednesday, 8 May, starting at 1pm. The topic…

  • Library Workshop - Getting started with EndNote

    Date Thursday 9 May 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.15

    Suitable for those new to referencing software. You will be guided through the basics of EndNote, step-by-step. - Create an EndNote Library - Add references to your library manually…

  • Philosophy Seminar Series: Ethical consumerism in global supply chains: When are consumers good regulators?

    Date Thursday 9 May 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location K.G.07

    All are welcome to attend the upcoming  Philosophy Seminar to be held in K.G.07 from 3.10PM to 4.30PM on Thursday, 9 May 2019.  Ewan Kingston (Duke) will present his work…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 11 May 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Two 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 4th May . The school offers affordable group…

  • AMRN Seminar Series: “What will people think?” Indian Women and Domestic Violence in Aotearoa/ New Zealand

    Date Tuesday 14 May 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S.1.10 (University of Waikato), or join via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    This research is positioned within a view of domestic violence in India being a socio-cultural issue cutting across all castes, social classes and religions. The research increases awareness of cultural…

  • WMS research seminar: From cathedral to bazaar: Investigating influence of open innovation engagement on firm performance

    Date Tuesday 14 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    PLEASE NOTE: CHANGE OF DATE Waikato Management School lecturer Dr Shivendu Pratap Singh will present a research seminar on Tuesday , 14 May (previously scheduled for 7 May) entitled 'From…

  • Library Workshop - Becoming expert with EndNote

    Date Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.15

    An advanced workshop for those who have attended Getting started with EndNote. - Curate your own personal library of literature using keywords, smart groups and other features - Adjust referencing…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Amalia Hall (violin) & Christopher Park (piano)

    Date Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Widely recognized as one of the foremost young violinists to emerge from New Zealand, Amalia Hall joins 2017 ‘Rising Star’ by the European Concert Organisation, pianist Christopher Park. Two outstanding…

  • Act up. Fight back. Fight ignorance: Speaking back against homophobia.

    Date Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location Hillcrest Rd, Hillcrest, Hamilton 3216, New Zealand @ The Wellbeing Hub

    Recently, global events have contributed to a rise in hate speech directed at takatāpui and LGBTQI people. Media in New Zealand, rather than mitigate any harm this may cause, sensationalise…

  • 2019 TEMS Autumn Seminar Series

    Date Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Time 4:30pm
    Location TT1.12 McLaren Room - University of Waikato

    The Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education Research Centre (TEMS) is composed of academic staff and students who are interested in research in Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education, and ICT…

  • Countering Violent Extremism - A Panel Discussion

    Date Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7pm
    Location S.1.02

    The terrorist attacks in Christchurch in March have generated urgent debates about how we respond to and counter violent extremism.  This panel discussion brings together a variety of perspectives from political…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo beginners: Introduction to data analysis

    Date Friday 17 May 2019
    Location M2.23

    This is an introductory workshop to NVivo and is ideal for those who are new to the software. You will learn about: - Fundamentals of setting up a project…

  • Open Day 2019

    Date Friday 17 May 2019
    Location Hamilton campus

    Hamilton campus Open Day was the perfect chance for potential students to spend a day on campus, explore study options, chat to our staff and students, win cool prizes, and…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 18 May 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Two 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 4th May . The school offers affordable group…

  • University of Waikato Chamber Orchestra - AUTUMN CONCERT

    Date Sunday 19 May 2019
    Time 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The University of Waikato Chamber Orchestra conducted by James Tennant presents its AUTUMN CONCERT featuring three outstanding and important master works. Two of these works will highlight two of the…

  • TechWeek19: Preparing Tauranga for the Future of Work - What can you do? What needs to be done? Who is prepared to help?

    Date Tuesday 21 May 2019
    Time 9am - 12pm
    Location Basestation, 148 Durham Street, Tauranga

    Event overview: Robotics, AI,quantum computing all  sound far away and disconnected from everyday work, but new technologies impact how we work.  What got our community here won't get us closer to…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Rajeev Sharma

    Date Tuesday 21 May 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Members of the public are invited to attend a free public lecture being held at the University of Waikato on Tuesday, 21 May, called ‘I invested a million dollars in…

  • Christopher Park (piano) - MMus Recital

    Date Tuesday 21 May 2019
    Time 8pm - 9:30pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Exceptionally gifted and truly impressive,  Christopher Park has a surprising musical maturity at a young age, technical excellence coupled with a passionate yet delicate performing style. Topped with a disarming…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Cherie Broome (piano)

    Date Wednesday 22 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Cherie Broome joins us from the Conservatorio di Musica in Alessandria, Italy. Referred to as “an artist of sensitivity and style” Broome has the ability to draw one effortlessly into…

  • 2019 TEMS Autumn Seminar Series

    Date Wednesday 22 May 2019
    Time 4:30pm
    Location TT1.12 McLaren Room - University of Waikato

    The Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education Research Centre (TEMS) is composed of academic staff and students who are interested in research in Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education, and ICT…

  • Teaching Network: Examining Exams and Exploring Alternatives

    Date Thursday 23 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02 Waikato Management School

    As part of the university’s consideration of the role of examinations in student learning, this presentation will explore examination practice and alternatives to exams. The presentation will be informed by…

  • Philosophy Seminar Series: Off Base: The Case Against Epistemic Basing Relations

    Date Thursday 23 May 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location S.1.05

    All are welcome to attend the upcoming Philosophy Seminar to be held in  S.1.05 from 3:10pm to 4:30pm on Thursday, 23 May , 2019. Jonathan Weinberg (University of Arizona) will…

  • Marketing Trade Show: Travel products

    Date Friday 24 May 2019
    Time 5pm - 7:30pm
    Location MSB Level One Foyer and PWC lecture theatre, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Please join us for the next Marketing Trade Show on Friday, 24 May, hosted by Waikato Management School. Check out more than 100 exciting and innovative new ideas for 'travel…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 25 May 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Enrol NOW for Term Two 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 4th May . The school offers affordable group…

  • Wiremu Tamihana: The Peacemaker Lecture

    Date Monday 27 May 2019
    Time 5pm
    Location University of Waikato, S Block, S.G.01 - access from Hillcrest Rd

    Wiremu Tamihana Rangatira was written in 2002 by Professor of Geography, Dame Evelyn Stokes and published by Huia Publishers. In support of the reprinting of this seminal work on Ngāti…

  • Library Workshop - NVivo advanced: Nailing data analysis

    Date Tuesday 28 May 2019
    Location M2.23

    This workshop is designed for those who are already familiar with the software. You will learn about: - Using attributes and classification features - Using visualization tools (Word Trees, Word…

  • The Foundation Lifts - The right way to build a bulletproof body

    Date Tuesday 28 May 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location UniRec High Performance Room

    A Resistance Training session focusing on the fundamentals of Free Weight Training lead by UniRec Personal Trainer Joshua Sasa-Potoi

  • Just Energy Transitions: A Global View as New Zealand Changes Course on Petroleum and Climate Change

    Prof. Raphael J Heffron
    Date Tuesday 28 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2:30pm
    Location MSB.1.36 & MSB.1.37

    Public Lecture by Professor Raphael J Heffron, University of Dundee, UK Energy and climate change policy is changing rapidly in New Zealand as in other countries globally. Zero Carbon legislation…

  • Seminar: Road to the White House 2020

    Date Wednesday 29 May 2019
    Time 10am - 10:50am
    Location K.G.11

    Making Sense of the US Presidential Primaries America has a time-consuming, costly, and complex system for picking each political party’s candidate for President of the United States. This presentation discusses…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series

    Date Wednesday 29 May 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

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

  • 2019 TEMS Autumn Seminar Series

    Date Wednesday 29 May 2019
    Time 4:30pm
    Location TT1.12 McLaren Room - University of Waikato

    The Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education Research Centre (TEMS) is composed of academic staff and students who are interested in research in Technology, Environmental, Mathematics and Science Education, and ICT…

  • 46th Waikato Management School Case Competition

    Date Wednesday 29 May 2019
    Time 6pm - 8:30pm
    Location PWC lecture theatre, MSB Level One, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Friends, family and members of the public are invited to join us for the 46th Waikato Management School Case Competition, being held on Wednesday, 29th May. The winning team of…

  • The Quiet, Caring Potential of Ambivalence in Community Mental Health

    Date Thursday 30 May 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location K.G.06 (K Block, Ground Floor, University of Waikato)

    Part of the 2019 Anthropology and Pacific Studies Seminar Series Australia’s refugee-migrant community mental health sector is characterised by epistemological tensions. While the sector attempts to be inclusive of diverse…

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