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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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June 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…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 1 June 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…

  • WMS research seminar: 'Sleep as a tool for innovation?'

    Date Tuesday 4 June 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Dr Amanda Williamson , a lecturer in innovation and strategy at Waikato Management School, will give a research seminar on Tuesday, 4 June on ‘Sleep as a tool for innovation…

  • Stop.Drop & Breathe Workshop with Scott Townsend

    Date Tuesday 4 June 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location 164 Hillcrest Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    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…

  • Philosophy Seminar Series: Deliberation and Fetish - Nomy Arpaly, Brown University

    Date Tuesday 4 June 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location I.1.08

    All are welcome to attend the upcoming Philosophy Seminar to be held in I.1.08 from 3:10pm to 4:30pm on Tuesday, 4 June , 2019. Nomy Arpaly (Brown) will present: "Deliberation…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Linda Mitchell

    Date Tuesday 4 June 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Early childhood education creating a world We all know the importance of early childhood education but why is it that governments and international organisations still have a narrow definition of…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Hye In Kim

    Date Wednesday 5 June 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    The soloist stream at the Conservatorium of Music requires an intense programme of study that is assessed in two full length public recitals. Join us for Hyein’s solo recital to…

  • Staff Interfaculty Netball Challenge

    Date Wednesday 5 June 2019
    Time 3:30pm - 5:30pm
    Location UniRec Sports Hall

    We all love a bit of office banter. Here's your opportunity to do it from the pedestal of being the Staff Netball Champs! Introducing the UOW Staff Interfaculty Challenge. Recruit…

  • Chamber Music Competition Final

    Date Wednesday 5 June 2019
    Time 7pm - 9:30pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join us for an evening of enthralling music making as Conservatorium of Music ensembles compete for the G.E. Fairburn prize for Chamber Music Performance

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review

    Date Thursday 6 June 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    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…

  • Education - 2019 Colloquium

    Date Friday 7 June 2019
    Time 9:30am - 12:30pm
    Location TT1.05

    Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education Colloquium 2019 Come along and hear education staff and PhD students share their research findings. Topics and speakers: Beginning teachers learning to embed…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 8 June 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…

  • An Opera Showcase - Encore!

    Date Saturday 8 June 2019
    Time 7pm - 9:30pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    A selection of scenes from some of Opera's greatest moments with Choruses and arias by Mozart, Benjamin Bitten, Bizet and others featuring the vocal students of the Conservatorium of Music…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for data analysis- Part A

    Date Monday 10 June 2019
    Time 1pm - 3pm
    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…

  • 2019 Tauranga Public Lecture Series: Taking Care of our Youth - the role of schools in supporting young people's mental health and wellbeing

    Date Monday 10 June 2019
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Lecture Theatre, Level 2, The University of Waikato, Tauranga CBD Campus, Durham St, Tauranga

    Please register for this event here and present your e-ticket at the door. We are pleased to announce that the first lecture in the 2019 Tauranga Public Lecture Series will…

  • New Zealand Agricultural Fieldays® 2019

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    Date Wednesday 12 - Saturday 15 June 2019
    Location Mystery Creek, Hamilton

    It’s 51 years since the first Fieldays and since then this agricultural showcase has grown year on year to become the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, attracting…

  • Library Workshop - Introduction to Research Data Management

    Date Wednesday 12 June 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop will teach you the basics of Research Data Management. Learn the best ways to manage and protect your data, including backing up, storing, naming conventions, file types and…

  • Library workshop: Getting started with EndNote (Tauranga)

    Date Thursday 13 June 2019
    Time 12pm - 2pm
    Location Tauranga Campus TCBD 2.11

    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…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 15 June 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…

  • 3MT Masters Research Competition 2019

    Date Monday 17 June 2019
    Time 9am - 2pm
    Location S.G.01, S Block

    The  3MT Masters Competition is a competition for Masters Research candidates.  All Masters Research candidates who are currently enrolled in a research project of 90 points or above, are eligible to…

  • 3MT Doctoral Heats 2019

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 9am - 2pm
    Location S.G.01, S Block

    The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ) , Australia for research students. The 3MT competition is for higher degree research candidates…

  • AMRN Seminar Series: Studying place attachment as an approach towards recognition of difference in the global city

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S1.10, or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Immigrant women from non-western countries carry different but inter-related aspects of their identity, rooted in their background. They experience their daily lives in the host society of the western country…

  • Exercise Bands - How to use them

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location Activity Room, Unirec

    Resistance Bands are an outstanding exercise tool for modifying exercises, changing your style of training, and the best thing is that they're extremely portable. With a resistance band in your…

  • NIDEA Seminar Series 2019: Spatially modelling net migration within NZ’s cities and towns

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2:10pm
    Location I.1.01 (I Block, First floor, University of Waikato)

    Population change can have a substantial impact on communities, both when there is decline and growth, and understanding this change can help with population forecasting and reduced impacts through associated…

  • Business & Management Information Evening

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7:30pm
    Location MSB.1.36, Executive Teaching Rooms (Level One), Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Are you looking for a qualification that will set you up for an exciting career in the business world? Thinking about starting your own business one day? Want to be…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Merilyn Manley-Harris

    Date Tuesday 18 June 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Chemistry and chemicals are often regarded as antithetical to food and to be avoided in the diet at all costs. From a research career in carbohydrate (sugar) chemistry, Merilyn will…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents

    Date Wednesday 19 June 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    Essential for first year doctoral students. - Format margins, page numbers, fonts etc according to the UoW presentation guidelines - Use heading styles to ensure consistency, automate Table of Contents…

  • Gut Health

    Date Wednesday 19 June 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location S.G.01

    There is over 3kg of bacteria in the gut, made up of both good and bad bacteria. The good bacteria (probiotics) play a significant role in protecting us from disease…

  • WMS research seminar: 'IRFS adoption and earnings quality: Evidence from a staged convergence approach'

    Date Wednesday 19 June 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.4.02, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host a research seminar by  Associate Professor of Accounting Stuart Tooley  (Queensland University of Technology Business School) on Wednesday, 19 June at 1pm. All staff and…

  • Is Faith a Private Matter?

    Date Wednesday 19 June 2019
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub

    Is Faith just a Private Matter? Negotiating religious or spiritual practice on a “secular” campus. Brother Andrew, the campus chaplain, and Aaminah and Sarah from the Muslim Students Association discuss…

  • The Ultimate Back Workshop

    Date Thursday 20 June 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:50pm
    Location Activity Room Unirec

    r Clinical Exercise Physiologist and High Performance Practitioner Kristina Driller takes us through the practical workshop of building the ultimate back. For session quality and space, numbers will be limited…

  • Tauranga campus Open Day 2019

    Date Friday 21 June 2019
    Location Tauranga CBD campus
    101-121 Durham Street
    Tauranga

    On June 21 we had our first ever Tauranga campus Open Day, where students were able to get a look at our world class facilities, study options, attend mini lectures…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents (Tauranga)

    Date Friday 21 June 2019
    Time 12pm - 2pm
    Location Tauranga Campus TCBD 2.11

    Essential for first year doctoral students. - Format margins, page numbers, fonts etc according to the UoW presentation guidelines - Use heading styles to ensure consistency, automate Table of Contents…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 22 June 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…

  • WCSM Informal Concert June 2019

    Date Saturday 22 June 2019
    Time 1:30pm - 3pm
    Location Hillcrest Baptist Church, junction of Clyde St and Knighton Road

    The Waikato Community School of Music (formerly Hamilton Community Centre of Music) has a variety of ensembles, comprised of students who attend its Saturday morning classes, as well as tutors…

  • NIDEA Demography Masterclass Series 2019 - Exploring formal demographic methods

    Date Tuesday 25 - Friday 28 June 2019
    Time 10am (Tuesday 25 June) - 12pm (Friday 28 June)
    Location Location: I.1.01 (I Block, First floor, University of Waikato)

    Join Emeritus Professor Ian Pool for a Masterclass series exploring formal demographic methods Class participants will engage with demographic principles and methods, including sources of demographic data and measurement.  Participants will…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for data analysis- Part B

    Date Tuesday 25 June 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    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…

  • NAISA: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association conference

    Date Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 June 2019
    Location Waikato University campus - many locations

    NAISA is the largest scholarly organization devoted to critical Indigenous Studies. The NAISA conference has never before been hosted outside North America/ Hawai'i, and is unlikely to return to this…

  • Witness

    Date Wednesday 26 - Saturday 29 June 2019
    Location Playhouse Foyer, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    'Witness' is a font-based print series, which was commissioned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dene Nation, a now global organisation that represents the multiple Dene cultures, governments, languages…

  • He Tirohanga ki Tai: Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery

    Robyn Kahukiwa Captain Cook Rhyme, 2018, acrylic on canvas
    Date Wednesday 26 June - Friday 13 September 2019
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato

    He Tirohanga Ki Tai (A View from the Shoreline): Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery is an exhibition featuring both leading and emerging Māori artists, who have created a completely sovereign…

  • Library workshop: Getting started with EndNote

    Date Thursday 27 June 2019
    Time 2pm - 4pm
    Location M2.23

    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…

  • Library Workshop - Publishing your research

    Date Friday 28 June 2019
    Time 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Location M2.23

    Learn how to decide which journals to publish in, maximise your chances of article acceptance and find out which publishing pitfalls to avoid! - Use Cabells White and Black lists…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Two 2019

    Date Saturday 29 June 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…

  • Bootcamp

    Date Sunday 30 June 2019
    Time 12:05pm - 12:55pm
    Location Unirec Sports Hall

    Increase your winter wellness and have some active fun. Come in gym gear to join the NX2  personal training team at Unirec…

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