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University of Waikato Events Calendar

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August 2019

  • 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…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series 2019

    Date Thursday 1 August 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location K.G.06 (K Block, Ground Floor, University of Waikato)

    Islands on Fire: The Politics of Religious Revival in Malaita, Solomon Islands. In early August 1970, an intense Pentecostal Christian revival broke out within the South Seas Evangelical Church (SSEC…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 3 August 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Tauranga Public Lecture Series: Wearable Technology and Personal Monitoring - Evidence and Ethics, by Dr Judy Bowen

    Dr Bowen
    Date Monday 5 August 2019
    Time 6pm
    Location Lecture Theatre, Level 2, The University of Waikato, Tauranga CBD Campus, Durham St, Tauranga

    The rise in popularity of wearable technologies (such as fitness trackers) as well as the availability of cheap and lightweight sensors, has led to an increase of technology focussed around…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for data analysis - Part A (6th August)

    Date Tuesday 6 August 2019
    Time 11am - 1pm
    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…

  • Waikato Management School research seminar: The impact of US trade actions on employment and economic growth

    Date Tuesday 6 August 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.1.02, Level One, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School is pleased to host a public seminar by distinguished visitor Terrie Walmsley, managing director of US-based economic consulting firm ImpactECON , on Tuesday, 6 August at 1pm…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 6 August 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor James Brasington

    Date Tuesday 6 August 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 6:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register Here Tales from the Riverbank: shining new light on riverscapes New Zealanders are in danger of creating “zombie” rivers, not because of nutrient overloading, but because we’re locking our…

  • Library Workshop - Copyright and your research (also available online via Zoom)

    Date Wednesday 7 August 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    Learn how copyright affects all aspects of your research, from seeking permission to use others’ work, to knowing your rights when publishing. - Understand copyright in the academic environment…

  • What it Takes to be an Entrepreneur: The Investor Perspective

    Date Thursday 8 August 2019
    Time 8am - 9:30am
    Location Room 2.08, University of Waikato, 101-121 Durham Street Tauranga 3110

    Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? Join us over breakfast as we welcome Bill Murphy, Executive Director at Enterprise Angels and Carl Jones, CEO at WNT…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series 2019 (8 August 2019)

    Date Thursday 8 August 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:40pm
    Location K.G.06 (K Block, Ground Floor, University of Waikato)

    Across the Border: South Auckland Punjabis and Sikhs in Amritsar by Dr Teena Brown Pulu and Associate Professor Harminder Singh Seventy-two years after the British partition of India and Pakistan…

  • Anthropology Seminar Series.2019

    Date Thursday 8 August 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:40pm
    Location K.G.06 (K Block, Ground Floor, University of Waikato)

    Across the Border: South Auckland Punjabis and Sikhs in Amritsar by Dr Teena Brown Pulu and Associate Professor Harminder Singh Seventy-two years after the British partition of India and Pakistan…

  • 3MT Doctoral Final

    Date Thursday 8 August 2019
    Time 7pm - 9:30pm
    Location Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Join us for a night of academic insight and entertainment. The 3MT Doctoral Final is an event not to be missed! This is a  free public  event and everyone is…

  • 2019 Education Colloquium - Winter series

    Date Friday 9 August 2019
    Time 1pm - 4pm
    Location TT1.05 - School of Education, University of Waikato

    Come along to hear Education staff and PhD students share findings of their research. Held on Friday 9th August  from 1pm - 4.30pm TT1.05 Speakers: Martin Thrupp - Researching private actors…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 10 August 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Library workshop: Word for theses and long documents (12th August)

    Date Monday 12 August 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…

  • Linguistics Workshop

    Date Monday 12 August 2019
    Time 3pm - 4pm
    Location K.B.07

    “Jez or Jezza is not a question”: A folk linguistic approach to hypocoristics in New Zealand English Nicknaming patterns in New Zealand as well as Australia have been studied by…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Netowork Seminar Series: Where to belong and why?

    AMRN
    Date Tuesday 13 August 2019
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S1.10, or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Sri Lankan immigrants' views about New Zealand and Australian citizenship Policy makers, politicians and citizens in the Western democratic countries are continuously debating what they expect from the immigrants who…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 13 August 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Employer Presentation: KiwiRail - Graduate Programme

    Date Tuesday 13 August 2019
    Time 4pm - 6pm
    Location S.1.02

    KiwiRail will be on-campus to talk about their GRADUATE PROGRAMME! Free pizza provided! KiwiRail offer a comprehensive rotational two-year programme which will see you pushed out of your comfort zone…

  • Local Body Election Event Series - 'Getting Out to Vote : Youth and the 2019 Local Elections'

    Date Tuesday 13 August 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 7:15pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    Getting Out to Vote : Youth and the 2019 Local Elections Come along to the first of our local election events, by young people for young people, speaking on the…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Melanie Lançon (flute)

    Date Wednesday 14 August 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Principal Flute of Auckland Philharmonia and praised for her passionate and captivating interpretation of Orchestral repertoire, Melanie Lançon is likewise in great demand as a recitalist. She is joined by…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series 2019

    Date Wednesday 14 August 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:10pm
    Location K.G.11 (University of Waikato)

    1.) Minority stress: Ramification and relevance in the Aotearoa/New Zealand context (Presented by Kyle Tan PhD candidate, School of Psychology, University of Waikato) Minority stress is defined by Meyer (1995; 2003…

  • WMS research seminar: 'The role of corporate social responsibility (CSR) information on quality expectations and perceptions of wine'

    Date Friday 16 August 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location S.G.03, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School will host a research seminar looking at the impact of corporate social responsibility on the wine industry on Friday, 16 August at 1pm in S.G.03. Everyone is…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 17 August 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Amalia Hall & The University Chamber Orchestra - 4 Seasons

    Date Sunday 18 August 2019
    Time 2:30pm - 4:30pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Brilliant violinist and incredible performer Amalia Hall takes the lead in Vivaldi’s most famous set of concerti - The 4 Seasons - supported by the University of Waikato Chamber Orchestra…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 20 August 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • NIDEA Seminar Series 2019 (20 August 2019)

    Date Tuesday 20 August 2019
    Time 1:10pm - 2pm
    Location KG.06 (University of Waikato)

    The history of Aotearoa New Zealand after Cook: The turbulent 120 years, 1769-1890s Ian Pool, CNZM, PhD, FRSNZ, Emeritus Professor, National Institute of Demographic and Economic Analysis University of Waikato…

  • Hamilton Public Lecture Series - Professor Ian McDonald

    Date Tuesday 20 August 2019
    Time 5:45pm - 7pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, University of Waikato, Gate 2B, Knighton Road, Hamilton

    Register here Fire and Ice: Life in Extreme Environments Extreme environments, such as those found in Antarctica and geothermal environments around the world, were previously thought to be devoid of…

  • “Can we ‘engineer’ peatlands to save the planet from global warming?”

    Date Wednesday 21 August 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

    In an investigation of strategies for enhancing carbon sequestration in wetlands, we have shown that a variety of novel approaches hold potential as modifiers of global carbon sequestration capacity. Peat-accumulating…

  • Library workshop: Getting started with EndNote (21st August)

    Date Wednesday 21 August 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…

  • 'Super-gonorrhoea' and other emerging issues in STIs'

    Date Wednesday 21 August 2019
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location The Wellbeing Hub (164 Hillcrest Road.)

    We all hear about 'super-bugs' all the time, but what does that really mean, and how will it affect us? New trends show an old sexually transmitted infection, gonorrhea has…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for data analysis - Part B (22nd August)

    Date Thursday 22 August 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    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…

  • Teaching Network: Tuning in to Student Voice

    Date Thursday 22 August 2019
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location M.1.42

    We are all committed to providing a high-quality experience for students, but could we do more to listen and respond to student voice on issues such as curriculum, assessment, what…

  • Tauranga Information Evening

    Tauranga Information Evening
    Date Thursday 22 August 2019
    Time 5:30pm - 8pm
    Location University of Waikato Tauranga Campus, Level Two, 101 Durham Street, Tauranga CBD

    Thinking of studying in 2020? Come along to our Tauranga Information Evening and explore your study options at the University of Waikato. Thursday 22 August - 5.30pm - 8pm University…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 24 August 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • Library workshop: NVivo for literature review (27th August)

    Date Tuesday 27 August 2019
    Time 11am - 1pm
    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…

  • Tauranga - Free Lunchtime Yoga Class

    Date Tuesday 27 August 2019
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Tauranga City Yoga, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Yoga Break combines stretching, focus and relaxation techniques into 50 minutes, getting you back to your workspace refreshed for the afternoon session.  The class will target parts of your body which…

  • Library workshop: Getting started with your literature review

    Date Wednesday 28 August 2019
    Time 10am - 12pm
    Location M2.23

    This workshop will kickstart your research process, providing expert advice on library databases and search strategies, as well as guidance on finding examples of theses and keeping current with the…

  • "New Zealand's forests in a changing climate"

    Date Wednesday 28 August 2019
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.1.02

    Around 80% of the flora of Aotearoa New Zealand is endemic with iconic forests having ecological and cultural significance. Forest covers almost 30% of the land area and around 80…

  • WORK-INTEGRATED LEARNING SYMPOSIUM

    Date Thursday 29 August 2019
    Time 10am - 3:30pm
    Location MSB1.36

    The Work-Integrated Learning Central Unit is excited to be hosting the University of Waikato’s first WIL Symposium.  We’re bringing together a panel of UoW experts; academic staff who can inspire and…

  • Philosophy Seminar Series: Glen Pettigrove (Glasgow) - Ambition, Love & Happiness

    Date Thursday 29 August 2019
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location K.G.09

    All are welcome to attend the upcoming  Philosophy Seminar to be held in  K.G.09 from 3:10pm to 4:30pm on Thursday 29 August, 2019 .    Professor Glen Pettigrove (Glasgow) will present: Ambition…

  • Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019

    Date Saturday 31 August 2019
    Time 8am - 2pm
    Location WCSM, Gate 4, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road

    Saturday morning music classes- Term Three 2019 Enrol NOW for Term Three 2019 classes at the Waikato Community School of Music (formerly HCCM). The first session is on Saturday 3rd…

  • 2019 Hamilton High School Student Model United Nations Assembly

    Date Saturday 31 August 2019
    Time 9am - 4pm
    Location PWC, University of Waikato

    We at UNA NZ are delighted to invite you to the 2019 Hamilton High School Students Model United Nations Assembly. We are primarily concerned with providing each delegate an enjoyable…

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