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March 2020

  • Tauranga Public Lecture Series - La dolce vita: Sugar Chemistry Research by Professor Merilyn Manley-Harris

    Professor Merilyn Manley-Harris
    Date Monday 2 March 2020
    Time 6pm - 7pm
    Location Lecture Theatre, Level 2, University of Waikato Tauranga Campus, Durham Street

    If we are what we eat - what are we eating? Chemistry and chemicals are often regarded as antithetical to food and to be avoided in the diet at all…

  • Aotearoa Migration Research Network Seminar Series 2020: Diversity and equality in visions of neighbourhood renewal

    Date Tuesday 3 March 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location S1.10, or via zoom https://waikato.zoom.us/j/634605835

    Auckland is currently seeing a large number of urban development projects that form part of addressing the city’s housing crisis. This presentation critically discusses the discursive role notions of diversity…

  • NZ Writers Festival - 'How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain'

    Date Tuesday 3 March 2020
    Time 6:15pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    'How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain' Learn how emotions are made and get an insight into the secret life of the brain, with Canadian writer and…

  • CeTTL workshop: Tutor Orientation and Workshop (HAMILTON Campus)

    Date Wednesday 4 March 2020
    Time 10am - 1pm
    Location The Student Centre, M block, Level 1, room M.1.42

    The Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CeTTL) offers a Tutor Orientation Workshop for tutors and those who manage tutors. Tutors are strongly encouraged to attend and should register.  A…

  • Variation is the norm: Darwin's population thinking and the science of emotion

    Date Wednesday 4 March 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location S.B.01 (University of Waikato)

    In this talk, Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett will explore the possibility that the science of psychology has fundamentally misunderstood the nature of psychological phenomenon – mental events and behaviours…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - Paul Bosauder

    Date Wednesday 4 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Paul Bosauder presents Tierra y Mar, a solo flamenco guitar recital featuring original compositions from his debut album Tierra y Mar as well as traditional flamenco styles. In 2018 Paul Bosauder…

  • Research seminar: 'Sex workers: The struggle to establish collective identity and interest'

    Date Thursday 5 March 2020
    Time 1pm
    Location MSB.0.01, Level Zero, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Professor of Industrial Relations Gregor Gall (Leeds University Business School, UK) will present a research seminar on Thursday, 5 March that discusses ‘Sex workers: The struggle to establish collective identity…

  • First Friday 6pm Series - Poema Armonico

    Poema Armonico
    Date Friday 6 March 2020
    Time 6pm - 8pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Carles Marigo and Maria Camahort present Poema Armónico, an inspiring musical journey through short gorgeous compositions originally written for vihuela and baroque guitar. This mix of improvisation and classical music…

  • NZ Writers Festival - 'A conversation with my country'

    Date Saturday 7 March 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    'A conversation with my country' Hear what controversial New Zealand author Alan Duff really thinks about Aotearoa today and writing the truth as you see it. The latest book by…

  • CeTTL workshop: Tutor Orientation and Workshop (TAURANGA Campus)

    Date Tuesday 10 March 2020
    Time 10am - 1pm
    Location Tauranga Campus room TCBD.2.11

    The Centre for Tertiary Teaching and Learning (CeTTL) offers a Tutor Orientation Workshop for tutors and those who manage tutors. Tutors are strongly encouraged to attend and should register.  A…

  • NZIBR seminar: Finding your organisational purpose

    Date Tuesday 10 March 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location MSB.1.02, Level One, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Visiting academic Professor Gideon Markman (Colorado State University), an expert in competitive strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, will present a research seminar on Tuesday, 10 March on the topic of 'Finding…

  • NIDEA Seminar Series Hometown and whānau, or big city and millennials?” The economic geography of graduate destination choices in New Zealand

    Date Tuesday 10 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location K.3.09

    One of the main challenges facing non-metropolitan regions is the attraction and retention of highly-educated young people. A loss of the brightest can lead to reduced business creation, innovation, growth…

  • MBIE / HUD Policy Graduate and Internship Programme Presentation

    Date Tuesday 10 March 2020
    Time 5:30pm - 6:30pm
    Location MSB.1.36, MSB.1.37 and Foyer

    A career in policy is your opportunity to help create a better New Zealand for all of us. As a graduate on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE…

  • NZIBR seminar: Fundraising efforts of entrepreneurs

    Date Wednesday 11 March 2020
    Time 11am - 12pm
    Location MSB.1.36, Executive Teaching Rooms (Level One), Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, University of Waikato, Hamilton campus

    The New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR) invites all staff and students to attend a research seminar by Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship Dr Aaron Anglin (Texas Christian University). Dr…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "Overview of TAIAO: Time-evolving data science platform"

    Date Wednesday 11 March 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location L.G.05

    The University of Waikato is the host organisation for TAIAO, the new MBIE-funded Environmental Data Platform. The purpose of the platform is to provide new methods of studying, storing and…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series 2020

    Date Wednesday 11 March 2020
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location K.G.09 (University of Waikato)

    Bridging City Trenches in Urban Development Policy: Radical Flank Effects and Authenticity in Labor-Community Coalition Formation In the context of urban development politics, tensions between building trades unions and anti-displacement…

  • Sociology and Social Policy Seminar Series 2020

    Date Wednesday 11 March 2020
    Time 4pm - 5pm
    Location K.G.09 (University of Waikato)

    Bridging City Trenches in Urban Development Policy: Radical Flank Effects and Authenticity in Labor-Community Coalition Formation In the context of urban development politics, tensions between building trades unions and anti-displacement…

  • NZSO - Goldberg Variations

    Date Wednesday 11 March 2020
    Time 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Goldberg Variations Vesa-MattiLeppänen Director/Violin Stephen DePledge Fortepiano J S Bach Goldberg Variations, BWV 988 J S Bach’s Goldberg Variations is a masterpiece. First written for harpsichord, it opens with a…

  • Research seminar: 'The importance of studying power, ideology and materials interests in work and employment'.

    Date Thursday 12 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.0.01, Level Zero, Waikato Management School, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Professor of Industrial Relations Gregor Gall (Leeds University Business School, UK) will present a research seminar on Thursday, 12 March on the topic: 'The importance of studying power,  ideology and materials…

  • Philosophy Programme Seminar - What the fake?

    Date Thursday 12 March 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location KG.01 (University of Waikato)

    'Fake news' and the allegation that some news is fake is a common refrain in contemporary public discourse. Looking at the burgeoning literature on fake news in epistemology, the presenter will…

  • 2020 NZMS Forder lecture -- The power of randomness

    Date Thursday 12 March 2020
    Time 6:10pm - 7:10pm
    Location S.1.02

    Abstract: Far from taking us down the road of unpredictability and chaos, randomness has the power to help us solve a fascinating range of problems. This talk will lead the…

  • 2020 NZMS Forder lecture -- The power of randomness

    Date Thursday 12 March 2020
    Time 6:10pm - 7:10pm
    Location S.1.02

    Abstract: Far from taking us down the road of unpredictability and chaos, randomness has the power to help us solve a fascinating range of problems. This talk will lead the…

  • NZ Writers Festival - 'A conversation with Alison Whittaker: Blakwork'

    Date Thursday 12 March 2020
    Time 6:15pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    'A conversation with Alison Whittaker: Blakwork' Traverse feminism, class, social justice and the erasure of Aboriginal people with mesmerising performer and fiercely intelligent poet and legal scholar Alison Whittaker. Alison’s…

  • NZIBR workshop: Computer-Aided Text Analysis (CATA); facilitated by Professor Jeremy Short and Aaron Anglin

    Date Friday 13 March 2020
    Time 9am - 3pm
    Location Executive Teaching Rooms, MSB1.36/1.37, Level One, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton

    Waikato Management School and the New Zealand Institute for Business Research (NZIBR) are hosting a one-day workshop on 13 March for research scholars and postgraduate students around New Zealand who…

  • Religious Diversity and Anti-Discrimination Workshop

    Date Friday 13 March 2020
    Time 10am - 4pm
    Location University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus

    Facilitated by the Religious Diversity Centre of New Zealand. A one-day workshop offered twice (Friday 13 and Saturday 14 March 2020) at the University of Waikato Tauranga Campus. Topics covered…

  • Religious Diversity and Anti-Discrimination Workshop

    Date Saturday 14 March 2020
    Time 10am - 4pm
    Location University of Waikato, Tauranga Campus

    Facilitated by the Religious Diversity Centre of New Zealand. A one-day workshop offered twice (Friday 13 and Saturday 14 March 2020) at the University of Waikato Tauranga Campus. Topics covered…

  • A Friendly Twilight: Ted Bracey

    Date Monday 16 March - Friday 8 May 2020
    Location Calder & Lawson Gallery

    Edward [Ted] Nicolas Bracey (1936 – 2009) is remembered for his life-long commitment to art education.  Bracey’s legacy is also that of a painter; taken with the abstract work of American…

  • Spanish Business Talk: Tourism Companies: Organization Models and Communication Strategies.

    Date Tuesday 17 March 2020
    Time 11am - 1pm
    Location MSB.1.21 (University of Waikato)

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. SPANISH -SCHOOL OF ARTS Invites you to attend a presentation by Professor Dr. Rosa Valdés and Mrs Covadonga…

  • CANCELLED: Business & Management Careers Expo

    Date Tuesday 17 March 2020
    Time 11am - 2pm
    Location MSB Foyer, Waikato Management School

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. We invite all students to come along to our Business and Management Careers Expo. This is the perfect opportunity to meet…

  • Yoga Break

    Date Tuesday 17 March 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy! When: Tuesdays 1.05 to 1.55pm…

  • Quick Draw Session - Topic: Portraiture - Tauranga

    Date Tuesday 17 March 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location TCBD G03

    These are inspiring and productive workshops for all skill levels. Learn new skills and take an amazing drawing home with you. A fun time in a chilled out relaxed and…

  • CANCELLED: WMS research seminar: 'Wicked problems in tourism communication: Challenges and opportunities for the tourism industry in Spain'

    Date Wednesday 18 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location MSB.1.20, Level One, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hamilton

    This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Visiting academics Professor Rosa Torres Valdés and Covadonga Ordóñez García from the University of Alcante, Spain…

  • Lunchtime Recital Series - TrioNique

    Date Wednesday 18 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Dr John Gallagher Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Originally formed as a post-graduate chamber music group at Auckland University in 2017, New Zealand’s only professional flute, saxophone and piano trio has since played to audiences around the country…

  • POSTPONED: NZ Writers Festival - 'A conversation with Fergus Barrowman, Publisher of Victoria University Press'

    Date Thursday 19 March 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Journey into the world of publishing with one of New Zealand’s foremost publishers Fergus Barrowman, from Victoria University Press…

  • Self Care for Tauranga Staff

    Date Thursday 19 March 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location TCBD 2.11

    Self-care for optimal workplace performance is designed to give participants an understanding of what self-care is, why it is important and a host of practical ways that they can implement…

  • POSTPONED - NZ Writers Festival - 'Climate change grief and the importance of hope'

    Date Thursday 19 March 2020
    Time 6:15pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Talk with multi-award-winning New Zealand authors Rebecca Priestley and Elizabeth Knox about climate change grief and the importance of…

  • CANCELLED: NZIBR training workshop: PLS-SEM using SmartPLS 3 - Dr Christian Ringle

    Date Tuesday 24 - Wednesday 25 March 2020
    Time 1pm (Tuesday 24 March) - 3pm (Wednesday 25 March)
    Location Executive Teaching Rooms, MSB1.36/1.37, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, Hillcrest Rd, Hamilton

    This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. The New Zealand Institute for Business Research , which offers tailored research, advisory and consultancy services…

  • Yoga Break

    Date Tuesday 24 March 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy! When: Tuesdays 1.05 to 1.55pm…

  • CANCELLED: Quick Draw Session - Topic: Figure Study - Tauranga

    Date Tuesday 24 March 2020
    Time 2pm - 3pm
    Location TCBD G03

    This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. These are inspiring and productive workshops for all skill levels. Learn new skills and take an…

  • Environmental Research Institute (ERI) Seminar Series: "The hidden costs of sexually selected traits: Metabolic costs of maintenance and behaviour"

    Date Wednesday 25 March 2020
    Time 12pm - 1pm
    Location L.G.05

    Horns in antelopes, tusks in elephants and antlers in deer are all examples of animal weapons. These structures are often used in competition for mating opportunities. In many species, larger…

  • CANCELLED - Presentation: Language and Culture Assistants Programme in Spain 2020-2021

    Date Wednesday 25 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location I.1.08 (University of Waikato – Hamilton Campus)

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The Language and Culture Assistants Programme is an initiative of the Spanish Ministry of Education. The main objective is to provide…

  • Owls Do Cry by Janet Frame

    Date Wednesday 25 - Thursday 26 March 2020
    Time 7:30pm (Wednesday 25 March) - 7:30pm (Thursday 26 March)
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

    Filled with fierce heart and visual splendour, Red Leap Theatre's energetic response to  Owls Do Cry is a surprising and moving experience delving in to the poetic world of Janet…

  • CANCELLED: Philosophy Programme Seminar - False Confessions, Memory and Epistemic Injustice

    Date Thursday 26 March 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location TT1.01

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED The past decade has seen an explosion of literature on the topic of epistemic injustice. While Miranda Fricker’s (2007) book Epistemic…

  • CANCELLED: Anthropology Seminar Series 2020

    Date Thursday 26 March 2020
    Time 3:10pm - 4:30pm
    Location K.G.06 (University of Waikato – Hamilton Campus)

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Transporting Identity: Understanding Jamaica’s Socio-Political Identity Through Public Transportation Jamaica has a population half the size of New Zealand’s but a…

  • POSTPONED: An evening with Dr Michael Mann

    Date Friday 27 March 2020
    Time 6:15pm - 7:30pm
    Location Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts, Knighton Road, Hillcrest, Hamilton

    PLEASE BE ADVISED THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE How to Win The New Climate War: The Plan to Take Back Our Planet from the Polluters Understand how…

  • Research Network Meeting: Gender, sexuality, takatāpui and rainbow research at Waikato

    Date Monday 30 March 2020
    Time 1pm - 2pm
    Location Room TT 1.08 (University of Waikato - Hamilton campus)

    We are hosting this informal event to bring together staff and students doing gender, sexuality, takatāpui and/or rainbow research at Waikato. If you are currently doing research with a gender/sexuality/takatāpui/rainbow…

  • Yoga Break

    Date Tuesday 31 March 2020
    Time 1:05pm - 1:55pm
    Location Studio 162, 162 Durham Street (just across the road from Tauranga CBD campus and down the ramp alongside Folk Cafe).

    Free weekly lunchtime yoga, all levels of experience are welcome. Yoga mats and changing facilities are available. Turn up and enjoy! When: Tuesdays 1.05 to 1.55pm…

  • CANCELLED: Quick Draw Session - Topic: Animal - Tauranga

    Date Tuesday 31 March 2020
    Time 2pm
    Location TCBD G03

    This event has been cancelled until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. These are inspiring and productive workshops for all skill levels. Learn new skills and take an…

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