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Google
Kiwi student lands Google internship, hopes to raise awareness of women in tech
“Computer science is very male dominated. It’s a shame, I don’t think females get the same opportunities at school when it comes to computer science."
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Smartphone
Kiwi student investigates: Can an app help you quit smoking?
University of Waikato student Satvir Singh wants to find out how effective smartphone apps are when it comes to giving up smoking.
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Cybersecurity
University of Waikato cyber security expert to be honoured
"The award provides further international recognition of the cyber security research being undertaken at the University of Waikato."
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Cybersecurity
NZ's second annual Cyber Security Challenge targets students
The University of Waikato is organising the second New Zealand Cyber Security Challenge, which will be a two day event taking place in September.
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Education
Computer Science and Information Systems among top subjects in the world
The University of Waikato has announced ten of its subjects have been recognised as some of the best in the world.
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CFO
Air NZ and Canada's Aimia buy Waikato University's 11Ants
Air New Zealand and Canadian marketing and loyalty analytics company Aimia have bought Waikato University spinoff 11Ants Analytics for an undisclosed
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Cybersecurity
Kiwi cyber security degree to be promoted throughout Asia
The University of Waikato's masters degree in cyber security will be promoted throughout ASEAN markets with the help of a $33,000 Education New Zealand grant.
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Cybersecurity
STRATUS project to help put New Zealand on global IT map
Organisations should adopt a cloud-first strategy when introducing new technology. Agility is one of the main reasons to go to the cloud. Businesses need to be agile.
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Gaming
The IT Girls Club, for girls who want to code
The extra-curricular club provides girls opportunities to learn about coding, computer science and possible career opportunities.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber security project puts NZ on the map
"Hopefully we can create a new niche for New Zealand in software - and we can create jobs, contribute to the economy and increase demand for more research."
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Cybersecurity
Cyber security a challenge for students...
The University of Waikato is to host a ‘zombie apocalypse’ cyber security challenge where students will attempt to access secure networks in search of an antidote.
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Apps
Scholarship makes good use of summer study break
A scholarship from the University of Waikato has given student Jemma Konig the opportunity to create apps over her summer break, and experience the rewards and challenges of ‘real world’ research.
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Cloud
Microsoft triggers hi-tech rat trap build among students
A trio of third-year University of Waikato computer science students has designed a unique monitoring system for hi-tech rat traps, which can be used to collect data on the range of pests that threaten the kiwi in its natural environment.
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Microsoft
Kiwi student mixing it with IT giants
A University of Waikato PhD student will take part in a global computer coding exercise backed by some of the biggest technology names in the world.
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Cybersecurity
Cyber Security lab launch marks NZ first
New Zealand’s first cyber security lab will be opened at the University of Waikato today, coinciding with the launch of a new qualification, the Master of Cyber Security degree.
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New Zealand Schools
Science hub wins at World Summit Awards
New Zealand science website a winner in e-learning and science category at World Summit Awards.
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MOOC
University of Waikato launches MOOC
The first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to come out of a New Zealand university has been launched by the University of Waikato this week.
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The University of Waikato
Waikato teams win at Microsoft Imagine Cup
Two University of Waikato teams entered in the Microsoft Imagine Cup have come away with category wins.
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Apps
Waikato team make Microsoft Imagine Cup final
Students make the final of the 2013 New Zealand Microsoft Imagine Cup by developing an app to help absentee-parents maintain relationships with their children.