University of Waikato Blog Directory

Join the online community of the University of Waikato and get a first hand account from students and staff as they share, debate and discuss topical issues. From Cambodia’s water systems to an insightful look at the world of physics, our bloggers offer national and international perspectives on everyday life.


Bio Blog

Dr Alison Campbell’s BioBlog provides commentary on scientific topics for secondary school biology teachers. Aimed at those preparing students for scholarship biology examinations, BioBlog encourages critical thinking and reviews relevant Level 3 curriculum and scholarship scientific papers. It is also an opportunity for readers to ask Dr Campbell questions. Read BioBlog now.

ITS Tech Talk

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ITS Tech Talk is a resource created by the University’s IT experts, which aims to keep staff informed on new services and to provide links to tutorials and resources. It also provides staff with the opportunity to feedback their opinion or comment on ideas and topics covered through the blog. Find out the latest on ITS Tech Talk.

Physics Stop

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Dr Marcus Wilson of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, takes a light-hearted look at everyday physics in the context of our daily lives. Physics Stop provides an understanding for a general audience on exactly what physics is and how it impacts on our world. Check out Physics Stop.



“SOBA” means buckwheat noodle and is an integral part of a common Japanese diet. Blogger and Japanese lecturer Fumiko Nishimura talks about Japanese language, Japanese culture and her personal cross-cultural observations of Japan and New Zealand. See what’s happening on her SOBA blog.