Artificial intelligence diagnoses pneumonia, wins international award
A prototype app using artificial intelligence to diagnose pneumonia has won the developer an international award. Company-X senior software developer Jiadong Chen built the prototype for an international competition run by Microsoft.
Wintec Health Services now home to two registered nurse prescribers
Wintec Health Services in Hamilton is now home to two nurse prescribers, as nurse Jo Brown has recently become a designated registered nurse prescriber in community health (designated RNPCH).
Funding now open for creative projects in Kirikiriroa
Creative Waikato is calling for applications from groups and individuals looking for cash to supercharge their next creative project.
Reawakening mana in men in early childhood education
A lack of men in early childhood education has inspired Wintec Master of Applied Innovation student, Grayson Newton-Smith to create a book about restoring mana in men.
Wintec to host change-making creatives at Ramp Festival
Wintec School of Media Arts’ highly anticipated Ramp Festival 2021 is once again bringing creative-based thinkers from across Aotearoa to Kirikiriroa, Hamilton from 4 - 6 August.
Bolstering the opportunities for a world-recognised degree in Vietnam
The University of Waikato will soon welcome a new cohort of students based in Vietnam, through a joint partnership with the National Economics University (NEU) in Hanoi.
Company-X’s Jes Elliott wins Reseller News Women in ICT Rising Star Award
Company-X software quality assurance tester Jes Elliott won the Reseller News Women in ICT Rising Star Award. Elliott received the award at a celebration lunch at the Hilton Auckland on July 8.
How to launch a new business in just six weeks
Imagine you have six weeks to take a business idea from scratch, develop a business plan and pitch it to the equivalent of a dragon’s den? That’s the reality for 11 Waikato people who are reinventing their futures after losing their jobs.
Chance meeting sees 16 Wintec apprentices get jobs in Huntly
When Boydy Scott pulled into Placemakers, Huntly and saw a Wintec student waiting for a work experience contact who hadn’t shown up, he said, “Jump in, you can help us out today”.
Morrinsville twins find the magic in performance analysis
Morrinsville twins Alison and Alysha Priestley find the magic through studying sport science at Wintec, and they are now fulfilling their dreams doing performance analysis with the Splice Construction Magic netball team.
The Stars Shine Bright in the Waikato with the iCLAW Matariki Dish Challenge back for its sixth year.
Waikato Food Inc’s Matariki Dish Challenge is set to brighten the local hospitality scene for its sixth year. This unique challenge dares local chefs to create a dish inspired by Matariki while celebrating local ingredients.
Wintec implements change programme to lift outcomes for Māori and all learners
A pōwhiri marked a new era at Wintec recently, when recently appointed Pouārahi Māori - Executive Director Māori, TeUrikore Biddle and six kaihautū, Māori leaders, were welcomed onto Te Kōpu Mānia o Kirikiriroa Marae in Hamilton.
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