Netball is New Zealand’s most popular women’s sport, but foot injuries are common. Wintec student Terrina Chapman's foot research is helping to reduce injury through a partnership with Hamilton City Netball.
Research and Innovation at Wintec
Wintec’s research is applied, diverse and makes a difference to benefit not only our students, but the wider community. Our staff are respected experts in their fields. Their research ensures that the programmes Wintec offers are relevant and are delivered with the future workforce in mind. International and national partnerships create access to a wide network of experts as well as opportunities not just for our researchers and postgraduate students but also for our industry and community partners.
Research across Wintec’s faculty focusses on the following themes:
Inclusive Culture, Language and Indigenous People
- Cultures, Indigenous Peoples, and Migration
- Languages and Literacies
- Māori and Pasifika
Innovation, Creativity, and Design
- Industrial and Product Design
- Experience design and customer-focused Innovation and co-creation
- Societal Innovation and co-creation
Human and Societal Health, Wellness and Performance
- Health and wellness
- Thriving and resilient communities
- Sport and Performance
Transformative technologies and the future of learning, workplaces and careers
- Technologies that transform society and work
- Future learning and learners
- Future workplace and careers
Regeneration, Revitalisation and Transformation
- Rural Environments and Communities
- Urban Environments and Communities
- Business, Society, Industries (Agriculture, Tourism, Manufacture and Export)
Wintec offers postgraduate and Masters level programmes in Media Arts, Science (Sport and Exercise Science), Midwifery, Nursing and Social Practice, Business Informatics, and Innovation.
As a postgraduate student, you will learn from the best and will be well supported throughout your studies by our experienced and respected supervisors, academic staff dedicated support staff. Wintec’s postgraduate programmes are designed with the 21st century workforce in mind.
An eco-friendly research experience in New Zealand is a highlight for students from South Korea and Taiwan who are at Wintec to complete a research internship.
Engineering is one of the Waikato’s most robust industries so it’s apt that the regions two largest educational providers have joined forces to host the Australasian Association for Engineering Education’s (AAEE) annual conference in December this year.