Over the past decade, the Kudos Awards have recognised the amazing achievements of Waikato scientists, supported scientific breakthroughs and worked hard to raise awareness of the contributions our scientists make in New Zealand and around the world, giving them the kudos they deserve.
Now it’s your turn. Nominations for the 2017 Kudos Awards are now open and it’s your chance to be recognised as a part of Waikato’s scientific story.
The University of Waikato Lifetime Achievement Award
The aim of this award is to recognise a Waikato scientist whose career attainments in research represent a major contribution to science of relevance to the Waikato region as well as the international profile of New Zealand Science.
Waikato Regional Council
Environmental Science Award
The aim of this award is to recognise a Waikato Scientist or Science Team whose research represents a major contribution to environmental sustainability, restoration or conservation or to understanding or preserving biodiversity in the greater Waikato region.
WINTEC Secondary Science Teacher/ Educator/ Communicator Award
The aim of this award is to recognise a major contribution toward encouraging and promoting an understanding and appreciation of science to the Waikato wider community, including secondary school students.
The aim of this award is to recognise the scientist/medical scientist who has made a major contribution to medical research in the Waikato region. This award seeks to identify the individual or team who has made a significant impact at a national and international level.
Hamilton City Council Science Innovator/ Entrepreneur Award
The aim of this award is to recognise a significant innovation and/or entrepreneurial breakthrough, based on underpinning research, associated with the Waikato region and which has potential to ultimately add value to New Zealand.