Whitireia and WelTec hold an annual research symposium that brings together staff from both institutions as well as other tertiary providers
The latest symposium was held on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Whitireia Porirua campus.
WWOPRS 2017: November
Whitireia and WelTec were now joined by the Open Polytechnic as official co-hosts, creating a triumvirate of research for the latest installment of the annual research symposium. The theme was Innovating for Industry & Community and the symposium was held on Thursday 23 November 2017 at the Whitireia Porirua campus. In addition to presentations from the three host institutions, the symposium welcomed presenters from Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology and Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand.
WWOPRS 2018: Abstract Booklet (986KB PDF)
Images from the 2017 symposium are available on the Whitireia Facebook page.
WWRS 2017: February
The 2016 Whitireia and WelTec Research Symposium was rescheduled as a result of the Wellington earthquakes and was held on 3 February 2017 at the WelTec Petone campus. Subtitled Enriching the Future, the symposium featured 53 presenters and exhibitions, with researchers from Whitireia and WelTec being joined by their colleagues from the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, Manukau Institute of Technology and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.
In 2015, researchers from Whitireia, WelTec and the Open Polytechnic were joined by presenters from Manukau Institute of Technology, Waiariki Institute of Technology, Tai Poutini Polytechnic, Otago Polytechnic and Southern Institute of Technology. With the theme Emerging Enquiry, in total there were 90 submissions consisting of 74 oral presentations, 14 poster presentations and two exhibitions. Professor Ken Udas from the University of Southern Queensland was keynote speaker.
Images from the 2015 symposium are available on the Whitireia Facebook page.