Annual research symposium

WelTec and Whitireia hold an annual research symposium that brings together staff from both institutions as well as other tertiary education institutions

WWOPRS poster 2017 

2017 Symposium - November 2017

WelTec and Whitireia were joined by the Open Polytechnic for the 2017 research symposium. The theme was Innovating for Industry & Community and the symposium was held on 23 November 2017 at the Whitireia Porirua campus.

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Photos from the 2017 symposium

WWRS Poster 2016 

2016 Symposium - February 2017

The 2016 Whitireia and WelTec Research Symposium - rescheduled as a result of the Wellington earthquakes - was held on 3 February 2017 at WelTec's Petone campus. Subtitled Enriching the Future, the symposium featured 53 presenters and exhibitions, with researchers from WelTec and Whitireia being joined by their colleagues from the Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, Manukau Institute of Technology and Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology.

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WWRS poster 2015 

2015 Symposium

In 2015, researchers from WelTec, Whitireia 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, 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.

Abstract booklet

Photos from the 2015 symposium