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2016 Defining Excellence Awards

Thursday, 11 February 2016, 12:00 pm | Massey University

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Defining Excellence Awards, which recognise Massey University’s researchers, teachers and graduates that have achieved major successes in their careers, or have made outstanding contributions to their communities. More >>

Future of education, jobs and economy

Saturday, 6 February 2016, 2:45 pm | Massey University

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job – let alone a well-paid one – is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauder’s lecture series in New Zealand this ... More >>

Back to School Bike Safety Tips

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 5:00 pm | Massey University

For many parents, this week heralds the return to getting the kids ready for school and sitting in cars in traffic for the drop off and pick up. But in some households, cycling will be the preferred way to get to school for New Zealand children. So what ... More >>

Sir Stephen Tindall Opens Social Innovation Conference

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 2:54 pm | Massey University

‘Collaborating for Impact’ is the theme of the third Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference, which takes place at Massey University’s Auckland campus from February 10-12. More >>

Lead poisoning in children associated with lead-based paint

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 11:42 am | Massey University

Lead poisoning notifications for children in 2014 continue to highlight the risk from exposure to lead-based paint for Kiwi kids. More >>

Low Intensity Help for Depression under Spotlight

Monday, 1 February 2016, 2:22 pm | Massey University

Psychologists at Massey University are investigating whether a form of low intensity psychological intervention, which has been successful in England, could be adapted to New Zealand to help thousands suffering depression and less severe mental health ... More >>

Symposium sets sights on equity through education

Friday, 29 January 2016, 11:25 am | Massey University

Symposium sets sights on equity through education The need to establish research and advocacy to help combat inequity in education is the driver for a symposium hosted by Massey University’s Institute of Education on Wednesday, 17 February. Key educators ... More >>

Are Kiwi men getting enough iodine?

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 12:06 pm | Massey University

Do Kiwi men who sweat a lot suffer from iodine deficiency? That is the question researchers from Massey University’s School of Food and Nutrition want to answer as they kick off a new study investigating the iodine levels of very active men compared to non-active ... More >>

Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:52 am | Massey University

Massey University has signaled its commitment to the North, signing up as a major sponsor of the Ngāpuhi Festival this weekend. The new deal will see the University sponsoring the main performance stage at the biennial festival. More >>

Counting sheep? Struggling to sleep?

Tuesday, 19 January 2016, 4:16 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Sleep/Wake Research Centre in Wellington is now providing group treatment for people with insomnia – a first in New Zealand. More >>

Top nutrition scientist returns home for new role at Massey

Thursday, 14 January 2016, 10:15 am | Massey University

One of the world’s leading nutrition specialists, Barbara Burlingame, has been appointed to Massey University to help advance public health nutrition and food systems knowledge. The role is a joint appointment between the School of Public Health and ... More >>

Is community water fluoridation cost effective?

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 1:32 pm | Massey University

New research from Massey University shows community water fluoridation remains cost effective, despite an overall reduction in the average number of decayed teeth in both fluoridated and non-fluoridated communities. More >>

Auckland 59% less affordable than rest of New Zealand

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 11:12 am | Massey University

While there has been a modest improvement in the affordability of housing in most regions, the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows Auckland is now 59 per cent less affordable than the rest of the country. More >>

Study helps give kids the best start to reduce obesity rates

Monday, 21 December 2015, 12:14 pm | Massey University

A collaborative effort to reduce childhood obesity will continue next year, with Massey University and the University of Waikato promoting healthy eating and exercise patterns through a partnership with BestStart Education and Care centres. More >>

Māori science academy ready to take off

Monday, 21 December 2015, 10:28 am | Massey University

Massey University with Te Puni Kōkiri support is launching the first science academy of its kind in New Zealand next year with the help of Māori Aerospace Engineer Mana Vautier. More >>

Loneliness rates higher in people with visual impairments

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 2:56 pm | Massey University

Christmas can be a lonely time for many, and new research shows loneliness is much more prevalent, and more severe in older people who are visually impaired. More >>

Online news no death knell for newspapers

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 11:47 am | Massey University

Online news is a massive challenge to print media, but it will not kill off the traditional newspaper, the former head of News UK Mike Darcey told a journalism conference in Wellington today. More >>

Christchurch head boy wins Quote of the Year

Thursday, 17 December 2015, 10:35 am | Massey University

Christchurch Boys’ High School head boy Jake Bailey is the clear winner of Massey University’s 2015 Quote of the Year after receiving an unprecedented 77 per cent of the public vote. More >>

Coverage of lobbyists questioned

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 12:21 pm | Massey University

Lobby groups are being given an “easy ride” by the New Zealand media with few being identified specifically as lobbyists except by their organisation’s name, says a Massey University media researcher. More >>

Understanding how Māori whānau bounce back from adversity

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 11:49 am | Massey University

The importance of cultural identity and having the appropriate resources and strategies to help Māori whānau cope with the challenges of life have been highlighted in research from Massey University PhD graduate Dr Jordan Waiti. More >>

 

 

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