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Elected members urged to protect their political rights

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 4:53 pm | Massey University

Newly elected councillors are being urged by a Massey University researcher to carefully read code of conduct documents so they don’t give away their political rights. More >>

New deputy director at the Riddet Institute

Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 4:49 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Riddet Institute is today welcoming Professor Warren McNabb, as the Centre of Research Excellence (CoRE) deputy director. More >>

Olympians shine at Blues Awards

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:27 pm | Massey University

More than 100 people attended the annual Blues Awards at Massey University’s Auckland campus last night, to honour top student athletes. More >>

Auckland and Central Otago vie for least affordable region

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:23 pm | Massey University

Auckland and Central Otago Lakes continue to top the Massey University Home Affordability Report index by a considerable margin. At 62 per cent and 61 per cent less affordable than the rest of New Zealand, the margin of difference between these two regions ... More >>

Making waves and opening spaces in mathematics

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 2:40 pm | Massey University

Mathematics education research in New Zealand took a big step forward with the launch of the Centre for Research in Mathematics Education (CeRME) at the Auckland campus. The launch was part of the Making Waves and Opening Spaces symposium. More >>

Understanding local government challenges in New Zealand

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 2:35 pm | Massey University

A mixed voter turnout in the local body elections, which saw a slight rise in polling in the cities compensate for a poorer response in the regions, is partly being explained by potential voters saying there is a lack of information about the process. More >>

International fellowship a career highlight

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 11:08 am | Massey University

Dr Kathryn Beck; Dr Kathryn Beck was recently honoured at the 6th International Course in Nutritional Epidemiology at London’s Imperial College, United Kingdom. More >>

Massey investigating novel food technology

Monday, 10 October 2016, 1:06 pm | Massey University

Massey University researchers are investigating whether establishing an Innovation Centre focused on a novel food processing technology could transform New Zealand’s food industry. The University will host representatives from American-based company ... More >>

Tackling childhood obesity on land and in water

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 3:20 pm | Massey University

Researchers from Massey University’s College of Health are launching two studies, focusing on understanding how an overweight child moves differently from a child of normal weight. And they’re keen for Kiwi children to help. More >>

Researchers awarded $1.5m for High-Value Nutrition research

Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 2:20 pm | Massey University

Research led by Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh, Head of the Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology, and Co-Director of Riddet Institute, has been awarded $1.5 million of funding from the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge ... More >>

It's not just about the science

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 3:52 pm | Massey University

If, as Barack Obama says, the greatest threat to future generations is climate change, then environmental policies to combat it need an outpouring of public support to be effective – and in places like America, that support is low despite the overwhelming ... More >>

China Friendship Award recognises decade-long relationship

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 1:04 pm | Massey University

Massey University Professor of Animal Science, Hugh Blair, is one of two New Zealand scientists to recently receive a China Friendship Award in Beijing. More >>

Who were the first people in the Pacific?

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 11:05 am | Massey University

New research looking into the DNA of the earliest ancestors of Māori has confirmed that the first people to settle in the Pacific were from Asian farming groups rather than having a suspected Papuan ancestry. More >>

Putting the balance back into ageing lives

Friday, 30 September 2016, 12:12 pm | Massey University

Increased frailty in the elderly means a higher risk of falls, fractures, lack of independence and an overall decreased quality of life. Now a new study from Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise has highlighted the benefits of Whole ... More >>

Celebrating the benefits of learning Japanese

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 4:34 pm | Massey University

Intern Feliks Krawczyk with colleagues from Kyushu Railway Company. Image courtesy of Asia New Zealand Foundation. More >>

New stuttering clinic opens in Albany

Monday, 26 September 2016, 3:03 pm | Massey University

A new specialist stuttering clinic has opened at Massey University’s Auckland campus, and aims to help people of all ages across the region who stutter. More >>

Recognising the complex issues facing social workers

Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:23 pm | Massey University

This Wednesday marks National Social Workers’ Day – a day to recognise the contribution social workers make towards a more humane, just and caring society. More >>

Ig Nobel award winners assess the personality of rocks

Monday, 26 September 2016, 1:03 pm | Massey University

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More >>

Pathways to public health

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:29 am | Massey University

The School of Public Health is hosting its first Public Health Symposium this Friday, - a forum for dialogue, debate and sharing of research and practice to improve public health in Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Dog food research dazzles at 3MT finals

Saturday, 24 September 2016, 1:04 pm | Massey University

A veterinary researcher beat 10 other finalists to win the PhD finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with his research on dog protein requirements. More >>



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