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Shortland Street films at Massey University

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 12:02 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week’s Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25/26. More >>

Agrifood sector needs rapid response group

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 10:24 am | Massey University

The agrifood sector needs to establish a rapid-response crisis management group to protect the reputation of New Zealand’s food products, says a communication expert from Massey University. More >>

Honorary doctorate for documentary photographer

Monday, 25 May 2015, 3:20 pm | Massey University

Renowned New Zealand photographer Ans Westra is to receive an honorary doctorate from Massey University on Thursday in recognition of her long-standing contribution to the country’s visual culture through her documentary photography. More >>

Celebrations in the city to mark graduation week

Monday, 25 May 2015, 12:34 pm | Massey University

Renowned documentary photographer Ans Westra will be among the more than 670 graduates to have a degree conferred by Massey University at its graduation ceremonies in Wellington on Thursday. More >>

Hong Kong Ink - Tattoo Culture and Identity

Friday, 22 May 2015, 11:21 am | Massey University

This photographic survey charts how tattooing in Hong Kong has shifted from subculture to popular culture. The project examines how tattoo functions as an agent of cultural exchange and reflects the tattoo renaissance currently occurring in the Asia-Pacific ... More >>

Campbell Live demise ‘a sad day’

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 6:57 pm | Massey University

Journalism commentator and educator, Associate Professor Jim Tully, says MediaWorks' changes to TV3’s current affairs slot at 7pm suggests New Zealand’s two main networks have opted out of providing serious prime time current affairs. More >>

Script writer shares art of page-to-screen

Tuesday, 19 May 2015, 9:33 am | Massey University

Aspiring film scriptwriters will have a chance to hear how to get an idea off the page and onto the screen at a special seminar with scriptwriter Dr Matthew Harris. More >>

How to Tax Speculation in the Auckland Property Market

Friday, 15 May 2015, 11:33 am | Massey University

A Massey University tax specialist says the best way to fairly tax the capital gains on property is to use the “well-established principle of apportionment”. More >>

Māori graduates span multiple fields of study

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 8:31 pm | Massey University

Combining the science of insects, or entomology, with culture and art in her doctoral thesis led Dr Liz Grant to create a new word – ento-articulture. More >>

Op-Ed: It’s not about banter – it’s about bullying

Thursday, 14 May 2015, 1:00 pm | Massey University

The recent publication of the Out on the Fields study of homophobia in sport in English-speaking countries has highlighted what sexual and gender minorities know all too well: homophobia is alive and well and living in our communities. Let us be clear: this study is not ... More >>

Health coaching a psychology grad’s dream

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 1:37 pm | Massey University

Sarah McGuinness’s investigation of body image and eating attitudes of midlife men and women for her psychology honours research has led her to doing something positive and practical to address issues she observed among those she studied. More >>

Info and enrolment evenings on campus this week

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:53 am | Massey University

Finding out the courses on offer, uncovering scholarship opportunities and demystifying the enrolment process are just three key reasons for attending the information evenings on Wednesday and Thursday this week at the Auckland campus. More >>

Volunteer expo can open doors to jobs

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:52 am | Massey University

Volunteering is now seen by many employers as an essential component of an employee’s CV, and Massey University students will get an opportunity on Wednesday to see how they can make a difference at the annual Volunteer Expo. More >>

Sharing social work supervision research with Singapore

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:50 am | Massey University

Sharing research knowledge with other countries is an important part of building a strong network of global expertise that has a positive impact on communities. More >>

Cricket connection plays out at graduation

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 2:30 pm | Massey University

When cricket legend and former Black Cap Jacob Oram was capped at the first of Massey University’s six ceremonies yesterday he met up with his former high school coach, also in graduation garb. More >>

Like father, like daughter – science is a family affair

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 1:05 pm | Massey University

Female scientists may be a rare breed, but two Massey graduates are bucking the trend, following in their father’s footsteps as they graduate on the same stage where their fathers are seated. More >>

May 12 celebrates International Nurses’ Day

Tuesday, 12 May 2015, 10:23 am | Massey University

May 12 2015 marks the 195th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, and is also International Nurses’ Day. More >>

Investigating nutrition in young children with autism

Friday, 8 May 2015, 12:41 pm | Massey University

In New Zealand one child in every 100 is diagnosed with a condition on the autism spectrum. It can be a stressful time for families coping with the reality of this diagnosis. More >>

Cricket legend among Massey graduates

Friday, 8 May 2015, 11:06 am | Massey University

Doctoral research on volcanoes, New Zealand Cricket, dairy cow fertility, glaucoma, understanding depression in the elderly and how to tackle adolescent literacy problems are some of the topics covered in 33 PhDs being conferred at Massey University’s ... More >>

Sumo comedy a classic Japanese film

Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 4:49 pm | Massey University

The May 4 screening of Japanese films at Massey University’s Auckland campus should prove a welcome respite from the cooling autumn nights. More >>

 

 

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