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Author needed for NZ’s WWI medical history

Friday, 9 October 2015, 2:55 pm | Massey University

From dental emergencies, treating dysentery and tending the wounded and dying – to the care of horses, donkeys, dogs and canaries as well as breakthroughs in facial plastic surgery – Massey University is seeking a writer for the untold story of ... More >>

NZ joins the global conversation on alcohol-related harm

Thursday, 8 October 2015, 11:17 am | Massey University

The Global Alcohol Policy Conference has just started in Edinburgh, Scotland (7-9 October), with Professor Sally Casswell attending from New Zealand. More >>

Scholarship and live sounds to launch new school

Monday, 5 October 2015, 12:57 pm | Massey University

A scholarship to help foster excellence in the New Zealand music scene has been announced by Massey University to coincide with the launch of its new School of Music and its degree in Bachelor of Commercial Music. More >>

Science and innovation needed to address food crisis

Monday, 5 October 2015, 11:39 am | Massey University

Science and technology are crucial in meeting the 70 per cent increase in food production demanded by the world’s growing population, internationally respected Massey University food scientist Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan says, ahead of a forum to debate ... More >>

UN Sustainable Development Goals a wake-up call

Friday, 2 October 2015, 3:53 pm | Massey University

The United Nations’ new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) highlight growing inequality in New Zealand and should serve as a wake-up call for the Government to address its causes, say development studies lecturers from Massey University. More >>

Falling mortgage rates change affordability trends

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 10:15 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows some improvement in affordability figures over the past three months, due mainly to falling mortgage rates and broadly static house prices. More >>

Nationwide study to boost prevention of leptospirosis

Monday, 28 September 2015, 5:00 pm | Massey University

A nationwide dairy farm survey is under way as part of a project to evaluate the effectiveness of current vaccination practices to prevent leptospirosis in dairy herds – the country’s most common zoonotic disease that affects the health of ... More >>

Daylight saving a nightmare for some

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 12:33 pm | Massey University

It’s that time of year again, when our clocks go forward an hour, the mornings plunge back into darkness, and insomnia ensues. For many, the welcome sunny evenings are plagued by restless nights and lost sleep. More >>

Story of Brazil’s diverse languages and people

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 11:17 am | Massey University

Brazil’s vast Amazon rainforest makes news because of threats to its unrivalled biodiversity. Visiting scholar Dr Marcus Maia will shine a light on that region’s equally breath-taking linguistic and cultural diversity – and efforts to preserve ... More >>

Knowledge wave for agrifood sector needed

Thursday, 24 September 2015, 10:09 am | Massey University

New Zealand needs a knowledge wave in agrifood to help address a crisis around global food demand amid world population growth, internationally respected Massey University food scientist Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan says, ahead of forums to debate ... More >>

Sport management and coaching awards lunch

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 4:34 pm | Massey University

A special lunch will be held at Palmerston North’s Institute of Sport and Rugby next week to celebrate the success of Massey students’ sport industry practicum projects. More >>

study backs findings of Pacific rugby players’ exploitation

Wednesday, 23 September 2015, 1:32 pm | Massey University

Former Fiji rugby professional and Massey University MBA graduate Koli Sewabu says exploited Pacific rugby players are being denied some of their human and employment rights. More >>

National Social Workers’ Day

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 4:03 pm | Massey University

Today’s social workers deal with more complex issues as they continue to contribute to making New Zealand a more just, caring and humane society, says Associate Professor Kieran O’Donoghue, Head of Massey University’s School of Social Work. More >>

Plastic bag-free status for Palmy street ?

Tuesday, 22 September 2015, 3:26 pm | Massey University

The rustle of plastic could be relegated to the dustbin of history – Palmerston North CBD’s hippest precinct is poised to become New Zealand’s first plastic bag-free street, thanks to a campaign spear-headed by a Massey University environmental ... More >>

Massey’s ‘big data’ sponsorship deal an NZ first

Monday, 21 September 2015, 10:57 am | Massey University

Massey University’s data analytics programme has attracted the sponsorship of the world’s leading business analytics software provider. More >>

Value of research in ‘fragile states’ recognised

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 10:40 am | Massey University

Research that makes a difference to people’s lives cannot always be conducted in safe, well-resourced environments. More >>

Māori world view leads to greater life satisfaction

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 11:54 am | Massey University

New research from Massey University has compared work/life balance and life satisfaction levels across seven cultures – and found that New Zealand Māori scored the highest on both fronts. More >>

Media plays role in igniting price wars

Tuesday, 15 September 2015, 10:04 am | Massey University

Before Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler even announced last week’s cut to the Official Cash Rate, there were media reports of fixed mortgage rates heading towards record lows. More >>

Research project scopes out North Shore innovation district

Friday, 11 September 2015, 2:40 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s new entrepreneurship researcher Dr Rebecca Gill has a vision for an innovation district in Auckland’s north. And she is not alone. More >>

Top 10 Tips for the All Blacks to defend the 2015 RWC

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 2:02 pm | Massey University

Ten days out from the kick-off to the 2015 Rugby World Cup, Massey University is counting down with its top ten tips to retain the title. It has brought together specialist opinion from across the University on how the All Blacks can best go the ... More >>



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