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Funding puts asthma anomaly under scrutiny

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 12:01 pm | Massey University

Health researchers at Massey University have been awarded nearly $1.2 million to identify an anomaly in one particular underlying cause of asthma in New Zealand. More >>

Theatre to help firms deal with workplace bullying

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 9:41 am | Massey University

Feelings and emotions are often marginalised in the rational world of business, but Massey University’s expressive arts and business programmes hope to change all that with the development of a play about workplace bullying. More >>

New international arts residency has contemporary focus

Monday, 28 July 2014, 3:47 pm | Massey University

South Australian artist Christian Thompson is the first recipient of one of the most ambitious international artist-in-residence programmes to be staged in New Zealand. More >>

Maths, computer science and statistics cups awarded

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:20 pm | Massey University

The three top students in mathematics, statistics and computer science at Albany were presented with trophies to celebrate their achievement recently. More >>

Downed Malaysian Plane Could Impact NZ Economy

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 1:33 pm | Massey University

The shooting down of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 over Ukraine may yet have an impact on New Zealand’s economy, says a Russian economist from Massey University. More >>

Marvelly’s songwriting debut a credit to her English studies

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:53 am | Massey University

Lizzie Marvelly recently released her songwriting debut extended play (EP), Collisions and credits her Massey English studies for contributing to her songwriting abilities. More >>

Who will win the 2014 NZ Food Awards?

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:11 pm | Massey University

Will a South Island company finally take home the Supreme Award at this year’s NZ Food Awards? Or will the North Island continue it’s domination? More >>

Will a South Island company win the 2014 NZ Food Awards?

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:28 am | Massey University

Will a South Island company finally take home the Supreme Award at this year’s NZ Food Awards? More >>

Massey research on effect of near-death experiences

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:02 am | Massey University

How does a close brush with death lead to a better life? It is known that nudging extinction can bring about dramatic life changes, and a Massey psychology student is researching the near-death experience phenomenon. More >>

Corruption-free status as vital as All Blacks success

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 9:38 am | Massey University

New Zealanders should celebrate having the world’s least-corrupt public sector as keenly as they celebrate the success of the All Blacks, says the chair of Transparency International New Zealand, Suzanne Snively. More >>

Should parties tell us who they’d work with before election?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:51 am | Massey University

In New Zealand we watch elections as if they were horse races. Some of us even place bets. The big question, however, is not ‘Who will win?’ but ‘Who will form the government after the election?’ More >>

Cooking up a healthy solution for Nepal

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:55 pm | Massey University

Using their engineering skills to create a range of sustainable solutions for villagers in Nepal was the focus of this year’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge. More >>

Brazil’s mindset meltdown a perfect paradox

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 5:01 pm | Massey University

Brazil’s dramatic meltdown at the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup was a classic paradox of maintaining a ‘winning’ focus, instead of simply performing in the moment. More >>

Students want voting to be easier

Friday, 4 July 2014, 12:33 pm | Massey University

More young non-voters would be motivated to participate in September’s general election by online voting than a one-off $50 payment, according to the results of a student survey conducted by Massey University. More >>

High tea to celebrate Albany scholarship winners

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 1:33 pm | Massey University

Border security and disease management, the relationship between wairua and well-being in women, the best ways to support dementia in our ageing population and the diet of the kakariki are just some of the topics being researched by scholarship winners ... More >>

Mentor project to retain new Māori medium teachers

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:59 pm | Massey University

Developing mentoring opportunities to retain new teachers in Māori language immersion schools and classes is the focus of a major government-funded project by researchers at Massey University’s Centre for Educational Development. More >>

Outspoken UK military thinker at WWI conference

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:18 pm | Massey University

One of Britain’s most respected military advisors, who recently criticised the British and United States government’s strategy in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, will share his views on the First World War in an international conference here in ... More >>

Massey students help North Shore men stay healthy

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:55 am | Massey University

Massey University nursing and dietetics students were out in force recently, helping more than 60 men at a free men’s health check, organised by the Waitemata Primary Health Organisation (PHO) and Age Concern. More >>

New Zealand home affordability worsens

Monday, 30 June 2014, 2:37 pm | Massey University

Home affordability across New Zealand has deteriorated by 7.6 per cent over the past year, according to Massey University’s Real Estate Analysis Unit. More >>

Women’s perspective on war and peace in film series

Friday, 27 June 2014, 12:13 pm | Massey University

As co-chair of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict held in the UK earlier this month actor, director and humanitarian activist Angelina Jolie has put the issue of women’s suffering in war at the frontline. More >>



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