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Promises Promises by Claire Robinson

Tuesday, 10 September 2019, 1:43 pm | Massey University

To all political activists, political or design junkies this is an invitation to a talk by Massey University Professor of Communication Design and political commentator Claire Robinson on her new book: PROMISES PROMISES – 80 Years of Wooing New Zealand ... More >>

Digital services tax a good interim measure

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 11:47 am | Massey University

The Government’s public consultation about the challenges of taxing multinational digital services companies is timely, says Massey Business School tax expert Dr Victoria Plekhanova. More >>

Media collaboration good news for ratepayers

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 10:58 am | Massey University

It is good news for ratepayers that New Zealand’s media giants have joined forces to set up a special team to ensure coverage of local council activities, according to a Massey University journalism academic. More >>

Massey University launches Shared Prosperity Index

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 2:36 pm | Massey University

When the Government presents its first Wellbeing Budget next week, it will be looking beyond traditional measures, such as GDP, to define New Zealand’s success. This is also at the core of the Shared Prosperity Index launched by Massey University ... More >>

Report shows organisations failing to deal with cyber abuse

Thursday, 16 May 2019, 10:30 am | Massey University

With Pink Shirt Day being marked tomorrow, it’s important to understand the developing nature of cyber abuse and bullying. In a report funded byNetSafe’s Online Safety Partnership Grant, Massey’s Healthy Work Group analysed data from 205 victims to ... More >>

Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

Friday, 10 May 2019, 12:56 pm | Massey University

The report identifies the management competencies needed to both prevent and manage workplace bullying in the nursing sector, although most insights would be relevant in any sector. More >>

Kākāpō brain surgery a world-first

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 4:10 pm | Massey University

A young kākāpō chick has undergone life-saving brain surgery at Massey University’s Wildbase Hospital to treat a developmental problem of the skull, a world-first procedure, adapting surgical techniques from humans and other mammals. More >>

Massey report shows improvements in home affordability

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:57 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows an improvement in national affordability over the most recent quarter, driven by modest decreases in house prices and modest income growth. More >>

Quality of Massey researchers recognised

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 3:48 pm | Massey University

The calibre of Massey University researchers has been recognised by the Government’s national ratings system, with a 40 per cent increase in the number of highest-rated academics. In the assessment of 36 researched-based tertiary institutions carried ... More >>

Measuring wellbeing through shared prosperity

Monday, 29 April 2019, 11:19 am | Massey University

In one month the Government will present its first ‘Wellbeing Budget’, which will use a wellbeing framework to identify Budget priorities. This means looking beyond traditional measures, such as GDP, to define New Zealand’s success. More >>

Massey University student wins international Olympic design

Friday, 26 April 2019, 9:26 am | Massey University

Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee’s medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020. More >>

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

Friday, 12 April 2019, 1:37 pm | Massey University

A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition. More >>

Pasifika Director calls for media cultural awareness

Friday, 5 April 2019, 4:36 pm | Massey University

Massey Pasifika Director Associate Professor Malakai Koloamatangi has welcomed the censure of talkback host Heather du Plessis-Allan for denigrating comments she made about the Pacific Islands, but says more has to be done to ensure our media is culturally ... More >>

Knowledge gap restricting opportunity for Māori business

Friday, 29 March 2019, 12:35 pm | Massey University

Massey University Wellington Senior Lecturer Dr Jason Mika says a lack of understanding of the Asian market is causing lost opportunity for Māori businesses. More >>

Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

Wednesday, 6 March 2019, 11:52 am | Massey University

In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design (PtD) – the integration of hazard analysis and risk assessment methods early in the design and engineering ... More >>

Home affordability worse, but not in most expensive regions

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 1:40 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s latest Home Affordability Report shows a quarterly decline of 2.2 per cent in national affordability, driven by increases in median house prices. More >>

Mastering sports event management

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:59 am | Massey University

A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School Championships ... More >>

Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:48 pm | Massey University

As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, both here and overseas. More >>

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:56 am | Massey University

The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, particularly about the role of HPV testing in the New Zealand National Cervical Screening Programme. More >>

Study on support for approaches to cannabis reform

Monday, 21 January 2019, 1:38 pm | Massey University

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred options. More >>

 

 

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