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New financial literacy course offered in workplaces

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 10:18 am | Massey University

To celebrate Money Week 2014, a new online version of the Fin-Ed Centre’s Money Smarts course, called Money Smarts @Work, is being offered in workplaces for the first time. More >>

Home affordability continues to decline - Massey report

Tuesday, 14 October 2014, 1:28 pm | Massey University

The latest Home Affordability Report from Massey University’s Real Estate Analysis Unit is now available online. The report shows affordability has decreased by 11.4% nationally over the past 12 months and is projected to deteriorate further during ... More >>

Dr Mike Joy to deliver 2014 Bruce Jesson Lecture

Friday, 10 October 2014, 11:40 am | Massey University

The ongoing decline in water quality across New Zealand is a threat to our global ‘clean green’ reputation, and future generations will end up paying the price of our short-term thinking, says Dr Mike Joy from Massey University. More >>

Renowned artist to take up Wellington residency

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 12:18 pm | Massey University

Wellington art lovers will have the chance to interact with leading international artists as part of a pioneering artist-in-residence programme beginning this week. More >>

Therapists’ emotional skills under research spotlight

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 2:46 pm | Massey University

How are you feeling ? is a query normally reserved for the client in a therapy session. But Massey University psychology researchers are asking therapists that question to find out how socially and emotionally astute they are. More >>

Planners stress need for housing, land-use research

Friday, 3 October 2014, 5:18 pm | Massey University

More research is needed to counter the impact of ongoing reform that is likely to weaken environmental protection legislation, says a Massey planning expert at a planning educators’ conference at Massey today. More >>

Study aims to find human impact of living wage

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:50 pm | Massey University

The final stage of Massey University’s living wage research project kicks off today with the launch of the ‘Waging Well’ survey, which will focus on what a living wage means for workers. More >>

Early detection key to avoiding large Ebola outbreaks

Monday, 29 September 2014, 4:53 pm | Massey University

Improved diagnosis of people with severe fevers is essential in the battle against the deadly Ebola virus, a study published in the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries has found. More >>

Rare Gandhi photos in Albany campus exhibition

Monday, 29 September 2014, 12:37 pm | Massey University

Albany Students Association representative Ashneel Prasad (left), Albany campus library head of lending and document supply services Rohini Subbian, Massey new migrants director Professor Shaista Shameem, research analyst Shoma Prasad and library assistant ... More >>

Rare Gandhi photos in Albany campus exhibition

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:13 pm | Massey University

Seldom seen photographs of prominent Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi will be on show at Massey’s Albany campus library for 10 days. More >>

Traditional treatment nets supreme award for smoked salmon

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:30 pm | Massey University

Sealord Group’s Hot Manuka Smoked Salmon received a resounding thumbs up from both the professional panel of judges and the consumer judging panel at this year’s New Zealand Food Awards. More >>

Tailoring Japanese language teaching for Gen Z

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:15 pm | Massey University

Creating language communities and using animated visual tools to teach grammar were among ideas canvassed during a weekend workshop for Japanese language teachers held at the Manawatū campus recently. More >>

Website Election Queries Different to Media Focus

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 1:45 pm | Massey University

An online web platform that enabled voters to ask questions of candidates in the lead up to the general election found the issues that received the most queries were different to those that dominated the news headlines. More >>

Norfolk Island’s Endangered Green Parrot Numbers on the Rise

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 5:31 pm | Massey University

The population of the critically endangered Green Parrot ( Cyanoramphus cookii ) on Norfolk Island is on the rise, thanks to an intensive collaboration between Massey University researchers and Norfolk Island National Park (NINP) ecologists and rangers. More >>

Latin American film fest marks 13th year

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:25 pm | Massey University

The Peruvian seaside, the rooftop of a Mexican office block and a coffee plantation in 19th century colonial Cuba are among the diverse settings of the 12 movies in this year’s Latin American and Spain Film Festival opening in Palmerston North ... More >>

Peace Week highlights plight of refugees

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12:32 pm | Massey University

The annual Peace Week held at the Albany campus last week highlighted the plight of international and domestic refugees. More >>

Are pregnant women getting enough key nutrients?

Monday, 22 September 2014, 5:16 pm | Massey University

A research study at Massey University aims to uncover more about the dietary habits of pregnant women in New Zealand. More >>

Disaster management conference hits Wellington

Monday, 22 September 2014, 2:40 pm | Massey University

The “chronic underestimation” of New Zealand’s flood risk and the long-term economic impacts of the Christchurch earthquakes will be among the many topics discussed at an international natural hazards conference in Wellington this week. More >>

Election fails to address youth financial wellbeing

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Young people don’t feel included in New Zealand’s financial success and believe inequality is a problem, according to a new survey conducted by Westpac’s Fin-Ed Centre at Massey University. More >>

Massey Expert on UN Project to Value Nature

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:07 pm | Massey University

Caption: Associate Professor Marjan van den Belt (second left, front row), with members of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Bonn, Germany last week. Head of the panel, UK scientist Sir Robert Watson, ... More >>

 

 

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