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Housing affordability improves - but not in Auckland

Wednesday, 22 April 2015, 10:18 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report underlines New Zealand’s “two-track housing experience”, says its author Professor Paul Gallimore from Massey’s School of Economics and Finance. More >>

Addiction symposium tackles multiple issues

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 10:03 am | Massey University

The sixth annual National Addiction Research Symposium gets underway on April 22 at Massey University’s SHORE & Whariki Centre in central Auckland, aiming to tackle both traditional and ‘new’ substance use issues. More >>

Another international honour for Distinguished Professor

Tuesday, 21 April 2015, 9:57 am | Massey University

The head of the newly-formed Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology (MIFST) Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has been elected a Fellow of the United States Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). More >>

Space Between Aims to Fill a Fashion Gap

Monday, 20 April 2015, 2:33 pm | Massey University

It’s called Space Between and fashion design lecturers Jennifer Whitty and Holly McQuillan believe their new social enterprise could enhance the way university staff, students and the fashion industry work together. Space Between has been working collaboratively ... More >>

Lizzie Marvelly joins Massey’s latest graduates

Monday, 20 April 2015, 12:25 pm | Massey University

Singer-songwriter Lizzy Marvelly will join Massey University’s latest list of graduates when she crosses the stage on Thursday to receive a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology. More >>

Poems Reveal Inner Life of a New Settler

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 4:24 pm | Massey University

Given the fantail on the cover and the title, readers may be forgiven for expecting Bryan Walpert’s latest poetry book to be a series of odes to ornithology. More >>

Election website nominated for Oscars of the Internet

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:10 pm | Massey University

On The Fence – an interactive web tool devised by Massey design students – has been nominated for a Webby Award. More >>

Research to reality – historian’s Gallipoli pilgrimage

Monday, 13 April 2015, 2:38 pm | Massey University

Prolific author and Massey University professor of war studies, Glyn Harper has written more than 20 books on New Zealanders at war and this week makes his first visit to Gallipoli. More >>

Stop-motion animation KOMANEKO screens in April

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 4:59 pm | Massey University

The delightful tale of a curious cat who likes to make stop-motion films is the latest Japanese film to screen at Massey University’s Auckland campus on April 13. More >>

Human and nature’s entanglements explored

Thursday, 9 April 2015, 2:58 pm | Massey University

Humans depend on nature, yet continue to exploit and abuse it – this paradox is at the heart of a conference exploring our relationship with the natural world from critically humanist, political and social sciences perspectives. More >>

Student accommodation officially opened

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 10:50 am | Massey University

The brand new $26.2 million student accomodation village Te Ohanga was officially opened at Massey University’s Auckland campus on Friday by former student and current Minister for Social Housing Paula Bennett. More >>

Gallipoli story for children through donkey’s eyes

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 5:02 pm | Massey University

War is a difficult topic. But Roly the Anzac donkey (Penguin NZ) shows how storytelling based on an animal character can powerfully yet sensitively convey the horrors, hardships and heroism of war to younger readers, says children’s author Professor Glyn Harper. More >>

Youth smokers fired up to quit

Tuesday, 24 March 2015, 1:37 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s ‘It’s My Life’ smokefree campaign proves that young people are most responsive to messages created by their peers, says project leader Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley. More >>

Run the Night gets Auckland moving

Friday, 20 March 2015, 3:32 pm | Massey University

Massey University is gearing up for the inaugural Run the Night event, which will be held at the Auckland Domain on March 27. More >>

‘Off the Page’ puts writing on the radar

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 4:48 pm | Massey University

Connecting Manawatū people to “the beating heart of book culture in New Zealand” – that’s the aim of a refreshed literary series to kick off at the Palmerston North City library this Friday. More >>

No business case for skinny models in advertising

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 12:46 pm | Massey University

France – the home of couture – is on the verge of banning very thin models from runways and fashion spreads. More >>

Kiwi engineering team takes out Australasian prize

Monday, 16 March 2015, 2:09 pm | Massey University

Taking on their Australian counterparts in a first-year engineering challenge has seen three Massey University students come out tops in the annual Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge. More >>

New book helps to de-mystify dyslexia

Monday, 16 March 2015, 12:18 pm | Massey University

Too many students with dyslexia are falling behind because they don't get adequate support, says a Massey University professor of literacy education and co-author of a new book on the topic. More >>

1080 milk threat likely to be personal, not political

Wednesday, 11 March 2015, 5:20 pm | Massey University

The perpetrator of the 1080 infant milk formula threat is likely to be acting from a personal rather than political motivation, says Massey University forensic psychologist Dr Mei Williams. More >>

Massey honours top Thai business leader

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 4:09 pm | Massey University

Greater access for New Zealand to Asian food markets through research and knowledge exchanges between Massey University and a Thai food conglomerate is on the cards. More >>



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