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Expert nurses as good as doctors – new research

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 12:25 pm | Massey University

Nurse practitioners are just as good as registrars in making patient diagnoses – even very complex ones – and planning the correct care, says a new Doctor of Philosophy from Massey University. More >>

AFL Saints march in with student-designed guernsey

Wednesday, 16 April 2014, 1:39 pm | Massey University

Two student designers will be excited more than most when St Kilda AFL players take the field at Westpac Stadium, Wellington for their Anzac Day match against the Brisbane Lions – they designed the players’ guernsey. More >>

'Duckman' gives $25k to wildlife hospital expansion

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 5:17 pm | Massey University

A Wellington businessman who featured on Television One News' Good Sorts segment on Sunday has donated $25,000 towards the expansion of the Wildbase wildlife hospital at Massey University's Manawatū campus. More >>

Biscuit exhibit offers commentary on casualties of war

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 3:15 pm | Massey University

He has staged an art exhibition and installation of Anzac biscuits in France and now Associate Professor Kingsley Baird’s thought-provoking commentary on the carnage and casualties of war is to be staged in Germany – with some key differences. More >>

German research award for Massey scientist

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 5:11 pm | Massey University

Massey University Professor of Molecular Genetics Barry Scott has been awarded a Humboldt Research Award, worth around $100,000, by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany. More >>

‘Jim’s Letters’ a moving story of a soldier’s short life

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 1:21 pm | Massey University

War affects children, and it is important they understand how it impacts families and societies, says Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper, who has written a new children’s book based around correspondence between a New Zealand boy and his Gallipoli-bound ... More >>

International orthopaedic award for equine pioneer

Monday, 7 April 2014, 2:57 pm | Massey University

World-renowned equine surgeon Dr Wayne McIlwraith is the first veterinarian to be recognised with a top honour from the United States Orthopaedic Research Society. More >>

Corporate reputations in the spotlight at course

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 2:31 pm | Massey University

Reputational damage to Malaysia Airlines in the wake of its handling of the missing flight MH30 will be examined at a course next week investigating organisational reputation, management and crisis. More >>

Science space nominated for international award

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 1:53 pm | Massey University

Science laboratories at Massey University's Manawatū campus have been shortlisted in the laboratory-related teaching and learning category in this year's international S-Lab awards, run from Britain. More >>

Illicit drug report confirms rise in crystal meth use

Wednesday, 2 April 2014, 12:51 pm | Massey University

Crystal methamphetamine use is on the rise among frequent methamphetamine users an annual report on illegal drug use shows. Use of the subtance, also known as Ice, increased from 29 per cent in 2010 to 51 per cent two years later, according to the ... More >>

$22m food tech and engineering upgrade

Tuesday, 1 April 2014, 11:19 am | Massey University

Massey University today unveiled a $22 million upgrade of the Manawatū campus Riddet Complex, its base for food technology and engineering. The major revamp is a significant step in the planned $250 million investment into Food HQ, a research collaboration ... More >>

Massey reaches out to iPad users

Friday, 28 March 2014, 4:26 pm | Massey University

A computer-generated animation of the extinct Tasmanian tiger as imagined by a Massey student, panoramic views of the Himalayas in an article about a social anthropologist’s research into modern pilgrimages, and the chance to browse period photographs of ... More >>

Kiwi scientist helps find what makes cells different

Thursday, 27 March 2014, 2:12 pm | Massey University

Ever wondered why some part of your body get fat but others don’t? The answer lies in the many different types of cells we have in our bodies. A global project that includes Massey University Albany lecturer in Bioinformatics and Genomics Dr Sebastian ... More >>

Mindset change needed to boost New Zealanders skill set

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 4:09 pm | Massey University

Trade or profession? The two are not mutually excusive says a Massey communications specialist concerned at the misconception that young people see themselves as either doers or thinkers. More >>

WearableArt founder awarded honorary doctorate

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 12:57 pm | Massey University

World of WearableArt (WOW) founder Dame Suzie Moncrieff has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Massey University for her contribution to the public in the field of art and design. More >>

‘It’s My Life’ winners to help make NZ smokefree

Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 4:18 pm | Massey University

A Fiordland high school student has been named the supreme winner of Massey University’s ‘It’s My Life’ competition for an innovative app that will help young people to quit smoking and stay smokefree. More >>

Private sector role rising in international development

Friday, 21 March 2014, 3:44 pm | Massey University

The private sector is playing a greater role in aid and development in poorer countries – one of the key changes in the 25 years since Massey University launched the first Development Studies programme in New Zealand. More >>

Northland whānau get help to make sense of their dollars

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 4:54 pm | Massey University

Eighteen Ngāpuhi community workers who have completed a pilot financial literacy training programme will be recognised at a special graduation ceremony in Paihia on Friday. More >>

Teens, tempers and video games

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 12:54 pm | Massey University

Is there any link between video games, aggressive behaviour and moral decision-making in teens? More >>

New Zealand’s fragile food safety reputation in China

Wednesday, 19 March 2014, 4:21 pm | Massey University

A consumer confidence survey suggests Prime Minister John Key will have plenty of work to do to rebuild trust in New Zealand dairy products during his current visit to China. More >>

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