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Massey scientists to lead international protein project

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:55 pm | Massey University

A major research project with far-reaching humanitarian consequences has been announced by the Riddet Institute, New Zealand's top food and nutrition scientific research body. More >>

2016 Quote of the Year finalists announced

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:09 pm | Massey University

From Prime Minister John Key’s shock farewell speech to Dylan Kelly’s fond memories of his late mother, 2016 has thrown up plenty of opportunities for Kiwis to say memorable things. More >>

Story of German submarine’s NZ visit recognised

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 10:14 am | Massey University

Family of a Gisborne man fascinated by Nazi Germany’s most distant war patrol into New Zealand waters in 1945 presented his book investigating this little-known slice of WW II war history to Massey University’s Manawatū library this week. More >>

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

Friday, 2 December 2016, 5:20 pm | Massey University

A researcher with a 30-year interest in Pacific education and development lived on a remote raised coral atoll to explore the case for more indigenous knowledge and culture in education. More >>

Award-winning autism book offers help for teachers

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 12:30 pm | Massey University

Calming sensory rooms or gardens are preferable for a distressed autistic child compared to seclusion rooms – the use of which reveal a lack of teacher education, says a contributor to an award-winning book on strategies for teachers of autistic children. More >>

BA a career enhancer for graduating MP

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:22 pm | Massey University

It has taken Iain Lees-Galloway, Palmerston North MP for the Labour Party, a few years to complete a Bachelor of Arts alongside his busy career – and he credits the degree with contributing much to his success in politics and public service. More >>

Teaching teens about the political system & social activism

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 2:01 pm | Massey University

Teaching teenagers how to actively contribute to society and participate in political decision- making was the focus of a workshop for secondary school teachers at Massey University recently. More >>

Becoming a soldier PhD among Manawatū graduates

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:51 pm | Massey University

An academic who joined the New Zealand Army to track the journey of new recruits from basic training to deployment in the field as part of her PhD research, will be among 500 graduates celebrating in Palmerston North on Friday. More >>

Internship at International Council of Nurses

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 12:37 pm | Massey University

Thanks to a chance meeting with one of Massey University’s highest-flying nurses, Dr Jill Wilkinson from the School of Nursing has recently returned from a six-week health policy internship with the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in Geneva, ... More >>

Kaikoura Quake Shows the Importance of Business Insurance

Monday, 21 November 2016, 2:15 pm | Massey University

The financial issues currently being faced by Kaikoura and Wellington businesses illustrate the importance of arranging quality business insurance and risk management planning. More >>

Missed opportunities for NZ agri-food sector

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:55 pm | Massey University

More than four years after an independent report on the future of New Zealand’s agri-food sector, the sentiment remains the same – the future is here, and urgent action is needed. More >>

HIV ignorance isn’t bliss

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:26 pm | Massey University

A Massey University academic specialising in research on HIV/AIDS says the disease will endure as long as there is stigma, ignorance and a lack of political will to tackle it. More >>

Te Reo Māori boost for indigenous language in Brazil

Monday, 21 November 2016, 11:59 am | Massey University

Indigenous children in southern Brazil have been twirling poi while learning how to nurture their own indigenous language with the help of Te Reo Māori language revival specialists from Massey University. More >>

Why the 21st century needs more arts grads

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:31 pm | Massey University

Robots will boom; life will be more digitised; reality TV will sink to new lows amid urgent global economic, security, inequality, population and environmental issues. More >>

More resources needed for COPD sufferers

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 11:30 am | Massey University

Tomorrow marks World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day (COPD) – a condition that affects thousands of New Zealanders, yet most have never heard of it. More >>

New Zealand needs a cultural shift to keep data safe

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 2:34 pm | Massey University

New Zealanders need to better understand the risks of prioritising user features over security when it comes to the many internet-connected devices we use, says a Massey University cybersecurity expert. More >>

1917: year of war, revolution and myriad legacies

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:41 pm | Massey University

1917 is synonymous with World War One, but it was a watershed year for other reasons, including the Russian Revolution, suffragette protests in America and the shock impact of a French artist’s urinal sculpture. More >>

Investigating the state of our sexual health

Thursday, 10 November 2016, 12:32 pm | Massey University

A Massey University health scientist hopes to create more awareness about the prevalence, diagnosis and treatment for rare sexually transmitted infections in New Zealand. More >>

Primary health specialist to head Massey college

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 1:05 pm | Massey University

One of Australia's foremost primary health care academics, Professor Jane Mills, has been appointed to head Massey University's College of Health. More >>

Does a brush with death affect sleep?

Monday, 7 November 2016, 4:43 pm | Massey University

A Massey University psychologist is seeking participants for a study on people who have had a brush with death to find out how the experience has affected their sleep. More >>



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