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PNG’s ‘paradox of plenty’ outlined in UN report

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:28 am | Massey University

Transferring massive mining industry profits into improving the health, education and wellbeing of a struggling population is a key challenge for Papua New Guinea, says the author of a new UN report. More >>

Whale Oil blogger takes out Quote of the Year

Friday, 19 December 2014, 10:03 am | Massey University

The election and Dirty Politics dominated Massey University’s 2014 Quote of the Year competition – and a quote from the man at the centre of the storm has been voted this year’s most memorable. More >>

Want to own a home – but not even looking

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 10:53 am | Massey University

New research by the Westpac-Massey University Fin-Ed Centre shows that while New Zealanders overwhelmingly want to own a home, most renters aren’t even looking to buy in the current market. More >>

‘Tenuous’ place of languages exposed

Monday, 8 December 2014, 12:46 pm | Massey University

We live in a global village and an increasingly ethnically diverse nation where many languages are spoken – but don’t expect this to be reflected in the way our schools value language teaching. More >>

Graduation in Singapore caps food tech students’ year

Friday, 5 December 2014, 5:02 pm | Massey University

Twenty-six graduates from Massey University’s Singapore campus crossed the stage in a special ceremony on Wednesday to receive their degrees. They are the fifth cohort of students to graduate with a Bachelor of Food Technology (Hons) from the Singapore ... More >>

Focusing on human rights in the Pacific

Friday, 5 December 2014, 4:24 pm | Massey University

A three-day conference focusing on human rights in the Pacific, with topics ranging from greater political rights, gender equality, the rights of children and the rights of communities affected by climate change, starts on Monday at Massey University’s ... More >>

Massey and German historians in joint WWI research

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:58 pm | Massey University

Massey historians and creative artists are joining forces with Germany’s top military scholars to shed light on Germany’s perspectives on its role in the Pacific during the World War I. More >>

What’s more important - diet or exercise?

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 4:49 pm | Massey University

A free nutrition symposium hosted at Massey University’s Albany campus on Thursday poses the question: Which is more important – diet or physical exercise? More >>

Councils’ conduct codes gag elected members

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 12:16 pm | Massey University

A Massey researcher is concerned that some local councils are gagging their elected members and stifling free speech. More >>

2014 Albany Lecturer of the Year has great chemistry

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 9:08 am | Massey University

Professor Al Nielson proved great chemistry can make a difference by winning the Albany Students’ Association 2014 Albany Lecturer of the Year. More >>

Rugby league star with a passion for knowledge

Saturday, 29 November 2014, 10:16 am | Massey University

Caption: Apirina Pewhairangi (second from left) with his father Tu Pēwhairangi, mother Irene Pēwhairangi and sister Te Ataakura Pēwhairangi; and Dr Petina Winiata with her brothers Huia and Kimo Winiata. More >>

Peter Schwerdtfeger awarded Rutherford Medal

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 1:44 pm | Massey University

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Under embargo until 10.30pm (NZ time), November 26 Peter Schwerdtfeger awarded Rutherford Medal More >>

A game changer to boost literacy and maths skills

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 4:54 pm | Massey University

Finding the best way to teach reading has been an ongoing challenge for decades, especially for those children in underprivileged areas who fail to learn to read. What is the magic ingredient that will help turn the literacy lights on quicker? More >>

Super-diverse Auckland in global study

Wednesday, 26 November 2014, 12:36 pm | Massey University

Auckland’s super-diversity will be under the research spotlight as part of a comparative global study by a top German research institute. Auckland will join three other super-diverse cities (Singapore, Johannesberg and New York) in the study following the signing ... More >>

Pressing population issues focus of forums

Monday, 24 November 2014, 9:16 am | Massey University

New Zealand urgently needs a high-level strategy on population change if the country is to avoid an array of problems ranging from regional decline to growing shortages in housing and service provision, Massey researchers say. More >>

Massey historians ensure Anzacs in US war books

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:42 am | Massey University

Massey military historians have ensured the story of New Zealand and Australiain soldiers is well-represented in an American publisher’s five-volume set of encyclopedias on World War I. More >>

Pregnancy survey needs more participants

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 5:14 pm | Massey University

A research study at Massey University on the dietary habits of pregnant women is urgently seeking more participants. More >>

Study seeks answers to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Monday, 17 November 2014, 4:54 pm | Massey University

A Massey University human nutrition researcher is seeking to understand the causes of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and wants more people diagnosed with the condition to take part in her nationwide study. More >>

The flight of the frisky tui

Wednesday, 12 November 2014, 10:58 am | Massey University

New Zealand’s endemic tui (Prosthemadera novaseelandiae) have a tendancy to ‘jump the fence’ when looking to breed, a study by Massey University researcher Dr Sarah Wells shows. More >>

Belinda fundraises to get on her bike

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:32 pm | Massey University

Getting out in Auckland’s great outdoors can be fantastic – but it’s much harder to access in a regular wheelchair. Red Beach resident and Massey University staff member Belinda Edwards is edging towards her goal of feeling the wind flowing through ... More >>

 

 

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