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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 >>

Customers prefer special treatment to discounts

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:25 pm | Massey University

Giving customers the VIP treatment is more effective than discounts when it comes to establishing customer loyalty, says a Massey University consumer behaviour specialist. More >>

Living Lab focus on river stories in a digital age

Friday, 7 November 2014, 3:17 pm | Massey University

What does a river mean to a community? Social scientists from Massey University have just launched a unique community project to collect and record local people’s experiences, memories, concerns and images of Taranaki’s Waiwhakaiho River. More >>

Top researchers elected as Royal Society Fellows

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:52 am | Massey University

Two top researchers Professor Nigel French and Professor Stuart Carr have just been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Of the 399 living Fellows, 27 are based at Massey University. More >>

Massey link to nation building in Timor-Leste

Friday, 7 November 2014, 10:28 am | Massey University

From Development Studies student at Massey to being at the forefront of building his home nation — Professor Aurelio Guterres made a return trip to the Manawatū campus this week to strengthen ties that will help him in his massive task. More >>

The origins of multicelluar life

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 5:24 pm | Massey University

The biological world around us is dominated by multicellular plants and animals. All of these intricate forms have evolved from far simpler, single celled ancestors. More >>

Surveillance powers to remove legal ambiguities

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 11:03 am | Massey University

Massey University security studies lecturer Dr Rhys Ball says proposed legislative changes to allow the SIS emergency surveillance powers are not “big ticket items” in the overall context of New Zealand’s security environment. More >>

Indonesian special education teachers access NZ expertise

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 5:15 pm | Massey University

Indonesia is accessing New Zealand’s expertise in special education through a tailor-made Massey University short course. More >>

Institute of Education hosts delegation from Thai Government

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 12:01 pm | Massey University

Closer educational ties have been forged between New Zealand and Thailand, with a recent official visit to the Albany campus. More >>

$5.1m in Marsden grants for Massey researchers

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 2:27 pm | Massey University

Ten Massey University-led research projects will receive research funding worth more than $5.1 million from the Government's Marsden Fund this year. More >>

Timely piece a winner in kinetika awards

Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 1:54 pm | Massey University

A kinetic scupture featuring a rotating hourglass to represent controversy over the proposed iron sand mining off the Patea coast won a special Massey University award at kinetika. More >>

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 >>



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