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Neon sculpture works light up artist’s year

Wednesday, 25 January 2017, 10:41 am | Massey University

It’s extremely apt that Māori artist Bob Jahnke enjoys working with neon following a year where his productivity has earned him the right to have his name up in lights. More >>

Earthquake experiences of visually impaired documented

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 11:48 am | Massey University

Recent earthquakes in the lower North and upper South Islands have been a stark reminder of the challenges residents confronted during the Canterbury earthquakes of 2010/2011. More >>

NZ’s rapport with China set to bloom in Trump era

Saturday, 21 January 2017, 12:05 pm | Massey University

New Zealand farmers may be miffed that Donald Trump’s presidency spells the end of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and the opportunities it promised. More >>

How is food used to foster social relationships at school?

Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 1:30 pm | Massey University

A more holistic approach to health promotion in schools could lead to empowered youth according to a study by a Massey University academic. More >>

Ageing parent care is complex for Chinese migrants

Monday, 16 January 2017, 3:49 pm | Massey University

Government policy changes in New Zealand and China are creating pressures for only child migrants from China who face difficult decisions juggling new lives with cultural expectations to care for ageing parents. Dr Liangni Sally Liu, a lecturer in Massey ... More >>

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

Thursday, 5 January 2017, 12:32 pm | Massey University

Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship. More >>

From Afghanistan mission to refugee education in NZ

Wednesday, 21 December 2016, 9:41 am | Massey University

Eight years after a life-changing army mission to Afghanistan, James Lowry’s Christmas wish is to be able to help refugee children coming to New Zealand get ahead with their education. More >>

Fund talented kids too, urges gifted education champion

Monday, 19 December 2016, 1:49 pm | Massey University

New Zealand is at risk of wasting its youthful creative and innovative talent due to a lack of government funding for educational support for gifted students, says a Massey University specialist in gifted education. More >>

Fund talent development, urges gifted education champion

Friday, 16 December 2016, 12:46 pm | Massey University

New Zealand is at risk of wasting creative and innovative talent due to a lack of government funding for educational support for gifted students, says a Massey University specialist in gifted education. More >>

‘Sex’ beats ‘douche bag’ for year’s top quote

Friday, 16 December 2016, 9:01 am | Massey University

Green MP Denise Roche’s witty response to Brian Tamaki has won the public’s vote in Massey University’s 2016 Quote of the Year. More >>

Massey’s top 10 Christmas tips

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 1:17 pm | Massey University

From sleep deprivation to over eating, fighting over the last slice of Christmas ham to making sure you can pay the bills, Massey University’s experts have you covered on how to survive this Christmas and New Year period. More >>

Sailing through the study

Monday, 12 December 2016, 3:35 pm | Massey University

“I am a big believer in balance, so it’s really cool to be able to study and pursue sailing, because obviously sport won’t last forever.” Wise words from business student and champion sailor Erica Dawson. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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