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Advancing Pacific Social Work Symposium

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 2:36 pm | Massey University

For the first time, a Pacific region-wide gathering designed specifically to address Pacific social work, will be held in Fiji next week. More >>

Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:28 pm | Massey University

With 2030 fast approaching, the goal of ending the world HIV/AIDS epidemic is an ambitious one. Now a new joint publication from the International Association of Schools and Social Work (IASSW) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS ... More >>

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 11:42 am | Massey University

What do a rugby scrum, hip replacement surgery and a game of Wii bowling all have in common? What about rising from a chair, jumping on a trampoline, or making a bed? More >>

Anti-Muslim attitudes not the Kiwi way

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 4:02 pm | Massey University

Muslim New Zealanders are just normal ¬New Zealanders, the woman at the centre of a widely publicised anti-Muslim attack in Huntly has told Massey University students. More >>

Overcoming healthcare information overload

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 11:41 am | Massey University

A Massey University PhD student is testing a new way of dealing with information overload when making healthcare decisions – and she is seeking participants to help verify the approach works. More >>

Youth gangs - from street to village

Wednesday, 15 March 2017, 10:55 am | Massey University

A new study of Sāmoan youth gangs in South Auckland has found that sending troubled youth back to their homeland can be detrimental to their wellbeing, and that of the village they are sent to. More >>

Massey team to investigate death of killer whale in Auckland

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 10:42 am | Massey University

A Massey University team is mobilising to investigate the death of a killer whale or orca, washed up on the west coast of Auckland at Whatipu Beach. Killer whales are considered “Nationally Critical” in New Zealand, with known threats documented ... More >>

The art of listening is at the heart of democracy

Monday, 13 March 2017, 5:26 pm | Massey University

How do you encourage people to listen to views that clash with their own, especially around issues like inequality and poverty that can be easy to ignore and uncomfortable to face? More >>

Wastewater study flushes out drug habits

Monday, 13 March 2017, 2:58 pm | Massey University

The first wastewater study of drug use in New Zealand confirms methamphetamine is the most commonly detected illegal drug in Auckland. More >>

Seeking investment in NZ? Here’s the secret to success

Monday, 13 March 2017, 10:15 am | Massey University

New research by a Massey University master’s student provides much-needed insight for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to secure capital from New Zealand investors. More >>

New detection system revolutionises water quality tests

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 3:35 pm | Massey University

Students on an Environmental Health Monitoring course at Massey University in Wellington are the first in the country to use a new rapid automated microbiology detection system to monitor water quality. More >>

Fostering female leaders through sport

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 10:31 am | Massey University

A group of female sporting, business, academic and political leaders have chosen International Women’s Day to launch New Zealand’s first national advocacy organisation for women in sport. More >>

Can Kiwi companies compete in staff development?

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:38 am | Massey University

A new Massey University research project will measure the extent to which New Zealand firms invest in executive education – and compare this to companies in the United Kingdom and Australia. More >>

Tackling the big issues: The World in Union 2017 Conference

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 10:53 am | Massey University

As New Zealand prepares for the British and Irish Lions Tour, Massey University is pulling on its boots for a world knowledge scrum. The University will host a global rugby summit in Palmerston North during the tour. More >>

New Fonterra-Riddet Chair in Consumer and Sensory Science

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 2:36 pm | Massey University

Massey University, in partnership with Fonterra, is pleased to welcome the inaugural Chair in Consumer and Sensory Science Professor Joanne Hort. This Chair has been established within the Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology (MIFST) through ... More >>

The protective effect of breastfeeding on breast cancer

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 10:17 am | Massey University

Public health researchers from Massey University’s College of Health are calling for more research into the possible protective effects of breastfeeding on the recurrence of breast cancer in those who have previously had the disease. More >>

Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale for a summer night

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 5:10 pm | Massey University

Fire-breathers, minstrels and courtly dancers will bring The Winter’s Tale to life on the banks of the Manawatū River this week, says Sara Brodie, Massey University artist-in-residence and director of the 2017 Summer Shakespeare. More >>

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

Friday, 24 February 2017, 3:01 pm | Massey University

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students   A rainbow chain of 423 arm-linked Massey University students rose up simultaneously in a Guinness World Record breaking event at the Manawatū campus yesterday. More >>

Motorbike Book Club helps young Vietnamese readers

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 5:16 pm | Massey University

Kiwi artists and performers are coming together in Auckland tomorrow night to help raise awareness and funds for a mobile literacy project delivering books by motorbike to children living in some of Vietnam’s poorest rural villages. More >>

International nutritionist visiting Massey

Thursday, 23 February 2017, 2:46 pm | Massey University

A leading nutritionist who specialises in indigenous peoples’ food systems, is visiting Massey University for five weeks to partner on a project with the School of Public Health. More >>

 

 

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