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Study aims to find human impact of living wage

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:50 pm | Massey University

The final stage of Massey University’s living wage research project kicks off today with the launch of the ‘Waging Well’ survey, which will focus on what a living wage means for workers. More >>

Early detection key to avoiding large Ebola outbreaks

Monday, 29 September 2014, 4:53 pm | Massey University

Improved diagnosis of people with severe fevers is essential in the battle against the deadly Ebola virus, a study published in the Journal of Infection in Developing Countries has found. More >>

Rare Gandhi photos in Albany campus exhibition

Monday, 29 September 2014, 12:37 pm | Massey University

Albany Students Association representative Ashneel Prasad (left), Albany campus library head of lending and document supply services Rohini Subbian, Massey new migrants director Professor Shaista Shameem, research analyst Shoma Prasad and library assistant ... More >>

Rare Gandhi photos in Albany campus exhibition

Friday, 26 September 2014, 5:13 pm | Massey University

Seldom seen photographs of prominent Indian political and spiritual leader Mahatma Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi will be on show at Massey’s Albany campus library for 10 days. More >>

Traditional treatment nets supreme award for smoked salmon

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:30 pm | Massey University

Sealord Group’s Hot Manuka Smoked Salmon received a resounding thumbs up from both the professional panel of judges and the consumer judging panel at this year’s New Zealand Food Awards. More >>

Tailoring Japanese language teaching for Gen Z

Friday, 26 September 2014, 3:15 pm | Massey University

Creating language communities and using animated visual tools to teach grammar were among ideas canvassed during a weekend workshop for Japanese language teachers held at the Manawatū campus recently. More >>

Website Election Queries Different to Media Focus

Thursday, 25 September 2014, 1:45 pm | Massey University

An online web platform that enabled voters to ask questions of candidates in the lead up to the general election found the issues that received the most queries were different to those that dominated the news headlines. More >>

Norfolk Island’s Endangered Green Parrot Numbers on the Rise

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 5:31 pm | Massey University

The population of the critically endangered Green Parrot ( Cyanoramphus cookii ) on Norfolk Island is on the rise, thanks to an intensive collaboration between Massey University researchers and Norfolk Island National Park (NINP) ecologists and rangers. More >>

Latin American film fest marks 13th year

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 2:25 pm | Massey University

The Peruvian seaside, the rooftop of a Mexican office block and a coffee plantation in 19th century colonial Cuba are among the diverse settings of the 12 movies in this year’s Latin American and Spain Film Festival opening in Palmerston North ... More >>

Peace Week highlights plight of refugees

Tuesday, 23 September 2014, 12:32 pm | Massey University

The annual Peace Week held at the Albany campus last week highlighted the plight of international and domestic refugees. More >>

Are pregnant women getting enough key nutrients?

Monday, 22 September 2014, 5:16 pm | Massey University

A research study at Massey University aims to uncover more about the dietary habits of pregnant women in New Zealand. More >>

Disaster management conference hits Wellington

Monday, 22 September 2014, 2:40 pm | Massey University

The “chronic underestimation” of New Zealand’s flood risk and the long-term economic impacts of the Christchurch earthquakes will be among the many topics discussed at an international natural hazards conference in Wellington this week. More >>

Election fails to address youth financial wellbeing

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Young people don’t feel included in New Zealand’s financial success and believe inequality is a problem, according to a new survey conducted by Westpac’s Fin-Ed Centre at Massey University. More >>

Massey Expert on UN Project to Value Nature

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 3:07 pm | Massey University

Caption: Associate Professor Marjan van den Belt (second left, front row), with members of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Bonn, Germany last week. Head of the panel, UK scientist Sir Robert Watson, ... More >>

NZ junior track cyclists gain psychological edge

Friday, 12 September 2014, 11:43 am | Massey University

A Massey University lecturer has been helping New Zealand’s next generation of track cyclists to get a competitive edge through the use of sport psychology. More >>

Japanese films to screen at Albany each month

Friday, 12 September 2014, 10:26 am | Massey University

Afficionados of Japanese films will now get the chance to indulge their passion, with new monthly screenings to be held at the Albany campus. The first screening will be held on October 6 in the Atrium Round Room. More >>

Latin & Spanish Film Festival to open at Albany

Friday, 5 September 2014, 11:32 am | Massey University

Four free films will be screened at Albany as part of the Latin America & Spain Film Festival (LASFF), which is being held across New Zealand in September and October. More >>

FoodHQ new strategic partner for NZ Food Awards

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 1:07 pm | Massey University

The New Zealand Food Awards strategic partner team has been boosted by the addition of FoodHQ to the line-up. More >>

Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages

Friday, 29 August 2014, 4:24 pm | Massey University

An announcement that the Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian language teaching in schools has been welcomed by Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Pro Vice-Chancellor. More >>

Massey welcomes new funding for Asian languages

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 1:41 pm | Massey University

An announcement that the Government will invest $10 million over five years to increase the provision of Asian language teaching in schools has been welcomed by Massey University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences Pro Vice-Chancellor. More >>

 

 

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