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Downed Malaysian Plane Could Impact NZ Economy

Wednesday, 23 July 2014, 1:33 pm | Massey University

The shooting down of Malaysian Airways flight MH17 over Ukraine may yet have an impact on New Zealand’s economy, says a Russian economist from Massey University. More >>

Marvelly’s songwriting debut a credit to her English studies

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 10:53 am | Massey University

Lizzie Marvelly recently released her songwriting debut extended play (EP), Collisions and credits her Massey English studies for contributing to her songwriting abilities. More >>

Who will win the 2014 NZ Food Awards?

Monday, 21 July 2014, 2:11 pm | Massey University

Will a South Island company finally take home the Supreme Award at this year’s NZ Food Awards? Or will the North Island continue it’s domination? More >>

Will a South Island company win the 2014 NZ Food Awards?

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:28 am | Massey University

Will a South Island company finally take home the Supreme Award at this year’s NZ Food Awards? More >>

Massey research on effect of near-death experiences

Monday, 21 July 2014, 10:02 am | Massey University

How does a close brush with death lead to a better life? It is known that nudging extinction can bring about dramatic life changes, and a Massey psychology student is researching the near-death experience phenomenon. More >>

Corruption-free status as vital as All Blacks success

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 9:38 am | Massey University

New Zealanders should celebrate having the world’s least-corrupt public sector as keenly as they celebrate the success of the All Blacks, says the chair of Transparency International New Zealand, Suzanne Snively. More >>

Should parties tell us who they’d work with before election?

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 11:51 am | Massey University

In New Zealand we watch elections as if they were horse races. Some of us even place bets. The big question, however, is not ‘Who will win?’ but ‘Who will form the government after the election?’ More >>

Cooking up a healthy solution for Nepal

Tuesday, 15 July 2014, 3:55 pm | Massey University

Using their engineering skills to create a range of sustainable solutions for villagers in Nepal was the focus of this year’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Challenge. More >>

Brazil’s mindset meltdown a perfect paradox

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 5:01 pm | Massey University

Brazil’s dramatic meltdown at the semi-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup was a classic paradox of maintaining a ‘winning’ focus, instead of simply performing in the moment. More >>

Students want voting to be easier

Friday, 4 July 2014, 12:33 pm | Massey University

More young non-voters would be motivated to participate in September’s general election by online voting than a one-off $50 payment, according to the results of a student survey conducted by Massey University. More >>

High tea to celebrate Albany scholarship winners

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 1:33 pm | Massey University

Border security and disease management, the relationship between wairua and well-being in women, the best ways to support dementia in our ageing population and the diet of the kakariki are just some of the topics being researched by scholarship winners ... More >>

Mentor project to retain new Māori medium teachers

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 12:59 pm | Massey University

Developing mentoring opportunities to retain new teachers in Māori language immersion schools and classes is the focus of a major government-funded project by researchers at Massey University’s Centre for Educational Development. More >>

Outspoken UK military thinker at WWI conference

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 1:18 pm | Massey University

One of Britain’s most respected military advisors, who recently criticised the British and United States government’s strategy in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria, will share his views on the First World War in an international conference here in ... More >>

Massey students help North Shore men stay healthy

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 11:55 am | Massey University

Massey University nursing and dietetics students were out in force recently, helping more than 60 men at a free men’s health check, organised by the Waitemata Primary Health Organisation (PHO) and Age Concern. More >>

New Zealand home affordability worsens

Monday, 30 June 2014, 2:37 pm | Massey University

Home affordability across New Zealand has deteriorated by 7.6 per cent over the past year, according to Massey University’s Real Estate Analysis Unit. More >>

Women’s perspective on war and peace in film series

Friday, 27 June 2014, 12:13 pm | Massey University

As co-chair of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict held in the UK earlier this month actor, director and humanitarian activist Angelina Jolie has put the issue of women’s suffering in war at the frontline. More >>

Joint winners take out NZ Computer Society Cup

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 1:57 pm | Massey University

For the first time in 13 years two top Massey University Information Technology (IT) students have been jointly awarded the prestigious New Zealand Computer Society Cup. More >>

What do young Kiwi kids eat?

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 5:08 pm | Massey University

Do you have a child that eats everything or are mealtimes a battleground in your household? More >>

Bypassing BMI to build a better health profile for women

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 3:09 pm | Massey University

Nutrition experts at Massey University are bypassing the more traditional Body Mass Index (BMI) to build a better health profile based on body fat and the risk of chronic disease. More >>

Inequality: the defining issue of our time

Tuesday, 24 June 2014, 12:18 pm | Massey University

The growing inequality gap between the rich and the ‘rest’ has become one of the key political issues of 2014. It’s a topic that award-winning author and journalist Max Rashbrooke will address at a free public lecture on the Albany campus on July ... More >>

 

 

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