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Sociologist to Receive Highest Honour at Massey Graduation

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 12:07 pm | Massey University

Methane-munching bacteria to reduce greenhouse gases; long term health conditions; autism; fatherhood; pastoral counselling in Samoa; and how tikanga (Māori cultural practices) can influence businesses are among the topics of 47 doctoral graduands ... More >>

US Historian Commemorates Memory, Images of WWI

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 10:38 am | Massey University

What people see matters more than what they read, according to renowned United States World War One historian, Professor Jay Winter, in regard to war images and accounts. More >>

Vaping helps reverse smoking harm - asthma expert

Monday, 20 November 2017, 1:46 pm | Massey University

Smokers with asthma or chronic obstructive respiratory disease have the most to gain from switching to vaping, says international asthma specialist Professor Riccardo Polosa, who is speaking at Massey University next week. More >>

Celebrating Women Philosophers on World Philosophy Day

Thursday, 16 November 2017, 9:43 am | Massey University

The clichéd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field more than 2400 years after Socrates founded Western philosophy, but Massey University is bucking the trend ... More >>

10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 3:17 pm | Massey University

10 things you need to know about the Tongan election While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the Kingdom there is an election to be won on Thursday. Massey University Pasifika ... More >>

Controlling Cancer in the Pacific

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 10:19 am | Massey University

Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources and finance, and a strategy which means cancer is often overshadowed by other diseases. Now researchers are calling for the challenges faced by the island nations to be ... More >>

Cosmetics to Candidates - Critical Thinking a Must

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 9:58 am | Massey University

Massey University Press has just published two new books on how philosophy can help us think clearly to make well-reasoned, ethically-informed decisions. More >>

Taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

Monday, 13 November 2017, 1:56 pm | Massey University

New research recently published in the Antioxidants journal, suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of muscle recovery. More >>

Māori Storytellers Honoured at Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 12:10 pm | Massey University

Māori storytellers were honoured last night at Massey University’s Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism. More >>

Multi-Media Artist Tom Dale Wins Wellington Residency

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 11:24 am | Massey University

London-based artist and film-maker Tom Dale is the latest Te Whare Hēra Wellington International Artist in Residence. More >>

A living wage – the difference your pay rate makes

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:23 pm | Massey University

How much pay is enough when it comes to a healthy bank balance and quality of life in New Zealand today? More >>

Product Design Gives New Meaning to "Fill ‘Er Up"

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:45 am | Massey University

Filling up at the petrol station takes on a whole new meaning with industrial design students Jack Anderson and Jeremy Gardiner’s washing and refilling service that enables people to fill up on water and coffee too. More >>

$15.6m Marsden funding a record for Massey

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 3:43 pm | Massey University

Massey researchers have received more than $15.6 million from the Royal Society of New Zealand's annual Marsden Fund for 26 projects, a record number of projects funded and total funding. More >>

Changing the way kiwifruit is harvested

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 2:08 pm | Massey University

Kiwifruit growers could have a new and productive tool at their disposal. Industrial designer William Lockwood-Geck’s hand-held scanner which measures the quality of the fruit, is already attracting attention. More >>

History and emotion on WWI memorial sites trip

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 1:29 pm | Massey University

Standing on a Western Front battlefield where hundreds of Kiwi soldiers were slayed is an emotional experience – especially for an academic deeply acquainted with the statistics, strategies and stories of war. More >>

Sharing Social Work Knowledge in Rural Cambodia

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 9:19 am | Massey University

Using the family-centred approach to support parents with children with disabilities is gaining momentum among Cambodian parents, says a Massey social work academic. More >>

Symposium Provides Unique Opportunity for Unity in Tonga

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:03 am | Massey University

A symposium designed to spark meaningful dialogue around Tonga’s fledgling democracy has provided a successful platform for unity. More >>

Exhibition offers full Exposure for students

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 3:21 pm | Massey University

Massey’s eye-catching end-of-year exhibition for final year students at the College of Creative Arts opens on Friday. More >>

First New Zealand Online Alcohol & Drug Study Underway

Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:44 am | Massey University

Massey University’s College of Health researchers are launching a new study on alcohol and drug use throughout the country, including measuring levels of drug use in wastewater. More >>

Women dominate Māori Journalism Awards

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 2:07 pm | Massey University

Women dominate Māori Journalism Awards Massey University has announced the finalists in this year’s Māori Journalist of the Year Awards and the list is dominated by women. The journalism awards were first run last year in conjunction with the University’s ... More >>

 

 

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