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Connectedness the key to success in learning Japanese

Friday, 26 August 2016, 10:10 am | Massey University

A new book provides unprecedented insight into issues and strategies around Japanese language learning in New Zealand at tertiary level, offering a powerful example of what can be achieved through co-operation, collaboration and vision. More >>

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 1:40 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked second within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot. Four years ago the school was placed 11th in the same rankings. More >>

Massey opens language research centre with China

Thursday, 25 August 2016, 10:43 am | Massey University

The teaching of Chinese language in New Zealand is about to get a major boost with the establishment of a Joint Research Centre in Applied Linguistics run by Massey University and Beijing Languages and Culture University, to be based at Massey’s ... More >>

NZ’s Olympic performance the best of any major country

Monday, 22 August 2016, 3:02 pm | Massey University

With an impressive haul of 18 medals, New Zealand has outperformed the best predictions of the world’s number crunchers by a 186.2 per cent, according to a Massey Business School lecturer. More >>

How democratic are our local body elections, really?

Friday, 19 August 2016, 12:22 pm | Massey University

Here we go again - our triennial festival of local body elections has finally kicked off with the close of nominations. Already some key questions leap out, questions that should raise an eyebrow at what we call our democratic process. More >>

Judges wowed by New Zealand Food Awards entries

Friday, 19 August 2016, 11:53 am | Massey University

With a record number of entries in this year’s New Zealand Food Awards, the celebrity judges say they continue to be amazed by what is happening in the food scene. More >>

The human microbiome – the new frontier

Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 1:49 pm | Massey University

Is obesity the result of a complex interplay between the human brain and a range of biological processes? More >>

Top scientist appointed food safety director

Monday, 15 August 2016, 5:32 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Professor Nigel French, a world leader in molecular epidemiology and public health research, has been appointed the inaugural director of the New Zealand Food Safety Science and Research Centre. More >>

Can protein plus exercise improve type 2 diabetes?

Monday, 15 August 2016, 2:23 pm | Massey University

Exercise has been shown to improve the health of people with type 2 diabetes. But the benefits of exercise vary greatly between people, meaning some benefit more than others. Now, researchers from Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise ... More >>

Philosophy lecturer’s video antics gain distant fans

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 2:44 pm | Massey University

Bachelor of Arts students at Massey University recently looked on as their lecturer tied sheets together before escaping through a third floor window and running off. More >>

Active Families proves a winner

Thursday, 11 August 2016, 12:54 pm | Massey University

Massey University is helping families adopt healthy eating practices through a newly formed partnership between the Master of Science Nutrition and Dietetics programme and Sport Auckland’s Green Prescription (GRx) Active Families programme. More >>

New Zealand’s Native falcon – islands apart

Tuesday, 9 August 2016, 10:20 am | Massey University

Massey University research has appeared in a top international bird journal suggesting there are two subspecies of New Zealand’s native falcon kārearea. More >>

Chunuk Bair commemoration talk at PN City Library

Friday, 5 August 2016, 4:14 pm | Massey University

Military historians from New Zealand and Australia will offer insights into the epic World War One battle for Chunuk Bair on Turkey’s Gallipoli peninsular 101 years ago, in a public lecture jointly organised by Massey University and the Palmerston ... More >>

Where are the female coaches?

Thursday, 4 August 2016, 4:39 pm | Massey University

For the first time the New Zealand Olympic team has more female than male athletes – yet less than 10 per cent of the coaches in Rio are women. More >>

Sex, sweat and success at the Rio Olympics

Wednesday, 3 August 2016, 10:58 am | Massey University

New research from Massey University’s College of Health has shed light on the impact the female menstrual cycle has on exercise performance in hot environments, such as the potential conditions in Rio, for competitive and well-trained female athletes. More >>

More than forty per cent of NZ’s Olympic team is Massey made

Tuesday, 2 August 2016, 3:58 pm | Massey University

With just days to go until the Rio Olympics kick off, a large contingent of current and former Massey students have arrived at the Olympic Village to compete in the Games. More >>

Sheep dairying and slam poetry at Massey Open Day

Monday, 1 August 2016, 3:13 pm | Massey University

Hundreds of prospective students from throughout New Zealand will be in Palmerston North this week to check out the educational offerings of the city’s two biggest tertiary institutions, Massey University and Universal College of Learning, UCOL. More >>

Flying hooves and pirouettes for dressage Olympian

Monday, 1 August 2016, 3:11 pm | Massey University

Gracefully controlled flying changes, canter pirouettes and piaffes of Olympic-standard dressage embody the ultimate in inter-species communication. They are among moves Manawatū equestrian champion Julie Brougham and her mount Vom Feinsten have been ... More >>

From fat to fit – at what cost?

Monday, 1 August 2016, 1:10 pm | Massey University

Kiwis could weigh in as the fattest country in the world in the next five years, with around one third of adults classed as obese. More >>

Fiji’s Russian arms deal a wake-up call for NZ

Friday, 29 July 2016, 3:07 pm | Massey University

New Zealand and Australian defence forces need to rebuild ties with Fiji in the wake of a Russian arms deal with Fiji that highlights a shift in traditional security dynamics in the region, according to a new report. Titled Principled Engagement: ... More >>

 

 

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