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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 >>

Universe of learning at Wellington Open Day

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 11:07 am | Massey University

From futuristic 3D printing to explorations in theatre, film and creative writing, to what’s new in sports science and the intrinsic and market value of a BA degree, Massey’s Wellington campus Open Day tomorrow offers brainfood for all tastes and ... More >>

Massey author’s The Naturalist tops bestseller list

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 12:20 pm | Massey University

Massey University author Dr Thom Conroy’s novel The Naturalist is the current bestseller in New Zealand fiction. More >>

World ranking success for design school

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 4:02 pm | Massey University

Massey University has leapt up the global university rankings for design. The global design award agency, Red Dot, now rates Massey fourth in Asia Pacific, up from 11th two years ago. More >>

British expert first to hold Sir Stephen Tindall chair

Tuesday, 26 August 2014, 3:12 pm | Massey University

Massey University has recruited a British retailing and consumer behaviour expert to lead its new retail degree programme. Associate Professor Jonathan Elms will be the first academic to hold the Sir Stephen Tindall Chair in Retail Management, which ... More >>

Massey poets triple-packed in kete series

Friday, 22 August 2014, 11:39 am | Massey University

“Epic and cool” – that’s how the publishers describe their Kete Series, a unique concept to launch three Massey poets in one hit on today’s National Poetry Day . More >>

Saxophonist to feature in Jazz Concert of the Year

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 4:28 pm | Massey University

Renowned US saxophonist Eric Marienthal is the special guest at Massey University’s Albany Jazz Concert of the Year, which kicks off at 8pm on Sunday August 24. More >>

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:19 pm | Massey University

Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Māori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? More >>

Local candidates talk policy with Massey students

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:11 pm | Massey University

A promise to bring back free university education was among policy messages aired at a political debate at Massey University’s Manawatü campus today. More >>

Social networks key to improving health in NZ

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 1:43 pm | Massey University

Turning conventional thinking about health and healthcare on its head by championing social networks is vital if New Zealanders want to improve their health outcomes, and ultimately save the nation money, says a leading public health expert. More >>

VEX Robotics scrimmage at Albany campus

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 4:33 pm | Massey University

Thirty-five teams from schools across Auckland descended on the Albany campus on Saturday for the fifth VEX Robotics Auckland Ladder challenge. Event organisers say it was one of the largest competitions of the season. More >>

Finding the next generation of female leaders

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 12:24 pm | Massey University

Massey University hopes to address one of the business world’s most persistent issues with a new initiative to encourage female leadership. The inaugural Young Women’s Leadership Programme will bring over 100 female Year 12 students to the ... More >>

Jacinda Ardern talks about life as an MP

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:38 am | Massey University

A class of Albany politics students gained some insight into life as a Member of Parliament this week, with a visit to campus from Labour List MP Jacinda Ardern. More >>

Regional issues top agenda for election debate

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:30 am | Massey University

Wellington regional issues, from the flyover to extending the airport, will be in the spotlight at an election debate at Massey University’s Wellington campus tomorrow. More >>

Social equity vital to education: new director

Thursday, 14 August 2014, 1:12 pm | Massey University

Championing social justice and challenging inequailty are values that Massey’s newly-appointed Institute of Education director is keen to see continued by a new generation of researchers. More >>

Chance of a lifetime for WW 1 history buffs

Monday, 11 August 2014, 1:00 pm | Massey University

A gathering of some of the world’s most reputed First World War specialists at Massey’s Wellington campus this month is the chance of a lifetime for New Zealanders of all ages with an interest in war history. More >>

Linguist’s concern at heritage language report

Monday, 11 August 2014, 12:08 pm | Massey University

New migrants should be supported to speak their own language to ensure their children develop a strong cultural identity, says a Massey University linguist critical of a government report on the subject. More >>

NZ First KiwiSaver policy misguided

Monday, 11 August 2014, 9:21 am | Massey University

It is unfortunate to see NZ First suggesting significant changes to KiwiSaver as part of its policy platform for the general election. A clear message from the public has been that changing KiwiSaver creates a level of ongoing uncertainty, discouraging ... More >>

The naked science of antibiotic resistance

Friday, 8 August 2014, 4:19 pm | Massey University

Antibiotic resistance and the rise of phage therapy as a solution to this potentially life-threatening issue is one of the topics to be discussed by a Massey researcher on Radio New Zealand this Saturday. More >>

Novel rescues charismatic German from the margins

Friday, 8 August 2014, 1:27 pm | Massey University

Novel rescues charismatic German from the margins Friday, August 8, 2014 Dr Ernst Dieffenbach – a liberal-minded, free-spirited 19th century German physican, geologist and naturalist who studied New Zealand’s wildlife, plants and people, was fluent ... More >>

 

 

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