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State-of-the-art simulator lands at Massey

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:23 am | Massey University

State-of-the-art simulator lands at Massey’s School of Aviation Massey University's School of Aviation is the first pilot training facility in New Zealand to install the new-generation Diamond DA-42 simulator. The state-of-the-art machine, which is ... More >>

Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 2:31 pm | Massey University

Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new topics canvassed in the latest biennial survey by Massey University psychology researchers running ... More >>

Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Wednesday, 10 October 2018, 1:35 pm | Massey University

Approximately 12 per cent of pre-menopausal women in New Zealand are diagnosed with iron deficiency. Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are ... More >>

Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:45 pm | Massey University

Dr Dennis Slade, a senior lecturer from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, has been given the extremely rare and prestigious endorsement of his research in physical education and sport, through a special supplement publication ... More >>

Far right candidate surges ahead in Brazil’s election

Monday, 8 October 2018, 3:42 pm | Massey University

Far right candidate surges ahead in Brazil’s general elections, echoing populist trends in the US and Europe More >>

VNZMA Artisan Awards to be hosted in Wellington

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 8:28 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production will host the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards’ Artisan Awards which recognise the best technical and production values in the music industry. More >>

Creating healthy work environments

Thursday, 4 October 2018, 10:05 am | Massey University

Several high-profile bullying cases, including one involving a sitting MP, have hit the headlines this year. But this will be just the tip of the iceberg, say the directors of Massey University’s Healthy Work Group. More >>

Quantifying the disease burden of alcohol’s harm to others

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:44 am | Massey University

Professor Sally Casswell from Massey University’s SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre has been awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to investigate what is known as the “second hand” harm of alcohol. More >>

New consumer and sensory science facility

Friday, 28 September 2018, 9:42 am | Massey University

Massey University’s Manawatū campus will soon have a state-of-the-art consumer and sensory science facility, to help determine what drives people in their food choice behaviour. More >>

Supporting young people into employment

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 12:15 pm | Massey University

Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment. The guidelines will assist employers to better understand the experiences of vulnerable young people ... More >>

Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps

Monday, 24 September 2018, 11:11 am | Massey University

Many Māori entrepreneurs are experiencing issues with accessing finance, tax compliance and managing debt and wealth, according to a new report that explores the financial capability of Māori entrepreneurs. More >>

Know how to ‘ni hao’ - Chinese language in the Pacific

Friday, 21 September 2018, 8:10 pm | Massey University

Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. More >>

Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Friday, 21 September 2018, 9:45 am | Massey University

There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously. More >>

Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 1:44 pm | Massey University

Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. More >>

Deer milk, vegan butter and giant salmon shine

Friday, 7 September 2018, 9:53 am | Massey University

Finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Food Awards include a range of products new to grocery shelves, including Pāmu deer milk powder, Ōra King TYEE salmon from New Zealand King Salmon and cultured vegan butter from Savour Ltd. More >>

Latin America & Spain film festival on campus

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 3:54 pm | Massey University

Movies from 11 Latin American countries and Spain will screen at Massey’s Wellington campus as part of an annual showcase of cinema from the region. More >>

From memes to flirting in Massey's "Our Lives Online"

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 11:31 am | Massey University

The rise of online and social media has dramatically transformed almost every aspect of our lives – from the way we laugh to how we conduct intimate conversations. How do we make sense of and navigate the pleasures and perils of life online amid ... More >>

Pasifika scholarship for music and creative media

Friday, 31 August 2018, 1:28 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production has announced a new Pasifika scholarship for study in 2019. More >>

Māori music and creative media scholarship launched

Friday, 31 August 2018, 1:27 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s School of Music and Creative Media Production has announced a new Māori scholarship for study in 2019. More >>

Massey’s global voice on marine plastic waste

Monday, 27 August 2018, 5:14 pm | Massey University

Environmental anthropologist, political ecologist and single-use plastic-free campaigner, Dr Trisia Farrelly has been appointed to a taskforce advising the United Nations Environmental Assembly Expert Group on marine plastic pollution. More >>

   

 

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