AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS

A list of all awards and appointment articles in chronological order.

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.

Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages student Chelsea Higgins.

Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund

Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund

Massey University's Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika has been appointed to the Provincial Growth Fund's Independent Advisory Panel that has been established by the Government to boost investment in the regions.

Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor

Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor

Design and effects wizard Sir Richard Taylor has been appointed an Honorary Professor of Massey University, in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and the long-standing relationship he enjoys with Massey's College of Creative Arts.

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis
Tuesday 19 June 2018
A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.
Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages...
Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Massey University's Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika has been appointed to the Provincial Growth Fund's Independent Advisory Panel that has been established by the Government to...
Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Design and effects wizard Sir Richard Taylor has been appointed an Honorary Professor of Massey University, in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and the...
Agribusiness specialist among 16 alumni and staff awarded honours
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Massey University Professor in Farm and Agribusiness Management Nicola Shadbolt was among two staff and 14 alumni recipients of this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Massey PR team wins award for election engagement campaign
Thursday 31 May 2018
Massey University's public relations team has won a public relations award for its work promoting public discourse around last year's general election.
Scholarships give agriculture and horticulture students a hand up
Thursday 24 May 2018
The exceptional, and often times financially strapped, agriculture and horticulture students of Massey University have had a helping hand from industry and private donors on Wednesday night at the...
Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship
Wednesday 23 May 2018
First year health sciences student Kelcie Mills has picked up a $15,000 Zespri scholarship, thanks to her commitment to safer, more healthy workplaces.
Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Disarmament activist Thomas Nash been appointed the first Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.
Getting farms to adopt innovation in agriculture
Thursday 10 May 2018
An award-winning study from Massey University has found that getting farmers to understand and adopt the newest ideas and innovations from agricultural science, relies not only on the strength of the...
Sociologist to chair global migration network
Thursday 10 May 2018
Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley has been chosen for a leading role in the world's foremost network of researchers, government officials, international organisations and civil...
Veterinary students get scholarship boost
Wednesday 9 May 2018
Students from Massey University's School of Veterinary Science were at Parliament yesterday to receive scholarships totalling $40,000 from the Lawson-Smith Freemasons Education Trust.
Professor Emeritus welcomed by prominent US Academy
Thursday 3 May 2018
Professor Emeritus David Penny has received one of the highest honours in the science world, to be named a National Academy of Sciences foreign associate.
New head of the School of Veterinary Science
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Professor Jon Huxley was welcomed as the new head of Massey University's School of Veterinary Science at a powhiri held on Tuesday at the Manawatū campus.
Top prize to historian for King Country saga
Monday 23 April 2018
A book on race relations in 19th century King Country has won historian Professor Michael Belgrave the prestigious 2018 Ernest Scott Prize for the best Australasian history publication.
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