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Professor Harjinder Singh brings home dairy award

Professor Harjinder Singh brings home dairy award

Massey University Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has been awarded the 2015 International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing.

Remembering Chunuk Bair 100 years on

Remembering Chunuk Bair 100 years on

Modern and traditional forms of storytelling will evoke the First World War at a special event in Palmerston North this Friday to mark 100 years since the renowned battle of Chunuk Bair - one of the most significant events in the Gallipoli campaign for New Zealand.

Tree Mount design wins Dyson Award

Tree Mount design wins Dyson Award

A pre-built foundation for back yard tree houses has won a School of Design graduate, Jason Khoo, the top prize in the New Zealand leg of the 15th James Dyson Award.

Massey Open Day - bonanza for the brain cells

Massey Open Day - bonanza for the brain cells

Not sure if you want to be a vet, engineer, teacher or social worker? Or whether life as a financial planner, food technologist, filmmaker, or a philosopher is the right path? Massey University's Open Days offer a bonanza of inspirational, informative and interactive lectures, displays and tours.

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

A Massey University student has developed a tool to help local processors keep the health-promoting qualities of whole blueberries when they make juice.

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

More children are sought for New Zealand's first-ever comprehensive investigation measuring the connection between a range of health indicators and the risk of diabetes or heart disease, also known as cardio-metabolic health.

Employers must adapt to older workers’ needs

Employers must adapt to older workers’ needs

Employers will need to consider more flexible work schedules and reduced hours to accommodate the needs of an expanding older workforce, according to Massey University researchers.

Study explores life-changing impact of near death

Study explores life-changing impact of near death

A Massey University psychology researcher is looking for people who want to share their near-death experiences.

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Remembering Chunuk Bair 100 years on

Remembering Chunuk Bair 100 years on

Modern and traditional forms of storytelling will evoke the First World War at a special event in Palmerston North this Friday to mark 100 years since the renowned battle of Chunuk Bair - one of the most significant events in the Gallipoli campaign for New Zealand.

Students fast-track study skills through recruitment initiative

Students fast-track study skills through recruitment initiative

Top year-11 secondary school pupils were at the Massey University Manawatu campus last week fine-tuning their study skills at a series of workshops.

Massey Open Day - bonanza for the brain cells

Massey Open Day - bonanza for the brain cells

Not sure if you want to be a vet, engineer, teacher or social worker? Or whether life as a financial planner, food technologist, filmmaker, or a philosopher is the right path? Massey University's Open Days offer a bonanza of inspirational, informative and interactive lectures, displays and tours.

US students learn and explore as part of internship

US students learn and explore as part of internship

Thirty-seven intrepid university students from across the United States have rounded off a six week expedition and internship programme that saw them take part in a range of activities ranging from bungy jumping and sky diving to testing the sugar content of apples and tracking kiwi.

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Awards and Appointments

Professor Harjinder Singh brings home dairy award

Professor Harjinder Singh brings home dairy award

Massey University Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has been awarded the 2015 International Dairy Foods Association Research Award in Dairy Foods Processing.

Tree Mount design wins Dyson Award

Tree Mount design wins Dyson Award

A pre-built foundation for back yard tree houses has won a School of Design graduate, Jason Khoo, the top prize in the New Zealand leg of the 15th James Dyson Award.

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Massey University's industrial design prowess has been enhanced with the announcement that all three finalists in the prestigious New Zealand James Dyson Award for excellence in industrial design this year hail from the University's School of Design.

JD Trask's new thinking celebrated at Gold Awards

JD Trask's new thinking celebrated at Gold Awards

Software developer JD Trask, a Bachelor of Information Sciences graduate from Massey University, has been named the inaugural recipient of a New Thinking Award sponsored by the University at the Wellington Gold Awards.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Thinking skills needed as much as trades training

Opinion: Thinking skills needed as much as trades training

To become an innovation-led economy in New Zealand we need to value and prioritise the sorts of the skills students learn when they undertake, say, a Bachelor of Arts (BA), says Associate Professor Richard Shaw.

Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

What was it really like to fight in the First World War? Testimonies from more than 2000 letters, diaries and journal entries of New Zealand soldiers who served in the Great War (1914-1918) provide vivid, moving and horrifying written accounts in a new book by Massey University Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper

Opinion: National levy needed to reduce plastic plague

Opinion: National levy needed to reduce plastic plague

Environmental anthropologist Dr Trisia Farrelly says a national levy on plastic bags could be complemented by a nation-wide recycling scheme for soft and single-use plastic.

Mandatory registration of social workers overdue

Mandatory registration of social workers overdue

The Private Member's Bill pulled from the ballot today requiring mandatory registration of social workers has met with approval from Massey's head of the School of Social Work.

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Kiwi as you've never seen them

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