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Family guide dog part of couple's graduation celebrations

Family guide dog part of couple's graduation celebrations

Husband and wife Gordon and Melaney Oldfield won't just have each other to congratulate when both graduate today, family guide dog Levi will be crossing the stage too.

Agrifood sector needs rapid response group

Agrifood sector needs rapid response group

The agrifood sector needs to establish a rapid-response crisis management group to protect the reputation of New Zealand's food products, says a communication expert from Massey University.

It's a rap for graduating Pasifika artist

It's a rap for graduating Pasifika artist

When Bachelor of Design graduate Bryan Visala is capped with his degree tomorrow it will seem like a world away from when he first enrolled in the visual communication design programme.

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Massey University's Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week's Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25 and 26.

New mobile exercise lab launched

New mobile exercise lab launched

One of Massey University's newest science laboratories is designed to bring the learning experience to distance students and elite athletes all over the country.

Identifying overactive bladder issues just got easier

Identifying overactive bladder issues just got easier

Biomedical researchers at Massey University have just published ground-breaking research that could lead to faster diagnosis of bladder problems in women, in a leading specialist journal, the British Journal of Urology.

What is it like to live with psoriasis?

What is it like to live with psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a non-contagious, chronic inflammatory skin condition that can have considerable implications for those who suffer from it.

Cousin marriage puts gene pool at risk

Cousin marriage puts gene pool at risk

Marrying your cousin may be legal but scientists have found it could significantly reduce genetic diversity, potentially leading to genetics disorders and lower fertility.

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University News

Agrifood sector needs rapid response group

Agrifood sector needs rapid response group

The agrifood sector needs to establish a rapid-response crisis management group to protect the reputation of New Zealand's food products, says a communication expert from Massey University.

It's a rap for graduating Pasifika artist

It's a rap for graduating Pasifika artist

When Bachelor of Design graduate Bryan Visala is capped with his degree tomorrow it will seem like a world away from when he first enrolled in the visual communication design programme.

Campbell Live a casualty of commercial TV reality

Campbell Live a casualty of commercial TV reality

Journalism commentator and educator, Associate Professor Jim Tully, says MediaWorks' changes to TV3's current affairs slot at 7pm suggests New Zealand's two main networks have opted out of providing serious prime time current affairs.

‘Muscular regionalism’ tipped for Hawke’s Bay’s future

‘Muscular regionalism’ tipped for Hawke’s Bay’s future

Demographic transformation is having a major impact on New Zealand's regions - including Hawke's Bay - and could be the basis for building a new form of "muscular regionalism", says a Massey University researcher.

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Awards and Appointments

Humanities and social sciences scholars awarded

Humanities and social sciences scholars awarded

Keeping an open mind is essential to success in study and life, says Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning graduate Tianxi (John) Yin who has been awarded an Outstanding Achiever's Award from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Rainey elected to European biology organisation

Rainey elected to European biology organisation

Distinguished Professor Paul Rainey is the first New Zealander to be elected as an associate member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation.

New Year Honours for Massey staff awarded

New Year Honours for Massey staff awarded

Three Massey University staff members named in the New Year's Honours were awarded their insignia by Governor-General Sir Jerry Mateparae at investitures in Auckland and Wellington this month.

Honorary doctorate for documentary photographer

Honorary doctorate for documentary photographer

Celebrated New Zealand photographer Ans Westra is to receive an honorary doctorate from Massey University on Thursday in recognition of her long-standing contribution to the country's visual culture through her documentary photography.

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Opinion and Features

What business can learn from football

What business can learn from football

The Under 20 FIFA World Cup not only gives New Zealanders the chance to admire a football masterclass, but also the opportunity to garner valuable business insights.

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Shortland Street films at Massey University

Massey University's Auckland campus was the perfect venue for filming scenes for this week's Shortland Street television programme, screening on May 25 and 26.

Saving Darwin’s mockingbird – New Zealand conservation expertise goes global

Saving Darwin’s mockingbird – New Zealand conservation expertise goes global

A Massey biologist is tasked with saving a species of bird that inspired Charles Darwin.

Science of the lambs – do sheep have feelings?

Science of the lambs – do sheep have feelings?

It is now well accepted that many animals feel pain but scientists are investigating what other emotions - including empathy - they are capable of feeling.

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mobile exercise lab launched

Massey University School of Sport and Exercise Science’s ‘Human Engine Room’ was unveiled today in a battle of fitness on the Manawatū campus concourse.

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