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Poems reveal inner life of a new settler

Poems reveal inner life of a new settler

Associate Professor Bryan Walpert's new book of poetry and prose poems, Native Bird, explores his experiences as a new migrant through his observations of bird life.

Unique eventing course on Massey soil

Unique eventing course on Massey soil

One hundred and fifty young riders will have the opportunity to tackle one of the most unique cross-country eventing courses in the southern hemisphere at an eventing championship this week. Part of the competition is being held in Massey University's backyard through a partnership between Massey University and the Manawatū Pony Club.

Space Between aims to fill a fashion gap

Space Between aims to fill a fashion gap

Turning discarded uniforms into fashion chic is the brainchild of Massey University fashion design lecturers Jennifer Whitty and Holly McQuillan, who believe their new social enterprise will enhance the way design staff, students and the fashion industry work together.

Election website nominated for Oscars of the Internet

Election website nominated for Oscars of the Internet

On The Fence - an interactive web tool devised by Massey design students - has been nominated for a Webby Award. The Webby's are the annual awards for excellence on the Internet, with nominees selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Gallipoli visit unearths more wartime mysteries

Gallipoli visit unearths more wartime mysteries

Historian Damien Fenton has returned home from a pre-Anzac Day visit to Gallipoli with a wartime mystery on his hands.

Properties of rare superheavy element revealed

Properties of rare superheavy element revealed

The cover story of the latest edition of Nature reveals one of the basic atomic properties of an element that exists for only 27 seconds and can only be produced in a particle accelerator. It is the result of an international collaboration including a Massey University scientist.

Research project to improve literacy outcomes

Research project to improve literacy outcomes

Education Minister Hekia Parata says some of the country's youngest students are the focus of literacy research by experts from Massey University.

Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters

Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters

The most extensive spatial mapping of the Hauraki Gulf waters has identified a new area of importance for nationally endangered bottlenose dolphins, as well as demonstrating how these waters are used by two other protected species - common dolphins and Bryde's whales.

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University News

Celebrating cultures through proverbs

Celebrating cultures through proverbs

Pearls of folk wisdom, inspiration and common sense handed down through the ages - all societies have proverbs. Now, Massey University Classical Studies senior lecturer Dr Gina Salapata has launched a project to collect proverbs from Palmerston North's diverse cultures.

Poems reveal inner life of a new settler

Poems reveal inner life of a new settler

Associate Professor Bryan Walpert's new book of poetry and prose poems, Native Bird, explores his experiences as a new migrant through his observations of bird life.

Unique eventing course on Massey soil

Unique eventing course on Massey soil

One hundred and fifty young riders will have the opportunity to tackle one of the most unique cross-country eventing courses in the southern hemisphere at an eventing championship this week. Part of the competition is being held in Massey University's backyard through a partnership between Massey University and the Manawatū Pony Club.

Massey Council consulting on size and makeup

Massey Council consulting on size and makeup

The Massey University Council is consulting the University's stakeholders on the future composition of the Council following the passing of the Education Amendment Act 2015.

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Awards and Appointments

Reserve Forces honour Massey

Reserve Forces honour Massey

Massey University has been honoured for its ongoing support of the New Zealand Reserve Forces.

Election website nominated for Oscars of the Internet

Election website nominated for Oscars of the Internet

On The Fence - an interactive web tool devised by Massey design students - has been nominated for a Webby Award. The Webby's are the annual awards for excellence on the Internet, with nominees selected by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences.

Ministry award for top Pasifika student

Ministry award for top Pasifika student

A passion and talent for economics has resulted in Solomon Islands student Lily Wheatley receiving a New Zealand Pacific Highest Achiever Award from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Excellence awards bring out teaching’s best

Excellence awards bring out teaching’s best

An education specialist, a sociocultural anthropologist and an Associate Professor of physical geography are the winners of this year's Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Awards. The awards celebrate commitment to excellence and innovation in research-based teaching, with up to four awarded each year.

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Opinion and Features

Space Between aims to fill a fashion gap

Space Between aims to fill a fashion gap

Turning discarded uniforms into fashion chic is the brainchild of Massey University fashion design lecturers Jennifer Whitty and Holly McQuillan, who believe their new social enterprise will enhance the way design staff, students and the fashion industry work together.

Stop-motion animation KOMANEKO screens in April

Stop-motion animation KOMANEKO screens in April

The delightful tale of a curious cat who likes to make stop-motion films is the latest Japanese film to screen at Massey University's Auckland campus on April 13.

What Gallipoli means a century on

What Gallipoli means a century on

Gallipoli has become something bigger than its military reality, says Professor Glyn Harper, but we shouldn't let it overshadow New Zealand's other military engagements.

How to manage workplace bullying complaints

How to manage workplace bullying complaints

After analysing workplace bullying legal cases, Massey University's Healthy Work Group provides guidelines to managing complaints effectively.

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Oil off a duck's back

When an oil spill occurs, response teams need to act quickly to save the affected wildlife – but lack of available freshwater can make this task difficult.

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