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Albany campus celebrates 21st birthday

Albany campus celebrates 21st birthday

More than 100 people attended a cocktail party to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Albany campus.

Donation takes wildlife hospital fundraising close to target

Donation takes wildlife hospital fundraising close to target

A $200,000 donation has taken Massey University's $1.4 million Wildbase wildlife hospital expansion fundraising to within $80,000 of its target.

British retail expert first to hold Sir Stephen Tindall chair

British retail expert first to hold Sir Stephen Tindall chair

Massey University has recruited a British retailing and consumer behaviour expert to lead its new retail degree programme.

World ranking success for Wellington design school

World ranking success for Wellington design school

The success of Wellington-based design students in international awards has seen Massey University leap into the top four rankings in the Asia-Pacific region.

Hui connects education researchers

Hui connects education researchers

A two-day hui to foster intellectual connections and peer support among Massey's education doctoral students was held at the Manawatū campus this week.

Businesses could learn from Maori leaders

Businesses could learn from Maori leaders

A new study from Te Au Rangahau, Massey University's Māori business research centre, has found that organisations could benefit from adopting a Māori approach to leadership.

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Māori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions?

Creating a winning culture

Creating a winning culture

Transforming a losing rugby franchise into a two-time winner of the Super Rugby title took more than just tinkering around the edges. For the Chiefs rugby team embracing Māori culture and integrating it into everyday routines and rituals appears to have given them an edge.

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Flat pack stool a winner

Flat pack stool a winner

Postgraduate design student William Nicholson has been named Supreme winner of the ECC Student Craft/Design awards for his design of a flat pack stool.

Construction industry mentors for Massey students

Construction industry mentors for Massey students

This year's New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors mentoring scheme was convened by Professor Robyn Phipps and Dr Jasper Mbachu of the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology on August 14 at the Albany campus.

Donation takes wildlife hospital fundraising close to target

Donation takes wildlife hospital fundraising close to target

A $200,000 donation has taken Massey University's $1.4 million Wildbase wildlife hospital expansion fundraising to within $80,000 of its target.

Massey author’s The Naturalist tops bestseller list

Massey author’s The Naturalist tops bestseller list

Massey University author Dr Thom Conroy's new novel The Naturalist is the current bestseller in New Zealand fiction.

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Farming app selected for international awards

Farming app selected for international awards

A smartphone app developed by OneFarm Centre of Excellence in Farm Business Management was selected to represent New Zealand at a global mobile competition.

ACE prepares young women for success

ACE prepares young women for success

Massey University's business school aims to narrow the wage gap and boost the numbers of women aiming for management roles through its ACE programme.

Maths, computer science and statistics cups awarded

Maths, computer science and statistics cups awarded

The three top students in mathematics, statistics and computer science at Albany were presented with trophies to celebrate their achievement recently.

Cancer research for Massey Zonta recipient

Cancer research for Massey Zonta recipient

A dream of meeting fellow international scientists at the cutting edge of research into chromosome structure in cell division - a link to understanding cancer - became a reality for a Massey biomedical researcher recently thanks to a $5000 scholarship.

Albany campus celebrates 21st birthday

Albany campus celebrates 21st birthday

More than 100 people attended a cocktail party to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Albany campus.

Opinion: Do we need a capital gains tax?

Opinion: Do we need a capital gains tax?

The introduction of a capital gains tax would be the biggest expansion to the tax base since GST - but is it really the solution to New Zealand's housing crisis?

A recipe for agrifood success

A recipe for agrifood success

With dropping milk prices currently causing alarm, it's time we asked not what we do 'instead of' dairying, but what we do in addition to it, says Professor Claire Massey.

Bats lead suspects in Ebola epidemic

Bats lead suspects in Ebola epidemic

As health workers battle to contain the outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa, a Massey University senior lecturer in veterinary public health is warning against the mass extermination of the bats believed to carry the infection.

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Volcano erupts bang on time

A volcano erupted at Massey University’s Manawatū campus this week – and it went exactly as planned.

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