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Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor last night shared some of the secrets of his success with a capacity audience at a lecture acknowledging his appointment as an honorary professor at Massey University.

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor, who in June was named an honorary professor at Massey University in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and long-standing relationship with the College of Creative Arts, presents a free public lecture acknowledging the appointment tonight.

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

KiwiBuild will transfer enormous wealth from the public to the lucky few, Dr Oscar Lau says. He outlines an alternative and fairer way of offering affordable housing.

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.

China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

Lucy Yang came to New Zealand from China to pursue her dream of becoming a food technologist, a goal she is well on her way to achieving.

Is virtual reality the future of market research?

Is virtual reality the future of market research?

PhD student Alexander Schnack needed a reliable way of measuring consumer behaviour. He discovered virtual reality and founded a new market research business.

Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows

Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows

The Massey University Residential Market Report shows a steady increase in the number of people renting, coupled with a decrease in vacancy rates.

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University News

‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

The complex science and engineering behind getting the right consistency in cheese-making took out the top honours in Massey University's doctoral Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final this week.

Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

Representatives from Peking University's New Zealand Centre were hosted at Massey's Auckland campus last week.

Popular English-language test now delivered by computer

Popular English-language test now delivered by computer

The world's most popular English-language test can now be delivered by computer - and Massey University is one of only two places in New Zealand where it's on offer.

500th surgery for de-sexing programme

500th surgery for de-sexing programme

A Massey University programme that has been providing discounted de-sexing surgeries for community service card holders reached an impressive milestone of 500 surgeries.

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Awards and Appointments

Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

Creative insights offered at inaugural professorial lecture

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor last night shared some of the secrets of his success with a capacity audience at a lecture acknowledging his appointment as an honorary professor at Massey University.

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor, who in June was named an honorary professor at Massey University in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and long-standing relationship with the College of Creative Arts, presents a free public lecture acknowledging the appointment tonight.

Community partners not ‘degree factories’

Community partners not ‘degree factories’

Disruption. Transformation. Innovation. Inclusion. Collaboration. Community. Just some of the buzz words evoking changes afoot in the tertiary education sector - the focus of Professor Chris Gallavin's two-month stint as an Eisenhower Fellow.

Fellowships for Sri Lanka veterinary school work

Fellowships for Sri Lanka veterinary school work

Massey University's Dr Lachlan McIntyre and retired Professor Tim Parkinson have each been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Sri Lankan College of Veterinary Surgeons.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Free speech or 'no platform'? - a classicist’s plea

Opinion: Free speech or 'no platform'? - a classicist’s plea

Classical Studies lecturer Dr Jonathan Tracy is "disturbed by the recent push toward censorship - or, in the current euphemism, "no-platforming" - of dissenting viewpoints, both at Massey and in New Zealand and the Western world as a whole."

Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

From director Yojiro Takita comes Departures, an emotive story of a man coming face to face with his own Japanese culture.

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

KiwiBuild will transfer enormous wealth from the public to the lucky few, Dr Oscar Lau says. He outlines an alternative and fairer way of offering affordable housing.

Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

The impact of rapid technological change on everything from the environment to mental health, jobs and online privacy was the hot topic at a symposium for Taranaki teenagers hosted by Massey University in New Plymouth recently.

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