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Medalists inspire up-and-comers

Medalists inspire up-and-comers

The New Zealand Women's Sevens team made a visit to Massey University's Sport and Rugby Institute yesterday to motivate the next generation of rugby sevens players.

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Massey University's School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked second within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot. Four years ago the school was placed 11th in the same rankings.

Highs and lows of cannabis cost report

Highs and lows of cannabis cost report

The latest New Zealand Institute of Economic Research report, identifies a number of tantalising commercial opportunities if cannabis is legalised, says Dr Chris Wilkins.

NZ’s Olympic performance best of any major country

NZ’s Olympic performance best of any major country

New Zealand's Olympic team has outperformed the best predictions of the world's number crunchers by a 186.2 per cent, according to a Massey Business School lecturer.

Suppressing the spread of breast cancer

Suppressing the spread of breast cancer

A Massey University cancer project has been awarded just under $200,000 to study a protein that may suppress the spread of breast cancer to other parts of the body.

Can protein plus exercise improve type 2 diabetes?

Can protein plus exercise improve type 2 diabetes?

Exercise has been shown to improve the health of people with type 2 diabetes, but the benefits vary greatly between people. Now, researchers from the School of Sport and Exercise believe they may have discovered why.

New Zealand’s Native falcon – islands apart

New Zealand’s Native falcon – islands apart

Massey University research has appeared in a top international bird journal suggesting there are two subspecies of New Zealand's native falcon kārearea.

Sex, sweat and success at the Rio Olympics

Sex, sweat and success at the Rio Olympics

New research from the College of Health has shed light on the impact the female menstrual cycle has on exercise performance in hot environments, for competitive and well-trained female athletes.

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University News

Medalists inspire up-and-comers

Medalists inspire up-and-comers

The New Zealand Women's Sevens team made a visit to Massey University's Sport and Rugby Institute yesterday to motivate the next generation of rugby sevens players.

Pakistani diplomats visit Manawatu campus

Pakistani diplomats visit Manawatu campus

Pakistan's most senior diplomats in New Zealand visited Massey's Manawatū campus on Friday to contribute to a seminar organised by the Centre for Defence and Security Studies.

Massey opens language research centre with China

Massey opens language research centre with China

Chinese language teaching in New Zealand is about to get a major boost with the establishment of a Joint Research Centre in Applied Linguistics run by Massey University and Beijing Languages and Culture University, to be based at Massey's Auckland campus.

Lecture – history to tell stories and say sorry

Lecture – history to tell stories and say sorry

New Zealanders' insatiable appetite for books on general histories reflects our ongoing search for identity as a post-colonial nation, says history professor Giselle Byrnes whose public lecture will focus on the different ways we use the past to reconcile and write history.

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Awards and Appointments

Dog mastitis study wins 3MT master’s final

Dog mastitis study wins 3MT master’s final

Canine mastitis researcher Siti Anurddin's study on what causes the potentially fatal condition has won the Massey University final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) for master's entries.

One in five 'influential women' have Massey connection

One in five 'influential women' have Massey connection

Massey University staff and graduates are well represented in this year's New Zealand Women of Influence Awards comprising nearly 20 per cent of the 101 finalists.

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Top two Asia-Pacific ranking for Wellington design school

Massey University's School of Design, based in Wellington, is now ranked second within the Asia-Pacific region by global design award agency Red Dot. Four years ago the school was placed 11th in the same rankings.

Graffiti poem a winner for Massey writer

Graffiti poem a winner for Massey writer

A poem inspired by graffiti as a response to the reconstruction of post-quake Christchurch has won first place in the New Zealand Poetry Society International Poetry competition for Massey University Master of Creative Writing student Gail Ingram.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Fair play in ancient sport - was divine aid the Greeks’ steroids?

Opinion: Fair play in ancient sport - was divine aid the Greeks’ steroids?

In the wake of the Olympic doping scandals, it is worth noting that the first sporting event recorded in Western literature was marred by accusations of unfair advantage and performance enhancement, says Dr Jonathan Tracy.

Connectedness the key to success in learning Japanese

Connectedness the key to success in learning Japanese

A new book provides unprecedented insight into issues and strategies around Japanese language learning in New Zealand at tertiary level, offering a powerful example of what can be achieved through co-operation, collaboration and vision.

Highs and lows of cannabis cost report

Highs and lows of cannabis cost report

The latest New Zealand Institute of Economic Research report, identifies a number of tantalising commercial opportunities if cannabis is legalised, says Dr Chris Wilkins.

Opinion: Ethical investment is an individual decision

Opinion: Ethical investment is an individual decision

Individual investors should make their own decisions about ethical investment, says KiwiSaver expert Dr Claire Matthews.

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