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Living well in care homes

Living well in care homes

Treating elderly people in long-term care facilities with respect and dignity significantly increases their quality of life, according to new research from Massey University.

Closing the ‘confidence gap’ for young women

Closing the ‘confidence gap’ for young women

Professor Sarah Leberman started the Young Women's Leadership Programme to teach young women about leadership and build their confidence and networks.

Massey recognises top alumni

Massey recognises top alumni

A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

When Kiwis think farming, they picture wide-open spaces and a land of opportunity, but across the world in Indonesia the space is scarce and the opportunities are hard won.

Living well in care homes

Living well in care homes

Treating elderly people in long-term care facilities with respect and dignity significantly increases their quality of life, according to new research from Massey University.

Youth gangs - from street to village

Youth gangs - from street to village

A new study of Sāmoan youth gangs in South Auckland has found that sending troubled youth back to their homeland can be detrimental to their wellbeing, and that of the village they are sent to.

Overcoming healthcare information overload

Overcoming healthcare information overload

A Massey University PhD student is testing a new way of dealing with information overload when making healthcare decisions - and she is seeking participants in this situation.

Seeking investment in NZ? Here’s the secret to success

Seeking investment in NZ? Here’s the secret to success

New research by a Massey University master's student provides much-needed insight for early-stage entrepreneurs looking to secure capital from New Zealand investors.

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University News

Closing the ‘confidence gap’ for young women

Closing the ‘confidence gap’ for young women

Professor Sarah Leberman started the Young Women's Leadership Programme to teach young women about leadership and build their confidence and networks.

China Premier’s visit – time for NZ to be assertive?

China Premier’s visit – time for NZ to be assertive?

Is it time for New Zealand to be bolder and more assertive as an Asia-Pacific regional power and independent trading partner in dealing with China during an era of shifting power balances, military tensions and the US's "erratic isolationism"?

Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

When Kiwis think farming, they picture wide-open spaces and a land of opportunity, but across the world in Indonesia the space is scarce and the opportunities are hard won.

Fascination Science - ripples in space time

Fascination Science - ripples in space time

Have you ever wondered what it would sound like to hear two black holes merging?

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Awards and Appointments

Massey recognises top alumni

Massey recognises top alumni

A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award

Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award

Dannevirke farmers Paul and Lisa Charmley took out the Massey Innovation award at the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards last night.

Massey's 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winners

Massey's 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winners

The recipients of this year's Vice-Chancellor's Teaching Excellence Awards were joined by family, friends and colleagues at a ceremony held at the Manawatū campus on Tuesday.

Refugee play wins international award

Refugee play wins international award

A play about the global refugee crisis penned by Massey University theatre lecturer and playwright Associate Professor Angie Farrow has won second place in the International New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest.

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Opinion and Features

Advancing Pacific Social Work Symposium

Advancing Pacific Social Work Symposium

For the first time, a Pacific region-wide gathering designed specifically to address Pacific social work, will be held in Fiji next week.

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

Learning the mechanics of biomechanics

What do a rugby scrum, hip replacement surgery and a game of Wii bowling all have in common? What about rising from a chair, jumping on a trampoline, or making a bed?

Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV

Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV

A new joint publication from the International Association of Schools and Social Work and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, gives renewed global focus to the Getting to Zero strategy.

Opinion: View of education ‘dangerously narrow’

Opinion: View of education ‘dangerously narrow’

The Productivity Commission's New Models of Tertiary Education report, including 77 findings and 49 recommendations, presents a slightly modified suite of proposals to the draft released late last year.

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