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Home affordability declines in most regions

Home affordability declines in most regions

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows most regions of New Zealand have declined in affordability over the most recent quarter.

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

New research from the School of Social Work identifies how grooming allows Stockholm syndrome to become established in child sexual abuse cases.

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Citizens of the 21st century are well used to mass surveillance of the cyber variety, but a new book exposes just how prevalent spies and informers were in Shakespeare's life and lines.

Animal genetics boosted by new centre

Animal genetics boosted by new centre

Massey University's AL Rae Centre for Genetics and Breeding was officially launched last night, bringing world-leading New Zealand scientist Professor Dorian Garrick home to lead it.

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

New research from the School of Social Work identifies how grooming allows Stockholm syndrome to become established in child sexual abuse cases.

Home affordability declines in most regions

Home affordability declines in most regions

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows most regions of New Zealand have declined in affordability over the most recent quarter.

Superannuation shortfall still significant for most

Superannuation shortfall still significant for most

Rising housing and household utility bills mean most Kiwis' superannuation payments still don't cover their costs of living, despite an increase in NZ Super.

Keeping pre-school kids moving

Keeping pre-school kids moving

A new study hopes to discover information that may help design interventions offering simple, practical and relevant tips for early childhood education teachers about nutrition and physical activity for pre-schoolers.

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University News

Professor to advise on welcoming migrants

Professor to advise on welcoming migrants

Professor Rawiri Taonui, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Maniapoto, has been appointed to the national Welcoming Communities Advisory Board.

Toi Te Ora – a wharekai open for all

Toi Te Ora – a wharekai open for all

A large group gathered just before dawn on Friday for the opening of a new wharekai (dining hall) at Te Pūtahi-a-Toi (School of Māori Art, Knowledge and Education).

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Citizens of the 21st century are well used to mass surveillance of the cyber variety, but a new book exposes just how prevalent spies and informers were in Shakespeare's life and lines.

Podcast series explores immigration in NZ

Podcast series explores immigration in NZ

Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley hopes New Zealanders will eventually drop the word 'immigrant' and use 'neighbour', 'friend' or 'colleague' instead.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey senior lecturer to head NZORD

Massey senior lecturer to head NZORD

Dr Collette Bromhead, senior lecturer in molecular microbiology, has been appointed chief executive of the New Zealand Organisation of Rare Diseases.

$1.5 million to investigate potential of new materials

$1.5 million to investigate potential of new materials

Massey University researchers have received $1.5 million to explore the potential of a material that could perform tasks like capturing carbon dioxide directly from air to help mitigate global warming.

Massey features prominently in Women of Influence awards

Massey features prominently in Women of Influence awards

For the second year running, Massey University is well represented in the New Zealand Women of Influence Awards, with five staff and 14 graduates named as finalists.

Gold for new thinking in mental health peer support

Gold for new thinking in mental health peer support

An innovative mental health project led by well-known campaigner Mary O'Hagan has been recognised by the Wellington community.

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Opinion and Features

The incriminating language of Trump Jnr’s emails

The incriminating language of Trump Jnr’s emails

Professor Ted Zorn says if you look closely at the language in Donald Trump Jnr's emails, it suggests an ongoing discussion about Russian interference in the US Presidential election campaign.

An unlucky boy and a lonely beast

An unlucky boy and a lonely beast

A coming-of-age action fantasy tale, The Boy and the Beast tells the story of Ren, a misfortunate lonely boy and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from the imaginary world.

A DIY approach to retirement planning

A DIY approach to retirement planning

How much should I save for retirement? It's a question that often freaks people out - but that doesn't need to be the case because there's plenty of free help at hand.

Massey PhD student nailing The Block NZ

Massey PhD student nailing The Block NZ

Sport science PhD student Yanita McLeay has temporarily given up her student lifestyle in Palmerston North to renovate a house in Auckland, on national television.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Election surveys shows widespread discontent
The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate...
Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?
Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has...
Opinion: The silence of the voices
On Saturday September 23, New Zealanders will go to the polls and vote for the 52nd Parliament. Well, some of us will. Probably fewer than did three...
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Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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