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In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’

In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’

According to urban myth, blokes just want to retreat into solitary 'man caves' or backyard sheds. But new research on the growing popularity of community sheds reveals older men relish the chance to collaborate over projects and socialise - and by doing so their health is benefitting.

High probability of success for Massey graduate

High probability of success for Massey graduate

Karen McCulloch says she fell into her career in mathematics, almost by accident. The Hobart-born and bred Australian has graduated with a Doctorate of Philosophy in Mathematical Science.

PhD graduate explores the many uses of collagen

PhD graduate explores the many uses of collagen

When we think collagen we may picture celebrities pumping up their lips, but new PhD research shows us there is so many more uses for the protein that forms human and animal tissues.

South Auckland students explore Health career options

South Auckland students explore Health career options

Around 50 Pasifika Health Science Academy students spent time at Massey's Auckland campus exploring health careers and getting hands-on experience as part of the first Health Alliance Day.

In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’

In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’

According to urban myth, blokes just want to retreat into solitary 'man caves' or backyard sheds. But new research on the growing popularity of community sheds reveals older men relish the chance to collaborate over projects and socialise - and by doing so their health is benefitting.

Massey’s movie man launches NZ classic film series

Massey’s movie man launches NZ classic film series

New Zealand cinema is established enough to merit a series of books each dedicated to a movie deemed a local classic, and Massey University cinema expert Dr Brian McDonnell has written the first, In My Father's Den, adapted from the novel of the same name by Maurice Gee.

Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch

Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch

Earthquakes centred in the South Island were the focus of the annual Disastrous Doctorates 2017 programme for post doctoral emergency management students.

Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms

Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms

With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.

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University News

Runner dedicates Masters Games event to World War I uncle

Runner dedicates Masters Games event to World War I uncle

An inaugural Massey University Blues Sportsperson of the Year Blues winner will have more than just running on her mind when she competes in the cross country event at the World Masters' Games.

South Auckland students explore Health career options

South Auckland students explore Health career options

Around 50 Pasifika Health Science Academy students spent time at Massey's Auckland campus exploring health careers and getting hands-on experience as part of the first Health Alliance Day.

The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

In the fifth lecture of the 'Fascination Science' series, Professor Shane Telfer will explore a new kind of porous solid that could serve humanity well in the years to come.

Putting caring into mental health care

Putting caring into mental health care

In a mental health crisis sometimes you need to buy time till help is available, so a Massey University student has come up with a self help care package that could help get people through crucial hours or days.

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Awards and Appointments

Intercultural communication specialist joins Massey

Intercultural communication specialist joins Massey

The arrival of new School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing head Professor Stephen Croucher at Massey's Wellington campus arguably coincides with a need for greater global insight into his specialist area of research - intercultural communication.

Student’s love of physics leads to aviation success

Student’s love of physics leads to aviation success

Growing up next to Whenuapai Airbase in Auckland's north-west meant Cameron Nayler saw aircraft in action from a young age. Now the Massey University aviation student has been named top of his class.

Massey student wins prestigious scholarship

Massey student wins prestigious scholarship

Massey Business School student Ezekiel Raui has been awarded a Ngārimu VC and 28th Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship, which recognises students who demonstrate educational excellence.

Tracy Riley to lead research and researcher development

Tracy Riley to lead research and researcher development

A specialist in gifted and talented teaching and research, Associate Professor Tracy Riley, has been appointed to a new role as Massey University's dean, research.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Immigration - here we go again

Opinion: Immigration - here we go again

Immigration is shaping up to be a key debating point this election year. Whether it will be the incendiary issue it was in 1996 remains to be seen, says Professor Paul Spoonley.

Opinion: Fish can’t die twice - flawed water report

Opinion: Fish can’t die twice - flawed water report

Our Freshwater Report 2017 from the Ministry for the Environment definitely shows an improvement in honesty on their water chapter in the recent state of the environment report. However, there are still some really obvious attempts to shift focus away from agricultural impacts.

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

So, another "500-year" flood event in the Bay of Plenty. The last was in 2005 at Matata. Of course, this doesn't mean that in either Edgecumbe or Matata we need to wait another 500 years before seeing a repeat of such a big event.

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a cult following since the original film was released in 2005.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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