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One Health’ solution to world’s epidemics

One Health’ solution to world’s epidemics

A cohort of multinationals graduated in the Manawatū last month with a degree that attempts to stem the spread of infectious diseases that spread from animals to humans, like Ebola, by educating doctors, veterinarians and wildlife experts together.

Marketing professor ranked in world's top 10

Marketing professor ranked in world's top 10

Massey University's Professor Harald van Heerde has been ranked in the top 10 in the world for marketing research by the American Marketing Association.

Banking on our future biodiversity

Banking on our future biodiversity

Craig McGill explains how the New Zealand Indigenous Flora Seed Bank Project is safeguarding New Zealand's biodiversity for future generations.

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

A researcher with a 30-year interest in Pacific education and development lived on a remote raised coral atoll to explore the case for more indigenous knowledge and culture in education.

Story of German submarine’s NZ visit recognised

Story of German submarine’s NZ visit recognised

Family of a Gisborne man fascinated by Nazi Germany's most distant war patrol into New Zealand waters in 1945 presented his book investigating this little-known slice of WW II war history to Massey University's Manawatū library this week.

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

Local wisdom key to Pacific sustainable development

A researcher with a 30-year interest in Pacific education and development lived on a remote raised coral atoll to explore the case for more indigenous knowledge and culture in education.

Ethical design concept an antidote to fast fashion

Ethical design concept an antidote to fast fashion

Young fashion designer, Olivia Chitty has developed a garment design system that could offer people affordable ethical clothing options by creating new looks from existing clothes.

Active citizenship a new focus in social studies

Active citizenship a new focus in social studies

Teaching teens how to actively contribute to society and participate in political decision-making was the focus of a workshop for secondary school teachers at Massey University recently.

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University News

Marketing professor ranked in world's top 10

Marketing professor ranked in world's top 10

Massey University's Professor Harald van Heerde has been ranked in the top 10 in the world for marketing research by the American Marketing Association.

Chancellor re-elected, acting VC appointed

Chancellor re-elected, acting VC appointed

The Massey University Council has elected Chancellor Chris Kelly and Pro Chancellor Michael Ahie to the same roles for 12 months, starting January 12.

Student voice shines at youth summit

Student voice shines at youth summit

A Massey student has returned from Lima after attending an International summit that aims to connect young minds from across the Asia-Pacific on matters of economic cooperation.

Stories flow at Wellington journalists' reunion

Stories flow at Wellington journalists' reunion

Several generations of journalists swapped scoops and stories- on and off the record- at the 50th anniversary reunion of the Massey University School of Journalism on Saturday.

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Awards and Appointments

Statistician honoured with Littlejohn Award

Statistician honoured with Littlejohn Award

Associate Professor Geoff Jones, of the Institute of Fundamental Sciences, has been awarded the Littlejohn Research Award by the New Zealand Statistical Association.

Award-winning autism book a guide for teachers

Award-winning autism book a guide for teachers

Calming sensory rooms or gardens are preferable for a distressed autistic child compared to seclusion rooms - the use of which reveal a lack of teacher education, says a contributor to an award-winning book on strategies for teachers of autistic children.

Nine new professors promoted

Nine new professors promoted

Nine Massey University staff have been promoted to professor and 24 to associate professor in latest promotion round. The promotions take effect from January.

Research medal winners announced

Research medal winners announced

Health researcher Professor Marlena Kruger from the School of Food and Nutrition and industrial designer Professor Tony Parker from the College of Creative Arts have been named the individual winners of this year's Massey University Research Medal.

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Opinion and Features

Student gets taste for life at The FoodBowl

Student gets taste for life at The FoodBowl

Food Technology student Brad O'Callaghan has always had a passion for food, science and engineering, and now his career is combining the three.

Ageing with dignity is a basic right

Ageing with dignity is a basic right

For many people, age is just a number. But ageing is also emerging as one of the greatest areas of inequality in our society.

Banking on our future biodiversity

Banking on our future biodiversity

Craig McGill explains how the New Zealand Indigenous Flora Seed Bank Project is safeguarding New Zealand's biodiversity for future generations.

An ecologist’s dream of a predator-free NZ

An ecologist’s dream of a predator-free NZ

Can New Zealand really become predator-free by 2050? Professor Dianne Brunton gives a personal view from the frontline.

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