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Golden mystery solved

Golden mystery solved

Gold is prized for its preciousness and as a conductor in electronics, but it is also important in scientific experimentation.

Kiwiana a focus for visiting French artist

Kiwiana a focus for visiting French artist

A French visual artist who has a penchant for Kiwiana, and whose work specialises in internet art, has been selected as the first recipient of Te Whare Hēra Wellington International Artist Residency for 2017.

Stripping away an infections armour

Stripping away an infections armour

A Massey Professor of microbiology has identified a protein that could help fight serious infections in elderly, cancer, HIV and cystic fibrosis patients.

Marine life tribute helps light up Wellington

Marine life tribute helps light up Wellington

A tribute to the Kaikoura earthquake's affect on marine life, made by Massey University design students, is among the creative works currently lighting up summer nights at Wellington's Botanic Garden.

Golden mystery solved

Golden mystery solved

Gold is prized for its preciousness and as a conductor in electronics, but it is also important in scientific experimentation.

Stripping away an infections armour

Stripping away an infections armour

A Massey Professor of microbiology has identified a protein that could help fight serious infections in elderly, cancer, HIV and cystic fibrosis patients.

Information literacy a human right: researcher

Information literacy a human right: researcher

So much information! But how do students discern what they need to know, and what a reliable source is? Two Massey education researchers have been awarded nearly half a million dollars to lead a project that aims to help secondary school and tertiary students learn to make the best use of digital information.

Helping NASA identify where giant planets grow

Helping NASA identify where giant planets grow

A Massey researcher has been rubbing shoulders with NASA, by helping record the small events that give us the biggest clues about the largest planets.

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University News

Kiwiana a focus for visiting French artist

Kiwiana a focus for visiting French artist

A French visual artist who has a penchant for Kiwiana, and whose work specialises in internet art, has been selected as the first recipient of Te Whare Hēra Wellington International Artist Residency for 2017.

Marine life tribute helps light up Wellington

Marine life tribute helps light up Wellington

A tribute to the Kaikoura earthquake's affect on marine life, made by Massey University design students, is among the creative works currently lighting up summer nights at Wellington's Botanic Garden.

From Afghanistan mission to refugee education

From Afghanistan mission to refugee education

Eight years after a life-changing army mission to Afghanistan, James Lowry's Christmas wish is to be able to help refugee children coming to New Zealand get ahead with their education.

‘Sex’ beats ‘douche bag’ for year’s top quote

‘Sex’ beats ‘douche bag’ for year’s top quote

Green MP Denise Roche's witty response to Brian Tamaki's claims that sin caused earthquakes has won the public's vote in Massey University's 2016 Quote of the Year.

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Awards and Appointments

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

PM scholarship boosts Māori and Latin American links

Sharing and comparing experiences of colonialism, indigenous language revitalisation and art will be the focus for a group of New Zealand and Colombian students and academics, thanks to a Prime Minister's Scholarship.

New Year’s Honours for Massey staff and alumni

New Year’s Honours for Massey staff and alumni

Two Massey staff members and 12 Massey alumni have been named in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.

74-year-old math problem solved

74-year-old math problem solved

Internationally renowned mathematician, Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin, and his former PhD student Timothy Marshall, have received the Kalman Prize for their work solving a mathematics problem that was formulated long before either of them were even born.

Health and arts specialist new head of Māori school

Health and arts specialist new head of Māori school

Māori health and cultural academic Dr Meihana Durie (Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Porou, Rongo Whakaata, Ngāi Tahu) has been appointed as the head of Massey's Māori Studies unit, Te-Pūtahi-ā-Toi (School of Māori Art, Knowledge and Education).

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Opinion and Features

Revenge of the fallen assassin

Revenge of the fallen assassin

In the first half of an epic two-part finale, Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno, Kenshin journeys to Kyoto where unrest is brewing.

It’s technical but you can get your hands dirty

It’s technical but you can get your hands dirty

Massey PhD student Isabel Tait was taught at a school without an agriculture class, but ended up at Massey working with to advance the agriculture sector wit some of the biggest companies in New Zealand.

Sleeping under the stars

Sleeping under the stars

It is still light and more than 20 degrees at 10pm. The New Year celebrations in the caravan next door seem to be a week-long affair and your air bed has sprung a leak.

The science of virtual reality

The science of virtual reality

Virtual reality is on the cusp of breaking through to a mainstream technology, but there's still a way to go before being in a virtual environment is a seamless experience.

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