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Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

A rainbow chain of 423 arm-linked Massey University students rose up simultaneously in a Guinness World Record breaking event at the Manawatū campus yesterday.

Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem

Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem

So Dan Carter gets done for driving under the influence in France, allegedly caught drink-driving by police last Wednesday night, reportedly with a blood alcohol level of 0.98g per litre - above the legal limit of 0.5g.

Aviation school gives VC aerial perspective

Aviation school gives VC aerial perspective

Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas got a birds-eye view of the Manawatū campus in one of the University's School of Aviation planes last night

Antibiotic resistance – microscopic ninjas to the rescue

Antibiotic resistance – microscopic ninjas to the rescue

Antibiotics save countless lives every year, but like an ageing title-fighter, their punch weakens over time. A Massey University evolutionary biologist will speak to an Auckland audience about what we might do when the antibiotic-era comes to an end and who the next contender will be

New mathematical model could stop future financial crashes

New mathematical model could stop future financial crashes

It is widely accepted that the Global Financial Crisis in 2007 was the result of abuse of the financial markets, but could it all have been avoided by with an adjustment to a 20-year-old economic model?

International nutritionist visiting Massey

International nutritionist visiting Massey

A leading nutritionist who specialises in indigenous peoples' food systems, is visiting Massey University for five weeks to partner on a project with the School of Public Health.

Student science projects get the green light

Student science projects get the green light

More than $100,00 of funding has been awarded to three Massey University projects from the Government's Unlocking Curious Minds Contestable Fund

Red light researcher helping to set women free

Red light researcher helping to set women free

Empowering sex workers to quit India's largest red-light district has consumed Kiwi humanitarian worker and Development Studies researcher Pip Rea for the past seven years.

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University News

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

Mass uprising a world record for Massey students

A rainbow chain of 423 arm-linked Massey University students rose up simultaneously in a Guinness World Record breaking event at the Manawatū campus yesterday.

Aviation school gives VC aerial perspective

Aviation school gives VC aerial perspective

Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas got a birds-eye view of the Manawatū campus in one of the University's School of Aviation planes last night

Antibiotic resistance – microscopic ninjas to the rescue

Antibiotic resistance – microscopic ninjas to the rescue

Antibiotics save countless lives every year, but like an ageing title-fighter, their punch weakens over time. A Massey University evolutionary biologist will speak to an Auckland audience about what we might do when the antibiotic-era comes to an end and who the next contender will be

Youth voices and rights at heart of education

Youth voices and rights at heart of education

A YouTube video on equity in education put the youth voice at the heart of a symposium on the topic at Massey University recently, with a rap by a group of intermediate pupils about how education can be unfair.

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Awards and Appointments

Neon sculpture works light up artist's year

Neon sculpture works light up artist's year

It's extremely apt that Māori artist Bob Jahnke enjoys working with neon following a year where his productivity has earned him the right to have his name up in lights.

Auckland welcomes new leaders

Auckland welcomes new leaders

The Auckland campus has welcomed new College of Health Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Mills and Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika Dr Charlotte Severne, with a powhiri.

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.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem

Opinion: Carter example in addressing sport and alcohol problem

So Dan Carter gets done for driving under the influence in France, allegedly caught drink-driving by police last Wednesday night, reportedly with a blood alcohol level of 0.98g per litre - above the legal limit of 0.5g.

Opinion: Value of humanities should not be underestimated - scientist

Opinion: Value of humanities should not be underestimated - scientist

Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit. For years, tertiary education policy has sought to create and expand a marketplace where the learning opportunities necessary to deliver such profits are supplied and purchased.

Opinion: She’ll be right. Won’t she?

Opinion: She’ll be right. Won’t she?

A month in, and the damage caused by the presidency of Donald Trump is piling up. Three features of the new administration's conduct stand out for those who work in New Zealand's universities: its tenuous relationship with the truth, bludgeoning disregard of evidence and argument with which it disagrees; and antediluvian views on the nature and role of science.

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The legend ends - Japanese film epic

The thrilling conclusion to the blockbuster Rurouni Kenshin live-action trilogy will be screened at Massey's Auckland campus next month, as part of the free monthly Japanese film nights.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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