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Massey tests team weight loss competition for Māori and Pasifika

Massey tests team weight loss competition for Māori and Pasifika

A new team weight loss competition for Māori and Pacific people is to be trialled by Massey University's School of Public Health.

Entering Three Minute Thesis is CV gold

Entering Three Minute Thesis is CV gold

Master's and doctoral students are being urged to enter 3MT, or Three Minute Thesis - an X Factor-style competition to find postgraduate researchers with dazzling presentation skills doing exciting research.

Bond of brothers

Bond of brothers

Alistair Bond and his Olympic gold medalist brother Hamish share more than just a love of rowing. The siblings are also bonded by their connection with Massey University.

Dream of improving Cameroon’s food export industry drives researcher

Dream of improving Cameroon’s food export industry drives researcher

Dr Sunny Gwanpua is a man on a mission - one that has taken him around the world.

Massey tests team weight loss competition for Māori and Pasifika

Massey tests team weight loss competition for Māori and Pasifika

A new team weight loss competition for Māori and Pacific people is to be trialled by Massey University's School of Public Health.

End of life plans added to healthy ageing study

End of life plans added to healthy ageing study

It is 10 years since Massey University researchers launched the first comprehensive survey to find out how well New Zealanders are ageing - now they want the next generation of people aged 55 and over to sign up.

Mapping the risk of another Ebola outbreak

Mapping the risk of another Ebola outbreak

A Massey University expert has contributed to American research that suggests undiscovered potential hotspots and bat-hosts of Ebola and other filoviruses.

Central Otago Lakes becomes least affordable region

Central Otago Lakes becomes least affordable region

A booming tourism industry and low median wages in the resort towns of Queenstown and Wanaka have made Central Otago Lakes the least affordable region in New Zealand.

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Mite named after Massey scientist

Mite named after Massey scientist

The soil mite Notophthiracarus minorae Niedbała has been named after Dr Maria Minor of the Institute of Agriculture and Environment by a Polish scientist.

Inaugural head of College of Health farewelled

Inaugural head of College of Health farewelled

College of Health Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul McDonald's tenure at Massey University has been recognised at farewells on all campuses during the past fortnight.

Entering Three Minute Thesis is CV gold

Entering Three Minute Thesis is CV gold

Master's and doctoral students are being urged to enter 3MT, or Three Minute Thesis - an X Factor-style competition to find postgraduate researchers with dazzling presentation skills doing exciting research.

New book makes the ordinary extraordinary

New book makes the ordinary extraordinary

A new book of creative non-fiction writing, which examines the idea of place in New Zealand, offers innovative narratives on both familiar and unknown locations, its co-editors say.

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Awards and Appointments

Carl Worker appointed to University Council

Carl Worker appointed to University Council

Diplomat Carl Worker has been appointed to Massey University's Council for a four-year term.

Student wins competition in Denmark

Student wins competition in Denmark

A Massey University PhD student has taken out a student competition at an agribusiness conference in Denmark.

Service to New Zealand Veterinary Association honored

Service to New Zealand Veterinary Association honored

Associate Professor Jenny Weston has been honored by the New Zealand Veterinary Association at their annual conference.

Sculpture unveiled to mark Government House residency

Sculpture unveiled to mark Government House residency

An inaugural Māori and Pasifika arts residency that is a legacy of Sir Jerry Mateparae's tenure as Governor-General has been marked by the installation of a distinctive sculpture at Massey University.

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Opinion and Features

Looking to the past for solutions to Auckland’s crises

Looking to the past for solutions to Auckland’s crises

Can we learn from past crises to inform current solutions? That's the theme behind this year's Vaughan Park Sir Paul Reeves Memorial Lecture being delivered by historian Professor Michael Belgrave. The lecture at Massey University next Thursday July 28 is entitled 'Auckland in crisis: What should government do?'

Opinion: Education can stop the unthinkable

Opinion: Education can stop the unthinkable

As our education becomes more managed, more 'effective' in economic terms, it offers less and less of a barrier to barbarity, says Dr Damian Ruth.

Inspiring Māori students into business

Inspiring Māori students into business

While many teenagers have spent their holidays chasing Pokemon, one group has been chasing another dream - a future in business. The fourth annual Te Wero Pakihi brought 50 students from around New Zealand to Auckland to learn about business at Massey University and then put some of those learnings into practice in a business challenge.

Bond of brothers

Bond of brothers

Alistair Bond and his Olympic gold medalist brother Hamish share more than just a love of rowing. The siblings are also bonded by their connection with Massey University.

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