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Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Innovative helmet design on the right track

Innovative helmet design on the right track

Massey industrial design student Dan Wilkinson hopes his innovative trail helmet could help mountain bikers identify and manage concussions.

Data not capturing multiple ethnic identities of NZ youth

Data not capturing multiple ethnic identities of NZ youth

Over a quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and Pacific Island backgrounds through parental marriage, migration, ancestry and cultural affiliations.

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

A new interactive tool that visually displays data about Auckland's fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of superdiversity.

Event success stimulates sport development

Event success stimulates sport development

Professor Andy Martin recently had his research examining the long-term participation and engagement of children taking part in triathlon published in the Annals of Leisure Research journal.

Data not capturing multiple ethnic identities of NZ youth

Data not capturing multiple ethnic identities of NZ youth

Over a quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and Pacific Island backgrounds through parental marriage, migration, ancestry and cultural affiliations.

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Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

A Massey University survey of graduates from its Bachelor of Communication degree has found high employment rates in a diverse range of sectors.

Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

A programme designed to boost the numbers of Māori in science, technology, engineering and maths has graduated its first cohort of secondary school students in what's being hailed as a breakthrough for Māori education.

Living the tourism dream sustainably

Living the tourism dream sustainably

Environmental and social impacts of tourism - from freedom campers to overcrowded national park trails and accommodation shortages in Queenstown - must be balanced with benefits says the convener of a conference on sustainable tourism.

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

The opportunity to undertake Work-Integrated Learning sport industry projects internationally has provided great personal and professional learning opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Professor John Potter has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in the world.

New Year’s honours recognise 11 Massey alumni

New Year’s honours recognise 11 Massey alumni

Three former Massey University professors - Peter Lineham, Tom Prebble and the late Ivan Snook - received New Year's Honours, alongside eight other alumni.

2019 Professorial promotions announced

2019 Professorial promotions announced

The latest promotion round has seen 11 Massey University staff promoted to professor and 16 to associate professor. The promotions take effect from January 1.

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Opinion and Features

Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals

Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals

Professor Andy Martin doesn't just pass on knowledge to his students - he develops "confident people who can thrive anywhere".

Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday.

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Ah, the proverbial academic conference - for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs.

BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

It's almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand's first town free of single-use plastics thanks to a team of third-year Bachelor of Arts students.

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