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Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

In a surprise result, Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018's best quote.

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Dr Claire Matthews will help the government find the best way for people with life-shortening conditions to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds when they need to retire.

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa.

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori journalism was centre stage today as Massey University hosted the Nga Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.

PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn't easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she had her sights set on helping improve rural livelihoods in her home nation.

Having a look inside an eruption

Having a look inside an eruption

PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, he took it.

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa.

Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing for a three-month period of public consultation.

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University News

New degree first to focus on local government management

New degree first to focus on local government management

Massey University is launching Australasia's first Master of Public Administration degree focused on local government management.

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

In a surprise result, Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018's best quote.

Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

She made global headlines warning of the dangers of plastic glitter and other microplastics entering the biosphere and human food chain. Now, Dr Trisia Farrelly is developing a new global treaty to address the issue of plastics filling our oceans.

Sowing seeds with Indonesia

Sowing seeds with Indonesia

Massey University and Indonesia are building on their strong foundations in agriculture and horticulture, bringing government officials and educators to New Zealand to re-sign a memorandum of understanding.

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Awards and Appointments

Professorial promotions announced

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.

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Dr Claire Matthews will help the government find the best way for people with life-shortening conditions to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds when they need to retire.

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori journalism was centre stage today as Massey University hosted the Nga Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.

Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Massey University researchers have been given the green-light to co-create knowledge with Kiwi youth, with the announcement Unlocking Curious Minds funding.

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Opinion and Features

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.

Massey student at APEC

Massey student at APEC

Massey master's student Api Taiapa, Ngāti Porou, had the opportunity to see the cut and thrust of international politics up close and personal as a youth delegate at the recent APEC summit.

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