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Penny made honorary life member of science association

Penny made honorary life member of science association

Distinguished Professor David Penny from Massey University's Institute of Fundamental Sciences has been awarded an honorary life membership of the New Zealand Association of Scientists.

Schools tackle global crises in UN summit at Massey

Schools tackle global crises in UN summit at Massey

Auckland secondary school pupils may be far from the civil war in Syria and the extreme violence of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, but some of them fronted up to debate these crises in a mock United Nations Security Council meeting at Massey University recently.

Tips for dealing with stress, contaminants from flooding

Tips for dealing with stress, contaminants from flooding

Massey University emergency management specialists from the Joint Centre for Disaster Research have offered online tips to help people deal with the psychological impact of the floods in Whanganui and other parts of the central and lower North Island.

Massey marine specialist helps threatened species

Massey marine specialist helps threatened species

Massey University marine mammal specialist Dr Louise Chilvers has contributed to an international conservation report finding that New Zealand sea lions now meet the criteria as an endangered species.

Review tests leptospirosis vaccination success

Review tests leptospirosis vaccination success

Massey University scientists have been awarded $480,000 to find out whether the vaccination of dairy cattle against the bacterial disease leptospirosis has been fully effective.

Growing innovation in the primary industries

Growing innovation in the primary industries

Nearly 100 scientists and industry leaders in plant science are discussing how to grow innovation for the primary industries in New Zealand at a conference hosted by Massey University this week.

Better reporting for investors

Better reporting for investors

Do financial statements need updating to meet the needs of today's investors? That's a question currently being investigated by Massey University researchers.

Maths and mortality research by Fulbright scholars

Maths and mortality research by Fulbright scholars

Two Massey University Pasifika staff have received Fulbright New Zealand scholarships for their research on mathematics teaching for cultural minorities and near-death experiences.

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July is Maori Language Month at Massey University

July is Maori Language Month at Massey University

The revitalisation of the Māori language is so important that Massey University is extending Māori Language Week to include a whole month of activities.

Schools tackle global crises in UN summit at Massey

Schools tackle global crises in UN summit at Massey

Auckland secondary school pupils may be far from the civil war in Syria and the extreme violence of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, but some of them fronted up to debate these crises in a mock United Nations Security Council meeting at Massey University recently.

Maths competition adds up to success

Maths competition adds up to success

Twenty-one teams of secondary students from across the Manawatū crunched numbers today in the hopes of winning the Massey Manawatū Maths and Stats (M3S) Competition.

Japanese quiz highlights fun of language learning

Japanese quiz highlights fun of language learning

Identifying anime characters or a Japanese ear-cleaning device were all part of the fun for pupils taking part in the inaugural New Zealand Schools' Japanese Trivia Championships.

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Awards and Appointments

Penny made honorary life member of science association

Penny made honorary life member of science association

Distinguished Professor David Penny from Massey University's Institute of Fundamental Sciences has been awarded an honorary life membership of the New Zealand Association of Scientists.

Education software business appoints first chief executive

Education software business appoints first chief executive

The appointment of Massey University-based education software business MUSAC's first chief executive signals a new era of growth and development for the company.

Graduate Women Manawatū gives $60K to postgrads

Graduate Women Manawatū gives $60K to postgrads

Nine post-graduate women students at Massey University's Manawatū campus were awarded $60,000 to help further their research across diverse topics, from teaching maths to Pasifika pupils to iron deficiencies in pregnant women, and starfish physiology.

Massey continues to support farming leaders

Massey continues to support farming leaders

The cream of the crop in sustainable farming practices were recognised last night at the New Zealand Farm Environment Trust's annual Sustainability Showcase - an event that Massey University has been supporting since its inception in 1991.

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Opinion and Features

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

Japanese film a rare road movie gem

The Japanese film Haru's Journey - to screen at Massey University's Auckland campus on Monday, July 8 - is a rare road movie gem, filmed in the Tohoku region before the devastating 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.

Māori ceremony 'un-names' New Zealand glacier

Māori ceremony 'un-names' New Zealand glacier

A South Island glacier has been "un-named" by an international artist accompanied by a representative of Ngāi Tahu.

Matariki dawns at Massey's Auckland campus

Matariki dawns at Massey's Auckland campus

The Māori festival of Matariki was heralded with a dawn ceremony at the Auckland campus last week.

Tips for dealing with stress, contaminants from flooding

Tips for dealing with stress, contaminants from flooding

Massey University emergency management specialists from the Joint Centre for Disaster Research have offered online tips to help people deal with the psychological impact of the floods in Whanganui and other parts of the central and lower North Island.

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Kiwi as you've never seen them

Sometimes situations can boil over into violence - and kiwi are no different.

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