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Herb mixes increase performance, quality and profit

Herb mixes increase performance, quality and profit

Specialised herb-clover mixes may be the answer to improving both reproductive performance of sheep, and lamb finishing weights - and ultimately also increasing profit.

Massey vets best in world say employers

Massey vets best in world say employers

Massey University's Veterinary School has been ranked first in the world by employers in the latest subject rankings for universities from the international agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Study highlights ‘true cost’ of dairying

Study highlights ‘true cost’ of dairying

The adverse environmental effects and clean-up costs of New Zealand dairy farming have been highlighted in a United States journal. The paper, titled NZ Dairy Farming - Milking Our Environment for All Its Worth, was written by scientists from Massey University's Institute of Agriculture and Environment, and appeared over the weekend in the scientific journal Environmental Management.

Reversing New Zealand's brain drain

Reversing New Zealand's brain drain

Massey University PhD graduate David Ellis hopes his thesis will help expat Kiwis make the decision to return, as well as assist businesses to attract the talent they need.

Herb mixes increase performance, quality and profit

Herb mixes increase performance, quality and profit

Specialised herb-clover mixes may be the answer to improving both reproductive performance of sheep, and lamb finishing weights - and ultimately also increasing profit.

Research calculates the value of free trial offers

Research calculates the value of free trial offers

Free trials are wildly popular, but customers attracted by these promotions behave very differently, according to new research by a Massey University marketing professor.

Study highlights ‘true cost’ of dairying

Study highlights ‘true cost’ of dairying

The adverse environmental effects and clean-up costs of New Zealand dairy farming have been highlighted in a United States journal. The paper, titled NZ Dairy Farming - Milking Our Environment for All Its Worth, was written by scientists from Massey University's Institute of Agriculture and Environment, and appeared over the weekend in the scientific journal Environmental Management.

Reversing New Zealand's brain drain

Reversing New Zealand's brain drain

Massey University PhD graduate David Ellis hopes his thesis will help expat Kiwis make the decision to return, as well as assist businesses to attract the talent they need.

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University News

Massey sponsors epic run for charity

Massey sponsors epic run for charity

When firefighters from across New Zealand converge on Auckland for the annual Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge on May 23, one group will have worked harder that anyone else to get there.

Wanganui’s rich history in the spotlight

Wanganui’s rich history in the spotlight

Illuminating local stories of WWI, early rugby history, politics in the Depression era, and the lives of early missionaries are among topics in a public seminar series launching in Wanganui on May 3.

Understanding modern China vital for NZ

Understanding modern China vital for NZ

Understanding the complexities and dramatic changes shaping life in modern China is crucial for New Zealanders wanting to do business there, according to lecturers from Massey University's Chinese language programme.

Lifehack and Massey designers team up for wellbeing

Lifehack and Massey designers team up for wellbeing

Improving everyday wellbeing for young Kiwis through social entrepreneurship will be one of the focuses of an exciting new project for visual communication design students at Massey University in Wellington this year.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey vets best in world say employers

Massey vets best in world say employers

Massey University's Veterinary School has been ranked first in the world by employers in the latest subject rankings for universities from the international agency Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

International kudos for emerging fashion designer

International kudos for emerging fashion designer

Fashion designer Steve Hall has been presented with the International Emerging Designer Award at iD Fashion Week in Dunedin. It sees him join a growing list of successful students to have studied fashion design at Massey's College of Creative Arts.

Another international honour for Distinguished Professor

Another international honour for Distinguished Professor

The head of the newly-formed Massey Institute of Food Science and Technology (MIFST) Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has been elected a Fellow of the United States Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).

Entries open for the 2015 NZ Food Awards

Entries open for the 2015 NZ Food Awards

Entries have opened for the NZ Food Awards, providing local food and beverage producers with the opportunity to highlight the success of their products and businesses.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: A United Kingdom?

Opinion: A United Kingdom?

Politics commentator Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley says polling for next week's general election in the UK points to significant - and sometimes new - fracture lines that are making life difficult for the major political parties.

Sumo comedy a classic Japanese film

Sumo comedy a classic Japanese film

The May 4 screening of Japanese films at Massey University's Auckland campus should prove a welcome respite from the cooling autumn nights.

Legal action will end discussion of ponytail saga

Legal action will end discussion of ponytail saga

Massey University media expert Dr Cathy Strong says legal action would close down important discussion of the Prime Minister's ponytail pulling activities.

What should we tell children about money?

What should we tell children about money?

One of the questions Dr Pushpa Wood is constantly asked by parents is what should they teach their children about money, and at what age. She gives her views.

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Oil off a duck's back

When an oil spill occurs, response teams need to act quickly to save the affected wildlife – but lack of available freshwater can make this task difficult.

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