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Study shows franchise sector turnover now tops $46bn

Study shows franchise sector turnover now tops $46bn

The franchising sector is performing well off the back of New Zealand's strong economy and political stability over the past five years, a new report shows.

Home affordability declines in most regions

Home affordability declines in most regions

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows most regions of New Zealand have declined in affordability over the most recent quarter.

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

New research from the School of Social Work identifies how grooming allows Stockholm syndrome to become established in child sexual abuse cases.

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Surveillance in Shakespeare – the plot thickens

Citizens of the 21st century are well used to mass surveillance of the cyber variety, but a new book exposes just how prevalent spies and informers were in Shakespeare's life and lines.

Love your bones

Love your bones

It is estimated about 22 per cent of women over 50 years of age will develop osteoporosis. So what can you do to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in your younger years?

Study shows franchise sector turnover now tops $46bn

Study shows franchise sector turnover now tops $46bn

The franchising sector is performing well off the back of New Zealand's strong economy and political stability over the past five years, a new report shows.

Home affordability declines in most regions

Home affordability declines in most regions

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows most regions of New Zealand have declined in affordability over the most recent quarter.

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

Does grooming lead to Stockholm syndrome?

New research from the School of Social Work identifies how grooming allows Stockholm syndrome to become established in child sexual abuse cases.

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Tuapaka Hill Country research symposium

Tuapaka Hill Country research symposium

Scientists, farmers, businesses and regulators from across the region gathered at Massey University earlier this month to discuss the research being undertaken at the University's Tuapaka Farm.

3MT heats up in Manawatū

3MT heats up in Manawatū

Raw hide research reigned in the first Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat last week. A study on eliminating wrinkles and another on combatting fungal microbes in cow hide for better quality leather won the Manawatū masters heat of this year's competition, which kicked off last week.

Lifetime achievement award goes to Sir Mason Durie

Lifetime achievement award goes to Sir Mason Durie

Former Massey University Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie has been named the winner of the Te Toi o Ngā Rangi Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Matariki awards.

Massey under spotlight of award-winning US TV show

Massey under spotlight of award-winning US TV show

Massey University has been the subject of an award-winning American television show featuring four segments on unique and interesting aspects of New Zealand's university education and research.

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Awards and Appointments

Dr Batty joins Baseball NZ board

Dr Batty joins Baseball NZ board

Dr Rachel Batty has joined the board of Baseball New Zealand.

Professor honoured for contribution to mobility for the blind

Professor honoured for contribution to mobility for the blind

Professor Emeritus Steve La Grow has been awarded the Suterko-Cory Award, for contributions to the field of orientation and mobility for the blind, beyond the borders in which one lives and works.

Massey senior lecturer to head NZORD

Massey senior lecturer to head NZORD

Dr Collette Bromhead, senior lecturer in molecular microbiology, has been appointed chief executive of the New Zealand Organisation of Rare Diseases.

$1.5 million to investigate potential of new materials

$1.5 million to investigate potential of new materials

Massey University researchers have received $1.5 million to explore the potential of a material that could perform tasks like capturing carbon dioxide directly from air to help mitigate global warming.

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Opinion and Features

Massey to offer prestigious higher education teaching qualification

Massey to offer prestigious higher education teaching qualification

Massey University has been named as the first New Zealand University granted the right to accredit staff with a globally recognised qualification in higher education teaching.

The incriminating language of Trump Jnr’s emails

The incriminating language of Trump Jnr’s emails

Professor Ted Zorn says if you look closely at the language in Donald Trump Jnr's emails, it suggests an ongoing discussion about Russian interference in the US Presidential election campaign.

An unlucky boy and a lonely beast

An unlucky boy and a lonely beast

A coming-of-age action fantasy tale, The Boy and the Beast tells the story of Ren, a misfortunate lonely boy and Kumatetsu, a lonesome beast from the imaginary world.

A DIY approach to retirement planning

A DIY approach to retirement planning

How much should I save for retirement? It's a question that often freaks people out - but that doesn't need to be the case because there's plenty of free help at hand.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Election surveys shows widespread discontent
The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate...
Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?
Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has...
Opinion: The silence of the voices
On Saturday September 23, New Zealanders will go to the polls and vote for the 52nd Parliament. Well, some of us will. Probably fewer than did three...
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Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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