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Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Three design students from Massey University's College of Creative Arts have responded to the idea that virtual reality is emerging as a key medium of learning with a thought-provoking installation for the Creative Realities Conference - an event within the nationwide Techweek '18 programme.

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

Massey Healthy Work Group has launched a research project to measure the relationship between working conditions and stress-related illness in New Zealand.

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament activist Thomas Nash been appointed the first Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

New findings from the Centre for Public Health Research show Māori are at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures, than non-Māori - despite doing the same jobs.

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Three design students from Massey University's College of Creative Arts have responded to the idea that virtual reality is emerging as a key medium of learning with a thought-provoking installation for the Creative Realities Conference - an event within the nationwide Techweek '18 programme.

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

Massey Healthy Work Group has launched a research project to measure the relationship between working conditions and stress-related illness in New Zealand.

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

New findings from the Centre for Public Health Research show Māori are at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures, than non-Māori - despite doing the same jobs.

Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia

Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia

Life expectancy is increasing and with it the prevalence of sleep problems, which can negatively impact waking function, physical and mental health, healthcare usage and mortality.

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University News

School of Aviation hits the airwaves in China

School of Aviation hits the airwaves in China

Massey University's School of Aviation is flying high in China after the successful launch of a new pathway agreement with China's Sinomore Aviation Limited.

Interns shed new light on LUX exhibits

Interns shed new light on LUX exhibits

LUX light festival exhibitors are being supported by local and international interns who are helping with the organisational logistics of staging the annual extravaganza which illuminates the Wellington waterfront till May 27.

Reform and rehab – life in NZ prisons examined

Reform and rehab – life in NZ prisons examined

The size of New Zealand's prison population, and future models to accommodate it, are hot button issues right now - but what is the justice system doing to ensure those behind bars are being rehabilitated? A panel discussion at Massey's Auckland campus this week explores some of the issues and options.

Te reo Māori – from birth to BA and beyond

Te reo Māori – from birth to BA and beyond

Siblings Te Aorere and Te Ataakura Pewhairangi (Ngāti Porou) grew up with te reo Māori as their first language at home and school.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship

Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship

First year health sciences student Kelcie Mills has picked up a $15,000 Zespri scholarship, thanks to her commitment to safer, more healthy workplaces.

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament activist Thomas Nash been appointed the first Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.

Getting farms to adopt innovation in agriculture

Getting farms to adopt innovation in agriculture

An award-winning study from Massey University has found that getting farmers to understand and adopt the newest ideas and innovations from agricultural science, relies not only on the strength of the research, but also on the way farmers learn, and their learning environment.

Sociologist to chair global migration network

Sociologist to chair global migration network

Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley has been chosen for a leading role in the world's foremost network of researchers, government officials, international organisations and civil society groups concerned with migration and diversity.

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Opinion and Features

Exploring drug availability, prices and help services

Exploring drug availability, prices and help services

Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will highlight the findings from his recent drug and alcohol research at the Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference on the Gold Coast next week.

Nights with Frankenstein – juggling BA and family

Nights with Frankenstein – juggling BA and family

Writing an internationally acclaimed essay on the feminist themes of gothic novel Frankenstein may not be typical of how mothers spend precious evenings when their youngsters are in bed.

Suits: Leadership for the age of access

Suits: Leadership for the age of access

Dr Ralph Bathurst takes a big-picture view in his Suits analysis this week - how do we reinvent leadership for the age of the Internet?

Opinion: Actions have meanings

Opinion: Actions have meanings

This is Aotearoa New Zealand - the home of te reo Māori, says Dr Steven Elers, and it's time for everyone to acknowledge and respect te reo's special place in our culture.

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