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Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

Fashion design student Kate Fisher has continued a proud tradition at Massey's College of Creative Arts by winning the student innovation section of the World of WearableArt Awards.

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.

Opinion: Will we have an election 'youthquake?'

Opinion: Will we have an election 'youthquake?'

In June of this year Professor Claire Robinson asked the question as to whether the 'youthquake' that shook the Westminster landscape following the British election would happen here in New Zealand?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted through newspaper pictorial coverage of the respective campaigns of Bill English and Jacinda Ardern to offer some early analysis.

Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses

New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living - a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from Massey University.

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Opinion: Is there an election image bias?

Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted through newspaper pictorial coverage of the respective campaigns of Bill English and Jacinda Ardern to offer some early analysis.

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University News

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Journalism students work with TVNZ to produce election videos

Massey University journalism students, inspired by an online youth engagement voting tool, have produced videos that will screen ahead of election day on Re: TVNZ's online social media-driven news channel.

Expansion plans for Massey University Auckland campus

Expansion plans for Massey University Auckland campus

Massey University has lodged building consent applications for two major construction projects as part of a $120 million development of its Auckland campus.

Massey supports initiative for young Pacific entrepreneurs

Massey supports initiative for young Pacific entrepreneurs

The Pacific Business Trust has partnered with Massey University to launch the Hatch Youth programme to kickstart the businesses of young entrepreneurs.

Kārearea pair choose Manawatū campus

Kārearea pair choose Manawatū campus

A male and female kārearea have chosen Massey University as their hunting ground recently, giving staff and students rare glimpses of the bird of prey.

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Awards and Appointments

Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

Student innovation winner wows Awards audience

Fashion design student Kate Fisher has continued a proud tradition at Massey's College of Creative Arts by winning the student innovation section of the World of WearableArt Awards.

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey scholars shine in Undergraduate Awards

Massey students have been recognised for the high quality of their final year undergraduate work in this year's prestigious international Undergraduate Awards, with three Bachelor of Arts students and one Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts student being awarded Highly Commended.

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Associate Professor Carol Wham recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics.

Critic and conscience award for 'fearless crusader'

Critic and conscience award for 'fearless crusader'

Massey University's Dr Mike Joy has been presented with the inaugural Critic and Conscience Award for the difference he has made to the issue of New Zealand's declining freshwater state.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion:Rethinking Politics - is Nat-Lab cooperation conceivable?

Opinion:Rethinking Politics - is Nat-Lab cooperation conceivable?

Negotiation and compromise might become centrally important tenets in politics if National and Labour joined forces, rather than the self-aggrandising, winner-take-all approach that has dominated thus far, says Associate Professor Beth Greener.

Opinion: I’ve voted – now remind me what happens next?

Opinion: I’ve voted – now remind me what happens next?

After an inauspicious beginning, this year's election campaign has transformed into the most gripping in living memory, says Professor Richard Shaw.

Opinion: Will we have an election 'youthquake?'

Opinion: Will we have an election 'youthquake?'

In June of this year Professor Claire Robinson asked the question as to whether the 'youthquake' that shook the Westminster landscape following the British election would happen here in New Zealand?

On the Fence team nominated for innovation awards

On the Fence team nominated for innovation awards

The Design + Democracy Project has been nominated for two New Zealand Innovation Awards for their interactive online tool aimed at boosting youth voting at the general election.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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Election 2017

Will immigration anxiety shape this election?
As the election campaign kicked off, it appeared that immigration would be one of the defining talking points. But has it been that important?
Engaging young voters online
An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back.
Opinion: We live in puzzling times
The economy is growing, inflation is low, firms are hiring. So, why are the country's leaders trusted by so few? Give us your thoughts in our second...
Massey's election commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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