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Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

What was it really like to fight in the First World War? Testimonies from more than 2000 letters, diaries and journal entries of New Zealand soldiers who served in the Great War (1914-1918) provide vivid, moving and horrifying written accounts in a new book by Massey University Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Massey University's industrial design prowess has been enhanced with the announcement that all three finalists in the prestigious New Zealand James Dyson Award for excellence in industrial design this year hail from the University's School of Design.

USA students learn and explore as part of NZ internship

USA students learn and explore as part of NZ internship

Thirty-seven intrepid university students from across the United States have rounded off a six week expedition and internship programme which saw them do everything from bungy-jumping and sky-diving to testing the sugar content of apples and tracking kiwi.

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

A Massey University student has developed a tool to help local processors keep the health-promoting qualities of whole blueberries when they make juice.

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

Making sure blueberry juice worth the squeeze

A Massey University student has developed a tool to help local processors keep the health-promoting qualities of whole blueberries when they make juice.

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

Primary schools sought for health and wellness week study

More children are sought for New Zealand's first-ever comprehensive investigation measuring the connection between a range of health indicators and the risk of diabetes or heart disease, also known as cardio-metabolic health.

Employers must adapt to older workers’ needs

Employers must adapt to older workers’ needs

Employers will need to consider more flexible work schedules and reduced hours to accommodate the needs of an expanding older workforce, according to Massey University researchers.

Study explores life-changing impact of near death

Study explores life-changing impact of near death

A Massey University psychology researcher is looking for people who want to share their near-death experiences.

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USA students learn and explore as part of NZ internship

USA students learn and explore as part of NZ internship

Thirty-seven intrepid university students from across the United States have rounded off a six week expedition and internship programme which saw them do everything from bungy-jumping and sky-diving to testing the sugar content of apples and tracking kiwi.

Journalism alumni revisit past deadlines and headlines

Journalism alumni revisit past deadlines and headlines

Forty years after graduating from the School of Journalism, a group of alumni from the 1975 intake visited the classrooms on Massey University's Wellington campus where they first learned their craft.

Open Lab imagery celebrates capital's birthday

Open Lab imagery celebrates capital's birthday

Massey University's design studio Open Lab is at the forefront of celebrations marking Wellington's 150th birthday as New Zealand's capital this weekend.

Fun management challenge breaks the ice

Fun management challenge breaks the ice

Around 150 first-year management students took part in the annual Great 108 Management Challenge - all in the name of having fun and making new friends.

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Awards and Appointments

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Hat trick of finalists for Dyson Awards

Massey University's industrial design prowess has been enhanced with the announcement that all three finalists in the prestigious New Zealand James Dyson Award for excellence in industrial design this year hail from the University's School of Design.

JD Trask's new thinking celebrated at Gold Awards

JD Trask's new thinking celebrated at Gold Awards

Software developer JD Trask, a Bachelor of Information Sciences graduate from Massey University, has been named the inaugural recipient of a New Thinking Award sponsored by the University at the Wellington Gold Awards.

Massey professor named top animal scientist in NZ

Massey professor named top animal scientist in NZ

Professor Velmurugu (Ravi) Ravindran has been awarded the New Zealand Society of Animal Production's McMeekan Memorial Award - the country's highest honour for a production animal scientist.

Further success for Māori fashion designer

Further success for Māori fashion designer

Fashion designer Steve Hall is having a stellar year, winning the Supreme Award at the 2015 Miromoda Fashion Design competition for Māori designers.

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Opinion and Features

Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

Johnny Enzed – the truth of war in soldiers’ words

What was it really like to fight in the First World War? Testimonies from more than 2000 letters, diaries and journal entries of New Zealand soldiers who served in the Great War (1914-1918) provide vivid, moving and horrifying written accounts in a new book by Massey University Professor of War Studies Glyn Harper

Opinion: National levy needed to reduce plastic plague

Opinion: National levy needed to reduce plastic plague

Environmental anthropologist Dr Trisia Farrelly says a national levy on plastic bags could be complemented by a nation-wide recycling scheme for soft and single-use plastic.

Mandatory registration of social workers overdue

Mandatory registration of social workers overdue

The Private Member's Bill pulled from the ballot today requiring mandatory registration of social workers has met with approval from Massey's head of the School of Social Work.

Opinion: Iran's nuclear deal, a sign of hope

Opinion: Iran's nuclear deal, a sign of hope

The signing of the nuclear deal between Iran and the group of world powers known as the P 5+1 represents a satisfying conclusion to 12 years of intense negotiations. It is deservedly being hailed as a true diplomatic achievement in the Middle East.

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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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