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Film probes Japan's post-quake violence

Film probes Japan's post-quake violence

The screenplay for Himizu, a drama based on a manga comic of the same name, was completed just before the deadly quake and tsunami hit Japan in 2011.

Massey celebrates women in science

Massey celebrates women in science

The role of women in the science profession is being recognised and celebrated at Massey University as part of the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

2016 Defining Excellence Awards

2016 Defining Excellence Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Defining Excellence Awards, which recognise Massey University's researchers, teachers and graduates that have achieved major successes in their careers, or have made outstanding contributions to their communities.

Future of education, jobs and economy

Future of education, jobs and economy

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job - let alone a well-paid one - is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauder's lecture series in New Zealand this month.

Inflexible parenting risky for penguin mums and dads

Inflexible parenting risky for penguin mums and dads

Rigid adherence to parenting styles in Eastern Rockhopper Penguins may leave them vulnerable to food shortages brought about by climate change.

Revolutionary nitrate sensor being tested in Manawatū

Revolutionary nitrate sensor being tested in Manawatū

A nitrate sensor has been installed in the Manawatū River to give Massey University and Horizons Regional Council scientists a more detailed picture of our river system dynamics.

Plastic waste targeted by environmental forum

Plastic waste targeted by environmental forum

Environmentally minded researchers at Massey University are teaming up with leading waste management entrepreneurs to help reduce the amount of plastic rubbish.

Lead poisoning in children associated with lead-based paint

Lead poisoning in children associated with lead-based paint

Lead poisoning notifications for children in 2014 continue to highlight the risk from exposure to lead-based paint for Kiwi kids.

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Massey celebrates women in science

Massey celebrates women in science

The role of women in the science profession is being recognised and celebrated at Massey University as part of the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Future of education, jobs and economy

Future of education, jobs and economy

Understanding the global economic forces that determine whether a tertiary degree will result in a job - let alone a well-paid one - is the theme of visiting British educational economist Professor Hugh Lauder's lecture series in New Zealand this month.

Farm nutrient and water management in the spotlight

Farm nutrient and water management in the spotlight

Nutrient and water management for sustainable farming will be highlighted when New Zealand and international specialists meet next week at Massey University.

Sir Stephen Tindall opens social innovation conference

Sir Stephen Tindall opens social innovation conference

Massey University's Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conference will open next week with a public lecture by Warehouse founder Sir Stephen Tindall.

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Awards and Appointments

2016 Defining Excellence Awards

2016 Defining Excellence Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Defining Excellence Awards, which recognise Massey University's researchers, teachers and graduates that have achieved major successes in their careers, or have made outstanding contributions to their communities.

Bachelor of Social Work Student Leadership Awards

Bachelor of Social Work Student Leadership Awards

Massey's top social work students have been recognised for their dedication and leadership.

Massey recognised for making research accessible

Massey recognised for making research accessible

The Massey Business School has been recognised by the global accreditation body AACSB for innovation in business education.

Healthcare specialist is new vet hospital director

Healthcare specialist is new vet hospital director

Healthcare specialist Paul Cocks has joined Massey University as the new director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, part of the Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.

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Opinion and Features

Film probes Japan's post-quake violence

Film probes Japan's post-quake violence

The screenplay for Himizu, a drama based on a manga comic of the same name, was completed just before the deadly quake and tsunami hit Japan in 2011.

Mindless mindfulness in the weight-loss industry

Mindless mindfulness in the weight-loss industry

Mindfulness is a weight-loss industry buzzword at the moment but, says Dr Andrew Dickson, mindful eating makes no sense.

Opinion: The promises and pitfalls of volunteering holidays

Opinion: The promises and pitfalls of volunteering holidays

"Volunteering is the new backpacking". Or so I was told by a volunteer co-ordinator in Fiji recently. People don't want to simply travel anymore, they want to 'give back' and 'help out'.

Back to school bike safety tips

Back to school bike safety tips

For many parents, this week heralds the return to getting the kids ready for school, and for many cycling will be the preferred way to get there. So what do you need to do to keep them safe on the roads?

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