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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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Big, dry bats more likely to survive fatal fungus

Big, dry bats more likely to survive fatal fungus

Bats' body type and the environmental conditions they hibernate in may explain species differences in bat mortality from deadly fungus, according to a study published today in Science Advances.

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University News

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.

Wero set for rising science pupils

Wero set for rising science pupils

Aerospace engineer Mana Vautier set a wero (challenge) on Saturday to 80 secondary school pupils at the launch of PŪHORO - the Māori Science Academy - to gain the skills and expertise to make an impact in our world.

Symposium sets sights on equity through education

Symposium sets sights on equity through education

The need to establish research and advocacy to help combat inequity in education is the driver for a symposium hosted by Massey University's Institute of Education on Wednesday, 17 February.

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Awards and Appointments

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.

New appointments to help shape science education

New appointments to help shape science education

Two new appointments, designed to further innovate teaching approaches at the University's College of Sciences, have been announced. Associate Professor Ewen Cameron has been appointed as the college's director academic and Jean Jacoby as the manager of teaching and learning.

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Opinion and Features

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?

Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival

Massey signs sponsorship deal for Ngāpuhi Festival

Massey has signaled its commitment to the North, signing up as a major sponsor of the Ngāpuhi Festival this weekend.

Counting sheep? Struggling to sleep?

Counting sheep? Struggling to sleep?

Massey University's Sleep/Wake Research Centre in Wellington is now providing group treatment for people with insomnia - a first in New Zealand.

What does it take to be a lady in Japan?

What does it take to be a lady in Japan?

For as long as she can remember, Haruko has wanted to be a geisha. But it's no easy feat. Based loosely on the Audrey Hepburn classic My Fair Lady, musical comedy Lady Maiko provides a window into the world of geisha, and the dedication it takes to become one.

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