The Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas

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Kākāpō brain surgery a world-first
Thursday 9 May 2019
A young kākāpō chick has undergone life-saving brain surgery at Massey University's Wildbase Hospital to treat a developmental problem of the skull, a world-first procedure, adapting surgical techniques from humans and other mammals.
Entries now open for the 2019 New Zealand Food Awards
Tuesday 30 April 2019
The 2019 New Zealand Food Awards programme has officially begun, with the opening of entries for this year's awards.
Massey launches new School of Built Environment
Friday 12 April 2019
Unprecedented growth and success of the construction-related programmes at Massey University has led to the establishment of the School of Built Environment on the university's Auckland campus.
Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency
Tuesday 29 January 2019
Global food company Nestlé has acquired a novel technology developed by New Zealand scientists that will enable it to address iron deficiency.
Health and convenience triumphs at 2018 NZ Food Awards
Thursday 18 October 2018
A vegetable noodle range has taken out the Massey University Supreme Award winner at this year's New Zealand Food Awards.
Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?
Tuesday 17 July 2018
Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult...
Massey graduation ceremonies at Wellington
Monday 28 May 2018
More than 680 graduates will cross the stage of the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday to have their degrees conferred in separate ceremonies that feature addresses from prominent identities in the creative industries.
Remembering the New Zealand Veterinary Corps
Thursday 24 May 2018
A plaque dedicated to the New Zealand Veterinary Corps has been unveiled at Massey University's School of Veterinary Science today.
$15.6m Marsden funding a record for Massey
Thursday 2 November 2017
Massey researchers have received more than $15.6 million from the Royal Society of New Zealand's annual Marsden Fund for 26 projects, a record number of projects funded and total funding.
MOU signed between Massey and Te Papa
Thursday 26 October 2017
Common interests such as creative and fine arts, sciences, history and the social sciences have seen Massey University sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Te Papa.

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