China's influence, Auckland's superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature - just a few of the sizzling topics in this year's Our Changing World public lectures by Massey University humanities and social science scholars.
A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister's Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future.
Historian Professor Peter Lineham has been observing, writing about and enlightening his students and the public about New Zealand's religious history, its modern trends and its many colourful and charismatic spiritual leaders for decades.
New projects involving research and study exchanges, scholarships and collaboration in education, linguistics, psychology and development studies were on the agenda for a delegation from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to Brazil, Colombia and Mexico this month.
Page authorised by Head of School
Last updated on Tuesday 16 August 2016