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Monday 29 January 2018
What do politicians' State of the Nation speeches tell us? Will cyber-terrorism or North Korea be the biggest threats to security? How will a culturally diverse society hold together? Can mindfulness, poetry or religion be our secret weapons to cope with it all?
Compassion fatigue low in wildlife carers
Wednesday 24 January 2018
A survey of New Zealanders who work and volunteer as wildlife rehabilitators has found that most are able to keep a healthy balance despite the pressures of the role.
Four books by Massey authors on Ockham longlist
Thursday 30 November 2017
Four books by Massey authors have been the longlisted for the 2018 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards.
US historian on memory and images of WWI
Wednesday 22 November 2017
What people see matters more than what they read, according to renowned United States World War One historian, Emeritus Professor Jay Winter, in regard to war images and accounts.
Women philosophers on the rise
Thursday 16 November 2017
The clich├ęd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field, but Massey University is bucking the trend with a rise in women philosophers.
Cosmetics to candidates - critical thinking a must
Wednesday 15 November 2017
From choosing shampoo to who to vote for, we are constantly bombarded with reasons to believe in or do something.
History and emotion on WWI memorial sites trip
Thursday 2 November 2017
Standing on a Western Front battlefield where hundreds of Kiwi soldiers were killed is an emotional experience - especially for an academic deeply acquainted with the statistics, strategies and stories of war.
Massey women in Royal Society lecture series
Friday 20 October 2017
Five Massey women researchers will present their ideas in a Royal Society of New Zealand lecture series celebrating women's discoveries as part of its 150th year anniversary.
Songs, films to mark Chinese Language Week
Tuesday 10 October 2017
A Chinese singing competition and free film festival are among activities to mark New Zealand Chinese Language Week at Massey University's Auckland, Albany campus from October 16 to 22.
Social change takes time and bravery
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Progressing Māori interests and values under the Treaty of Waitangi requires bravery, persistence and working with love, says well-known Māori lawyer and expert on indigenous constitutionalism Moana Jackson.

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