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University news

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Tāwharau Ora building upgrade project sees new Student Learning Complex open for use

Friday 6 May 2022

Tāwharau Ora - School of Veterinary Science recently blessed and opened the second stage of their building upgrade.

Representatives from Rangitāne, Massey and the construction team outside the new building.

High schoolers shaking things up at CRISiSLab

Thursday 5 May 2022

High school students are shaking up their learning by creating their own earthquake alerts as part of this year’s CRISiSLab Challenge.

CRISiSLab Challenge

Refreshed look and new name for Massey’s Pacific community

Tuesday 3 May 2022

A new logo, pattern and name has been created to encompass Massey’s Pacific staff and students, inspired by Pacific nations and their connection to Aotearoa New Zealand. As well as the new marketing assets, Pacific@Massey will now be known as Pacific Massey.

The logo is inspired by pandanus weaving.

Massey University Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa recognised for commitment to Sustainable Development Goals

Thursday 28 April 2022

Times Higher Education has released its 2022 Impact Rankings for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – and it’s good news for Massey, with a ranking of 66th in the world, and nine SDGs ranked in the top 50 globally.

The logo for the Conversations that Count podcast series

Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take

Conversations That Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take is a mixed media, podcast, editorial and event series brought to you by Massey University in partnership with The Spinoff. It provides a platform for the university and community experts to share their thoughts on how to overcome some of New Zealand’s biggest challenges.

Research news

We are a research-led university with a reputation for excellence in innovation and the creation of new knowledge. Get the latest research stories.

Muscle loss disease recognised in 40 per cent of residents living in three aged care facilities

Thursday 12 May 2022

Sarcopenia, a disease resulting in loss of muscle mass, has been described amongst aged care residents in New Zealand for the first time as a result of a journal article written by Massey academics.

A pair of elderly hands

Violent abusers target journalists

Tuesday 10 May 2022

New Zealand journalists are increasingly facing violent threats, simply because they are doing their job, according to new research by Massey University.

Backyard poultry keepers sought to help design national poultry health information system

Tuesday 10 May 2022

Improving the health and welfare of backyard poultry populations in New Zealand is the aim of a new project being led by Associate Professor Carolyn Gates from Tāwharau Ora – School of Veterinary Science.

An image of a chicken

Ash samples provide vital information for volcanic eruption response

Thursday 5 May 2022

Massey University’s Associate Professor of Environmental Health Carol Stewart plays a crucial role in determining the extent and types of health hazards people will be exposed to in the aftermath of a volcanic eruption.

Carol Stewart

Opinion and features

Get commentary, opinions and editorial articles from Massey's experts and our wider community.

International Nurses Day 2022: A call to strengthen the future of healthcare

Thursday 12 May 2022

With the immense challenge of the last two years, it is more important than ever to celebrate the incredible work being done by extraordinary people within the nursing profession. On this day and every day, we thank all of you for your hard work, care, and dedication and wish you a happy International Nurses Day!

Resilient vets make for healthier pets on World Veterinary Day

Friday 29 April 2022

This year, World Veterinary Day on 30 April brings attention to an important issue in the veterinary world with the theme being ‘Strengthening Veterinary Resilience’.

Vet examining a kitten

Overseas students researching a range of topics in Applied Linguistics

Tuesday 26 April 2022

Students across the globe are finding Massey’s online learning a way to continue studying despite the pandemic, even at doctorate level.

Photos of Fangshu Wang, Yuliandri, Lyla Wang and Enya Gu.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Cellular ageing research awarded Health Research Council Explorer Grant

Thursday 12 May 2022

A research project looking at ageing at the cellular level has been awarded one of 17 Explorer Grants by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.

A cell nuclei

Professor Mohan Dutta recognised with Bridge Award

Thursday 5 May 2022

The International Crisis and Risk Communication Conference, ‘Bridging the Gaps’ has awarded Professor Dutta the Bridge Award for Excellence in Connecting Crisis and Risk Communication Research.

Professor Mohan J. Dutta, School of Communications, Journalism and Marketing and Centre for Culture-Centred Approach to Research and Evaluation (CARE)

Entries now open for the 2022 New Zealand Food Awards

Monday 2 May 2022

Entries open today and close on 31 May. The awards will be announced at a gala dinner in Palmerston North in October.

Entries for the 2022 New Zealand Food Awards are now open.

Riddet Institute Postdoctoral Fellow receives international recognition

Wednesday 27 April 2022

The Pieter Walstra Award is presented every two years and is organised by the Dutch Dairy Organisation in the spirit of Professor Walstra’s contributions to dairy science.

Dr Debashree Roy with her award.

All news

Cellular ageing research awarded Health Research Council Explorer Grant

Thursday 12 May 2022

A research project looking at ageing at the cellular level has been awarded one of 17 Explorer Grants by the Health Research Council (HRC) of New Zealand.

International Nurses Day 2022: A call to strengthen the future of healthcare

Thursday 12 May 2022

With the immense challenge of the last two years, it is more important than ever to celebrate the incredible work being done by extraordinary people within the nursing profession. On this day and every day, we thank all of you for your hard work, care, and dedication and wish you a happy International Nurses Day!

Muscle loss disease recognised in 40 per cent of residents living in three aged care facilities

Thursday 12 May 2022

Sarcopenia, a disease resulting in loss of muscle mass, has been described amongst aged care residents in New Zealand for the first time as a result of a journal article written by Massey academics.

Violent abusers target journalists

Tuesday 10 May 2022

New Zealand journalists are increasingly facing violent threats, simply because they are doing their job, according to new research by Massey University.

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