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STEM & Health Experience Day 2024 a huge success!

Thursday 20 June 2024

Earlier this month, potential students immersed themselves in the world of science and discovery on the Manawatū campus.

The year 11, 12 and 13 students came from a range of 17 schools through Manawatū, Hawkes Bay and Wellington, as well as others from across the lower North Island.

Courting competition with second Staff vs Student game of the year

Thursday 20 June 2024

The second event in the 2024 Staff vs Student sport series took place last week on the Auckland campus, featuring an energetic basketball match.

Massey to host Sustainable Development Goals Summit

Thursday 13 June 2024

Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University has been confirmed as the lead host of the 2024/2025 Aotearoa National Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Summit.

Massey scores three top 15 rankings in latest Sustainable Development Goals rankings

Thursday 13 June 2024

Times Higher Education has released its 2024 University Impact Rankings for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with Massey achieving three top 15 SDG rankings overall, rising to 75th equal in the world and second in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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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.

Doctoral graduate unravels the vital bond between mangroves and the banded rail

Thursday 20 June 2024

For his doctoral research, Dr Jacques de Satgé embarked on a journey to understand the interplay between mangroves and birds, with a particular focus on the elusive banded rail.

Finding healing in the world’s natural beauty

Thursday 20 June 2024

New book Heart Stood Still is a record of Miriam Sharland’s journey towards finding healing in the world’s natural beauty, a beauty that we must fight to protect in the current climate crisis. It is a combination of essays, reflections on migration and belonging and a lyrical portrait of Manawatū.

Graduate's study reveals hidden struggles of parents and caregivers after childhood cancer

Monday 17 June 2024

Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University graduate, Dr Olivia Jennison recently completed her Doctor of Clinical Psychology (DClinPsych), focusing on the long-term impact of childhood cancer on parents and caregivers.

Why we need a 21st century approach to ensuring food safety

Tuesday 11 June 2024

Researchers are calling for a change in the way we consider microbial food safety, to ensure our food systems remain safe and resilient in the face of a complex and changing world.

Student success news

Discover the inspiring success stories of our students, many of whom are balancing studying alongside other commitments.

Finding one’s path through helping others

Wednesday 29 May 2024

Bachelor of Business graduate Chris Kent, Te Āti Awa, walked away from university with more than he ever imagined, from learning his whakapapa to making connections across the world and creating a career from his passion for helping people.

Get your fix of what matters today from the media industry’s future players

Thursday 23 May 2024

Once a week, journalism students from Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University have been broadcasting The Rundown , a live news show from the Ghuznee Street studios of Wellington Access Radio.

PhD student named Future Thinker of the Year for flood resilience research

Monday 20 May 2024

PhD student Widi Auliagisni has been bestowed with the title Future Thinker of the Year by the New Zealand Green Building Council at an event in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland earlier this month.

Eco-friendly postpartum underwear takes out Grand Ideas competition

Friday 17 May 2024

Postpartum underwear aimed at promoting healing after childbirth, whilst also being eco-friendly and comfortable, has been crowned the winner of Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University’s Grand Ideas competition .

Opinion and features

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

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Massey Professors receive ONZM for pioneering work in health psychology and ageing studies

Tuesday 4 June 2024

Two Professors from the School of Psychology have been included in this year’s King’s Birthday Honours List.

Kiwi food scientist wins prestigious international award

Tuesday 4 June 2024

Riddet Institute Director Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh's contribution to the field of food science is being acknowledged with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Doctorate student wins Gustav Rosenberger Award

Tuesday 4 June 2024

Veterinary Science doctoral student Istianah Maryam Jamilah has been presented with the prestigious Gustav Rosenberger Award by Dr Ruurd Jorritsma, board member of the Gustav Rosenbgerger Memorial Fund.

NovoLabs™ three-time winners at NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Tuesday 28 May 2024

The university’s spin-out company NovoLabs has won three categories at the Hi-Tech Awards this month for their world-first technology for ultraviolet (UV) treatment of liquids.

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Doctoral graduate unravels the vital bond between mangroves and the banded rail

Thursday 20 June 2024

For his doctoral research, Dr Jacques de Satgé embarked on a journey to understand the interplay between mangroves and birds, with a particular focus on the elusive banded rail.

Finding healing in the world’s natural beauty

Thursday 20 June 2024

New book Heart Stood Still is a record of Miriam Sharland’s journey towards finding healing in the world’s natural beauty, a beauty that we must fight to protect in the current climate crisis. It is a combination of essays, reflections on migration and belonging and a lyrical portrait of Manawatū.

Opinion: ‘A right to remain silent?’

Thursday 20 June 2024

By Professor Giselle Byrnes

STEM & Health Experience Day 2024 a huge success!

Thursday 20 June 2024

Earlier this month, potential students immersed themselves in the world of science and discovery on the Manawatū campus.

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