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Marketing scholar rises above adversity to lead new generation of learners

Thursday 4 August 2022

All academic journeys are unique but for Dr Herbert Sima, his higher education journey has been one of true endurance through a multitude of barriers.

AdvanceHE fellowship recipients celebrated

Thursday 4 August 2022

Ninety-six Massey teaching staff have been awarded fellowships by AdvanceHE (The Higher Education Academy).​​​​​​​

Andy Martin

School of Accountancy proposing to embed CA program into master’s degree

Friday 29 July 2022

The School of Accountancy at Massey Business School has signed a partnership agreement with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (Chartered Accountants ANZ), to codevelop a master’s degree that incorporates the professional study requirements of the Chartered Accountants (CA) qualification from 2024.

Professor Fawzi Laswad (left) and Simon Hann.

How two Massey academics are helping to teach maths in the Cook Islands

Wednesday 27 July 2022

The way that school children in the Cook Islands are being taught maths is undergoing a shake up, thanks to a group of academics from New Zealand, the United States and Australia.

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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.

First insights into potential competition between New Zealand’s toothed whales and dolphins

Tuesday 9 August 2022

New research using stable isotopes has shed light on how New Zealand’s diverse range of toothed whales and dolphins coexist.

Climate change predicts southerly shift of iconic whale species in New Zealand

Monday 8 August 2022

New research sheds light on how climate change will impact the distribution of great whales in New Zealand waters.

Experts warn New Zealand may face another wave of supply chain disruptions this summer

Thursday 4 August 2022

Aotearoa New Zealand’s supply chains have been hit by countless disruptions over the last few years, including panic buying, reductions in available labour and delays in manufacturing and shipping, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now experts and industry practitioners warn that more disruptions may be expected over the coming months.

Container ship

Graduate’s research addresses sustainability in aviation

Monday 1 August 2022

How do you achieve a sustainable planet? It is a formidable global challenge and one which graduates from a world-leading programme at Massey University are helping to address.

Opinion and features

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

Social media: how to stop online harm

Tuesday 9 August 2022

The ugly underbelly of social media prompted Massey's Digital Cultures Lab to host a major multi-disciplinary conference focusing on the need for online safety earlier this year.

Scoring goals on and off the court

Monday 11 July 2022

At just 24 years old, Silver Fern Maia Wilson, Te Ākitai Waiohua, Te Rarawa, Ngāti Te Ata Waiohua, has been a pivotal member of the national netball side for five years now. She faces her first major tournament this month at the Games in Birmingham.

Maia and her brother Kahi Wilson, and mother Kārena Stephens-Wilson at Auckland graduation in May 2022.

What does cybersecurity mean when we’re always online?

Wednesday 22 June 2022

The second episode of season three of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take looks at how safe our data really is, and the steps we can take to keep ourselves safe online.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Distinguished Professor appointed co-director of Infectious Diseases Research Platform

Thursday 14 July 2022

Distinguished Professor Nigel French has been appointed inaugural co-director of the Infectious Diseases Research Platform, alongside Hauora Māori leader Te Pora Thompson.

Distinguished Professor Nigel French and Te Pora Thompson.

Massey scientists are cream of the crop at international dairy award

Wednesday 13 July 2022

Riddet Institute scientists from Massey's Manawatū campus have won half of the top prizes in an inaugural International Dairy Federation award.

Te Rau Karamu Marae wins three Institute of Architects awards

Friday 8 July 2022

Te Kāhui Toi and Athfield Architects, in association with Massey University, have won three awards for Te Rau Karamu Marae at the Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) Wellington Awards.

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Dr Pauline Harris appointed as MacDiarmid Institute Deputy Director Māori

Tuesday 5 July 2022

This article was first published on the MacDiarmid Institute’s website, and republished with permission.

Associate Professor Pauline Harris.

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Social media: how to stop online harm

Tuesday 9 August 2022

The ugly underbelly of social media prompted Massey's Digital Cultures Lab to host a major multi-disciplinary conference focusing on the need for online safety earlier this year.

First insights into potential competition between New Zealand’s toothed whales and dolphins

Tuesday 9 August 2022

New research using stable isotopes has shed light on how New Zealand’s diverse range of toothed whales and dolphins coexist.

Climate change predicts southerly shift of iconic whale species in New Zealand

Monday 8 August 2022

New research sheds light on how climate change will impact the distribution of great whales in New Zealand waters.

Marketing scholar rises above adversity to lead new generation of learners

Thursday 4 August 2022

All academic journeys are unique but for Dr Herbert Sima, his higher education journey has been one of true endurance through a multitude of barriers.

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