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Memorandum of Understanding signed with prestigious Indian institute

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Massey University has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, making it the first university in Aotearoa New Zealand to formally partner with the highly regarded institution.

Wildbase: A pillar in Aotearoa New Zealand’s conservation efforts

Thursday 1 December 2022

For World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to highlight the important work our Wildbase Hospital does in providing veterinary and scientific services to a number of conservation programmes around Aotearoa New Zealand.

Tiaki: A shout-out to Aotearoa’s lesser-known creatures

Thursday 1 December 2022

To celebrate World Wildlife Conservation Day, we wanted to share the mahi a member of our Massey whānau has done to encourage the younger generation to get interested in conservation and our lesser-known endangered wildlife.

“An unreal experience”: Student athlete competing amongst sporting stars

Tuesday 29 November 2022

Katie Doar, Ngāi Te Rangi, still finds it hard to believe that this year saw her representing Aotearoa New Zealand in Birmingham and competing amongst big sporting names.

Massey student Katie Doar, playing Hockey. Image credit: Planet Hockey
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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.

New Zealand’s supply chains are expected to be less disrupted but more expensive in 2023

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Aotearoa New Zealand’s supply chains have been hit by numerous disruptions over the past couple of years due to the pandemic. Now experts and industry practitioners warn that while disruptions may be on the decline, 2023 will see significant costs and price escalations.

Doctor of Education tackling maths anxiety among primary teachers

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Maths anxiety is a pervasive phenomenon globally that not only affects students but can also impact those that teach maths.

A nexus of precarity and stigma – the gig economy and online sex work

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Lecturer Dr Gwyn Easterbrook-Smith has had an article published which focuses on understanding online sex work as a kind of gig-economy work.

New book addresses how educators can enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Friday 2 December 2022

Ki te hoe! Education for Aotearoa addresses one of the most pressing questions for educators in New Zealand - how to enact Te Tiriti o Waitangi and equitably privilege mātauranga, kaupapa and tikanga Māori with other knowledge systems that are typically privileged.

Opinion and features

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

Opinion: Iranian and Afghani women - united in pain and hope

Monday 5 December 2022

Senior Lecturer Dr Negar Partow from Massey's Centre for Defence and Security Studies writes about the shared struggles of women in Iran and Afghanistan.

Privilege in Perpetuity: Exploding a Pākehā Myth

Monday 28 November 2022

Dr Peter Meihana's thesis is set to be published in book form in 2023, as part of a series designed to contribute to critical scholarship in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Opinion: The gradual genocide of Hazara in Afghanistan

Friday 18 November 2022

Dr Negar Partow from Massey's Centre for Defence and Security Studies writes about the gradual genocide of minority ethnic and religious groups under the Taliban’s leadership.

Book seeks to capture iconic woolsheds before it’s too late

Wednesday 16 November 2022

The place of woolsheds in the social and economic history of Aotearoa New Zealand is the subject of a book that hopes to capture this rich history before the sheds disappear.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Physics tutor wins Lecturer of the Year title

Tuesday 29 November 2022

A senior physics tutor from the School of Natural Sciences has taken out the top prize at this year’s Albany Students’ Association Lecturer of the Year Award.

Social Work students recognised for their leadership attributes

Monday 28 November 2022

Moana Woods and Melinda Konui have been named as the recipients of two significant prizes for fourth-year Bachelor of Social Work students.

Bali Haque receives Honorary Doctorate in Education

Monday 28 November 2022

Bali Haque has been presented with an Honorary Doctorate in Education (honoris causa) in recognition of his outstanding service and longstanding contribution to education.

Former Vice-Chancellor receives Honorary Doctorate

Friday 25 November 2022

Former Massey University Vice-Chancellor, the Honourable Steve Maharey CNZM, has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Literature at a graduation ceremony in Palmerston North today.

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New Zealand’s supply chains are expected to be less disrupted but more expensive in 2023

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Aotearoa New Zealand’s supply chains have been hit by numerous disruptions over the past couple of years due to the pandemic. Now experts and industry practitioners warn that while disruptions may be on the decline, 2023 will see significant costs and price escalations.

Doctor of Education tackling maths anxiety among primary teachers

Wednesday 7 December 2022

Maths anxiety is a pervasive phenomenon globally that not only affects students but can also impact those that teach maths.

A nexus of precarity and stigma – the gig economy and online sex work

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Lecturer Dr Gwyn Easterbrook-Smith has had an article published which focuses on understanding online sex work as a kind of gig-economy work.

Memorandum of Understanding signed with prestigious Indian institute

Tuesday 6 December 2022

Massey University has signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding with the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, making it the first university in Aotearoa New Zealand to formally partner with the highly regarded institution.

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