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A study journey across four continents, a pandemic, and a war zone

Thursday 11 August 2022

Martina Paletova can easily say her life has been bursting with unique experiences and significant career positions. This year, the 51-year-old PhD student found herself taking on her most challenging role yet: leading a health care team on the Moldova-Ukraine border.

Massey hosting two free nutrition webinars as part of World Iron Awareness Week

Thursday 11 August 2022

Iron deficiency is one of the world’s most common nutrient deficiencies, with 30 per cent of the world’s population suffering from it.

Winner turns up the heat at New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Conference

Wednesday 10 August 2022

PhD Food technology student Haroon Qazi celebrates his poster competition win at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology (NZIFST) Conference.

Force4Families helps son stick to study

Tuesday 9 August 2022

Massey University Bachelor of Arts student Aiden Wilson has the Defence Force to thank for helping him stick to his study.

Aiden Wilson
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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.

A nutritional perspective on dolphin-gannet relationships reveals new insights into joint feeding

Thursday 11 August 2022

New research reveals some fascinating insights into the age-old relationship between Australasia gannets and common dolphins.

Massey PhD student working to increase food and water security in Abu Dhabi

Wednesday 10 August 2022

PhD student Mansoor Al Tamimi, based in Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), is working to solve the issue of food security and water conservation in one of the hottest climates in the world.

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.

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.

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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A study journey across four continents, a pandemic, and a war zone

Thursday 11 August 2022

Martina Paletova can easily say her life has been bursting with unique experiences and significant career positions. This year, the 51-year-old PhD student found herself taking on her most challenging role yet: leading a health care team on the Moldova-Ukraine border.

A nutritional perspective on dolphin-gannet relationships reveals new insights into joint feeding

Thursday 11 August 2022

New research reveals some fascinating insights into the age-old relationship between Australasia gannets and common dolphins.

Massey hosting two free nutrition webinars as part of World Iron Awareness Week

Thursday 11 August 2022

Iron deficiency is one of the world’s most common nutrient deficiencies, with 30 per cent of the world’s population suffering from it.

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