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University news

Discover news about our university – from all three campuses and online: Auckland, Manawatū in Palmerston North and Wellington.

Mural unveiled on Pukeahu campus

Thursday 23 June 2022

Student Central on Massey’s Pukeahu campus is home to a vibrant new mural, thanks to the artistic talent of Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate Miriama Grace-Smith Ngāti Hau, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Porou.

Massey Club Sport Home Day 2022

Wednesday 22 June 2022

The annual Massey Club Sport Home Day took place on Saturday 18 June on the Manawatū campus, in celebration of club sport at the university.

Industry collaboration reimagines new era for older persons’ healthcare

Wednesday 22 June 2022

The Massey University School of Nursing recently co-hosted the National Oceania Clinical Leaders symposium, alongside Oceania Healthcare. The symposium took place on International Nurses Day on 12 May.

Kōwhai tree planting acknowledges Matariki

Wednesday 22 June 2022

Three kōwhai trees were planted earlier this week on the Manawatū campus to mark the arrival of Matariki. This year Matariki is being marked with a public holiday, the first in Aotearoa to recognise and celebrate Māori knowledge and beliefs.

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.

Clinical psychologist aims to understand Rainbow folks’ high rates of mental health concerns

Thursday 23 June 2022

Senior lecturer in clinical psychology Dr Ilana Seager van Dyk’s ultimate goal is to better understand the vast mental health disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ youth, and to improve evidence-based clinical care for these youth and their families.

Families enriched by raising a transgender child

Wednesday 22 June 2022

To celebrate International Pride Month, Dr Julia de Bres shares her research on discourses relating to parents of transgender children.

Monitoring high-risk insects at New Zealand’s borders

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Twenty high-risk insects were caught trying to sneak into New Zealand last year.

Mosquito

Impact of COVID-19 on disabled people’s access to health care unfolds in new collaborative research

Wednesday 15 June 2022

School of Health Sciences Dr Gretchen Good is part of a new research team examining the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on people with disabilities, particularly in their access to health care.

Opinion and features

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

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.

Mana Moana art experience addresses climate change and greenhouse gas emissions

Tuesday 21 June 2022

Mana Moana, the artist-led collaboration between Māori and Pacific visual artists, musicians, writers, and choreographers, is screening two different programmes across two cities for Matariki this year.

Opinion: Caste, communication and the tech sector

Friday 10 June 2022

By Professor Mohan Dutta

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

The future of universities: are we still relevant today?

Tuesday 7 June 2022

By Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Associate Professor recognised for lifelong contribution to health and safety in New Zealand

Thursday 23 June 2022

Associate Professor Ian Laird from the School of Health Sciences has received the Countdown Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards.

Professor awarded prestigious accounting fellowship

Monday 20 June 2022

Professor Hamish Anderson was recently awarded the prestigious Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) Fellowship.

New Chair for Massey University Foundation Board

Thursday 16 June 2022

Philanthropist and veteran businessman and director Bryan Mogridge is the new chair of the Massey University Foundation Board.

Professor Farah Rangikoepa Palmer ONZM appointed to new leadership role

Wednesday 15 June 2022

Massey University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Farah Rangikoepa Palmer, ONZM, Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato, to the role of Pou Ākonga – Executive Director, Māori Student Success.

Professor Farah Palmer

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Mural unveiled on Pukeahu campus

Thursday 23 June 2022

Student Central on Massey’s Pukeahu campus is home to a vibrant new mural, thanks to the artistic talent of Bachelor of Fine Arts graduate Miriama Grace-Smith Ngāti Hau, Ngāti Maniapoto, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Porou.

Clinical psychologist aims to understand Rainbow folks’ high rates of mental health concerns

Thursday 23 June 2022

Senior lecturer in clinical psychology Dr Ilana Seager van Dyk’s ultimate goal is to better understand the vast mental health disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ youth, and to improve evidence-based clinical care for these youth and their families.

Associate Professor recognised for lifelong contribution to health and safety in New Zealand

Thursday 23 June 2022

Associate Professor Ian Laird from the School of Health Sciences has received the Countdown Lifetime Achievement Award at this year’s NZ Workplace Health and Safety Awards.

Massey Club Sport Home Day 2022

Wednesday 22 June 2022

The annual Massey Club Sport Home Day took place on Saturday 18 June on the Manawatū campus, in celebration of club sport at the university.

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