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Massey Spanish Programme continues to support language teachers in Aotearoa

Wednesday 17 August 2022

For almost 10 years, the Massey University Spanish Programme has been collaborating with teachers of Spanish all around Aotearoa to offer support, training and mentoring.

A muddy good time for Auckland’s tough guys and gals

Tuesday 16 August 2022

The Massey University Secondary School Tough Guy and Gal Challenge was held at the beginning of August for the first time at the new venue of Kumeu Showgrounds.

World-class continuing education platform now available to financial services sector

Tuesday 16 August 2022

The Kaplan Professional Australia and Massey University partnership continues to grow from strength to strength with the launch of the state-of-the-art ‘Ontrack’ continuing education platform to New Zealand’s financial services sector.

Scholarship sets student up for master’s in Stuttgart

Tuesday 16 August 2022

A gamble by Massey graduate Sarah Tallon paid off when she won a scholarship enabling her to complete her master’s in Germany.

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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.

Decrease in melanoma mortality rates coincide with new treatment options

Tuesday 16 August 2022

Monitoring by Environmental Health Intelligence New Zealand (EHINZ), a unit within Massey’s Research Centre for Hauora and Health, has found a recent sharp decline in melanoma mortality rates in New Zealand.

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.

Opinion and features

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

Animals gotten themselves into a predicament? Massey has a team to help with that

Thursday 18 August 2022

It’s not only humans who get themselves into predicaments, but animals too, and thankfully there’s a Massey team to help with that.

For a workplace to be healthy, it needs to be safe

Monday 15 August 2022

The latest episode of Conversations that Count – Ngā Kōrero Whai Take tackles the big and often misinterpreted issue of workplace wellbeing.

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.

Awards and appointments

Read about our latest successes and appointments.

Award-winning researcher fighting fire with data

Friday 19 August 2022

Senior Lecturer and Associate Lead of Research in the School of Built Environment Dr Ruggiero Lovreglio has been announced as a winner of the Society of Fire Protection Engineering Five Under 35 .

Celebration held to award the 2021 Team Research Medal

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Te Kāhui Toi, the team behind Te Rau Karamu Marae, were presented with the 2021 Massey University Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa Team Research Medal in a ceremony on Friday 5 August.

Sustainability shines through in 2022 NZ Food Awards finalists

Wednesday 17 August 2022

All aspects of sustainability are on display in this year’s New Zealand Food Awards finalists, which include Wild Venison Terrine, Beef and Blue Cheese Sausages, and Native Bush Cultured Butter.

Kasey (left) and Kārena Bird have joined the New Zealand Food Awards juding panel this year.

Two new Emeritus Professors announced

Monday 15 August 2022

Massey is proud to announce two new Emeritus Professors conferred by the Honorary Awards Committee.

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Award-winning researcher fighting fire with data

Friday 19 August 2022

Senior Lecturer and Associate Lead of Research in the School of Built Environment Dr Ruggiero Lovreglio has been announced as a winner of the Society of Fire Protection Engineering Five Under 35 .

Animals gotten themselves into a predicament? Massey has a team to help with that

Thursday 18 August 2022

It’s not only humans who get themselves into predicaments, but animals too, and thankfully there’s a Massey team to help with that.

Celebration held to award the 2021 Team Research Medal

Wednesday 17 August 2022

Te Kāhui Toi, the team behind Te Rau Karamu Marae, were presented with the 2021 Massey University Te Kunenga Ki Pūrehuroa Team Research Medal in a ceremony on Friday 5 August.

Sustainability shines through in 2022 NZ Food Awards finalists

Wednesday 17 August 2022

All aspects of sustainability are on display in this year’s New Zealand Food Awards finalists, which include Wild Venison Terrine, Beef and Blue Cheese Sausages, and Native Bush Cultured Butter.

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