AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS

A list of all awards and appointment articles in chronological order.

New Director to build on Centre's strengths

New Director to build on Centre's strengths

Dr William Hoverd is the new Director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies, after Professor Rouben Azizian stepped down following five years in the role.

Massey academic wins prestigious Dame Marie Clay Award

Massey academic wins prestigious Dame Marie Clay Award

Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane from the Institute of Education has been named the 2021 winner of the New Zealand Psychological Society Dame Marie Clay Award.

Professor Margaret Petty appointed to Pro Vice-Chancellor Toi Rauwhārangi, College of Creative Arts

Professor Margaret Petty appointed to Pro Vice-Chancellor Toi Rauwhārangi, College of Creative Arts

Massey University has appointed Professor Margaret Petty as Pro Vice-Chancellor Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts (CoCA).

Leptospirosis project awarded Health Research Council funding

Leptospirosis project awarded Health Research Council funding

Professor Jackie Benschop from the School of Veterinary Science has received a Research Project Grant for her project on leptospirosis.

Sport education academic elected Vice President of Hockey NZ
Tuesday 1 June 2021
Associate Professor Dennis Slade, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, has been elected to the position of Vice President of Hockey New Zealand.
Professor Jan Thomas reappointed as Vice-Chancellor for second term
Tuesday 1 June 2021
Massey University's Council today confirmed the reappointment of Professor Jan Thomas as Vice-Chancellor for a second term.
Tinder teachings: PhD looks at sexism and dating apps
Monday 31 May 2021
Nowadays, relationships can form with a swipe of a finger, but little is still known about the psychological reasonings behind the use of dating apps.
PhD graduates tackle New Zealand’s obesity epidemic
Thursday 27 May 2021
Diet is one of the key drivers of the global obesity epidemic. Doctoral graduates Nikki Renall and Sophie Kindleysides both chose to research different aspects of this issue for their PhD studies.
Massey staff recognised at Primary Healthcare Awards
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Maria Kekus and Associate Professor Karen Hoare have been named category winner and finalist respectively at the recent Primary Healthcare Awards.
Vet scientist recognised for research in animal cancer
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Veterinary scientist Professor John Munday has been awarded a Doctor of Science for his lifelong commitment to understanding cancer in animals and how best to treat it.
Reducing animal pain - a lifelong commitment
Wednesday 19 May 2021
Reducing the pain animals experience has been the major focus of Professor Craig Johnson's career. The veterinary scientist was recently awarded a Doctor of Science.
Sir Mason Durie receives ONZ at investiture ceremony
Thursday 6 May 2021
Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie, ONZ, KNZM received the Insignia of Member of the Order of New Zealand for services to New Zealand on Monday 3 May.
Supporting young stroke survivors
Monday 3 May 2021
Dr Charlotte Chalmers doctoral studies investigated the experiences of young stroke survivors and the efficacy of problem-solving therapy to reduce emotional distress and improve quality of life.
Entries open for revamped 2021 New Zealand Food Awards
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Entries for the 2021 New Zealand Food Awards open this Saturday, 1 May, with revamped categories, a new judging process and team of judges.
Master's student wins national award for social work
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Master of Applied Social Work student Kora Deverick has won the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers Quality and Innovation award for social work education for her exemplary work during...
Communication graduand on fire
Wednesday 14 April 2021
Grace Forlong found herself in a hot seat as soon as she left Massey - the 22-year-old began working for Fire and Emergency New Zealand's media team just days after she completed her studies.
Strong result in MBIE Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund
Friday 9 April 2021
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has awarded three Massey University research projects nearly $750,000 from the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.
Staff celebrated at teaching and research awards
Wednesday 31 March 2021
The recipients of the 2019 and 2020 Massey University Teaching Awards and Research Awards were honoured at a cross-campus Zoom-enabled event on 26 March.
NZ’s founding communications academic honoured
Friday 26 March 2021
Professor Frank Sligo has been appointed to Professor Emeritus, 35 years after he became the first New Zealander to gain a PhD in communication.
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