OPINION AND FEATURES

A list of all feature articles in chronological order.

Quote of the Year 2020 "These tears are not for you"

Quote of the Year 2020 "These tears are not for you"

Sara Qasem's quote in her victim impact statement at the sentencing of the Christchurch Mosque shooter has been voted Quote of the Year.

Opinion: Are digital devices killing the love of reading?

Opinion: Are digital devices killing the love of reading?

A recent Ministry of Education report found that too much use of digital devices in school is associated with a dislike of reading. It is no surprise - everyone knows the seductive power of the Internet, says literacy specialist Professor Tom Nicholson.

Opinion: Why does an oath in Sanskrit in Aotearoa New Zealand’s parliament raise questions?

Opinion: Why does an oath in Sanskrit in Aotearoa New Zealand’s parliament raise questions?

Language is deeply political and constituted in terrains of power. The politics of language is evident in the struggles for Te Reo Māori in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Managing information overload in the time of Trump

Managing information overload in the time of Trump

Professor of Technology Management David Pauleen reflects on his twenty-day mediation retreat and how it fostered even a glimpse of compassion for Trump.

Allan Gibson scholarship's 40-year milestone
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Established in 1980, the Allan Gibson scholarship has helped many accountancy students through their studies.
Global media demand for Massey political experts
Thursday 15 October 2020
From analysing the leaders' debates to interpreting the polls and the national mood - Massey's political commentators have been responding to a feverish appetite from international media for insights...
Opinion: Attacking courses on critical pedagogy is a strategy of the far right
Friday 9 October 2020
The contempt for the creative arts and media studies expressed by Judith Collins should be read alongside similar such attacks by the far right on critical pedagogy across the globe, says Professor...
Linguistics podcast unravels the allure of Ashley
Thursday 8 October 2020
A new podcast challenges the idea that linguists inhabit a niche area of scholarship far-removed from everyday concerns.
Tackling the social stigma behind period poverty
Wednesday 7 October 2020
Period poverty is a pressing social issue in New Zealand, says Dr Tracy Morison.
What voters across political spectrum agree on…
Wednesday 30 September 2020
Voters, of course, disagree on all sorts of issues as public policy debates fire up ahead of the October 17 general election - but a survey has found there are plenty of things Kiwis do agree on.
The complicated world of online misinformation and disinformation
Wednesday 30 September 2020
In episode three of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take, our guests Professor Richard Shaw and Jess Brenton-Shaw dive into this complicated issue.
Opinion: Living with the pandemic - Is Donald Trump right when he says, “It’s all over for New Zealand
Friday 25 September 2020
It doesn't take an epidemiologist to tell you that COVID-19 and its wide-reaching impacts aren't going away any time soon.
Ambassador of Vietnam visits Massey campus
Tuesday 22 September 2020
The Vietnamese Ambassador to New Zealand, the first international visitor to Massey University since the outbreak of COVID-19 earlier this year has visited the Manawatū campus.
Snail mail to Stream – nearly 60 years of distance learning at Massey
Wednesday 9 September 2020
Online learning is just one feature of a brave new world for the pandemic-hit planet as millions configured a 'new normal', switching to Zoom and other online platforms.
Students and businesses benefit from work-integrated learning
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Massey is committed to providing students with real-world learning opportunities and students say their experiences with businesses has prepared them well for the future.
Risk of COVID eclipsing climate change action?
Thursday 3 September 2020
From Antarctic ice sheet collapse to Whanganui river floods - Professor Bruce Glavovic has explored the range of climate change impacts as a contributing writer/editor on scientific reports,...
Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix
Wednesday 2 September 2020
Since the first round of the Stuff/Massey pre-election survey (12-19 July), a lot has happened. National's leader Todd Muller unexpectedly resigned and was promptly replaced by Judith Collins, says...
Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast
Wednesday 2 September 2020
The first Stuff/Massey survey in mid-July showed continued strong backing for the Government's COVID-19 response, with 68.4 per cent rating it as "successful" - so what's next?, asks Dr Christopher...
Taking a deeper look at the cannabis question
Wednesday 2 September 2020
We speak to two experts in the latest edition of Conversations That Count -Ngā Kōrero Whai Take about what people need to consider before voting in the cannabis referendum.
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