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.

Finalists in 2020 'NZ Food Heroes' announced
Monday 31 August 2020
Finalists in the NZ Food Heroes' 2020 campaign are a showcase of behind-the-scenes efforts of local food producers, charities and individuals to ensure communities had access to quality food during...
Massey employees launch research-led innovation company in fight against COVID-19
Friday 28 August 2020
Entrepreneurial staff have launched Mā masks, more comfortable and effective masks that produce less waste.
Mask or no mask? An ethical approach to pandemic etiquette
Thursday 20 August 2020
Feeling torn about wearing a mask? Elspeth Tilley is too. "I don't want to look like I'm virtue signalling or get funny looks," she says. "But I also want to be responsible about public health. I've...
Boomers and babies – our population transforms
Wednesday 19 August 2020
Our five million-strong population is riding a wave of unprecedented social change - from plummeting birth rates and a burgeoning number of older people to Auckland's surge as an ethnically diverse...
Massey's election 2020 commentators
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.
Opinion: Election countdown – can Collins crush the ‘Jacinda effect’?
Friday 7 August 2020
The starting gates in New Zealand's September 19 election race are finally full. Labour's prime minister Jacinda Ardern is the bookies' favourite and the opposition took a long time to settle, says...
Māori philosophy – thinking about Antarctica
Thursday 6 August 2020
Massey University Māori philosopher and Associate Professor Krushil Watene is part of a group of researchers looking at how Te Ao Māori extends beyond the shores of Aotearoa to snowy white...
Massey and Weta Workshop announce winners of Earth Guardians competition
Wednesday 5 August 2020
Massey University's College of Creative Arts and Weta Workshop are thrilled to announce the winners of the Earth Guardians concept design competition for New Zealand high school students.
Opinion: Choosing a new PM – what can leadership research offer to help us decide?
Sunday 26 July 2020
When it comes to political leadership, what's desirable and what should be avoided when it comes to leading well? Why does a leader's character matter? - asks Dr Suze Wilson.
Opinion: New Zealand an ideological influencer
Sunday 26 July 2020
General elections are nearing, which means it is fake news season. Throughout the world the malicious misinformation industry gears up to disrupt the power play. And New Zealand is no exception, says...
Opinion: Post-COVID economic rebuild needs hearts and minds
Sunday 26 July 2020
Our government needs to invest in the future of New Zealand. The future will likely differ from the pre-COVID world we know in ways we are yet to grasp, says Professor Martin Berka.
Opinion: COVID-19 and the election: can we keep prejudice out of politics?
Tuesday 21 July 2020
While fears over the virus and its health implications are widespread, COVID-19 related prejudice and racism have also skyrocketed globally, writes Professor Stephen Croucher.
Māori and Pacific creatives weave art and tech together for digital exhibition
Thursday 16 July 2020
Two Massey staff members are the curators of Mana Moana Volume 2: Digital Ocean, an immersive web-based digital art experience running from July 17-25.
Opinion: Demonising others doesn't lead to a more equal society
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Familiar arguments that we are in competition for scarce resources is part of the problem. We are served up versions of this from politicans of all sides, writes Associate Professor Mary Breheny.
"Helping young people change their path is my 'why'"
Thursday 9 July 2020
Jessica Petrie has found her dream job as a functional family therapist after studying a Bachelor of Social Work.
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