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Seven medal research winners for Massey

Seven medal research winners for Massey

Massey University's Joint Centre for Disaster Research team are among the winners of the Massey Medals this year for their diverse work on disaster risk management, from developing resilient communities to providing insights on the recent Whakaari/White Island eruption.

New food research building called Te Ohu Rangahau Kai

New food research building called Te Ohu Rangahau Kai

The AgResearch and Massey University joint food science building under construction at the Manawatū campus will be known as Te Ohu Rangahau Kai.

‘They are us’ voted New Zealand’s quote of 2019

‘They are us’ voted New Zealand’s quote of 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's unifying phrase "They are us", uttered several times in the aftermath of the Christchurch mosque shootings, has taken out the 2019 Massey University Quote of the Year.

Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

The Massey University Council has re-elected Michael Ahie as Chancellor for a further year and elected Ben Vanderkolk as its new Pro Chancellor, replacing Dr Helen Anderson.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Ten staff doctorates at Manawatū graduation
Thursday 5 December 2019
Ten staff were among the record 59 graduates to receive doctoral degrees at the three November graduation ceremonies in Palmerston North last Friday.
History now – ‘Game of Thrones’ to Gate Pā?
Thursday 5 December 2019
The past has become a digital feast and there is no other point in human history when people have had such ready access to it, historian Professor Michael Belgrave says.
Face time innovates online language learning
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Learning another language can take years of commitment and effort amid our busy lives. A new online learning innovation pairing students face-to-face with native speakers is helping to speed up...
Spotlight on student research at sport conference
Wednesday 4 December 2019
How athletes can beat the heat in Tokyo to exploring the effects of a menstrual cycle phase on female rugby athletes' physical performance and iron status, were among the research topics explored at...
Ecentre to focus on students and staff
Wednesday 4 December 2019
Massey's business incubator the ecentre is refocusing its activities to concentrate on supporting students and staff.
Thesis helps Army to improve the wellbeing of women officers
Wednesday 4 December 2019
When Dr Ellen Nelson left the New Zealand Army after a decade of service in 2013, she noticed other women were leaving too. She thought it was an issue worth investigating.
Refugee to Kiwi – PhD explores life beyond the welcome
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Heart-wrenching images of desperate refugees may evoke empathy and compassion in host nations where those displaced by war and disaster re-settle. But new research reveals how the "refugee" label can...
Pioneering ex-mayor awarded honorary doctorate
Tuesday 3 December 2019
Former Palmerston North mayor and Manawatū MP Jill White has been awarded an honorary doctorate in recognition of her advocacy for environmental issues and local heritage, and making a...
Massey student wins UK scholarship to seek taonga
Monday 2 December 2019
A Massey student has been awarded a He Whai Mātauranga (In Pursuit of Knowledge) Scholarship established by the British High Commission to help reconnect Māori taonga within UK institutions...
Gay men’s health and discrimination researcher awarded
Monday 2 December 2019
Massey University alumnus and health psychologist Professor Michael Ross has been awarded a Doctor of Science for his lifetime of research into sexual risk behaviour and mental health in gay and...
Understanding malnutrition in vulnerable older New Zealanders
Monday 2 December 2019
New Massey University research that explores the eating habits of older people provides crucial insights for helping to prevent malnutrition in ageing New Zealanders.
Honorary doctorate for Dilmah Tea founder
Friday 29 November 2019
Massey University today conferred an honorary Doctor of Science degree on renowned Dilmah Tea founder Merrill Fernando in recognition of his leadership in ethical business within the food and...
Creativity takes over Lower Hutt street with “Pop-up campus”
Thursday 28 November 2019
A group of students from the Wellington School of Design have turned a quiet Lower Hutt street into a creative and vibrant space through their third-year spatial design course.
2019 professorial appointments announced
Thursday 28 November 2019
The latest promotion round has seen 10 Massey University staff promoted to professor and 31 to associate professor. The promotions take effect from January 1.
Massey welcomes DVC Students and Alumni
Thursday 28 November 2019
The new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni Tere McGonagle-Daly, of Ngāti Whakaue ki Maketu, was welcomed today with a pōwhiri at Te Pūtahi-a-Toi on the Manawatū campus.
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