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Virtual Study Abroad programmes provide international education opportunities without boarding a plane

Virtual Study Abroad programmes provide international education opportunities without boarding a plane

Learning about summer farming in what she knows as the middle of winter took a little getting used to for American student Katie Owens, but she says the knowledge gained from her virtual study abroad experience at Massey was interesting and informative.

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).

Massey University’s Quote of the Year competition “Spread their legs” narrowly beats goat quote

Massey University’s Quote of the Year competition “Spread their legs” narrowly beats goat quote

COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins' slip of the tongue has taken out New Zealand's Quote of the Year competition, beating a toddler's response to seeing a goat by a mere 0.5 percent of votes.

Inaugural International Potato Symposium

Inaugural International Potato Symposium

Two Massey University lecturers recently spoke at the inaugural International Potato Symposium. The symposium was jointly organised by Massey University and the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences and was held online on 9 December. Speakers and participants from more than 20 countries, including New Zealand, China, Peru, Canada, and the United States, shared their thoughts and findings.

Latest releases

A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

New book draws on Pacific wisdom
Thursday 18 November 2021
Mana of the Pacific brings together inspirational proverbs and beautiful photographs that highlight the strength, resilience, wisdom and innovation of people from across the Pacific.
COVID-19 research team earns Liley Medal
Thursday 18 November 2021
A team including Massey University researchers has been named the winner of the 2021 Liley Medal.
Level of expenditure above NZ Superannuation continues to increase
Tuesday 16 November 2021
The average retired household continues to spend in excess of New Zealand Superannuation, highlighting the importance of preparing for retirement.
Which sports drinks are best for hydration?
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Hypotonic drinks ingested during exercise hydrate better than isotonic, hypertonic, and water-based sports drinks, according to new research.
Memoir explores racism, the Catholic church, and fathers
Monday 15 November 2021
Professor Richard Shaw has launched his memoir 'The Forgotten Coast', an examination of colonial privilege, his family's Catholicism and his relationship with his father.
Adjunct Professor receives international recognition for sustainability reports
Friday 12 November 2021
Adjunct Professor Barbara Burlingame has received a Hallbars award for her contribution on the Scientific Editorial Committee for a new book that won the 2021 Best in the World Sustainability Report...
Massey delivering online learning to help Liberia battle emerging infectious diseases
Friday 12 November 2021
The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa killed thousands of citizens including doctors, nurses and midwives and now Massey is helping to design and facilitate online training for staff in Liberia so...
Is carbon farming using native shrubs on steep hill country economically feasible?
Friday 12 November 2021
Sheep and beef farms with erosion-prone hill country or hill country susceptible to dry conditions often have pockets of relativity unproductive or problematic land, with a lower animal carrying...
Microplastics revealed in New Zealand marine mammals for the first time
Friday 12 November 2021
Scientists have found microplastics in all New Zealand dolphins they examined, a new study has revealed.
Mātauranga Māori Disaster Risk Reduction Centre launched
Friday 12 November 2021
Te Toi Whakaruruhau o Aotearoa, the new mātauranga Māori Disaster Risk Reduction Centre began development in July 2020, as a partnership between the Earthquake Commission (EQC) and Massey...
HRC funds study of mātauranga Māori (traditional knowledge) of nutrition-related wellbeing
Thursday 11 November 2021
Dr Nikki Renall, Taranaki, has been awarded a Māori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Involving citizens in the science of weather
Thursday 11 November 2021
Dr Marion Tan has been leading a working group of scientists to develop the High Impact Weather (HIWeather) Citizen Science Guidance Note for Weather, Climate, and Water Projects for the World...
Indigenous adaptations to climate change explored at COP26 event
Wednesday 10 November 2021
The School of Music and Creative Media Production are behind an event exploring indigenous adaptations to climate change at international conference.
Horticulture students in top three of international Student Food Marketing Challenge
Tuesday 9 November 2021
A team of Massey University horticulture students have placed in the top three of the Student Food Marketing Challenge 2021.
Hurricanes development players get taste of university life
Monday 8 November 2021
A group of 17 secondary school students made a visit to Massey's Manawatū campus last month to gain insight into university life.
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