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Massey staff awarded doctorates

Massey staff awarded doctorates

Eight Massey University staff are among the graduands to have received doctoral degrees this summer.

New research focuses on connection between humans, gorillas and diseases in Uganda

New research focuses on connection between humans, gorillas and diseases in Uganda

New research suggests cross-species transmission of pathogens is intimately linked to human and environmental health, meaning areas with poor or challenging living conditions may be particularly susceptible to endemic and emerging diseases.

2021 Professorial promotions announced

2021 Professorial promotions announced

The latest promotion round has seen 20 Massey University staff promoted to Professor and 43 to Associate Professor. The promotions take effect from 1 January 2022.

Massey University renews MOU with Sri Lankan university

Massey University renews MOU with Sri Lankan university

Massey University has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in Sri Lanka.

Researchers receive Rutherford Medal

Researchers receive Rutherford Medal

The He Kāinga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme has been awarded the Rutherford Medal.

Rising house prices and increase in interest rate lead to decline in home affordability

Rising house prices and increase in interest rate lead to decline in home affordability

The latest Home Affordability Report shows an overall decline in national affordability over the most recent quarter, largely driven by soaring house prices and an increasing interest rate.

Factsheets on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific launched

Factsheets on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific launched

A range of factsheets focused on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific have been produced by Massey's Dr Trisia Farrelly and Dr Sascha Fuller of The University of Newcastle.

Which sports drinks are best for hydration?

Which sports drinks are best for hydration?

Hypotonic drinks ingested during exercise hydrate better than isotonic, hypertonic, and water-based sports drinks, according to new research.

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University News

New research focuses on connection between humans, gorillas and diseases in Uganda

New research focuses on connection between humans, gorillas and diseases in Uganda

New research suggests cross-species transmission of pathogens is intimately linked to human and environmental health, meaning areas with poor or challenging living conditions may be particularly susceptible to endemic and emerging diseases.

2021 Professorial promotions announced

2021 Professorial promotions announced

The latest promotion round has seen 20 Massey University staff promoted to Professor and 43 to Associate Professor. The promotions take effect from 1 January 2022.

Massey University renews MOU with Sri Lankan university

Massey University renews MOU with Sri Lankan university

Massey University has renewed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in Sri Lanka.

New book draws on Pacific wisdom

New book draws on Pacific wisdom

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.

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Awards and Appointments

Latest Emeritus Professors announced

Latest Emeritus Professors announced

Massey University has announced seven new Emeritus Professors conferred by the Honorary Awards Committee.

Award-winning sauerkraut inspired by the whenua

Award-winning sauerkraut inspired by the whenua

A fermented sauerkraut with pūhā (sow thistle) has won the Massey University Supreme Award at the New Zealand Food Awards.

Massey Professor appointed as Chair of Ethics Committee for the Society of Marine Mammalogy

Massey Professor appointed as Chair of Ethics Committee for the Society of Marine Mammalogy

Professor Karen Stockin has been appointed to the Board of Governors as Chair of the Ethics Committee for the Society for Marine Mammalogy.

COVID-19 research team earns Liley Medal

COVID-19 research team earns Liley Medal

A team including Massey University researchers has been named the winner of the 2021 Liley Medal.

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Opinion and Features

Belonging at Massey

Belonging at Massey

Courtney Ngata-Turley, Taranaki, a Student Support Advisor Māori at Bachelor of Arts Student Engagement (BASE+), recently completed her Masters of Psychology with a topic that is close to her heart and her work.

Memoir explores racism, the Catholic church, and fathers

Memoir explores racism, the Catholic church, and fathers

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.

Involving citizens in the science of weather

Involving citizens in the science of weather

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 Meteorological Organization.

Indigenous adaptations to climate change explored at COP26 event

Indigenous adaptations to climate change explored at COP26 event

The School of Music and Creative Media Production are behind an event exploring indigenous adaptations to climate change at international conference.

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