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2022 New Year Honours recognise Massey alumni

2022 New Year Honours recognise Massey alumni

Twenty nine Massey University alumni and staff have been named in the 2022 New Year Honours list, including Senior Lecturer in Statistics Dr Jonathan Godfrey.

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.

Research article explores lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges

Research article explores lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges

A research article, co-authored by a team of scientists from New Zealand, Italy, the US and Switzerland, provides new insights into lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges.

Two Massey projects awarded Unlocking Curious Minds funding

Two Massey projects awarded Unlocking Curious Minds funding

Two Massey projects have been awarded funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's (MBIE) Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund.

National deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually

National deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually

The latest Rental Report shows a national deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually, with declines in rental affordability in seven of the 16 regions in the last quarter.

Survey shows franchise sector has grown in contribution despite the pandemic

Survey shows franchise sector has grown in contribution despite the pandemic

The annual turnover of business format franchises in New Zealand has grown by $9.2 billion in the past four years, according to the latest Franchising New Zealand 2021 report.

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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.

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.

Design students and graduates made finalists at national craft and design awards

Design students and graduates made finalists at national craft and design awards

Six students and graduates from the School of Design have received recognition at the 2021 ECC NZ Student Craft / Design Awards for their creative work.

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Awards and Appointments

2022 New Year Honours recognise Massey alumni

2022 New Year Honours recognise Massey alumni

Twenty nine Massey University alumni and staff have been named in the 2022 New Year Honours list, including Senior Lecturer in Statistics Dr Jonathan Godfrey.

New Director to build on Centre's strengths

New Director to build on Centre's strengths

Dr William Hoverd is the new Director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies, after Professor Rouben Azizian stepped down following five years in the role.

Massey academic wins prestigious Dame Marie Clay Award

Massey academic wins prestigious Dame Marie Clay Award

Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane from the Institute of Education has been named the 2021 winner of the New Zealand Psychological Society Dame Marie Clay Award.

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).

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Opinion and Features

“Worth every late night and every tear”

“Worth every late night and every tear”

Growing up on Waiheke Island and being the only teen pregnancy there at the age of 16, Sam Davis, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Kahu ki Whangaroa, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, chose to study social work after seeing first-hand the impacts it can have on whānau.

International publication demonstrates Massey’s strengths in military history

International publication demonstrates Massey’s strengths in military history

Massey staff are well represented in the recently published Routledge History of the Second World War.

Honouring Holocaust victims this Holocaust Remembrance Day

Honouring Holocaust victims this Holocaust Remembrance Day

The theme chosen by the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand for the 2022 United Nations International Holocaust Remembrance Day is 'Resistance', a timely reminder in the face of growing antisemitic discourses and behaviours in many places in the world.

Speakers wow at NonfictioNOW

Speakers wow at NonfictioNOW

Last month, Massey hosted the virtual NonfictioNOW 2021 conference - the world's leading gathering in the field of nonfiction creative writing.

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Auckland Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Auckland campus.

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