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Pandemic expert named Manawatū Standard ‘Person of the Year’

Pandemic expert named Manawatū Standard ‘Person of the Year’

Massey University scientist Professor David Hayman has been named the Manawatū Standard's Person of the Year 2020 for his work studying the coronavirus and for being a local source of information for the public about Covid-19.

Sir Mason Durie among Massey's New Year Honours recipients

Sir Mason Durie among Massey's New Year Honours recipients

Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie is among several Massey luminaries to be recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours list. Sir Mason has been made a member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ) in recognition of his service to New Zealand.

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.

Massey Business School partners with Australia’s Kaplan Professional

Massey Business School partners with Australia’s Kaplan Professional

Massey has partnered with Kaplan Professional to help potentially 25,000 financial advisers meet a new standards regime in New Zealand.

Dehydration in older people – a fluids situation

Dehydration in older people – a fluids situation

With long, hot summer days ahead, the importance of staying well-hydrated can't be overstated - especially among older people more prone to dehydration, says a Massey University health researcher.

Surveys explore COVID-19 impact on older NZers

Surveys explore COVID-19 impact on older NZers

Health psychology researchers are investigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and national response on the wellbeing of older New Zealanders, with funding from the Health Research Council.

Healthier Lives grant to research prevention programme for diabetes

Healthier Lives grant to research prevention programme for diabetes

Dr Ridvan Firestone and her research team have been successful in the latest round of funding for the grant.

A glimpse into the history of NZ’s first brands

A glimpse into the history of NZ’s first brands

Curiosity about a vintage design stencil spurred senior lecturer Dr Annette O'Sullivan onto seven years of research into New Zealand's wool bale branding.

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Pandemic expert named Manawatū Standard ‘Person of the Year’

Pandemic expert named Manawatū Standard ‘Person of the Year’

Massey University scientist Professor David Hayman has been named the Manawatū Standard's Person of the Year 2020 for his work studying the coronavirus and for being a local source of information for the public about Covid-19.

Massey Business School partners with Australia’s Kaplan Professional

Massey Business School partners with Australia’s Kaplan Professional

Massey has partnered with Kaplan Professional to help potentially 25,000 financial advisers meet a new standards regime in New Zealand.

Quote of the Year finalists announced

Quote of the Year finalists announced

A line from the Buchanan family's viral lockdown boogie and Hilary Barry's tweet about the cannabis referendum are among the finalists for Massey University's Quote of the Year competition.

NZ’s top French language scholars rendez-vous at Massey

NZ’s top French language scholars rendez-vous at Massey

Teaching French online during lockdown, literary translation, and forging closer ties to secondary schools were among hot topics at the annual French Inter-University Seminar hosted this year by Massey University.

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Awards and Appointments

Sir Mason Durie among Massey's New Year Honours recipients

Sir Mason Durie among Massey's New Year Honours recipients

Professor Emeritus Sir Mason Durie is among several Massey luminaries to be recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours list. Sir Mason has been made a member of the Order of New Zealand (ONZ) in recognition of his service to New Zealand.

Moana Maniapoto named supreme winner at Māori Journalism Awards

Moana Maniapoto named supreme winner at Māori Journalism Awards

Massey University has announced the winners of the 2020 Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards.

Massey students top student craft design awards

Massey students top student craft design awards

A sustainable toy and a clothing range inspired by indigenous elements, designed by Massey University students, were among winners at a prestigious national craft and design awards event.

Media challenged to recognise Māori journalism talent

Media challenged to recognise Māori journalism talent

Massey University will host the National Māori Journalism Hui to discuss issues around the media industry.

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Opinion and Features

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.

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