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Getting the inside scoop at Fieldays

Getting the inside scoop at Fieldays

Cows, mud, and hay bales may be what springs to mind when thinking of Fieldays, but this year Massey University is mixing it up with one of their special guests, Hannah Wood, founder of bespoke gelato company Little 'Lato. 

Massey returns as Fieldays partner for third year

Massey returns as Fieldays partner for third year

Massey University is proud to return to Fieldays as a major partner for the third year, showcasing how our latest research and technology is advancing Aotearoa and making a difference to our people and communities.

Opinion: How the team of five million can mobilise against climate change

Opinion: How the team of five million can mobilise against climate change

Produced in partnership with The Spinoff, the new episode of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take looks at how our oceans are being affected by climate change - and whose voices we should be prioritising in our response. We asked Dr Libby Liggins to share her thoughts.

Massey ranked in the top 300

Massey ranked in the top 300

Massey University has been ranked in the top 300 in the world for the third year - placed at 284 in the world in the overall QS World University Ranking, and at 285 in the world for academic reputation.

Historic buildings likely to be toppled under post-quake law, PhD finds

Historic buildings likely to be toppled under post-quake law, PhD finds

Recent PhD research from Massey University shows that the Building Amendment Act 2016 provides more logical reasons for demolition of historical buildings than preservation.

Researcher explores how vulnerable native birds use mangroves

Researcher explores how vulnerable native birds use mangroves

Jacques de Satgé has been invited to be a part of a three-month secondment at the Office of the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor with the hopes his research can inform holistic policy around mangrove management.

The cost of being “liked” on social media

The cost of being “liked” on social media

New doctoral research has found that vulnerable adolescent females are most likely to compare themselves negatively to photos on Instagram.

Māori view on Antarctica’s future

Māori view on Antarctica’s future

The inclusion of Māori and other Indigenous philosophies in the conservation management of Antarctica is the theme of an article co-written by Māori philosopher Associate Professor Krushil Watene.

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University News

Getting the inside scoop at Fieldays

Getting the inside scoop at Fieldays

Cows, mud, and hay bales may be what springs to mind when thinking of Fieldays, but this year Massey University is mixing it up with one of their special guests, Hannah Wood, founder of bespoke gelato company Little 'Lato. 

Infectious Disease Professor named on the One Health High-Level Expert Panel

Infectious Disease Professor named on the One Health High-Level Expert Panel

Professor of Infectious Disease Ecology David Hayman has been selected alongside 25 other international experts to serve on the One Health High-Level Expert Panel to support worldwide organisations address issues of human, animal and ecosystem health.

Higher education all in the family for Pasifika graduates

Higher education all in the family for Pasifika graduates

When Associate Professor Siautu Alefaio-Tugia sat on the stage during Auckland's graduation recently, she was clapping for two graduates in particular - her husband and her brother.

New film rethinks how land use is classified in NZ

New film rethinks how land use is classified in NZ

A new film that explores the complexity of human environmental relationships will be premiered at Fieldays.

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Awards and Appointments

Professor recognised for outstanding contribution to the microbiological community

Professor recognised for outstanding contribution to the microbiological community

Professor Steve Flint, from the School of Food and Advanced Technology, has been awarded the New Zealand Microbiological Society Distinguished Orator Award for 2021.

Scholarship success for research to help fight incurable infections

Scholarship success for research to help fight incurable infections

Master of Science student Hannah Wykes has been awarded the prestigious William Georgetti Scholarship for her biological sciences research.

Massey alumni in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Massey alumni in Queen’s Birthday Honours list

Fifteen alumni have been named in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, including Chair of the Riddet Institute Board and 2021 Massey Medal recipient Dr Kevin Marshall.

Professor Dutta’s “tireless advocacy” recognised with Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award

Professor Dutta’s “tireless advocacy” recognised with Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award

Professor Mohan J Dutta, from the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, has been named as the 2021 Aubrey Fisher Mentorship Award winner.

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Opinion and Features

Focus on value of supervision at School of Social Work event

Focus on value of supervision at School of Social Work event

The School of Social Work is holding a continuing professional education event next week on the Manawatū campus and online to celebrate the importance of social work supervision for social work practitioners and their practice.

Opinion:

Opinion:

Meet Connor Mcleod, Massey University's Diversity and Inclusion Advisor, a new role that he's been in since January 2021.

Opinion: Why I give blood, and why you should too

Opinion: Why I give blood, and why you should too

There are lots of reasons to donate blood and I'm passionate about encouraging people to give it a go. World Blood Donor Day is this Monday.

Opinion: How the team of five million can mobilise against climate change

Opinion: How the team of five million can mobilise against climate change

Produced in partnership with The Spinoff, the new episode of Conversations That Count - Ngā Kōrero Whai Take looks at how our oceans are being affected by climate change - and whose voices we should be prioritising in our response. We asked Dr Libby Liggins to share her thoughts.

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Auckland Campus Flyover

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

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