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The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

In the fifth lecture of the 'Fascination Science' series, Professor Shane Telfer will explore a new kind of porous solid that could serve humanity well in the years to come.

2017 Graduation season kicks off

2017 Graduation season kicks off

More than 1000 students will graduate across six ceremonies in Auckland next week, kicking off Massey's graduation events for 2017.

Putting caring into mental health care

Putting caring into mental health care

In a mental health crisis sometimes you need to buy time till help is available, so a Massey University student has come up with a self help care package that could help get people through crucial hours or days.

Planes, pets and food science for tertiary education minister

Planes, pets and food science for tertiary education minister

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith made his first visit to Massey University's Manawatū campus today.

Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch

Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch

Earthquakes centred in the South Island were the focus of the annual Disastrous Doctorates 2017 programme for post doctoral emergency management students.

Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms

Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms

With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.

Indigenous women need more help to stop smoking

Indigenous women need more help to stop smoking

Indigenous women across four high income countries are not getting the help they need to stop smoking when pregnant, according to an international study published today.

Social media making academia more user-friendly

Social media making academia more user-friendly

Ivory tower tweeters, Instagrammers and bloggers are using social media to break down barriers and make academic research more accessible to everyone, say Massey University academics.

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University News

Runner dedicates Masters Games event to World War I uncle

Runner dedicates Masters Games event to World War I uncle

An inaugural Massey University Blues Sportsperson of the Year Blues winner will have more than just running on her mind when she competes in the cross country event at the World Masters' Games.

The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

The holey grail: It starts with boiling rocks

In the fifth lecture of the 'Fascination Science' series, Professor Shane Telfer will explore a new kind of porous solid that could serve humanity well in the years to come.

Putting caring into mental health care

Putting caring into mental health care

In a mental health crisis sometimes you need to buy time till help is available, so a Massey University student has come up with a self help care package that could help get people through crucial hours or days.

Planes, pets and food science for tertiary education minister

Planes, pets and food science for tertiary education minister

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith made his first visit to Massey University's Manawatū campus today.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey student wins prestigious scholarship

Massey student wins prestigious scholarship

Massey Business School student Ezekiel Raui has been awarded a Ngārimu VC and 28th Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship, which recognises students who demonstrate educational excellence.

Student’s love of physics leads to aviation success

Student’s love of physics leads to aviation success

Growing up next to Whenuapai Airbase in Auckland's north-west meant Cameron Nayler saw aircraft in action from a young age. Now the Massey University aviation student has been named top of his class.

Tracy Riley to lead research and researcher development

Tracy Riley to lead research and researcher development

A specialist in gifted and talented teaching and research, Associate Professor Tracy Riley, has been appointed to a new role as Massey University's dean, research.

Massey recognises top alumni

Massey recognises top alumni

A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

Opinion: Lies, dam(ned) lies and flood statistics

So, another "500-year" flood event in the Bay of Plenty. The last was in 2005 at Matata. Of course, this doesn't mean that in either Edgecumbe or Matata we need to wait another 500 years before seeing a repeat of such a big event.

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection

Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a cult following since the original film was released in 2005.

Not just guns and spies – a broader view of security

Not just guns and spies – a broader view of security

Security in the 21st century will be determined as much by tackling income inequality and diminishing natural resources as countering terrorism, according to specialists in a Massey University video series on security.

‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap

‘Goldfishing’: How to grab attention in the eight-second gap

Never has it been less true that 'if you build it, they will come', says Dr Chris Galloway. So how do you maintain the attention of people in an age of 'info-glut'?

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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