Māori philosopher Associate Professor Krushil Watene has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the 2020 UN Human Development Report alongside some of the world's leading economists and humanitarian thinkers.
From close-up shots of aerial bombings to posing on enemy tanks or the Pyramids - unseen photographs by New Zealand servicemen and women in the Second World War will soon be accessible in a new book by war historian Professor Glyn Harper.
Restaurants and cafes, sporting and cultural events, magazines and books, parties and festivals are more than just economic stimulants or disease vectors: they are what our lives looks like, says Dr Nicholas Holm.
From life behind the Berlin Wall to Shakespeare's England - intriguing and inspirational research from Massey's humanities and social sciences scholars is on the menu of an online public series titled No Lockdown for the Mind.
By its very nature, routine behaviour involves little conscious thought. That's why frequently we're neither aware of the habits we have, nor those we lack. But there's an antidote: discontinuity, says philosopher Dr Marco Grix.