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China Premier's visit – time for NZ to be assertive?

Published By   /  March 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on China Premier's visit – time for NZ to be assertive?

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: China Premier’s visit – time for NZ to be assertive? A Massey University international relations expert says next week’s visit by China’s Premier Li Keqiang is a timely opportunity for New Zealand to build on its longstanding relationship with the Asian superpower. Dr Lanteigne, a […]

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New tests help better stroke outcomes

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New tests help better stroke outcomes

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New tests help better stroke outcomes Stroke patient rehabilitation can now be improved with a simple process that is helping therapists accurately predict how well their patients will regain the use of their hands and arms after a stroke. University of Auckland researchers led by […]

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Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Employment, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Proposed job cuts at Waikato University prove National’s tertiary education experiment is failing Putting 17 people at risk of losing their jobs and denying students the opportunity to learn valuable skills in the arts and social sciences is far too high a price to pay for […]

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Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Ceremony to mark $9m Thorndon School redevelopment A ceremony at lunchtime today will usher in the construction phase of the $9 million redevelopment of Thorndon School in Wellington, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. “The designs for this project have now been finalised, and they […]

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Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato University to feature at Pasifika Festival The University of Waikato will have a strong presence at the 2017 Pasifika Festival this weekend at Western Springs, Auckland. The iconic Pasifika Festival is celebrating its 25th birthday with free entry, more than 220 performance groups and 60,000 […]

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Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

Published By   /  March 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders When Kiwis think farming, they picture wide-open spaces and a land of opportunity, but across the world in Indonesia the space is scarce and the opportunities are hard won. Five academics from the University of Mataram in East […]

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New study describes what helps and hinders Māori university success

Published By   /  March 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New study describes what helps and hinders Māori university success

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: New study describes what helps and hinders Māori university success Wednesday, 22 March 2017 1:25pm Dr Reremoana (Moana) Theodore Māori university graduates describe whānau (family) support as the top factor that helped them to complete their qualifications, while family responsibilities and commitments made completion of […]

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Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Pebbles, Mars and a maths problem that took 10 years In 2012 NASA’s Curiosity rover sent home stunning images of rounded pebbles on Mars. It seemed plausible these pebbles acquired their rounded shape after being exposed to water, most likely an ancient river. But the […]

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New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on New role to develop international MedTech partnerships

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: New role to develop international MedTech partnerships Developing more international partnerships and investor opportunities for medical technology is the focus of Dr Diana Siew’s new role as strategic partnership specialist for the University of Auckland’s bioengineering institute. Her role with the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI […]

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Expanded rural health medical training proposed

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Expanded rural health medical training proposed

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Expanded rural health medical training proposed A joint initiative intended to solve New Zealand’s chronic shortage of rural health professionals is investigating the creation of a new school of rural health. The proposal to create a new national School of Rural Health is being looked […]

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Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Gut Bugs Trial launches in Auckland A team of New Zealand researchers are embarking on a study that could lead to a breakthrough treatment for serious weight problems. The team, led by Professor Wayne Cutfield and Dr Justin O’Sullivan at the Liggins Institute within the […]

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Dunedin Study wins top science prize as new assessment phase begins

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Dunedin Study wins top science prize as new assessment phase begins

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Dunedin Study wins top science prize as new assessment phase begins Tuesday, 21 March 2017 4:27pm The 2016 Prime Minister’s Science Prize has been awarded to the researchers of the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit. Picking up New Zealand’s most valuable science prize […]

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Evidence supports nationwide roll-out of home safety measures

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Evidence supports nationwide roll-out of home safety measures

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Evidence supports nationwide roll-out of home safety measures Tuesday, 21 March 2017 2:28pm Associate Professor Michael Keall New evidence from the University of Otago, Wellington shows that government social investment in safer housing would be justified to prevent falls. He Kainga Oranga/the Housing and Health […]

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New AUT Professors provide exceptional learning experiences

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on New AUT Professors provide exceptional learning experiences

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: New AUT Professors provide exceptional learning experiences 21 Mar, 2017 Gail Pacheco is Professor of Economics within the School of Economics Auckland University of Technology (AUT) has promoted eight of its senior academics to become Professors in fields ranging from communications to clinical sciences. […]

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New national School of Rural Health proposed

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New national School of Rural Health proposed

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: New national School of Rural Health proposed Tuesday, 21 March 2017 12:04pm The creation of a new national School of Rural Health (SRH) is being investigated by New Zealand’s two medical schools at the University of Otago and The University of Auckland, in association with […]

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Opinion: View of education 'dangerously narrow'

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: View of education 'dangerously narrow'

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: View of education ‘dangerously narrow’ By Professor Giselle Byrnes. The Productivity Commission’s New Models of Tertiary Education report, including 77 findings and 49 recommendations, presents a slightly modified suite of proposals to the draft released late last year. It drops the idea of a […]

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Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, ITPs, Media Releases, News, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union, Unions, Universities, Wānanga  /  Comments Off on Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Union – Release/Statement Headline: Productivity Commission’s report shows Goldsmith’s gamble with tertiary education would fail Tertiary education Minister Paul Goldsmith would be taking a reckless gamble with Kiwis’ futures if he adopts the recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report into the future of the sector, sending a clear signal ahead […]

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Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV

Published By   /  March 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV The cover of Getting to Zero: Global Social Work Responds to HIV. With 2030 fast approaching, the goal of ending the world HIV/AIDS epidemic is an ambitious one. Now a new joint publication from the International […]

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178 schools are library-free zones

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Books, Education, Government funding, Green Party, libraries, Opposition News, Politics, school libraries, schools  /  Comments Off on 178 schools are library-free zones

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: 178 schools are library-free zones At the beginning of the school year, I heard that Houghton Valley School had to ask parents if anyone had a caravan to use as a library because the school didn’t have space. Schools are under so much pressure to make ends […]

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Intimacy and sexuality in aged care

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Intimacy and sexuality in aged care

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Intimacy and sexuality in aged care International research shows education can help staff in aged care facilities become more open and supportive in their attitudes and beliefs towards older people expressing their sexuality in long-term care. A pilot study exploring attitudes to sexuality in aged […]

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