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Giving cash without strings attached can improve health

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Giving cash without strings attached can improve health

Source: University of Otago Headline: Giving cash without strings attached can improve health Thursday, 23 November 2017 4:41pmNew research from the University of Otago, Wellington, has shown unconditional cash transfers can improve health of low to middle class countries. New research has shown governments can help improve health in low and middle income countries, simply […]

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South Campus steps up for charity

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on South Campus steps up for charity

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: South Campus steps up for charity 23 Nov, 2017 Mani Poshdar at Awhitu Peninsula South Campus staff recently competed in the OKE Head2Head Walk – a 24-hour, 125km relay around Auckland’s Manukau Harbour – to help raise money for local schools. The annual charity […]

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Swapping the cycle track for the farm track

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Swapping the cycle track for the farm track

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swapping the cycle track for the farm track Kate Stewart and her lamb Skippy. Reliable, compassionate, dedicated and supportive – these are the words fellow students have used to describe third-year Bachelor of AgriScience student Kate Stewart. [embedded content] While she would scoff at these descriptions herself, the […]

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Workplace yoga aids stress reduction

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Workplace yoga aids stress reduction

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Workplace yoga aids stress reduction A NorthTec postgraduate student is advocating yoga as a tool for reducing workplace stress. Luisa Pelissier, who is studying for a Graduate Diploma in Business, researched the use of yoga in the workplace for her industry project. She decided to approach Manaia Health PHO, […]

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Waikato research institute wins top award

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato research institute wins top award

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Waikato research institute wins top award Te Kotahi Research Institute (TKRI) has taken out the New Zealand Research in Education’s (NZARE) Group Award for a second time after receiving the award previously in 2015.  Te Kotahi was nominated for its significant contribution to Māori research, in […]

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Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Education  /  Comments Off on Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology – Release/Statement Headline: Journalism under duress in the Asia-Pacific – PMC turns 10 22 Nov, 2017 PCIJ’s executive director Malou Mangahas with AUT Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie The Pacific Media Centre at Auckland University of Technology is highlighting the threats to media freedom in […]

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Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific Paul Eme and Dr Kundhavi Kadiresan, assistant director-general and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations regional representative for Asia and the Pacific. Paul Eme giving his presentation in Thailand. College of Health PhD student Paul Eme has […]

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Nursing students celebrate end of studies

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nursing students celebrate end of studies

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Nursing students celebrate end of studies A group of very happy nursing students celebrated the end of their study journey with a ceremony at NorthTec’s Te Puna o Te Mātauranga marae. After three years of hard work to complete the Bachelor of Nursing, the 46 students were both relieved […]

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Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother From left: Janice Gordon, Dr Awhina Hollis-English and her daughter, Joanna Taylor, Dr Gretchen Good and Caz the assistance dog who works with Dr Good and her two children.  For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist […]

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Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation Among this November’s graduation in Palmerston North will be 47 doctoral graduands. Methane-munching bacteria to reduce greenhouse gases; long term health conditions; autism; fatherhood; pastoral counselling in Samoa; and how tikanga (Māori cultural practices) can influence businesses are among the topics […]

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Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board One of New Zealand’s most experienced and successful publishers has joined the Editorial Board of Massey University Press. Kevin Chapman has worked in book publishing for more than thirty years, in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and […]

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US historian on memory and images of WWI

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on US historian on memory and images of WWI

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: US historian on memory and images of WWI One of three public lectures Professor Jay Winter is delivering in New Zealand this week The Yale University, Charles J. Stille Professor of History, is giving three public lectures this week – two in Palmerston North and one at Te […]

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MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus From left: Auckland campus registrar Andrea Davies, Mr Cope, director National Centre for Teaching and Learning Duncan O’Hara, Albany Students’ Association president-elect Jason Woodroofe, Albany Students’ Association advocacy coordinator Penny Lyall It was third time lucky for a Massey University senior […]

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2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on 2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: 2018 Writer in Residence Therese Lloyd A journey that began with writing poetry at the age of five has taken Therese Lloyd to the University of Waikato as the 2018 Writer in Residence. Since its inception in 1991 the programme has hosted some of New […]

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Opening young eyes to a future of learning

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Opening young eyes to a future of learning

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Opening young eyes to a future of learning The students have been getting even younger around the Hamilton campus, with a group of 11-13 year olds taking their first steps into tertiary education at University of Waikato. The 61 children from Kimihia Primary School in […]

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Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link

Source: University of Otago Headline: Otago study finds infection and schizophrenia symptom link Tuesday, 21 November 2017 8:48amIf a mother’s immune system is activated by infection during pregnancy, it could result in critical cognitive deficits linked to schizophrenia in her offspring, a University of Otago study has revealed.Lead author Dr Ryan Ward, of the Department […]

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Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university. This week he receives the University’s highest honour – the Massey Medal – to recognise his 50-year contribution, from […]

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UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: UK research mirrors New Zealand stillbirth findings University of Auckland research that showed that women who go to sleep on their side have a lower risk of a still birth has been repeated in the UK with similar results.  The Midlands and North of England […]

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Korimako Trio win prestigious chamber music scholarship

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Korimako Trio win prestigious chamber music scholarship

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Korimako Trio win prestigious chamber music scholarship A talented trio from the School of Music at the University of Auckland have won the 2017 Pettman ROSL (Royal Over-Seas League) Arts Chamber Music Scholarship. Students Modi Deng (piano), Diane Huh (Violin) and Tahee Kim (cello), members […]

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Older men need more protein to maintain muscles

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Public Sector, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Older men need more protein to maintain muscles

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Release/Statement Headline: Older men need more protein to maintain muscles “Although many lines of evidence suggest older adults need more protein to maintain muscle mass, there was limited evidence from the kind of study that we did – a randomized controlled trial, which is the gold standard […]

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