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Opinion: PM’s baby news sends message on gender equality

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: PM’s baby news sends message on gender equality

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: PM’s baby news sends message on gender equality Clark Gayford and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will set a powerful example for gender equality, says Grant Duncan. by Associate Professor Grant Duncan Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement of her pregnancy is fabulous news that we can all celebrate […]

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Children’s milk drinking habits analysed

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Children’s milk drinking habits analysed

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Children’s milk drinking habits analysed The Ministry of Health recommends children drink two to three serves of preferably reduced-fat milk after the age of two years, but new research shows the majority of toddlers are drinking full-fat milk. New research shows a direct relationship between the consumption of […]

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Lifelong friends clock-up 157 years of service

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lifelong friends clock-up 157 years of service

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lifelong friends clock-up 157 years of service From left: Mrs Scott, Mrs Stewart, Ms Leader and Ms Cox Four lifelong friends and long-serving Massey University staff members are set to embark on the next stage of their relationship as retirement beckons. Sue Scott, Sharon Cox, Gayle Leader, and […]

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Top agriculture student shares secret of success

By   /  January 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top agriculture student shares secret of success

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Top agriculture student shares secret of success James Robertson on his three years at Massey. Bachelor of AgriCommerce student James Robertson is your classic jack of all trades, but rather than mastering none, he excelled in everything he put his hand up for. Growing up on a dairy […]

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Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation? How does a love of lawns and mowing reflect our broader relationship with nature, asks Dr Nick Holm (photo/Wikimedia) Massey University cultural studies expert Dr Nick Holm explores the meanings and implications behind the weekend roar of a thousand, fossil fuel-guzzling […]

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24 hours of family drama

By   /  January 16, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on 24 hours of family drama

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 24 hours of family drama © 2008 Still Walking Production Committee. The Yokoyama family come together each year to commemorate the death of their eldest son Junpei, who drowned15 years earlier while saving the life of a young boy. His father Kyohei, a retired doctor, and mother Toshiko […]

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The science of saving our honey bees

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The science of saving our honey bees

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: The science of saving our honey bees Honey bee health is at the heart of this innovative project. Everything from kiwifruit orchards to vineyards relies on pollination by domesticated honey bees, but as their numbers plummet from a destructive pathogen, scientists from Massey University are working on deploying […]

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Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter “We continue to amass data at an increasing rate, but we are not turning this into intelligence,” Professor Borman says. New Zealand faces a critical shortage of skilled practitioners able to analyse, interpret and disseminate the wealth of data needed to […]

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Saving birds through their own song

By   /  January 11, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Saving birds through their own song

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Saving birds through their own song Professor Stephen Marsland and Associate Professor Isabel Castro. Conservationists have struggled for years to create software capable of identifying bird species through their song alone – new funding is giving Massey scientists the ability to succeed where others have failed. The project, AviaNZ: […]

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Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg

By   /  January 10, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg Participants of the Salzburg Global Seminar in the Grand Hall of the Schloss Leopoldkron, including Dr Anna Matheson from the School of Health Sciences. By Dr Anna Matheson Who would have thought there is an organisation whose main activity is facilitating […]

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Massey staff, alumni receive New Year’s Honours

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey staff, alumni receive New Year’s Honours

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey staff, alumni receive New Year’s Honours Ms Cowley on Massey University’s Manwatū campus in 2002 Two Massey staff members and 11 Massey alumni have been named in the 2018 New Year’s Honours list. Highly successful author and Massey Honorary Doctor of Literature recipient Joy Cowley received New […]

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Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport

By   /  December 21, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport Elite cyclists continue to make news headlines, with “non-negative” drug tests casting a shadow over the sport. By Professor Steve Stannard. The sport of cycling has suffered another blow, in the eyes of the public at least, with a “non-negative” […]

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Shortland Street cliff-hanger voted 2017’s best quote

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Shortland Street cliff-hanger voted 2017’s best quote

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Shortland Street cliff-hanger voted 2017’s best quote 2017 Quote of the Year winner: “Please tell me that’s not your penis.” New Zealand’s favourite soap has thrown up many memorable lines over its 25 years, but 2017 is the first time Shortland Street has won Massey University’s Quote of […]

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Partnership Excellence Awards finalists announced

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Partnership Excellence Awards finalists announced

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Partnership Excellence Awards finalists announced Attendees at the 10th anniversary celebrations of the Massey University–Wuhan University Joint Teaching Programme, in Wuhan, China, last year The finalists have been announced for Massey University’s annual Partnership Excellence Awards, which recognises organisations that have actively collaborated with the University across a […]

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Sculptures enhance Auckland campus

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sculptures enhance Auckland campus

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sculptures enhance Auckland campus Keep by sculptor Jamie Pickernell at Auckland campus Keep being installed at campus Massey University’s Auckland campus was the recipient of a generous donation in the form of an award-winning artwork this week. Rotorua-based sculptor Jaimie Pickernell installed his artwork Keep at the northern […]

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Future looks good for natural beauty business

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Future looks good for natural beauty business

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Future looks good for natural beauty business Palmerston North City councillor Adram Broad and broadcaster Mark Sainsbury congratulate Stephanie Buckeridge on her Innovate prizes. Massey business graduate Stephanie Buckeridge might not have won this year’s Innovate competition, but she cleaned up in her own way. The young entrepreneur’s […]

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Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre Inmates performed an abridged version of an Ancient Greek play, using puppets. Is pride the ultimate crime? It is a big moral question that a group of inmates at Auckland Prison explored when they performed an Ancient Greek play using puppets, in […]

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Māori Student Centre established at Massey

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori Student Centre established at Massey

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Māori Student Centre established at Massey From L-R: Te Rau Tauawhi team – Awhina Wakefield, Anahera Te Putu-Puhipuhi, Monica Koia, Merirangi Rewi and June Nicklin. Māori students at Massey will be well supported in the future with the establishment of Te Rau Tauawhi, the Māori Student Centre.  The […]

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Massey projects funded to unlock curious minds

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey projects funded to unlock curious minds

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey projects funded to unlock curious minds Five Massey projects get funding to engage youth in science. Five Massey projects have been awarded more than $350,000 to help children explore biomechanics, air quality, Māori participation in science, virtual food and monitoring the marine environment.  The funding was announced […]

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How to protect your business from fake news

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on How to protect your business from fake news

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How to protect your business from fake news Reports that Coca-Cola had recalled its Dasani bottled water because of parasites turned out to be fake news. United States President Donald Trump invokes the words “fake news” on a daily basis, but the phenomenon’s impact is not restricted to politics. […]

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