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University of Otago announces academic promotions

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on University of Otago announces academic promotions

Source: University of Otago Headline: University of Otago announces academic promotions Friday, 15 December 2017 4:35pmOtago University has announced 23 new Professors and 41 new Associate Professors in its academic promotions for 2018. The University of Otago will this year promote 23 academics to the position of Professor across its Dunedin, Christchurch, and Wellington campuses. […]

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Following in Sir Ed’s footsteps

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Following in Sir Ed’s footsteps

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Following in Sir Ed’s footsteps Hillary scholar Rachel Twyman raised over $2,000 for the Himalayan Trust through her Concert for Nepal in October this year, following in the footsteps of her inspiration Sir Edmund Hillary. The Bachelor of Music student first launched Concert for Nepal […]

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Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Union  /  Comments Off on Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage

Source: Tertiary Education Union – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Freeze tertiary bosses’ pay until all staff paid the Living Wage The Tertiary Education Union (TEU) said today that the State Services Commission (SSC) should take steps to reduce the imbalance in pay between Vice-Chancellors and Chief Executives and other staff of tertiary education institutions (TEIs). State […]

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Fanohge Famalåo’an & Fan’tachu Fama’lauan: Women Rising Indigenous Resistance to Militarization in the Marianas Archipelago

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Fanohge Famalåo’an & Fan’tachu Fama’lauan: Women Rising Indigenous Resistance to Militarization in the Marianas Archipelago

Source: Pacific Media Centre Headline: Fanohge Famalåo’an & Fan’tachu Fama’lauan: Women Rising Indigenous Resistance to Militarization in the Marianas Archipelago – Analysis published with permission of PMC This project examines how Indigenous women nonviolently resist the invisible and visible sexist and environmental politics of everyday and expanding militarization by the United States in the Marianas […]

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Special Supplementary Grant – Special Education

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Special Supplementary Grant – Special Education

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Special Supplementary Grant – Special Education Last updated 15 December 2017Last updated 12/15/2017 The Special Supplementary Grant for Special Education (SSG – Special Education) is available to institutes of technology and polytechnics (ITPs) that already teach students with special needs.  The Special Supplementary Grant for Special Education (SSG – Special […]

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Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small

By   /  December 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Potential new treatment and blood test for babies born too small New Zealand research could pave the way for a new, safe treatment for babies whose growth in the womb is stunted by problems with the placenta. The research team have also discovered a possible basis for […]

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More than 15,000 frail elderly New Zealanders are lonely

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on More than 15,000 frail elderly New Zealanders are lonely

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: More than 15,000 frail elderly New Zealanders are lonely Thursday, 14 December 2017 4:08pm New research from the University of Otago Christchurch have found that one in five older people identify as feeling lonely, and the negative impact of this can worsen health conditions. More […]

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Collaborative Evidence Based Policing Centre opens

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Collaborative Evidence Based Policing Centre opens

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Collaborative Evidence Based Policing Centre opens New Zealand Police, the University of Waikato, and the Institute of Environmental Science and Research (ESR) have officially opened their joint Centre, alongside Police’s strategic partner, Vodafone New Zealand. Staff from Police, the University of Waikato, and ESR will […]

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Sex advice and Siri? To Google or not to Google? These are the questions

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Sex advice and Siri? To Google or not to Google? These are the questions

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Sex advice and Siri? To Google or not to Google? These are the questions Thursday, 14 December 2017 1:14pm Research led by OUW’s Professor Nick Wilson has found that Google’s virtual assistant performs better in online searches for sexual health advice than Apple’s Siri. In […]

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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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MyQ – information for TEOs

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on MyQ – information for TEOs

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: MyQ – information for TEOs Last updated 14 December 2017Last updated 12/14/2017 MyQ is the second information tool developed by the TEC to strengthen information available to learners about tertiary qualifications, and deliver on the Government’s objective to support better outcomes from tertiary education.  MyQ is the second information tool […]

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Improvements coming to our Fund finder

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Improvements coming to our Fund finder

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Improvements coming to our Fund finder Last updated 13 December 2017Last updated 12/13/2017 We listened to feedback from stakeholders about usability of the Fund finder pages on our website. We have made significant improvements to the pages, so functionality better meets the needs of tertiary education organisations (TEOs) and other […]

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Farrago – NorthTec Applied Arts Graduation exhibition

By   /  December 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Farrago – NorthTec Applied Arts Graduation exhibition

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Farrago – NorthTec Applied Arts Graduation exhibition Farrago is a celebration of the diverse multimedia artwork for NorthTec’s Bachelor of Applied Arts graduates of 2017. The work exhibited is a culmination of hard work and intensive refinement by the 10 graduating students, whose work derives from a multitude of […]

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Otago offering free water survival skills programme

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago offering free water survival skills programme

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Otago offering free water survival skills programme Wednesday, 13 December 2017 3:02pm Chris Button, the Dean of School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Science, is inviting kids to take part in a research project to learn about open water safety. Photo: Sharron bennet In […]

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How do firearms, floods and flu impact public health?

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on How do firearms, floods and flu impact public health?

Source: University of Otago Headline: How do firearms, floods and flu impact public health? Wednesday, 13 December 2017 2:44pmThe University of Otago Wellington has released its 2018 Summer School programme. Firearms and public health, impacts of New Zealand’s most common natural hazard – flooding, and lessons from the 1918 flu pandemic are just some of […]

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Honorary Doctorate for New Zealand businessman

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Honorary Doctorate for New Zealand businessman

Source: University of Otago Headline: Honorary Doctorate for New Zealand businessman Wednesday, 13 December 2017 1:07pmOtago alumnus Graeme Hart has been awarded a Honorary Doctor of Commerce by the University of Otago. The University of Otago will this week confer an Honorary Doctor of Commerce degree on internationally renowned businessman and philanthropist Graeme Hart.Mr Hart, […]

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Improvements made to our Fund finder

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Improvements made to our Fund finder

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Improvements made to our Fund finder Last updated 1 December 2017Last updated 12/01/2017 We listened to feedback from stakeholders about usability of the Fund finder pages on our website. We have made significant improvements to the pages, so functionality better meets the needs of tertiary education organisations (TEOs) and other […]

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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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