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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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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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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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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 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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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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Fascination Science – ripples in space time

Published By   /  March 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Fascination Science – ripples in space time

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Fascination Science – ripples in space time Professor Joachim Brand behind two black holes merging. Have you ever wondered what it would sound like to hear two black holes merging? Though it may not compete with Lorde’s latest release, it is music to the ears […]

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Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Paddlers at the ready for the Great Waka Ama race World champions and those new to the sport of Waka Ama will make up the mix of crews paddling on the Waitemata Harbour this weekend for the annual University of Auckland Great Waka Ama […]

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Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Drone technology takes out Massey Innovation Award Award winners – Lisa and Paul Charmley. Dannevirke farmers Paul and Lisa Charmley took out the Massey Innovation award at the Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards last night. Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas presented the award, which […]

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Japanese comedy anything but robotic

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese comedy anything but robotic

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Japanese comedy anything but robotic © 2012 Fuji Television, Toho, Dentsu, Altamira Pictures. Three engineers, tasked with creating a working autonomous robot for their company, fail miserably. With an important robotics expo just around the corner, they hatch a plan to hire someone to play […]

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Researchers developing next-generation sanitisers to control bovine mastitis in the dairy industry

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Researchers developing next-generation sanitisers to control bovine mastitis in the dairy industry

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Researchers developing next-generation sanitisers to control bovine mastitis in the dairy industry Friday, 17 March 2017 11:10am Researchers from the Universities of Otago and Auckland have teamed up with a leading New Zealand animal health innovator, Deosan, to develop new sanitisers for mastitis management. The […]

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Major science event presents latest research on our “Diabesity” epidemic

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Major science event presents latest research on our “Diabesity” epidemic

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Major science event presents latest research on our “Diabesity” epidemic Friday, 17 March 2017 9:32am Director of Healthier Lives Professor Jim Mann is one of the speakers at today’s symposium. Getting teenagers more active and how our gut hormones impact on obesity are just two […]

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Ag-Hort robot and water quality on show at Field Days

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Ag-Hort robot and water quality on show at Field Days

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Ag-Hort robot and water quality on show at Field Days College of Sciences Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Ray Geor, Dr Russell Wilson and Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas. A robot to help farmers save time was among innovations on display at the ASB Innovation Zone – launched […]

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Walking the walk on the Living Wage

Published By   /  March 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Auckland, auckland university, Economy, Work, & Welfare, fair pay, Green Party, Housing, living wage, Opposition News, Politics, Tertiary Education, TEU, Union  /  Comments Off on Walking the walk on the Living Wage

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: Walking the walk on the Living Wage 1200 staff from the University of Auckland are stopping work today – calling on the Vice-Chancellor to offer union members a fair and equitable increase in pay. We’re really supportive of this effort and the work that the […]

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