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Smartphone app developed to manage drinking

Published By   /  March 29, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Smartphone app developed to manage drinking

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Smartphone app developed to manage drinking New Zealanders who want to self-manage their “hazardous” drinking may soon have a smartphone app to help them. A new version of the popular American designed smartphone app, ‘Step Away’ can now be developed and tested to help […]

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Living well in care homes

Published By   /  March 27, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Living well in care homes

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Living well in care homes New research highlights key components that are important to older people’s satisfaction while living in care homes, to enhance their quality of life. Dr Polly Yeung from Massey University’s School of Social Work. Treating elderly people in long-term care facilities […]

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Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

Published By   /  March 25, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Showcasing Communities of Learning on an international stage Education Minister Hekia Parata is travelling to the United Kingdom, to talk with international experts about the biggest change to New Zealand’s education system in 30 years. Ms Parata will share this country’s experience with Communities of […]

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Massey recognises top alumni

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 Massey recognises top alumni

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey recognises top alumni Professor Thomas says Massey’s vision of shaping the nation and taking the best of New Zealand to the rest of the world is no more appropriately reflected than in the achievements of its more than 140,000 alumni around the world. “It […]

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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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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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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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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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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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$3.6m New Plymouth school property projects underway

Published By   /  March 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Nikki Kaye, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $3.6m New Plymouth school property projects underway

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $3.6m New Plymouth school property projects underway Soil turning ceremonies today will mark the start of two education construction projects in New Plymouth, at Spotswood College and the wharekura Te Pi’ipi’inga Kakano Mai Rangiatea, says Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye. “Spotswood College is getting a […]

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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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$12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened

Published By   /  March 17, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Hekia Parata, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on $12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: $12m Lemonwood Grove School officially opened Education Minister Hekia Parata and Associate Education Minister Nikki Kaye have welcomed the official opening of Lemonwood Grove School in Christchurch by the Prime Minister. Around 80 students started Term 1 at the new school in Rolleston, which includes […]

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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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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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Record numbers at community sports event

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Record numbers at community sports event

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Record numbers at community sports event Sarah Karika, a final year Bachelor of Sport and Exercise student, helps out at the Manawatū Inter-schools Triathlon event, held in Palmerston North this week. Associate Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and […]

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Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Auckland scientists seek to shed light upon endometriosis It affects at least one in ten New Zealand women, can cause severe abdominal pain and fertility problems, and costs the public health system an estimated $1 billion a year. If you have endometriosis, or know […]

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University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters

Published By   /  March 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: University awards honorary degrees to prominent supporters Two prominent supporters of the University of Auckland, Julian Robertson KNZM and Roger France ONZM, will be awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of their major contributions to the University and wider community. Each will receive an Honorary […]

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