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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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PMC collaboration media project with NZ Institute for Pacific Research

By   /  December 12, 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 PMC collaboration media project with NZ Institute for Pacific Research

Source: Pacific Media Centre Headline: PMC collaboration media project with NZ Institute for Pacific Research – Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre embarked on a collaboration project with the NZ Institute for Pacific Research in 2017 with Pasifika student journalists providing news, current affairs and video profiles about the institute’s work. […]

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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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Chinese exchange students say a fond farewell

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Chinese exchange students say a fond farewell

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Chinese exchange students say a fond farewell A group of Chinese students who spent two weeks at NorthTec on an exchange programme have said a fond farewell to New Zealand. The 12 students, all studying arts at the Haikou University of Economics, were sent on their way with a […]

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Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies?

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Is your Facebook account being targeted by food companies? Want to know if you are being targeted on Facebook by food and beverage companies? Teenagers will be able to see what food and drink companies are targeting them via Facebook thanks to a new browser extension created […]

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Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer

By   /  December 12, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Treatment for Huntington’s could be step closer Scientists believe they have identified one of the very earliest changes in the brain that results in Huntington’s Disease and that the discovery holds a vital clue to developing the first-ever treatment for the disease. An international research team led […]

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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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Call for global living wage gets stellar backing

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Call for global living wage gets stellar backing

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Call for global living wage gets stellar backing UK actor Tom Hiddleston, among celebrities, entrepreneurs and activists supporting Project GLOW’s call to end poverty The Auckland-based academic has spearheaded an international campaign to end global poverty by lifting wages and is sharing the screen with a star-studded line-up […]

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Joint design offering opens new creative worlds

By   /  December 11, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Joint design offering opens new creative worlds

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Joint design offering opens new creative worlds Weta Workshop art director Paul Tobin (right) who will work with students studying entertainment design within Massey University’s Master of Design. He is pictured with Weta Workshop concept artist Logan Preshaw. The collaboration matches Weta Workshop’s internationally-renowned concept design artistry with […]

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Pacific Journalism Review 23(2): ‘Journalism education in Asia-Pacific

By   /  December 8, 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 Pacific Journalism Review 23(2): ‘Journalism education in Asia-Pacific

Source: Pacific Media Centre Headline: Pacific Journalism Review 23(2): ‘Journalism education in Asia-Pacific – Analysis published with permission of PMC Pacific Journalism Review ISBN/code: ISSN 1023-9499 Publication date: Thursday, November 30, 2017 Samoan, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu media case studies are among those featured in the latest Pacific Journalism Review just published. Corruption in the […]

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How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Academic collaboration, Academic publishing, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Global, IKAT, Independent media, Indonesia, Journals, Language, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, nature, New Zealand, Pacific Journalism Review, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Publishing, Reports  /  Comments Off on How academic researchers are opening online access and ousting profiteers

Journalist Duncan Graham talking to IKAT co-editor Dr Vissia Ita Yulianto and Professor David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review, about the academic journal publishing industry in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, last month. Image: Del Abcede/PMC By Duncan Graham in Malang, East Java The academic world is supposed to be a bright-lit landscape of independent research pushing […]

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NorthTec details re-structuring decisions

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NorthTec details re-structuring decisions

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: NorthTec details re-structuring decisions NorthTec details re-structuring decisions Northland-based tertiary education institute NorthTec has released details of the decisions it has reached on the restructuring proposals announced in October. Five programme areas will cease some or all of their delivery once students currently enrolled on these courses have completed […]

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Update for students of BEST Pacific Institute of Education

By   /  December 8, 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 Update for students of BEST Pacific Institute of Education

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Update for students of BEST Pacific Institute of Education Hopefully students have taken the chance to consider future study options. If not, there is more information below about the alternative providers available in the south and west Auckland areas offering comparable courses.Manukau Institute of Technology, Skills Update Training Institute, New […]

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Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students

By   /  December 8, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Blake Ambassador Awards for two Massey students Marie Potthoff and Shelley Ogle. Two Massey students have been awarded two of the eleven highly-sought after Blake Ambassador Awards to further their passion for conservation. The awards are administered by the Sir Peter Blake Trust, in partnership with Antarctica New […]

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Māori academic milestone celebrated

By   /  December 7, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori academic milestone celebrated

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Māori academic milestone celebrated Past and present staff and students gather at Te Pūtahi-a-Toi         Twenty years is a worthy milestone to celebrate and this week Massey University’s Te Pūtahi-a-Toi School of Māori Knowledge marked its birthday with a joy filled tribute to the past […]

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