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Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

Source: Massey University Lonnie Hutchinson’s works Secrets you can’t tell (left) and I can make a rhyme emply her signature use of hand-cut forms Brett Graham’s 37.24° S, 175.02° E Massey University’s Auckland campus is home to a collection of more than 90 artworks – and it continues to grow with the acquisition of new works […]

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Massey staff member wins at Women of Influence Awards

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Business, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey staff member wins at Women of Influence Awards

Source: Massey University Dr Palmer is presented with her award at the Women of Influence gala dinner [embedded content] School of Management senior lecturer and the first female elected to the board of New Zealand Rugby Dr Farah Palmer has received the 2018 Women of Influence Board and Management Award. Dr Palmer was presented with the […]

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Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

Source: Massey University David Downes – Visiting artist in residence at the Manawatū campus. Composer and experimental multi-media artist David Downes is taking his fascination for building musical instruments that don’t need a human touch in a new direction – with his role as Artist in Residence at Massey’s Manawatū campus. The talented musician is […]

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Peer effects, personal characteristics and asset allocation

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Finance-banking, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Economics and Finance, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Peer effects, personal characteristics and asset allocation

Source: Massey University After family, work colleagues are the key influence on an individual’s investment decisions. By Dr Jasmine Fang Both academic researchers and practitioners know that behavioural biases can drive household financial decisions away from standard finance models, and that people don’t always follow the professional advice they receive. Peer effects have been found […]

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Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

By   /  September 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - social-work, Explore - Sport and exercise, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Social Work, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Two Massey academics awarded teaching excellence awards

Source: Massey University Minister of Tertiary Education Chris Hipkins and Dr Kathryn Hay, who was last night awarded a Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Award, from Ako Aotearoa. Photo credit: Ako Aotearoa. Dr Kathryn Hay and Professor Andy Martin were last night awarded Sustained Excellence in Tertiary Teaching Awards for 2018 as part of the […]

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Studying storytelling through silent comics

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Studying storytelling through silent comics

Source: Massey University Dr Barbara Postema holding a copy of one of her favourite graphic novels, Leaf, by Daishu Ma (Fantagraphics Books, 2015) An avid childhood reader of Tintin, Asterix, Lucky Luke and Donald Duck, Dr Barbara Postema probably didn’t envisage she would oneday be paid to read and research comics. But she is doing just […]

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Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

Source: Massey University Riddet Institute deputy director Professor Warren McNabb Three Massey University researchers have secured more than $13 million in funding, from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund. The Endeavour Fund invests in excellent research that has high potential to positively transform New Zealand’s future economic performance, sustainability and integrity of […]

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Māori business students get Asian insights

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - SCIENCES, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori business students get Asian insights

Source: Massey University Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE scholarship recipients at the Aotearoa Ball in Singapore with New Zealand music industry stalwarts Tiki Taane and Anka Moa. Four Massey business students have been given first-hand experience of the Asian market through two government-funded study tours to the region. The Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE (South […]

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Changes to doctoral scholarships illustrate commitment to research

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Changes to doctoral scholarships illustrate commitment to research

Source: Massey University Recipients of Massey University doctoral scholarships will see a significant increase in the value of their scholarship from next year, due to a funding boost as part of the University’s strategic initiatives. Four strategic initiatives were launched this year to ensure the institution excels in the increasingly competitive tertiary education sector, including […]

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Award winning creation of unbelievable young love

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Education, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Award winning creation of unbelievable young love

Source: Massey University © 2016 TOHO CO LTD. Critically-acclaimed writer and director Makoto Shinkai, brings Your Name, an innovative tale of two total strangers with an impossible connection. The film follows two high school students who discover they have a strange connection despite never having met. Mitusha, a girl living in a mountain town in […]

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Staff, students, encouraged to participate in ShakeOut

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff, students, encouraged to participate in ShakeOut

Source: Massey University Massey University is set to yet again take part in the New Zealand ShakeOut, a national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi (evacuation), next month. The University is expected to be one of hundreds of organisations to participate in the drill, which was last held in 2015 with more than 1.34 million participants. The […]

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Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, funding, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Management, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rugby taonga research gets $250K grant

Source: Massey University Jeremy Hapeta and Dr Farah Palmer have been awarded $250,000 to explore the use of traditions, knowledge and treasures handed down by ancestors in rugby. Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture. Now, Dr Farah […]

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Māori books in time for language Week

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori books in time for language Week

Source: Massey University Three Massey University authors have books out in time for Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori, Māori Language Week this week. Te Pūtahi-a-Toi’s Professor Scotty Morrison, Te Arawa, will launch a follow-up to his popular Māori language learners guide, with Māori Made Easy 2.  It takes learners through 30 weeks of 30-minute-a-day […]

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Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey student wins Bernice Kelly Award

Source: Massey University Bernice Kelly Award winner Dushanka Hettige has been recognised by Dietitians NZ. Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Dushanka Hettigeand Reena Soniassy-Unkovich. Massey University graduate Dushanka Hettige has been awarded the 2018 Bernice Kelly Award from Dietitians NZ for the most improved full-time dietetic student, from either Massey University, University of Otago or University […]

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Giving Māui a Māori voice

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Maori knowledge, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Giving Māui a Māori voice

Source: Massey University Cover of the English version of a new children’s book on the story of Māuri fishing up the North Island, or Te Ika a Māui. A new children’s book re-telling the legend of Māui has just been published in English and Māori – a pleasing event for its Māori translator Dr Darryn […]

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Massey University professor named 2018 ‘Woman of the Year’ finalist

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey University professor named 2018 ‘Woman of the Year’ finalist

Source: Massey University Carmel College student Mackenzie O’Neill and Bream Bay College student Kara-Jane Beckham, pictured with Professor Sarah Leberman at last year’s Young Women’s Leadership Programme. Professor Sarah Leberman has been named one of 30 finalists in NEXT Magazine’s 2018 Woman of the Year Awards. Professor Leberman is a finalist in the sport category […]

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Deer milk, vegan butter and giant salmon among NZ Food Awards finalists

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, Education, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Deer milk, vegan butter and giant salmon among NZ Food Awards finalists

Source: Massey University The team from Pure Food Co have been category winners twice before, and are finalists this year for the third time. From left: Pure Food Co director Maia Royal, former Minister for Food Safety David Bennett and Pure Food Co director Sam Bridgewater. Finalists for the 2018 New Zealand Food Awards include […]

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MUSA president Kirton elected to Massey Council

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on MUSA president Kirton elected to Massey Council

Source: Massey University Massey University Students’ Association president and first-year veterinary science student Ngahuia Kirton has been elected as the student member of the Massey University Council. Ms Kirton, one of five candidates along with David McNab, the Council’s student-elected member since September 2016, studied a Bachelor of Science last year at the Manawatū campus […]

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Wellington bike share scheme extended

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Wellington bike share scheme extended

Source: Massey University Co-Lab facilitator Marie Larking, Wellington campus recreation manager David Driscole, Co-Lab facilitator and student life coordinator Mags Chalecka-Harris, Ms Shi The Wellington campus’ bike share scheme has been extended, following an evaluation of the six-month trial period. The scheme came about last year, following an idea from Massey University master’s student Sherry […]

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Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

Source: Massey University Dan Eaton, director for defence policy in the Ministry of Defence, speaking to staff and students at Massey University with colleagues Dr Adam Norrie, Henry Curtis and Justin Allan. The enduring values that drive New Zealand’s behaviour on the world stage are at the heart of the 2018 Strategic Defence Policy Statement […]

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