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A business mind made in New Zealand

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on A business mind made in New Zealand

Source: Massey University Envision Capital founder Kevin Wang Gang has an MBA from Massey University. Kevin Wang Gang says his New Zealand education helped him to become one of China’s most successful venture capitalists. “Studying entrepreneurship in New Zealand built my business mind,” he says. “It shaped my way of thinking and gave me a […]

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Bazley report a good start, but long-term change may be elusive

By   /  July 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bazley report a good start, but long-term change may be elusive

Source: Massey University Dame Margaret Bazley delivers her report into sexual harassment and bullying at Russell McVeagh. By Dr Ralph Bathurst and Dr Fiona Kennedy Dame Margaret Bazley’s report into sexual harassment and bullying at law firm Russell McVeagh, which was published last week, offers a window into vital questions of culture and identity in […]

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Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

Source: Massey University Future leader and Bachelor of Arts student Whaiora Patrick She survived darkness and despair as a teen. Now, creative writing, running marathons to raise awareness and studying for her Bachelor of Arts degree are all part of Massey student Whaiora Patrick’s vision to help vulnerable youth overcome mental health and poverty-related issues.  […]

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Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Government Policy commentators, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

Source: Massey University Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research.   Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research, has been appointed to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Board. The new appointments were announced by Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage earlier this week. “I am delighted […]

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UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

Source: Massey University Members of the UN Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee meeting at Massey’s Auckland campus with representatives from Massey University, the Department of Corrections and other government agencies. Regional terrorism trends, and New Zealand’s measures to address these, were discussed during a visit to Massey University by three top international security agencies. Members […]

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First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

Source: Massey University Professor Harjinder Singh American Dairy Science Association past president, Karen Schmidt. Massey University Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has become the first New Zealander to receive the 2018 American Dairy Science Association Distinguished Service Award. The Riddet Institute director received the award on June 25 during a ceremony at the American Dairy Science […]

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Studio Ghibli’s inspiring coming of age story

By   /  July 19, 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 Studio Ghibli’s inspiring coming of age story

Source: Massey University © 2011 Chizuru Takahashi – Tetsuro Sayama – Studio Ghibli -NDHDMT From the legendary and highly celebrated Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle, Princess Mononoke) comes From Up on Poppy Hill, a uniquely inspired and highly anticipated coming-of-age story. Set in 1963 Yokohama, Japan, the film tells the story of Umi […]

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Leading social scientist made Companion of Royal Society

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Leading social scientist made Companion of Royal Society

Source: Massey University Dr Peace is one of the Royal Society Te Apārangi’s newest Companions The Royal Society Te Apārangi has named Associate Professor Robin Peace from Massey University as a Companion. Dr Peace, of the School of People, Environment and Planning, was one of six women recognised for leadership and sustained contributions to science and […]

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Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Health, College of Sciences, Economics and Finance, Education, Enviromental issues, funding, Health, horticulture, IFS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

Source: Massey University (Back row from left) Ruby Roach, Dr Sita Venkateswar (President Graduate Women Manawatu). (Middle Row) Loanna Logan, Shannon Ormond, Anne Walker (Chair Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Inc), Cade Fulton. (Front Row) Professor Jan Thomas (Vice Chancellor, Massey University), Kayla Purvis, Grace Maddox and Meg Wedlock. (Dulani Abeysinghe and Celeste Bevins were unable […]

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Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

Source: Massey University One of the of the key areas of difficulty for internationally-qualified nurses is their different relationship with medical staff. Cultural differences between New Zealand-educated and internationally-educated nurses can amplify existing workplace pressures, according to new research from Massey University. The study, which involved in-depth interviews and an online national survey with nurses about […]

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Another tree planted to mark Matariki

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Another tree planted to mark Matariki

Source: Massey University Isaiah Erueti helps plant the tree Staff and students at the Manawatū campus today continued a six-year tradition of planting trees behind Heritage House to mark Matariki, the Māori new year. After a short ceremony led by Associate Professor Hone Morris, those assembled helped plant an “Electric Red” manuka. Among them were […]

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Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Enviromental issues, Exhabition/Show, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

Source: Massey University Poster of The Atom Room, a play by Philip Braithwaite that comes with a virtual reality experience on show at Festival for the Future. Hurtling 150 years – via a virtual reality experience – into an imagined future Wellington where climate change and quakes have blitzed the city is one of the […]

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Māori students gain new champion

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori students gain new champion

Source: Massey University Newly appointed director of Māori student success Naomi Manu As the first cohort of Massey University’s highly successful Pūhoro STEM Academy look forward to graduating into the tertiary sector at the end of the year, programme director Naomi Manu, Rangitane ki Wairarapa/Ngāti Kahungunu ki Wairoa, is one step ahead of them.  Ms […]

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Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Source: Massey University By Jan Thomas Earlier this month an “alt right” speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for “hate speech” by people who sought to abuse […]

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Professor Nigel French recognised for food safety impact

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, IVABS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Professor Nigel French recognised for food safety impact

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Nigel French and Minister of Food Safety Damien O’Connor Massey University Distinguished Professor Nigel French has received the Ministry for Primary Industries Award for Significant Contribution to Food Safety. Professor French was presented the award by Minister of Food Safety Damien O’Connor at the New Zealand Institute of Food Science […]

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Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

By   /  July 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agricultural Experiment Station, Agriculture/Horticulture, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, IVABS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

Source: Massey University Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD) targetted. A national campaign is asking beef and dairy farmers across New Zealand to help develop frameworks for disease control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD). BVD is an infectious cattle disease which costs New Zealand farmers an estimated $150 million per year, primarily through reproductive issues, […]

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Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

By   /  July 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, feature, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Defence strategy reveals new priorities and tensions

Source: Massey University New priorities and tensions feature in New Zealand’s new defence strategy policy, says Dr Wil Hoverd (photo/Wikimedia Commons) From safeguarding regional Pacific security to the protection of Antartica and now climate change and cyber threats – the just-released strategic defence policy statement highlights the new and emerging priorities for our national security. […]

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Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Source: Massey University From left: Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Nestlé New Zealand Wellness Manager Amanda McDermott, dietetics student and scholarship recipient Katrina Shepherd and Nestlé New Zealand CEO Christian Abboud. Second-year dietetics student Katrina Shepherd has been awarded a $3000 postgraduate scholarship from Nestlé. The School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded by […]

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Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

Source: Massey University Rob Stevens, Professor Jan Thomas, Sir Jerry Mateparae and Professor Meihana Durie at the London event, held at New Zealand House A Massey University initiative to connect global audiences with te reo Māori and Tikanga Māori was presented in Sydney, Melbourne and London last night and today. Toro Mai is an online course […]

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Kids jump for Massey at Kapa Haka Nationals

By   /  July 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Kids jump for Massey at Kapa Haka Nationals

Source: Massey University Crowds watching an attempt on the vertical jump at the Massey stand The National Secondary Schools Kapa Haka competition proved to be a highly successful engagement for Massey University. As major sponsor of the bi-annual event, Massey had a large presence at the festival held at the Trusts Arena in Palmerston North, […]

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