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Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Source: Massey University Professor John Potter has been recognised as one of the worlds most cited scientists over the last decade. Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in […]

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Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

Source: Massey University Massey’s BC graduates work in diverse industries and roles. A Massey University survey of graduates from the first 12 years of its Bachelor of Communication (BC) degree has found high employment rates in a diverse range of sectors, with graduates often moving quickly into managerial roles. Thirty-three per cent of all BC […]

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Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Massey’s next Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori. Professor Smith, of Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Aitanga a Hauiti and Kāti Māmoe, was chief executive of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in […]

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Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Source: Massey University A screenshot of the superdiversity map for Auckland, part of an international population data comparison website. A new interactive online tool that visually displays data about Auckland’s fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of super-diversity. Massey University […]

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Innovative helmet design on the right track

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - Spatial-industrial, Innovation, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Innovative helmet design on the right track

Source: Massey University Exploded view of the Cortec trail helmet showing glass reinforced nylon structure and removable panel. The Bachelor of Design (hons) student has designed Cortec – a modular concussion management trail helmet, which incorporates sensors to inform the rider of signs of concussion after impact, via a smartphone app. While the design is […]

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Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Source: Massey University Professor Steve Stannard from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass. The study, carried out by PhD students Drs Emma Crum […]

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Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

By   /  January 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Explore-Maori-sciences, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

Source: Massey University Pūhoro Kaihautu Leland Ruwhiu and Pūhoro student Makiya Katene. A programme designed to boost the numbers of Māori in science, technology, engineering and maths has graduated its first cohort of secondary school students in what’s being hailed as a breakthrough for Māori education. Massey University’s Pūhoro STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) Academy […]

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Living the tourism dream sustainably

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore-Maori-business, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Living the tourism dream sustainably

Source: Massey University Top tourism destination Queenstown has been under pressure with demands for affordable accommodation for tourism workers (image/Wikimedia Commons). Professor Regina Scheyvens, who heads the Development Studies programme at Massey, has initiated the world’s first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals conference 2019 (January 24-25). The conference will bring academics and tourism industry representatives together […]

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Event success stimulates sport development

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Event success stimulates sport development

Source: Massey University Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and event manager for the past 25 years. Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. Professor Andy Martin from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, recently had his […]

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Going global in sports’ sector work experience

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Source: Massey University Massey student Boy Hei Hei working as a volleyball coach at the United Nations International School of Hanoi in Vietnam, during his work integrated learning placement. Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has […]

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Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

Source: Massey University A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with multiple ethnic identities including Māori and Pasifika, but this is not captured in data collection, according to new research (image-Auckland Pasifika Festival/Wikimedia Commons). A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and […]

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Scholarships to increase Māori and Pasifika doctoral scholars

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Scholarships to increase Māori and Pasifika doctoral scholars

Source: Massey University Manawatū graduation ceremony in 2015 Massey University has awarded 40 scholarships to doctoral students who will start their study next year. For the first time, the University awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Pasifika Doctoral Scholarship and a further three scholars were presented with Vice-Chancellor’s Māori Doctoral Scholarships.  The four recipients were part of a […]

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Massey Council releases review of Dr Brash venue cancellation

By   /  December 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey Council releases review of Dr Brash venue cancellation

Source: Massey University Massey University Chancellor Michael Ahie The review commissioned by the Massey University Council into the venue cancellation for Dr Don Brash’s speaking engagement at the Manawatū campus on August 8 has been completed and made public. It finds the decision to cancel the venue was based on a potential security threat and makes […]

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Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

Source: Massey University From left: Professor Andy Martin, Associate Professor Paul Plieger and Associate Professor Mark Waterland won the “Suffer” Half Ironman, held in Rotorua last weekend. The coveted “Suffer” Half Ironman trophy. A team comprising three Massey University staff won the iconic “Suffer” Half Ironman, starting and finishing at the Blue Lake in Rotorua […]

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New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

Source: Massey University The GDPLive portal provides real-time national, regional and industry GDP estimates and forecasts. Massey University has launched a real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. Called GDPLive, the online portal uses  machine learning algorithms and the most up-to-date data possible, […]

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Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

Source: Massey University Pam Mills and Tangi Te Tera have worked together at the Manawatū dining hall for more than two decades. A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday. “We’ve been together 21 years so I will miss her but […]

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PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

Source: Massey University PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati ahd her supervisor Dr Janet Reid. Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn’t easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she had her sights set on helping improve rural livelihoods in her home nation. “I have been doing rural development research and activities for over 10 years of […]

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Having a look inside an eruption

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Having a look inside an eruption

Source: Massey University Ermanno Brosch on the summit of Stromboli volcano in Italy, where Mr Brosch was flying a drone, filming ongoing eruptions. PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, […]

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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Source: Massey University In July the National Party leader accidentally referred to his deputy Paula Bennett as “Paula Benefit”. Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018’s best quote. In July the National Party leader accidentally referred to his deputy Paula Bennett as “Paula Benefit” during […]

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