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Potato study needs you

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Potato study needs you

Source: Massey University Sarah Ross is on the hunt for potato lovers. Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab (FEAST), and Plant & Food Research, are looking for potato eaters to participate in a potato flavour sensory trial in Palmerston North next month. The project, being run by […]

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Massey ranks third in Australasia for accounting research

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Accountancy, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey ranks third in Australasia for accounting research

Source: Massey University Professor Michael Bradbury and Professor Ahsan Habib both ranked amongst the top 10 most prolific accounting researchers in Australasia. The Massey Business School has been ranked third in Australasia and first in New Zealand for accounting research impact and productivity. Two academics from the School of Accountancy were also ranked amongst the […]

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Massey women’s sevens claim title

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey women’s sevens claim title

Source: Massey University The Massey women’s sevens team (left) manager Chris Sharrock Stephanie McKenzie, assistant-coach Kahu Sturmey (Assistant Coach), Megan Bramley, Nicola Chase, Pia Tapsell, Tiana Davison, Kaitlin Bates and coach Strahan McIntosh. Front: Stephanie McKenzie, Lucy Brown, Sydnee Wilkins, Courtney Walsh and Marcelle Parkes. The Massey University women’s rugby sevens team has claimed the […]

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Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lifetime achievement award for Massey theatre luminary

Source: Massey University Professor Angie Farrow speaking at the Manawatū Regional Theatre Awards after receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award. Great theatre can change minds and lives, says Professor Angie Farrow, who credits her childhood amid the lively antics of her extended family in London’s East End with shaping her dramatic sensibilities. Farrow, a professor in […]

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Opinion: Combating fears to reduce hate

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Combating fears to reduce hate

Source: Massey University Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern with Muslim leaders at a Canterbury refugee centre. By Professor Stephen Croucher As an immigrant to New Zealand, I am saddened and outraged by the events in Christchurch. The apparent innocence of New Zealand has been stripped away by acts of cowardice and evil. Police remain on high alert and […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

Source: Massey University The mosque shootings in Christchurch marked Friday, March 15 as one of New Zealand’s darkest days, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. As New Zealand police continue to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, the national security threat level has been lifted to high. Mosques across New Zealand […]

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Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

Source: Massey University Massey University has followed police advice to close Islamic prayer spaces at its campuses until further notice following the tragic shootings in Christchurch. Anyone affected and requiring urgent support should do so through their local health or emergency services. There is also a free national counselling service line to text or call […]

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What’s missing from the capital gains tax debate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Accountancy, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on What’s missing from the capital gains tax debate

Source: Massey University By Alison Pavlovich As part of a major review of New Zealand’s tax system, the government’s Tax Working Group recommended a comprehensive capital gains tax. New Zealand is one of few countries without a capital gains tax, and the proposal has generated outrage. Commentators have described the proposed tax as a “mangy dog”, “an […]

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Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, national, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

Source: Massey University Creative activism expert Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley says school students are engaging in citizenship by marching for action on climate change. There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning – but in the main, our secondary schooling system is still oriented to what is known […]

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Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

Source: Massey University Massey will be helping young innovators turn their ideas into reality. Massey University will be opening its laboratories and workshops for the AgTech Hackathon this Friday and Saturday. A hackathon asks people from information technology and software development backgrounds to work with groups to solve a problem through the creation of usable […]

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Professor Paul Moughan honoured by Dutch university

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Professor Paul Moughan honoured by Dutch university

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan (centre) with Professor Louise Fresco (left) and Professor Martin Scholten (right) of Wageningen University Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan has been honoured with a Supreme Silver Medal from Wageningen University and Research Centre, one of the Netherland’s top universities.  Professor Moughan, a Fellow Laureate of the Riddet Institute, has […]

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Lecturer appointed to industry association

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturer appointed to industry association

Source: Massey University Senior lecturer Dr Nives Botica Redmayne, from the School of Accountancy, has been appointed as Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand vice-president for New Zealand. The appointment is in recognition of Dr Botica Redmayne’s contribution to the accountancy profession through her engagement with the accountancy practice and her research. Chartered Accountants Australia […]

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New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Source: Massey University Poetry NZ Yearbook 2019’s featured poet Stephanie Christie, about to read her work at the launch in Devonport Library, with Dr Jack Ross. Launched last week at the Devonport Library in Auckland to a packed room of over 200, issue number 53 of New Zealand’s longest-running poetry journal and the third to […]

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E-voting and the other ‘E’s missing in action

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on E-voting and the other ‘E’s missing in action

Source: Massey University The president of Local Government NZ wants to introduce e-voting, but will it really lead to higher voter turnout? By Dr Andrew Cardow and Dr Andy Asquith We were a tad concerned to read the recently-published views of Dave Cull, the mayor of Dunedin and the president of Local Government New Zealand […]

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First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

Source: Massey University First-year student Fatima Imran Barely a few weeks into her study, first-year Bachelor of AgriCommerce student Fatima Imran, will be rubbing shoulders with industry heavyweights, discussing the future of food production in New Zealand. AgResearch Future Feeders is a headline event of New Zealand AgriFood Week, exploring the future of food production from […]

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$400K grant for new rural innovation lab

By   /  March 11, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - BUSINESS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on $400K grant for new rural innovation lab

Source: Massey University The Rural Innovation Lab will start by identifying three ‘on-farm’ innovation projects based on technologies such as cloud, big data, the internet-of-things and artificial intelligence. Massey University has been granted $400,000 from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund to help establish a Rural Innovation Lab in the Manawatū-Whanganui region. The lab will engage farmers and […]

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Increase in women in senior roles at Massey University

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Increase in women in senior roles at Massey University

Source: Massey University Members of the Pay and Employment Equity Implementation Group Dr Fran Wolber (left), DVC People and Culture Alan Davis, Student Evaluation Coordinator Ema Alter, Dr Cat Pause and TEU organiser Heather Warren Women now account for 58 per cent of senior roles at Massey University, up from 24 per cent in 2009, […]

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English-language test now delivered by computer in Auckland

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on English-language test now delivered by computer in Auckland

Source: Massey University Staff and students at the IELTS computer Lab in Auckland Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) at Massey University is now offering English-language tests on computers at the Auckland campus. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the world’s most popular English-language test of English for higher education, could previously only be taken […]

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School of Built Environment created to meet demand

By   /  March 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on School of Built Environment created to meet demand

Source: Massey University Massey University has launched the School of Built Environment to meet the growing demand for expertise in the construction industry in New Zealand The new school is based in Auckland, in the College of Sciences, and offers the only bachelor’s degrees in construction management and quantity surveying in New Zealand.  Professor Monty […]

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