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Healthcare funding analysis wins Research Translation Competition

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Healthcare funding analysis wins Research Translation Competition

Source: Massey University Professor Christoph Schumacher, winner of the 2018 Research Translation Competition. Massey Business School’s Professor Christoph Schumacher has won the 2018 Research Translation Competition for his summary of an academic paper about healthcare funding in New Zealand. The annual Massey Business School competition, which asks academics to explain their research in simple terms, […]

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‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

By   /  November 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

Source: Massey University Feral cats are among topics in an online conference about human responses to nature, wilderness and the meaning of ‘feral’ (image/Wikimedia Commons) Science has names, categories, definitions and systems to understand the natural world – but labelling something a ‘pest’ or a ‘weed’ is cultural, not scientific, says Dr Nicholas Holm, co-convener […]

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Opinion: World War I memories made of this

By   /  November 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Research - Design, School of Art, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Opinion: World War I memories made of this

Source: Massey University The New Zealand War Memorial at Le Quesnoy. Places like this town in northern France have additional resonance for New Zealanders following a four-year centenary commememoration programme about World War I By Professor Kingsley Baird As the centenary of the First World War draws to an end it is appropriate to reflect […]

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Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

Source: Massey University The latest book in the First World War Centenary History programme will be launched on Friday, November 9. With Them Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War (Massey University Press), written by editor, author and explorer Anna Rogers, is the most recent volume from the First World War Centenary […]

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Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

Source: Massey University The latest book in the First World War Centenary History programme will be launched on Friday, November 9. With Them Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War (Massey University Press), written by editor, author and explorer Anna Rogers, is the most recent volume from the First World War Centenary […]

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Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Biological-sciences, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Mathematics-statistics, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore - Web-game-interactive, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

Source: Massey University (Clockwise) Professor Geoff Jameson, Professor Bill Williams, Dr Jennifer Tate, Dr Heather Hendrickson, Associate Professor Chris Wilkins, and Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin. Massey researchers have received more than $7.45 million from the Royal Society Te Apārangi annual Marsden Fund for 15 projects.  The 15 successful Marsden grants – made up of nine ‘fast-start’ grants for new […]

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Memories sought to illuminate Colombo Hall submission

By   /  November 7, 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 Memories sought to illuminate Colombo Hall submission

Source: Massey University Residents of Colombo Hall in 1970 pose outside the student accommodation hall New Zealand’s first purpose-built student hall of residence constructed for Colombo Plan students, Colombo Hall at Massey University’s Manawatū campus, is in line for official heritage status. It was built to house international students studying under the Colombo Plan and […]

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Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: A mid-term election for the ages

Source: Massey University The power balance in US politics could shift as a result of the mid-term elections, held every six years (photo/Wikimedia Commons) In case you haven’t heard, on Wednesday (NZ time) some elections are taking place in the USA.  All 435 seats in the House of Representatives are up for grabs, as are […]

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Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: A caravan of desperation and hope

Source: Massey University Life in Honduras is difficult and dangerous for most Hondurans who are under threat from gangs, drug cartels, political corruption and more. (photo/Sharon McLennan) by Dr Sharon McLennan Honduras is a wonderful place for a short visit, despite its reputation as a one of the most dangerous places on the planet. Like […]

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Exposure water storage exhibit a supreme winner

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Exposure water storage exhibit a supreme winner

Source: Massey University Michael Scott Jones’ award-winning emergency water storage system called Lifewall which is on display at the Exposure exhibition on Massey’s Wellington campus till November 17. The Awards, sponsored by lighting and furniture business ECC, encourage innovation and creativity while at the same time giving students the opportunity to experience the creative industries […]

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Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

By   /  November 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Armistice Day – Q&A with Glyn Harper

Source: Massey University Professor Glyn Harper reflects on the impact of WWI as the centenary of Armistice Day approaches. The First World War (1914 – 1918) was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering.  More than nine million people – soldiers and […]

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Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Source: Massey University Master of Nursing student and specialist palliative care registered nurse Leanne Bolton presenting at the recent Alzheimers New Zealand Conference. Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia (diagnosis prior to the age of 65 years) is a healthcare reality which poses a unique […]

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Māori journalism in the spotlight

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, DJF, Education, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Māori journalism in the spotlight

Source: Massey University Winners will receive a specially commissioned print by renowned Māori artist Ngataiharuru Taepa. Massey University has announced the finalists in the Ngā Kupu Ora Māori Journalist of the Year Awards. The University set up the awards in 2016 to highlight the importance of Māori journalism to the national discourse and the revitalisation […]

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Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Agriculture and Environment, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Source: Massey University Dr Lydia Cranston and and Associate Professor Dave Horne examining the pipes. Massey University’s sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and nutrient collection system. Located just outside of Palmerston North near […]

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Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

By   /  November 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Exhabition/Show, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Source: Massey University Industrial design student Liam Brankin demonstrates how his Swarmstorm backpack would work recollecting bee swarms The 22 year-old has devised a prototype backpack he calls the Swarmstorm that uses a suction hose, similar to a household vacuum cleaner, to suck and capture bees into a cardboard container before they are transferred to […]

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Graduate exhibition offers full Exposure

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Explore - Visual-communication-design, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Explore-Maori-creative-arts, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - Design, School of Art, School of Design, School of Music and CMP, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Graduate exhibition offers full Exposure

Source: Massey University Massey University’s end-of-year art, design, creative media and music exhibition of work by final-year students opens on Friday and continues till November 17 at the Wellington campus. Massey University’s innovative and inspiring Exposure exhibition for graduating students at the College of Creative Arts opens on Friday. Featuring colourful, practical and creative exhibits […]

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Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations

By   /  November 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Art, School of Design, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations

Source: Massey University Professor Kingsley Baird from the School of Art who has been invited to provide New Zealand’s contribution to an international memorial chair project being held in Ypres, Belgium exactly 100 years after the Armistice ending World War I in November. Photo: Yazid Medmoun Professor Kingsley Baird from Whiti o Rehua School of […]

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Sociologist awarded for support to Chinese migrants

By   /  October 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sociologist awarded for support to Chinese migrants

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley giving his acceptance speech at the awards, pictured with Jenny Wang, executive director of CNSST – an organisation supporting new Chinese migrants. Sociologist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley has been given a special award by the Chinese community in recognition of his cultural and educational support. Professor Spoonley, a […]

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World Values Survey asks what NZers think

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - social-work, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Social Work, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on World Values Survey asks what NZers think

Source: Massey University Gearing up for the next wave of the World Values Survey in New Zealand; Dr Paul Perry, Dr Polly Yeung and Professor Graeme Fraser. Questions about Kiwi values have been at the forefront of politics recently, with New Zealand First’s proposed ‘values’ bill for migrants and National’s meltdown over allegations about foreign […]

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Auckland campus accommodation receives sustainable award

By   /  October 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus accommodation receives sustainable award

Source: Massey University Massey University’s Auckland campus student accommodation has received a five-star rating for the fourth year running and, for the first time, a Gold Sustainable Tourism Business Award. Te Ohanga Village received the award having been judged in the categories of economic, environment and culture, social and people, and health and safety. The […]

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