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Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa

Source: Massey University Samoan Language Week Tālofa lava! O le vaiaso o le Gagana Samoa. Samoan Language Week starts on Sunday and Massey University is encouraging all staff and students to “give it a go”. Samoan is the third most spoken language in New Zealand after English and te Reo Māori. The theme this year […]

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Massey University launches Shared Prosperity Index

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey University launches Shared Prosperity Index

Source: Massey University The Shared Prosperity Index can be acessed at www.sharedprosperity.co.nz When the Government presents its first Wellbeing Budget next week, it will be looking beyond traditional measures, such as GDP, to define New Zealand’s success. This is also at the core of the Shared Prosperity Index launched by Massey University today. The index […]

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Top Higher Education Academy fellowship for Emerson

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Top Higher Education Academy fellowship for Emerson

Source: Massey University Professor Lisa Emerson College of Humanities and Social Sciences teaching and learning director Professor Lisa Emerson has been named a principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Professor Emerson is the first Massey academic to be accepted into the small international group of principal fellows, and only one of ten in New […]

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Graduation surprise proposal

By   /  May 23, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Graduation surprise proposal

Source: Massey University Waipounamu Kara proposes to Te Karohirohi Kira at graduation Emotional displays are nothing new at Massey University’s Celebration to Honour Māori Graduates in Palmerston North but no one was expecting a student to seize the opportunity to make a grand romantic gesture at last Thursday’s ceremony. Waipounamu Kara, Ngāpuhi / Raukawa / […]

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Massey scholars lead pay and wellbeing research

By   /  May 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MPOWER, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey scholars lead pay and wellbeing research

Source: Massey University (from left) Researcher  Kia Mawete (who works in the Democratic Republic of Congo) with Project GLOW academic Professor Darrin Hodgetts; doctoral researcher Yuwadi Chunthasiri (Thailand) and Professor Stuart Carr at the School of Psychology in Auckland, Albany. Sustainability scholars at Massey University’s School of Psychology are having an impact globally with their […]

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Increasing the prospect of winning

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), 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 Increasing the prospect of winning

Source: Massey University Dr Lana McCarthy graduated with her Doctor of Philosophy last week. Her research investigated ways in which captains and coaches have constructed the culture of our national netball team, the Silver Ferns. Media coverage and research about female high performance sport falls short compared to male sport in New Zealand, according to […]

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Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

By   /  May 17, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Source: Massey University Dr Arata Hidano Six staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1200 graduates across the five ceremonies in Manawatū this week. In order to control livestock diseases effectively, it is essential to understand the complex inter-relationships between the diseases and farming practices such as livestock trading and hygiene […]

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A ticket to run the London Marathon

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on A ticket to run the London Marathon

Source: Massey University Sonia Hampton after running the London Marathon Twenty-six years since she ran her last marathon, Sonia Hampton has managed to cross off one of the biggest items from her running “bucket list” – the London Marathon. Ms Hampton, an information and communication technology administrator based at the Manawatu campus, was encouraged by […]

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Passion for defence and security for BA grad

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Source: Massey University BA graduate Rachel Stephens, with her mum, Christine Stephens, who graduated this week with a Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Aviation. Health problems deterred Rachel Stephens from pursuing her dream of being an army medic, but the newly-capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate found her passion at Massey University and is […]

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Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Source: Massey University Dr Wendy O’Brien, from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, graduated with her PhD in April, in Auckland. Her research explored the physical activity profiles of Māori, Pacific and European women to understand ethnic differences in physical activity, and the implications of ethnic differences on body composition and metabolic health. The […]

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Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 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 Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

Source: Massey University Cyber abuse can be difficult to deal with if it happens anonymously on a public platform. While workplace cyber abuse is a growing challenge for many organisations, most still struggle to deal with it effectively, say researchers from Massey University’s Healthy Work Group. In a report funded by NetSafe’s Online Safety Partnership Grant, […]

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Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, funding, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

Source: Massey University New Zealanders have been using cannabis, both legally and illegally, for medicinal purposes for many decades, but little is known about how they use it, for what medical conditions, how they access it and what advice they receive from health professionals. Dr Marta Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. Dr Marta Rychert […]

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Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

Source: Massey University A close-up of a glass work by Karen Seccombe, one of the 2019 Dean’s List giving lectures at the Palmerston North City Library. Massey University is showcasing the ground-breaking research of its most exceptional doctoral graduates to the people of Palmerston North at an event this week. The Dean’s List of Exceptional […]

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Wake-up call on social media bullying

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Wake-up call on social media bullying

Source: Massey University Many social media users are unaware of how personal data is used by big tech companies (image/Wikimedia Commons). Ahead of Pink Shirt Day this Friday to encourage people to make a stand bullying, Dr Kevin Veale shared his research findings in a  public lecture, How Social Media Companies Profit from Racism, Abuse and Harassment. It […]

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Professor Douwes awarded College of Health Research Award

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Professor Douwes awarded College of Health Research Award

Source: Massey University Research Award winner Professor Jeroen Douwes with College of Health Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Mills. Teaching Excellence Award winner Dr Catherine Cook andProfessor Mills. Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research, has been awarded the 2018 College of Health Research Award for his outstanding contribution to health research within […]

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Rower overcomes sporting disappointment to master study

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Sport and exercise, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Rower overcomes sporting disappointment to master study

Source: Massey University Toby Cunliffe-Steel after receiving his Master of Sport Management. Former New Zealand representative rower Toby Cunliffe-Steel has faced plenty of adversity in his nearly-27 years, including a brain tumour and, more recently, severe adrenal fatigue. While health issues derailed his dream of competing at the Tokyo Olympics, his sports career opened up […]

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Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Creative Arts, Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Art, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

Source: Massey University Eugene Hansen and Jenny Gillam, senior lecturers at the School of Art. (photo supplied). School of Art lecturers and mixed-media artists Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen have been selected for the 2019 Auckland Council Artist in Residence programme in Whatipū, Auckland. The artists will work collaboratively on artwork inspired by Whatipū’s Te […]

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Time to celebrate our Manawatū graduates

By   /  May 13, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, Graduation, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Time to celebrate our Manawatū graduates

Source: Massey University Graduation procession on Broadway in Palmerston North. More than 1200 students will graduate this week, celebrating their journey with friends, family and Massey staff. The ceremonies, held at the Regent on Broadway in Palmerston North, will start this afternoon, after which they will occur twice daily until the final ceremony on Wednesday […]

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New partnership to boost regional innovation

By   /  May 11, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New partnership to boost regional innovation

Source: Massey University The Primary Industries and Regional Innovation Collaborative (PIRIC) aims to drive the digital transformation of the country’s primary industries. Massey University is partnering with Microsoft, The Collaborative Studio, Scion, Kordia and The Factory to accelerate the adoption of digital technologies and enable more collaborative innovation across New Zealand’s regions and primary industries.  […]

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Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

By   /  May 10, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Management-leadership, Explore - Nursing, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

Source: Massey University The competencies and actions of managers are particularly important in preventing bullying in nursing. A new research report from Massey University’s Healthy Work Group has outlined the management competencies needed to both prevent and manage workplace bullying in the nursing sector. Funded by the College of Nurses Aotearoa, the report aims to […]

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