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Pilot’s long journey to academic success

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pilot’s long journey to academic success

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Pilot’s long journey to academic success Captain Jeffery Ang, pictured with one of the School of Aviation’s Diamond aircraft, on his graduation day. Embarking on an academic qualification after decades of working takes courage. There are concerns about finding the time to study, and fears that tertiary-level learning […]

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Masters student wins emerging talent award

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Masters student wins emerging talent award

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Masters student wins emerging talent award From left: Mike Atkinson, Director of Bellingham Wallace, Andrea Davies, Auckland Campus Registrar and Chair of the AIMES Awards judging panel, Courtney Davies, winner of the Emerging Talent Award, Aidan Bennett, President of the North Harbour Club and Phil Brosnan, Vice President […]

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Microalgal biofuels – what is the environmental cost?

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Microalgal biofuels – what is the environmental cost?

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Microalgal biofuels – what is the environmental cost? Maxence Plouviez. Frenchman Maxence Plouviez has always been interested in the environment and humanity’s impact upon it – an interest he has taken through to a PhD on the other side of the planet. “Climate change has always been an […]

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Swapping the cycle track for the farm track

By   /  November 23, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Swapping the cycle track for the farm track

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Swapping the cycle track for the farm track Kate Stewart and her lamb Skippy. Reliable, compassionate, dedicated and supportive – these are the words fellow students have used to describe third-year Bachelor of AgriScience student Kate Stewart. [embedded content] While she would scoff at these descriptions herself, the […]

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Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific Paul Eme and Dr Kundhavi Kadiresan, assistant director-general and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations regional representative for Asia and the Pacific. Paul Eme giving his presentation in Thailand. College of Health PhD student Paul Eme has […]

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Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother From left: Janice Gordon, Dr Awhina Hollis-English and her daughter, Joanna Taylor, Dr Gretchen Good and Caz the assistance dog who works with Dr Good and her two children.  For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist […]

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Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation Among this November’s graduation in Palmerston North will be 47 doctoral graduands. Methane-munching bacteria to reduce greenhouse gases; long term health conditions; autism; fatherhood; pastoral counselling in Samoa; and how tikanga (Māori cultural practices) can influence businesses are among the topics […]

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Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Leading publisher joins Massey University Press board One of New Zealand’s most experienced and successful publishers has joined the Editorial Board of Massey University Press. Kevin Chapman has worked in book publishing for more than thirty years, in New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States and […]

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US historian on memory and images of WWI

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on US historian on memory and images of WWI

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: US historian on memory and images of WWI One of three public lectures Professor Jay Winter is delivering in New Zealand this week The Yale University, Charles J. Stille Professor of History, is giving three public lectures this week – two in Palmerston North and one at Te […]

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MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus From left: Auckland campus registrar Andrea Davies, Mr Cope, director National Centre for Teaching and Learning Duncan O’Hara, Albany Students’ Association president-elect Jason Woodroofe, Albany Students’ Association advocacy coordinator Penny Lyall It was third time lucky for a Massey University senior […]

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Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

By   /  November 22, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university. This week he receives the University’s highest honour – the Massey Medal – to recognise his 50-year contribution, from […]

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More accolades for Tongan drum design

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on More accolades for Tongan drum design

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: More accolades for Tongan drum design Industrial design graduate Rachael Hall with her ECC Studnet Craft/ Design Awards for her design of an electronic tunable Tongan drum The contemporary Tongan drum design Pato. Design graduate Rachael Hall’s contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise […]

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How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis Throughout America 64,000 died of overdose last year, and a majority could be traced back to an addiction to prescription painkillers. By Dr Cathy Strong One Ohio city is using refrigerator vans to hold its opioid death bodies, because there are […]

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Women philosophers on the rise

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Women philosophers on the rise

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Women philosophers on the rise Philosopher at Massey’s School of Humanities, Associate Professor Adriane Rini. The clichéd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field more than 2400 years after Socrates founded Western […]

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Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum Professors Moughan and Martin Two Massey University Distinguished Professors represented the University at the World Science Forum, held in Jordan late last month. Distinguished Professors Paul Moughan and Gaven Martin, both from the University’s College of Sciences, joined other leaders […]

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10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on 10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 10 things you need to know about the Tongan election Tongan art work While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the Kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow. Massey University Pasifika […]

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Small exhibition for big ideas

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Small exhibition for big ideas

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Small exhibition for big ideas Graduate artists Māia Piata Rose Week, Clayton Tansley and Maihi Potaka Part of ‘Hidden Agenda’ by Māia Piata Rose Week ‘Whakatinanatanga’ by Maihi Potaka   ‘Marama Tuku Iho’ by Clayton Tansley It may be a small exhibition but Matatau 2017 on at Te […]

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Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design Textile design student Jessica Bunnell and the range of fabrics she has created with therapeutic benefits for people with ADHD. Her design is part of the Exposure Exhibition on at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Wellington, till November 18. […]

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Controlling cancer in the Pacific

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Controlling cancer in the Pacific Dr Sunia Foliaki, from the Centre for Public Health Research, wants a South Pacific Regional Cancer Coalition established, to share expertise on cancer control and prevention at a regional level. Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources […]

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Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must Professor Bill Fish and Steve Duffin at the launch of their philosophy book on critical thinking Everyone can benefit from a set of precision tools to use for evaluating reasoning, say Massey University philosophers, Professor Bill Fish and Steve Duffin, […]

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