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Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

By   /  June 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Food, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Perils of plastic packaging for food and drink

Source: Massey University Image from the UNWRAPPED conference in the US this month, which examined the risks to health from plastic in our food. We tend to trust plastic as a safe form of packaging and storage for food and drink. And we feel good about recycling our plastic waste. But consumers need to be […]

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Magazine of memories for aged care residents

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Magazine of memories for aged care residents

Source: Massey University Massey student Aaliyah Albo with Aria Gardens resident, Hak, holding a copy of Reminisce. Meeting residents in an aged care facility and turning their conversations about the past into a magazine of memories proved to be a rewarding project for Massey University students as much as for the elderly residents they befriended […]

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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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Carbon-free conference model sets new standard

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Carbon-free conference model sets new standard

Source: Massey University Massey’s “Feral” conference is a role model for online international conferences as a carbon-free way to connect researchers. A “nearly-carbon neutral conference” hosted by Massey University social scientists is featured on the London School of Economics (LSE) Impact Blog as an example of how academics are deploying sustainable practises in research and […]

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Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

Source: Massey University The Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, one of the scenes of the March 15 terror attacks. Beyond collective grief and emotional reactions to the atrocities of March 15, Massey University academics with expertise in security will share their views how we might understand and respond to the terror attacks, in a lunchtime […]

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Designs on China thanks to PM Asia scholarship

By   /  March 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Creative Arts, Education, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - Fashion-textile, Explore - Visual-communication-design, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, School of Art, School of Design, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Designs on China thanks to PM Asia scholarship

Source: Massey University Visual Communication Design student Sophie Douglas (second from left) with Massey and AUT students in Hong Kong. Internships with companies in Mainland China’s massive fashion and clothing industry have given Massey University design students some fascinating insights into cultural aspects of the business, thanks to a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia. Four […]

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Mastering sports event management

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Mastering sports event management

Source: Massey University Amanda Isada, Masters in Sport Management graduate and business administration manager at Volleyball New Zealand. A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School […]

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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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Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Source: Massey University Tavira, in Portugal, the self-proclaimed proverb capital of the world where scholars and enthusiasts meet each year. (Wikimedia Commons). Ah, the proverbial academic conference – for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs. It was through sharing her own […]

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Planning students redesign Masterton’s east side

By   /  November 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Planning, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Planning students redesign Masterton’s east side

Source: Massey University Planning students’ design for a Māori tertiary centre in Masterton’s Eastside. Turning graffiti into public art and creating a Māori university are among the bold ideas of a class of Massey University planning students who collaborated with a local community and council to revitalise a low socio-economic Masterton suburb. Masterton East – […]

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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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International award for dental anxiety researcher

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, test-kb  /  Comments Off on International award for dental anxiety researcher

Source: Massey University Health psychologist Dr Linda Jones, whose research on anxiety and stress among patients and dentists has been recognised internationally. Dr Jones, from the School of Psychology at Massey University’s Wellington campus, is a recipient of the International Society for Stress and Anxiety Research Annual Lifetime Achievement Award, presented at the 39th annual STARS […]

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Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

By   /  September 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Love of literature thriving in digital age – Shakespeare man

Source: Massey University Shakespeare scholar Dr Bill Angus says a love of reading is not at odds with the digital era A preoccupation with digital media does not mean reading books is off the menu for youth – that’s the view of Massey University Shakespeare specialist Dr Bill Angus.  He organised an NCEA English day […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

Source: Massey University (from left) Tom Lowrie (MERGA President) with Dr Jodie Hunter, Trevor Bills, Professor Bobbie Hunter and Janette Bobis (MERGA Vice-President – Research) at the conference on the Auckland campus where the award was presented (photo/Simone Steele). Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new […]

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Politics and psychology researchers awarded

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, People, Environment & Planning, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Politics and psychology researchers awarded

Source: Massey University Distinction in Research Awards MC Professor Bill Fish with awardees Dr Emily Beausoleil, Dr Rochelle Stewart-Withers and Professor Christine Stephens, with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley. Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of […]

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