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Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Government Policy commentators, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Professor Douwes appointed to EPA Board

Source: Massey University Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research.   Professor Jeroen Douwes, director of the Centre for Public Health Research, has been appointed to the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) Board. The new appointments were announced by Associate Minister for the Environment Eugenie Sage earlier this week. “I am delighted […]

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Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Health, College of Sciences, Economics and Finance, Education, Enviromental issues, funding, Health, horticulture, IFS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

Source: Massey University (Back row from left) Ruby Roach, Dr Sita Venkateswar (President Graduate Women Manawatu). (Middle Row) Loanna Logan, Shannon Ormond, Anne Walker (Chair Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Inc), Cade Fulton. (Front Row) Professor Jan Thomas (Vice Chancellor, Massey University), Kayla Purvis, Grace Maddox and Meg Wedlock. (Dulani Abeysinghe and Celeste Bevins were unable […]

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Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

Source: Massey University One of the of the key areas of difficulty for internationally-qualified nurses is their different relationship with medical staff. Cultural differences between New Zealand-educated and internationally-educated nurses can amplify existing workplace pressures, according to new research from Massey University. The study, which involved in-depth interviews and an online national survey with nurses about […]

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Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Nestlé awards postgraduate scholarship to dietetics student

Source: Massey University From left: Associate Professor Rozanne Kruger, Nestlé New Zealand Wellness Manager Amanda McDermott, dietetics student and scholarship recipient Katrina Shepherd and Nestlé New Zealand CEO Christian Abboud. Second-year dietetics student Katrina Shepherd has been awarded a $3000 postgraduate scholarship from Nestlé. The School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition Postgraduate Scholarship, awarded by […]

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Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Education, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

Source: Massey University 3MT organiser Marise Murrie (third from left) with 2018 participants at the first bootcamp to help contestants prepare An eye-catching slide, a snappy title and a creative way to tell your research story are among key elements for success in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) – an international talent quest for scholars with […]

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Campus innovation project celebrated

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Creativity, Education, Exhabition/Show, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Campus innovation project celebrated

Source: Massey University Leaders of the Wellington campus Pukeahu ki Tua Think Differently project, from left, Professor Frank Sligo, Student Services Associate Director Amy Heise, Associate Professor Robin Peace and project manager Andrea Marsden at celebrations to mark the hand over of the project. The three-year Living Lab innovation project, Pukeahu ki Tua on the […]

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New Zealanders’ exposure to environmental chemicals

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, national, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Zealanders’ exposure to environmental chemicals

Source: Massey University A new study from the Centre for Public Health Research provides an important baseline for tracking trends of chemical exposure levels in New Zealanders. New research from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research shows for the first time the levels of certain environmental chemicals in the New Zealand population. Between 2014-2016, […]

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Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Source: Massey University Despite their potential, taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol are underused by policy makers, Professor Sally Casswell says. A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, including the World Bank, United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO), calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and […]

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