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Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, feature, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Defence Capability 2019 – reading between the lines

Source: Massey University New Zealand’s defence forces will be upgraded over the next 30 years (photo/Wikimedia Commons) A recognition of the looming challenges facing our Pacific neighbours through climate change and pressures on maritime resources has led to a shift in focus expressed in the just-released Defence Capability Plan 2019. In line with the Government’s […]

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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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Augmented reality to revolutionise te reo in schools

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - Film-animation-vfx, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Visual-communication-design, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Explore-Maori-creative-arts, Explore-Maori-humanities, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Palmerston North, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Augmented reality to revolutionise te reo in schools

Source: Massey University Tama Kirikiri (centre) holding the new graphic novel Manawatū at the launch, with children from Mana Tamariki in Palmerston North. Amid increasing calls for schools to teach more New Zealand history, a new project just launched in the Manawatū will give students a very modern portal to some very ancient tales. Manawatū, an […]

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Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Understanding high suicide rate in building sector

Source: Massey University The building industry needs to offer more support for workers facing mental health issues, research shows. More support for mental health interventions and education initiatives aimed at suicide prevention in the building industry is needed, says Andy Walmsley, a clinical psychology doctoral student based in Massey’s School of Psychology in Wellington. He […]

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Virtual reality to revolutionise te reo in schools

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Explore - Film-animation-vfx, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - Visual-communication-design, Explore - Web-game-interactive, Explore-Maori-creative-arts, Explore-Maori-humanities, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Palmerston North, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Virtual reality to revolutionise te reo in schools

Source: Massey University Tama Kirikiri (centre) holding the new graphic novel Manawatū at the launch, with children from Mana Tamariki in Palmerston North. Amid increasing calls for schools to teach more New Zealand history, a new project just launched in the Manawatū will give students a very modern portal to some very ancient tales. Manawatū, an […]

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Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

By   /  June 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study looks at app for parents of premature babies

Source: Massey University Clinical psychology doctoral researcher Charlotte Gibson with the Babble app for parents of babies in neonatal care. Being a new parent of a newborn admitted to a neonatal unit is stressful and challenging. A mobile health app designed to inform and support parents with babies in neonatal care is the focus of […]

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Sociology: re-imagining hope for these times

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sociology: re-imagining hope for these times

Source: Massey University Dr Trudie Cain and Dr Warwick Tie are part of a new programme that injects a sense of hope into the teaching of sociology.  From cyberspaces to sacred spaces, shopping malls to sexual identities – sociology examines the complexities of culture and society, from the status quo to emerging trends. There’s never […]

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Taking life-long learning to a new degree

By   /  May 31, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Extramural, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Wellington), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Taking life-long learning to a new degree

Source: Massey University Newly capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate John ‘Jo’ Rimmer at the Wellington graduation ceremony this week. Keeping his mind active, having an interest to fill his days and being able to contribute to conversations are among the benefits of studying in later years, says Bachelor of Arts graduate John ‘Jo’ Rimmer, […]

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“Digital campfire” to renew love of nature

By   /  May 30, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Visual-communication-design, feature, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on “Digital campfire” to renew love of nature

Source: Massey University Bachelor of Communication student Harry Townsend, part of The Anthropozine editorial team. Fostering a love for nature among a generation more focused on digital screens than wilderness scenes is the aim of an online publication just launched by a team of Massey students. They hope to cut through the inertia and fear […]

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Witchcraft and women’s rights across centuries

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Witchcraft and women’s rights across centuries

Source: Massey University Student actors Dom Devlaminckx and Alannah Dunn (front) in rehearsal for Vinegar Tom, a play by Caryl Churchill. (photo/Sarah Angland) Non-conformity, the perceived threat of female sexuality, and power struggles through a thrilling mixture of 17th Century politics are themes of a play staged by students of Massey University’s Theatre in Production […]

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Report: an alternative measure of progress to GDP

By   /  May 28, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Economics, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Report: an alternative measure of progress to GDP

Source: Massey University Professor Murray Patterson with a copy of the report based on the Genuine Progress Indicator as a measure of progress.  Lead author and ecological economist Professor Murray Patterson says the report is based on an alternative economic model that offers a reality check, as the country waits for the Government’s first Wellbeing […]

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Massey University celebrates Wellington graduates

By   /  May 27, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, FifthEstate1, Graduation (Wellington), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey University celebrates Wellington graduates

Source: Massey University 2018 graduates on the steps of Parliament, Wellington. More than 700 students will graduate in Wellington this week, with qualifications in subjects ranging from aviation to commercial music, teaching and engineering. Two ceremonies will be held at the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday where 775 Massey University students will graduate, including 15 […]

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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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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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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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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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Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

Source: Massey University Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, pictured in New Zealand in 2002 when their titles were Crown Prince and Princess. (credit/KYODO) Japan’s new emperor and new era are both nothing more than symbols. But that doesn’t make them any less important to Japanese people, writes Dr Penny Shino. Literally epoch-making events have been […]

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Crafting new identities – Iranian women in NZ

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Crafting new identities – Iranian women in NZ

Source: Massey University Dr Parisa Kooshesh’s PhD research explored the migration experiences of Iranian women in New Zealand. In migrating to New Zealand, many Iranian women have found the space and opportunity to redefine who they are, according to new research from Massey University. Dr Parisa Kooshesh, who graduated last month at the College of […]

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Migration with dignity for the climate-affected

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Migration with dignity for the climate-affected

Source: Massey University Master of International Development Studies graduate Hayley Morrison. Seeing a documentary about how climate change is disrupting lives in the Pacific prompted Development Studies student Hayley Morrison to find out more. Her Master’s research explores the link between climate change and migration. Ms Morrison, who was capped with a Master’s in International […]

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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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