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Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

By   /  February 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Explore - Psychology, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series

Source: Massey University Humanities and social sciences scholars share their expertise and insights on a diverse local and global topics in the Our Changing World lecture series. China’s influence, Auckland’s superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music, literature – just a few of the sizzling topics in this […]

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‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, Music and campus life, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Salad days’ for Summer Shakespearians

Source: Massey University (from left) Matt Schaw (as Alexas, a high-ranking member of Cleopatra’s court) and Kathleen van Rooyen (Cleopatra) as Cleopatra laments Antony’s absence. (image/Zak Rodgers) Massey students taking part in this year’s outdoor Manawatū Summer Shakespeare production of Antony and Cleopatra might feel they are in their ‘salad days’ – an expression that […]

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Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

By   /  February 5, 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, scholarships, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Beijing trip boosts fluency for Chinese learners

Source: Massey University Massey Chinese language students in Beijing visiting the Summer Palace A six-week study trip to China funded by a Prime Minister’s Scholarship to Asia (PMSA) has given 15 Massey students a deeper appreciation that learning Mandarin is a ticket to greater cultural understanding and job opportunities in the future. Several in the […]

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Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

By   /  January 28, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Extramural, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker

Source: Massey University Film-maker David Cranstoun Welch has combined documentary-making in the US with studying for a BA by distance. He’s been studying at Massey University by distance from New York and Los Angeles, majoring in social anthropology – a field that fascinates him and that flows into his cinematic work. The young director, writer, […]

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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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Living the tourism dream sustainably

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore-Maori-business, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Living the tourism dream sustainably

Source: Massey University Top tourism destination Queenstown has been under pressure with demands for affordable accommodation for tourism workers (image/Wikimedia Commons). Professor Regina Scheyvens, who heads the Development Studies programme at Massey, has initiated the world’s first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals conference 2019 (January 24-25). The conference will bring academics and tourism industry representatives together […]

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Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

Source: Massey University A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with multiple ethnic identities including Māori and Pasifika, but this is not captured in data collection, according to new research (image-Auckland Pasifika Festival/Wikimedia Commons). A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and […]

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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Source: Massey University Kisione Manu investigated the role of self-assessent among Pasifika students enrolled in tertiary education Being schooled in the art of self-assessment is one of the key drivers of success for Pasifika students in tertiary education, according to a master’s research by Tongan distance student Kisione Manu. His Master of Education thesis, Self-assessment in […]

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Tourism insider to development studies scholar

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Graduation (Palmerston North), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tourism insider to development studies scholar

Source: Massey University Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford investigated public-private partnerships in the Pacific cruise ship sector. Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford went from working as a tourism industry insider to pursuing academic research critiquing tourism’s impact on local communities it relies on. She spent 15 years in the marketing and […]

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PhD explores important toddler-teacher attachment

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PhD explores important toddler-teacher attachment

Source: Massey University Dr Raewyne Bary explored the barriers to under-threes forming close attachments to a teacher in child care centres. As the head teacher at Massey’s Child Care Centre on the Manawatū campus, Raewyne Bary has plenty of experience in the needs of the very young. Her doctoral thesis explores the barriers to forming […]

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Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Psychology, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Are mindfulness apps worth your attention?

Source: Massey University Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of mindfulness-based phone apps for students for her PhD thesis. Mindfulness-based therapies have shown promise in reducing stress and improving psychological wellbeing. Using a novel approach to mindfulness training, Doctor of Clinical Psychology graduate Dr Amy Granberg investigated the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based phone app for […]

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Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore-Maori-health, Explore-Maori-humanities, FutureNZ - Maori, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research - 21st century, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Source: Massey University On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. Sir Mason, Rangitāne, Ngāti Kauwhata, Ngāti Raukawa, whose name is both synonymous with Massey and the field of Māori […]

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Symposium marks foreign affairs’ 75 years of service

By   /  November 29, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Symposium marks foreign affairs’ 75 years of service

Source: Massey University Professor Rouben Azizian (front, centre) with Catherine Graham (third from left) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Palmerston North mayor Grant Smith (third from right) and other key participants at the symposium. A symposium at Massey University’s Manawatū campus last week marked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s 75th Anniversary Through […]

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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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Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

By   /  November 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Massey-led consortium wins government emergency management contract

Source: Massey University The emergency management contract awarded to a Massey-led consortium is part of the Government’s response to a Technical Advisory Group review into how New Zealand responds to all hazards and risks, natural disasters and emergencies. Members of the Massey University-led consortium and governmentagencies at the contract launch Emergency managers at the Joint […]

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Can learning music deter dementia?

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Psychology, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can learning music deter dementia?

Source: Massey University PhD psychology researcher Ryan Sutcliffe with the tools for his study – a guitar and non-invasive brain imaging technology. Ryan Sutcliffe loves to play the guitar, and writes and performs his own songs. Now, the doctoral psychology researcher has a dream project combining his musical and academic interests in a study to […]

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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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BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

By   /  November 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, Extramural, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

Source: Massey University Bachelor of Arts Tu Tira Mai student Kelly Langton (standing) with members of the Opunake Business Association. It’s almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will soon say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand’s first town free of single-use plastics thanks to a […]

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In search of church – future of religion in Godzone?

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on In search of church – future of religion in Godzone?

Source: Massey University Professor Peter Lineham will give the last of ten lectures this week in the Our Changing World series. In his upcoming lecture this Thursday – the final and tenth in this year’s Our Changing World series hosted by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey’s Auckland campus – he will […]

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