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PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

Source: Massey University PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati ahd her supervisor Dr Janet Reid. Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn’t easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she had her sights set on helping improve rural livelihoods in her home nation. “I have been doing rural development research and activities for over 10 years of […]

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Having a look inside an eruption

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Having a look inside an eruption

Source: Massey University Ermanno Brosch on the summit of Stromboli volcano in Italy, where Mr Brosch was flying a drone, filming ongoing eruptions. PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, […]

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Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Source: Massey University Lead author Dr David Wilkinson. A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa. The paper, Habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss and […]

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Godwits – the superheroes of birds

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Godwits – the superheroes of birds

Source: Massey University Dr Angela Parody-Merino From the south of Spain to the heart of the Manawatū, Dr Angela Parody-Merino has come half-way across the world to study “the superheroes of birds” for her doctoral degree. Receiving her degree as part of graduation celebrations in Palmerston North earlier this month, Dr Parody-Merino has devoted years […]

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Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Source: Massey University Shark Vertebrae, a locally-discovered fossil which students will be using to reconstruct the life and living environment of a fossil shark Massey University researchers have been given the green-light to co-create knowledge with Kiwi youth, with the announcement Unlocking Curious Minds funding. The projects include using aerial vehicles to explore jobs in mapping […]

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Massey success at lighting awards

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Engineering, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey success at lighting awards

Source: Massey University Stephenson & Turner’s Domenico De Vincentis, Corin Ronald and Massey lecturer Susan Mander Two Massey students have won awards at the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IESANZ) Lighting Awards. Current Master of construction student Gareth Arnold won the Excellence Award. An electrical engineer at Aurecon, Mr Arnold received the […]

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Seeking answers to energy-zapping disease in dogs

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Seeking answers to energy-zapping disease in dogs

Source: Massey University Dr Hayley Hunt. When Hayley Hunt left Massey after completing her Bachelor of Veterinary Science, she thought she was done with study, but last week she graduated with a doctoral degree for her research into a debilitating muscle disease in dogs. After working as a small animal veterinarian clinic in Whangarei for […]

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The grasshopper becomes the master

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Natural-environment, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The grasshopper becomes the master

Source: Massey University Dr Emily Koot. Morbi pulvinar iaculis sapien. Suspendisse felis elit, nonummy euismod, placerat vitae, malesuada ac, sem. Class aptent taciti sociosqu ad litora torquent per conubia nostra, per inceptos hymenaeos. Nunc dignissim augue ac lorem. In adipiscing tortor nec quam. Morbi imperdiet ligula.nec nibh vitae turpis venenatis euismod. Mauris ut turpis vitae […]

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Massey PhD student wins Innovate 2018

By   /  November 30, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey PhD student wins Innovate 2018

Source: Massey University PhD student Chris Muller and his winning project Drone Ranger. Massey PhD student Chris Muller has won the Innovate 2018 competition for drone-based technology that has the potential to revolutionise the monitoring of animals. Innovate 2018 is a business competition where entrepreneurs have the chance to pitch to potential investors to create […]

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Massey offers new horticultural science degree

By   /  November 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey offers new horticultural science degree

Source: Massey University (Left) Massey University’s Head of the School of Agriculture and Environment Professor Peter Kemp, Fruitcraft general manager Steve Potbury, New Zealand Apples & Pears capability manager Erin Simpson, New Zealand Apples & Pears chief executive Allan Pollard and Bachelor of AgriScience student Georgia O’Brien. Massey University will offer a stand-alone horticulture degree […]

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Dairy science takes centre stage

By   /  November 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Dairy science takes centre stage

Source: Massey University Dr John Penno opening the confrence with his presentation, Identifying the challenges for dairy farming in the next 10+ years Massey University and AgResearch have brought together top minds in dairying to identify challenges and develop solutions, hosting the 2018 Australasian Dairy Science Symposium (ADSS) in Palmerston North today. The three-day symposium is […]

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Pakistani partnership celebrates 100th PhD scholar

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pakistani partnership celebrates 100th PhD scholar

Source: Massey University Pakistani PhD scholars Nasir Rasheed, Amna Khalid and Israr Wahid. Under an agreement established in 2005 with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) in Pakistan, Massey University has now welcomed over 100 Pakistani PhD candidates to study at its three campuses. While the students pay full fees for their doctoral programmes, each receives […]

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Massey de-sexing clinic receives national award

By   /  November 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey de-sexing clinic receives national award

Source: Massey University (Left) Dr Carolyn Gates with the 500th patient and Bachelor of Veterinary Science students Emily Ball and Juyoung Park. A de-sexing programme run by Massey University and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has won a national award for its clinic which combines teaching and a community-service.  The […]

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Lecturers awarded for going the distance

By   /  November 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - social-work, Extramural, KB, Library, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, School of Psychology, School of Social Work, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Lecturers awarded for going the distance

Source: Massey University At the inaugural Exy Awards run by the Extra Mural Students’ Society (from left): Hayley Brandon (vice-president of EXMSS); Steve Duffin (School of Humanities); Jean Jacoby (Digital Innovation – Sciences); Dr Polly Yeung (School of Social Work); Dr Karen Jillings (School of Humanities); Christine Harris (team leader – Distance Library Service); Hannah […]

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Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Biological-sciences, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - CREATIVE ARTS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Mathematics-statistics, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore - Web-game-interactive, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey projects receive $7.45m from Marsden Fund

Source: Massey University (Clockwise) Professor Geoff Jameson, Professor Bill Williams, Dr Jennifer Tate, Dr Heather Hendrickson, Associate Professor Chris Wilkins, and Distinguished Professor Gaven Martin. Massey researchers have received more than $7.45 million from the Royal Society Te Apārangi annual Marsden Fund for 15 projects.  The 15 successful Marsden grants – made up of nine ‘fast-start’ grants for new […]

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Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

By   /  November 5, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Agriculture and Environment, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Source: Massey University Dr Lydia Cranston and and Associate Professor Dave Horne examining the pipes. Massey University’s sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and nutrient collection system. Located just outside of Palmerston North near […]

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Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

By   /  October 20, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, horticulture, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Agriculture’s leading students celebrated

Source: Massey University Winning students (left) Renée Harrison, Alisha Harrop, Georgia O’Brien, Hugh Jackson, Mathilde van Baarle, Megan Robertson,Georgia Lovelady,Benjamin Orchard,Isabelle Phipps, Yvonne van Baarle, Sam Pike, Jasmine Creighton, Alex Hoek, Bradford Smith, Jacinta Harrop, Luke Bird. Massey’s School of Agriculture and Environment has named its top students of the year at their annual Agriculture Awards Dinner. Over 250 people […]

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Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

By   /  October 16, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Food, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

Source: Massey University While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk. The second-year student says studying food technology is a lot of chemistry, engineering and processes, but when he tells people what he’s studying, he often gets the same reaction. […]

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Rutherford Discovery Fellowship success

By   /  October 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore-Maori-humanities, Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research - 21st century, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Rutherford Discovery Fellowship success

Source: Massey University Two Massey University academic researchers have been awarded prestigious Rutherford Discovery Fellowships that will allow them to further their research in different fields of science and innovation. Political philosopher Dr Krushil Watene from the College of Humanities and Social Sciences was awarded a fellowship to develop an approach to intergenerational justice that […]

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Pūhoro challenges students with Trans-Tasman STEM programme

By   /  October 1, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, Explore-Maori-sciences, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pūhoro challenges students with Trans-Tasman STEM programme

Source: Massey University Hato Paora College year 10 students taking part in the catapult challenge. The Pūhoro team, in collaboration with the University of Newcastle, ran the Science and Engineering Challenge (SEC) event for Year 10’s in Manawatū and South Auckland recently.  SEC events saw more than 200 students at each event location, competing in […]

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