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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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Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

By   /  April 23, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

Source: Massey University Menin Gate Memorial, at Ypres, Belgium, where a number of New Zealand soldiers are named. A new book by Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper sheds light on the stories of some 12,000 New Zealanders who served in foreign armies during the First World War. Professor Harper, Project Manager of the […]

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Japanese language exponent awarded

By   /  April 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Japanese language exponent awarded

Source: Massey University Dr Penny Shino receieves her award from the Ambassador of Japan to New Zealand, Mr Hiroyasu Kobayashi. She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand – now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstanding work teaching and inspiring the next generation. Dr Shino […]

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Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Protecting religious diversity in NZ after Christchurch

Source: Massey University On Friday night, the Prime Minister Jacinda Arden argued that the very reason that our nation was targeted by a terrorist event was because of its diversity. She noted that New Zealand has “200 ethnicities, 160 languages, and amongst that diversity we share common values.”  The language focused solely on ethnic diversity […]

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Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Mosque shootings – politics of hate ends our innocence

Source: Massey University The mosque shootings in Christchurch marked Friday, March 15 as one of New Zealand’s darkest days, says Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. As New Zealand police continue to respond to events following shootings at two mosques in central Christchurch, the national security threat level has been lifted to high. Mosques across New Zealand […]

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Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Politics and society, feature, FifthEstate1, Joint Centre for Disaster Research, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, national, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate

Source: Massey University Creative activism expert Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley says school students are engaging in citizenship by marching for action on climate change. There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning – but in the main, our secondary schooling system is still oriented to what is known […]

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New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New Poetry NZ Yearbook moves in many ways

Source: Massey University Poetry NZ Yearbook 2019’s featured poet Stephanie Christie, about to read her work at the launch in Devonport Library, with Dr Jack Ross. Launched last week at the Devonport Library in Auckland to a packed room of over 200, issue number 53 of New Zealand’s longest-running poetry journal and the third to […]

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War historian honoured with museum medal

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on War historian honoured with museum medal

Source: Massey University (from left) John McIntyre, president – Auckland Museum Institute; Orchid Artimalala – Auckland Museum Trust Board; Professor Glyn Harper and David Gaimster – chief executive Auckland Museum. (photo/Max Lemesh) Professor Glyn Harper, with Museum Medal Glyn Harper, a professor of war studies, has been awarded a prestigious Museum Medal by the Auckland War […]

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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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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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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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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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Delegation bolsters academic ties with Latin America

By   /  November 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Delegation bolsters academic ties with Latin America

Source: Massey University (from left) Heather Tootell, Dr Leonel Alvarado, Maree Brannigan, Djhoanna Lambert, Professor Valmor Alberto Augusto Tricoli (Associate Director for International Cooperation), Professor Paul Spoonley, Professor Raul Machado Neto (Provost for International Cooperation at Universidade de Sao Paulo), Associate Professor Kerry Taylor, Professor Laura Patrícia Zuntini de Izarra (Associate Director for National and International […]

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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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Researcher’s poetry takes flight

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creative Arts, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Researcher’s poetry takes flight

Source: Massey University Book cover for a passage of yellow red birds and its author Associate Professor Robin Peace Titled a passage of yellow red birds the book is divided into two sections. The first, addresses global issues related to her work as a geographer and social scientist such as migration, the environment and specifically […]

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Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

By   /  November 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language

Source: Massey University The new offering has been developed by language specialists in Massey’s School of Humanities in partnership with Brazilian language teaching experts in a programme tailored for New Zealanders. Portuguese, the national language of Brazil, will be available at the Wellington campus and by distance learning. The suite of language and culture courses […]

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Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

By   /  November 8, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - HUMANITIES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Armistice event marks bravery and skill of WWI medics

Source: Massey University The latest book in the First World War Centenary History programme will be launched on Friday, November 9. With Them Through Hell: New Zealand Medical Services in the First World War (Massey University Press), written by editor, author and explorer Anna Rogers, is the most recent volume from the First World War Centenary […]

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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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