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Research explores how the management of feral cats can protect native species

By   /  May 24, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Research explores how the management of feral cats can protect native species

Source: Massey University Dr Kathryn Strang New Massey research hopes to improve the management of feral cats for the protection of native species. The study looked at a population of feral cats on New Zealand’s Ponui Island in the Hauraki Gulf to study their ecology and factors that should be considered to develop efficient control […]

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Kākāpō brain surgery a world-first

By   /  May 9, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor, Wildlife Ward  /  Comments Off on Kākāpō brain surgery a world-first

Source: Massey University Kākāpō after world-first brain surgery. A young kākāpō chick has undergone life-saving brain surgery at Massey University’s Wildbase Hospital to treat a developmental problem of the skull, a world-first procedure, adapting surgical techniques from humans and other mammals.[embedded content] Known as Espy 1B, the now 56-day-old wild-hatched kākāpō chick from Whenua Hou/Codfish […]

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World Veterinary Day and the value of vaccination

By   /  April 27, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on World Veterinary Day and the value of vaccination

Source: Massey University A baby pukeko at Massey’s Wildbase Hospital This World Veterinary Day, Massey University researchers are highlighting the importance of vaccinations for the health and wellbeing of animals and humans. The day represents the opportunity to celebrate the contributions of veterinarians to the health of animals and society, with this year’s theme – […]

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Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Source: Massey University Dr Michelle Roper graduates with a PhD for her work on the bellbird. Dr Michelle Roper’s love of birds has fuelled 13 years of study at Massey, culminating in a doctoral degree studying native birdsong. Along with 1400 other students over the week, Dr Roper crossed the stage yesterday at the Bruce […]

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Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

Source: Massey University Courtney Davies and her mother Johanne Kahlenberg, who both graduated today in Auckland. Mothers and daughters share a lot. Courtney Davies and her mum Johanne Kahlenberg get the privilege of sharing graduation.  Master of Natural Sciences student Courtney Davies first set foot on the campus to return her mother’s text books to the […]

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Massey help for west coast rubbish clean-up

By   /  April 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey help for west coast rubbish clean-up

Source: Massey University Rubbish collected on the South Westland coastline. A Massey professor has been in the South Island’s Westland District to assist in the Fox Landfill rubbish clean-up. Extreme weather caused an erosion of an old Westland District Council rubbish dump beside the Fox River in South Westland on March 26. Rubbish floated downstream […]

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Massey launches new School of Built Environment

By   /  April 12, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Construction, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Massey launches new School of Built Environment

Source: Massey University Massey lecturer Niluka Domingo(left), with students Daphney Ngassa and Ehsan Bakhtianizadeh. Unprecedented growth and success of the construction-related programmes at Massey University has led to the establishment of the School of Built Environment on the university’s Auckland campus. The new school aims to support New Zealand’s booming construction Industry, which according to […]

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Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

By   /  April 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey brings EPICOH symposium to Wellington

Source: Massey University The EPICOH conference is coming to New Zealand for the first time and has been brought here by researchers from the Centre for Public Health Research. Leptospirosis is a globally important multi-host, multi-pathogen disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals, with more than one million cases and 60,000 deaths annually. […]

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Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

By   /  April 9, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Video Multimedia  /  Comments Off on Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Gert Lube. Massey volcanologists have discovered the driving force behind superheated gas-and-ash clouds from volcanic eruptions, which may help save lives and infrastructure around the globe. [embedded content] Endangering 500 million people worldwide, pyroclastic density currents (or pyroclastic flows) are the most common and lethal volcanic threat, causing 50 per cent […]

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$300k for Massey health projects

By   /  April 2, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Psychology, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on $300k for Massey health projects

Source: Massey University (Left) Associate Professor Vyacheslav Filichev, Professor Geoff Jameson, and Dr Tracy Hale Two Massey projects have received a combined $300,000 to study the mental health of Māori women and a new model for studying cancer biology and regenerative medicine. Dr Natasha Tassell-Matamua, of the School of Psychology, and a team from the School of Fundamental Sciences, […]

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Potato study needs you

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Potato study needs you

Source: Massey University Sarah Ross is on the hunt for potato lovers. Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab (FEAST), and Plant & Food Research, are looking for potato eaters to participate in a potato flavour sensory trial in Palmerston North next month. The project, being run by […]

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Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

Source: Massey University Massey will be helping young innovators turn their ideas into reality. Massey University will be opening its laboratories and workshops for the AgTech Hackathon this Friday and Saturday. A hackathon asks people from information technology and software development backgrounds to work with groups to solve a problem through the creation of usable […]

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First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

Source: Massey University First-year student Fatima Imran Barely a few weeks into her study, first-year Bachelor of AgriCommerce student Fatima Imran, will be rubbing shoulders with industry heavyweights, discussing the future of food production in New Zealand. AgResearch Future Feeders is a headline event of New Zealand AgriFood Week, exploring the future of food production from […]

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Workshop tackles international volcanic risks

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Workshop tackles international volcanic risks

Source: Massey University An international group of volcanologists exploring New Zealand’s uniquie volcanic zone. How accurately can we forecast the hazards and impacts of volcanic eruptions? How can we advance our computational modelling techniques to mitigate effectively against volcanic fatalities? These were the questions volcanologists from across the globe were addressing, when they gathered in […]

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Student helps create craft beer with gin

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student helps create craft beer with gin

Source: Massey University Massey student Tash Snowball Kui and Lila, the Juniper Wit beer she helped create Most students leave their summer internship with new skills or knowledge or maybe even a job offer, but Tash Snowball Kui gets to leave with a beer she helped create. Studying a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Chemical and […]

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Workshop tackles global look at nutrient loss and water quality

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Workshop tackles global look at nutrient loss and water quality

Source: Massey University Jenny Deakin of the Ireland Environmental Protection Agency, Flemming Gertz of Denmark’s Seges, and Peter Thorburn from CSIRO, Australia.  As the world’s attention turns increasingly towards both feeding the world and improving waterways, Massey University is once again hosting its annual workshop focusing on water quality and soils both here and abroad. […]

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Model for improving campylobacter management

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Model for improving campylobacter management

Source: Massey University Massey PhD student Jing Liao A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world. The pathogen campylobacter, which causes the gastrointestinal infection campylobacteriosis, is the most frequently notified enteric disease in New Zealand, according to the Ministry of […]

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Climate-related coral research inspires artwork

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 50th Jubilee 2014, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Art-photography, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Climate-related coral research inspires artwork

Source: Massey University One of the painted works by Viv Kepes, Absolute (2019) oil on linen, 1100 x 1100mm [Credit: Mitchell Bright]. Fragments of coral collected by Massey University scientists have inspired a Christchurch artist to create an exhibition of paintings, with the exhibition opening this weekend. Christchurch-based artist, Viv Kepes, visited Massey laboratories in Auckland […]

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Massey aids animals affected by Nelson fires

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey aids animals affected by Nelson fires

Source: Massey University Massey Veterinary Emergency Response Team members Michelle Fremaux, Professor Chris Riley, Patrice Palleson-Putt, Steve De Grey, and Neroli Thomson supports MPI animal welfare response to Nelson fires. Massey University Veterinary Emergency Response Team (VERT) has been assisting with animal welfare efforts at the ongoing forest fires south of Nelson. Under the management […]

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Working with sand isn’t child’s play

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Food, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Working with sand isn’t child’s play

Source: Massey University Mustard seeds used in experiments around granular flow. Ever wonder how an hour glass measures time? Who designed it, did the math, tested it and perfected it? Working with sand may sound like child’s play, but the process of understanding how these materials behave is the focus of scientists around the world – […]

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