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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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Sowing seeds with Indonesia

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sowing seeds with Indonesia

Source: Massey University Professor Chris Anderson, Massey Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas, secretary of NTB Provincial Government Dr Rosiady Sayuti, University of Mataram Professor Manshur Ma’shum. Massey University and Indonesia are building on their strong foundations in agriculture and horticulture, bringing government officials and educators to New Zealand to re-sign a memorandum of understanding. Last week […]

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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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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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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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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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‘Wormy lambs’ video takes out national award

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on ‘Wormy lambs’ video takes out national award

Source: Massey University Massey University PhD student Seer Ikurio Massey University PhD student Seer Ikurio has won a Royal Society Te Apārangi award for his video about lambs and worms. Mr Ikurio won the Future Leader Award as part of the Royal Society Te Apārangi Early Career Researcher video competition – 180 Seconds of Discovery. […]

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New consumer and sensory science facility on the way

By   /  September 28, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New consumer and sensory science facility on the way

Source: Massey University Professor Joanne Hort stands in the existing testing booths located in the Riddet Complex.  Massey University’s Manawatū campus will soon have a state-of-the-art consumer and sensory science facility, to help determine what drives people in their food choice behaviour. The $2.2 million facility for the Food Experience and Sensory Testing Laboratory, funded […]

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Māori business students get Asian insights

By   /  September 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Maori knowledge, Explore - SCIENCES, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Māori business students get Asian insights

Source: Massey University Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE scholarship recipients at the Aotearoa Ball in Singapore with New Zealand music industry stalwarts Tiki Taane and Anka Moa. Four Massey business students have been given first-hand experience of the Asian market through two government-funded study tours to the region. The Te Hononga a Kiwa SEACAPE (South […]

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‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

By   /  August 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Health, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Engineering, Explore - Nursing, Explore - SCIENCES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, School of Veterinary Science, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on ‘Cheesy maths’ the whey to go for 3MT winner

Source: Massey University Doctoral 3MT winner Meghan Keck with judges; Palmerston North City Councillor Leonie Hapeta, Associate Professor Tracy Riley, Dean Research, and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser. (photo credit/Alexis Boniface) The complex science and engineering behind getting the right consistency in cheese-making took out the top honours in Massey University’s doctoral Three Minute Thesis (3MT) […]

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