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New scheme encourages staff, students to get on their bike

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New scheme encourages staff, students to get on their bike

Source: Massey University Massey University staff member, communication adviser Ryan Willoughby, standing with an e-bike that’s used to commute to and from the campus Massey University is taking staff and students along for the ride when it comes to sustainability and wellbeing, thanks to an innovative initiative. Next month the University will launch the Massey […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

Source: Massey University Lonnie Hutchinson’s works Secrets you can’t tell (left) and I can make a rhyme emply her signature use of hand-cut forms Brett Graham’s 37.24° S, 175.02° E Massey University’s Auckland campus is home to a collection of more than 90 artworks – and it continues to grow with the acquisition of new works […]

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Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

By   /  September 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Artist in residence experiments with sound and vision

Source: Massey University David Downes – Visiting artist in residence at the Manawatū campus. Composer and experimental multi-media artist David Downes is taking his fascination for building musical instruments that don’t need a human touch in a new direction – with his role as Artist in Residence at Massey’s Manawatū campus. The talented musician is […]

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Staff, students, encouraged to participate in ShakeOut

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff, students, encouraged to participate in ShakeOut

Source: Massey University Massey University is set to yet again take part in the New Zealand ShakeOut, a national earthquake drill and tsunami hīkoi (evacuation), next month. The University is expected to be one of hundreds of organisations to participate in the drill, which was last held in 2015 with more than 1.34 million participants. The […]

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Giving Māui a Māori voice

By   /  September 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Languages and linguistics, Explore - Maori knowledge, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Opinion Piece, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Giving Māui a Māori voice

Source: Massey University Cover of the English version of a new children’s book on the story of Māuri fishing up the North Island, or Te Ika a Māui. A new children’s book re-telling the legend of Māui has just been published in English and Māori – a pleasing event for its Māori translator Dr Darryn […]

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MUSA president Kirton elected to Massey Council

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on MUSA president Kirton elected to Massey Council

Source: Massey University Massey University Students’ Association president and first-year veterinary science student Ngahuia Kirton has been elected as the student member of the Massey University Council. Ms Kirton, one of five candidates along with David McNab, the Council’s student-elected member since September 2016, studied a Bachelor of Science last year at the Manawatū campus […]

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Wellington bike share scheme extended

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Wellington bike share scheme extended

Source: Massey University Co-Lab facilitator Marie Larking, Wellington campus recreation manager David Driscole, Co-Lab facilitator and student life coordinator Mags Chalecka-Harris, Ms Shi The Wellington campus’ bike share scheme has been extended, following an evaluation of the six-month trial period. The scheme came about last year, following an idea from Massey University master’s student Sherry […]

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Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

By   /  September 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Thinking behind NZ defence strategy revealed

Source: Massey University Dan Eaton, director for defence policy in the Ministry of Defence, speaking to staff and students at Massey University with colleagues Dr Adam Norrie, Henry Curtis and Justin Allan. The enduring values that drive New Zealand’s behaviour on the world stage are at the heart of the 2018 Strategic Defence Policy Statement […]

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LOL cats to ethical flirting – ‘Our Lives Online’ series

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on LOL cats to ethical flirting – ‘Our Lives Online’ series

Source: Massey University Scene from The Simpsons’ celebrated ‘steamed hams’ skit and meme – an example of online humour in Dr Nick Holm’s talk The rise of online and social media has dramatically transformed almost every aspect of our lives – from the way we laugh to how we conduct intimate conversations.  In a six-part […]

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Massey’s global voice on marine plastic waste

By   /  August 27, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Natural-environment, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey’s global voice on marine plastic waste

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (centre) at the Klosters Forum with leading endocrinologist Dr John Peterson “Pete” Myers (CEO and chief scientist – Environmental Health Services, United States) and Dianna Cohen (American artist, activist and co-founder of the Plastic Pollution Coalition).   Environmental anthropologist, political ecologist and single-use plastic-free campaigner, Dr Trisia Farrelly, has been appointed […]

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Massey forges links with top Polish university

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey forges links with top Polish university

Source: Massey University (from left) Professor Rouben Azizian with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas, Polish President Andrzej Duda and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony in Auckland. International security scholars at Massey University will have new opportunities for research collaboration on central European issues, thanks to a Memorandum of […]

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What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing?

By   /  August 23, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on What can the Ancients teach us about merging and mixing?

Source: Massey University Dr David Rafferty and Dr Anastasia Bakogianni will discuss what we can learn from the Ancients about creating communities Democracy and citizenship are ancient ideas, still evolving in our time. Massey University Classical Studies specialists will share insights on how outsiders were integrated into Ancient Greek and Roman societies and explore parallels […]

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Blended, beanpole, biological? – changing family trends

By   /  August 22, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Government Policy commentators, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Blended, beanpole, biological? – changing family trends

Source: Massey University The nuclear family of two parents and three children is no longer the predominant model We are living and working longer, having less children and at a later age – so what does this mean for the future of the family, and how do we even define ‘family’?  In a nationwide public […]

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Blended to beanpole – changing family trends

By   /  August 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, Government Policy commentators, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Blended to beanpole – changing family trends

Source: Massey University The nuclear family of two parents and three children is no longer the predominant model We are living and working longer, having less children and at a later age – so what does this mean for the future of the family, and how do we even define ‘family’?  In a nationwide public […]

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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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Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

By   /  August 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

Source: Massey University Massey University and Peking University staff gather at the Auckland campus. Top row, from left: Professor Zhao Baisheng, Professor John O’Neil, Professor Liu Shusen, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Operations Stuart Morriss, Professor Wu Xiaoan, Dr Ma Naiqiang, Dr Peter Meihana. Bottom row: Associate Professor Bi Minghui, Dr Jack Ross, Professor Peter Lineham, Associate Professor […]

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Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concerns

By   /  August 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concerns

Source: Massey University Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas Massey University has cancelled a booking made by a students’ politics club at which former politician and Hobson’s Pledge founder Dr Don Brash was invited to speak at the University’s Manawatū campus on Wednesday. Club members had signed a venue and space use agreement form in […]

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Pioneering mental health care in GP clinic

By   /  August 6, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - population-health-policy, Explore - Psychology, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Pioneering mental health care in GP clinic

Source: Massey University (from left) Dr Anna Skinner (clinical director at Kauri Healthcare) with Massey clinical psychologists Sarah Malthus and Maria Berrett. A pilot scheme to base psychologists in a general practitioner (GP) clinic may help prevent more serious mental health crises through early intervention.  The project is being led by Massey University psychologists in […]

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Massey opens its doors for Open Day

By   /  August 3, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Open day Auckland, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey opens its doors for Open Day

Source: Massey University A prospective student checks out virtual reality technology at last year’s Auckland Open Day. Want to know more about what it’s like to be a Massey student? The University’s Auckland campus will open its doors to prospective students and their families on Saturday August 11. Hundreds are expected to turn out on […]

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