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Passion for defence and security for BA grad

By   /  May 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Source: Massey University BA graduate Rachel Stephens, with her mum, Christine Stephens, who graduated this week with a Certificate and a Graduate Diploma in Aviation. Health problems deterred Rachel Stephens from pursuing her dream of being an army medic, but the newly-capped Bachelor of Arts (BA) graduate found her passion at Massey University and is […]

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Wake-up call on social media bullying

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Wake-up call on social media bullying

Source: Massey University Many social media users are unaware of how personal data is used by big tech companies (image/Wikimedia Commons). Ahead of Pink Shirt Day this Friday to encourage people to make a stand bullying, Dr Kevin Veale shared his research findings in a  public lecture, How Social Media Companies Profit from Racism, Abuse and Harassment. It […]

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Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

By   /  April 29, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - Defence and Security, Explore - Media-communication-journalism, Explore - Politics and society, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Lectures: How should we respond to terrorism?

Source: Massey University The Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, one of the scenes of the March 15 terror attacks. Beyond collective grief and emotional reactions to the atrocities of March 15, Massey University academics with expertise in security will share their views how we might understand and respond to the terror attacks, in a lunchtime […]

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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

By   /  April 18, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, FifthEstate1, Graduation, Graduation (Auckland), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Honorary doctorate for Dame Wendy Pye

Source: Massey University Educational publishing entrepreneur and literacy advocate Dame Wendy Pye, who received an honorary Doctor of Education. ‘Teaching the world to read’ has been educational publishing phenomenon Dame Wendy Pye’s mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the life-changing impact of her early literacy resources to children all over […]

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Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Christchurch shootings – information for students and staff

Source: Massey University Massey University has followed police advice to close Islamic prayer spaces at its campuses until further notice following the tragic shootings in Christchurch. Anyone affected and requiring urgent support should do so through their local health or emergency services. There is also a free national counselling service line to text or call […]

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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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Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

By   /  March 6, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Health by Design: new public lecture series at Massey

Source: Massey University The first Health by Design public lecture will be held on the Manawatū campus next month, focusing on Prevention through Design. Associate Professor Ian Laird, School of Health Sciences. In the first of a series of public lectures, entitled Health by Design, Associate Professor Ian Laird will speak about Prevention through Design […]

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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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Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Source: Massey University Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith, Massey’s next Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori. Professor Smith, of Ngāti Apa, Ngāti Kahungunu, Te Aitanga a Hauiti and Kāti Māmoe, was chief executive of Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi in […]

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Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - population-health-policy, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Source: Massey University A screenshot of the superdiversity map for Auckland, part of an international population data comparison website. A new interactive online tool that visually displays data about Auckland’s fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of super-diversity. Massey University […]

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Living the tourism dream sustainably

By   /  January 10, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore-Maori-business, FifthEstate1, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Living the tourism dream sustainably

Source: Massey University Top tourism destination Queenstown has been under pressure with demands for affordable accommodation for tourism workers (image/Wikimedia Commons). Professor Regina Scheyvens, who heads the Development Studies programme at Massey, has initiated the world’s first Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals conference 2019 (January 24-25). The conference will bring academics and tourism industry representatives together […]

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Going global in sports’ sector work experience

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Alumni, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Source: Massey University Massey student Boy Hei Hei working as a volleyball coach at the United Nations International School of Hanoi in Vietnam, during his work integrated learning placement. Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has […]

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Scholarships to increase Māori and Pasifika doctoral scholars

By   /  December 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Scholarships to increase Māori and Pasifika doctoral scholars

Source: Massey University Manawatū graduation ceremony in 2015 Massey University has awarded 40 scholarships to doctoral students who will start their study next year. For the first time, the University awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Pasifika Doctoral Scholarship and a further three scholars were presented with Vice-Chancellor’s Māori Doctoral Scholarships.  The four recipients were part of a […]

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Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Staff suffer to win the “Suffer” Half Ironman

Source: Massey University From left: Professor Andy Martin, Associate Professor Paul Plieger and Associate Professor Mark Waterland won the “Suffer” Half Ironman, held in Rotorua last weekend. The coveted “Suffer” Half Ironman trophy. A team comprising three Massey University staff won the iconic “Suffer” Half Ironman, starting and finishing at the Blue Lake in Rotorua […]

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Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, feature, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

Source: Massey University Pam Mills and Tangi Te Tera have worked together at the Manawatū dining hall for more than two decades. A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday. “We’ve been together 21 years so I will miss her but […]

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Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, DJF, Education, Enviromental issues, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - Natural-environment, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Global treaty underway to rid oceans of plastic

Source: Massey University Dr Trisia Farrelly (second from left, standing) at the UN in Geneva with representatives from Centre for International Environmental Law, Environmental Investigation Agency, Centre for Oceanic Awareness, International Pops Elimination Network, Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Break Free From Plastic, MarViva, World Wildlife Fund and the Centre for Environmental […]

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Tree planting celebration marks life of Massey professor

By   /  December 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Education, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Tree planting celebration marks life of Massey professor

Source: Massey University Tahira Edmunds of  CONAF, the Chilean conservation authority on Rapa Nui, helps Amanda Gomaz plant a tree on the slopes of Poike in an effort to stop erosion in the area A tree planting ceremony on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) has celebrated the life of renowned Massey University geography Professor Dr John […]

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