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Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Strength from surviving poverty to be a future leader

Source: Massey University Future leader and Bachelor of Arts student Whaiora Patrick She survived darkness and despair as a teen. Now, creative writing, running marathons to raise awareness and studying for her Bachelor of Arts degree are all part of Massey student Whaiora Patrick’s vision to help vulnerable youth overcome mental health and poverty-related issues.  […]

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UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on UN counter-terrorism experts hosted at Massey

Source: Massey University Members of the UN Security Council Counter Terrorism Committee meeting at Massey’s Auckland campus with representatives from Massey University, the Department of Corrections and other government agencies. Regional terrorism trends, and New Zealand’s measures to address these, were discussed during a visit to Massey University by three top international security agencies. Members […]

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Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

By   /  July 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Enviromental issues, Exhabition/Show, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, People, Environment & Planning, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Virtual reality glimpse into the future – a festival must

Source: Massey University Poster of The Atom Room, a play by Philip Braithwaite that comes with a virtual reality experience on show at Festival for the Future. Hurtling 150 years – via a virtual reality experience – into an imagined future Wellington where climate change and quakes have blitzed the city is one of the […]

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Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

By   /  July 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Toro Mai introduced at three international venues

Source: Massey University Rob Stevens, Professor Jan Thomas, Sir Jerry Mateparae and Professor Meihana Durie at the London event, held at New Zealand House A Massey University initiative to connect global audiences with te reo Māori and Tikanga Māori was presented in Sydney, Melbourne and London last night and today. Toro Mai is an online course […]

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New book from Massey press examines indigenous rights

By   /  July 11, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New book from Massey press examines indigenous rights

Source: Massey University The UN declaration on the Rights of Indigenous peoples is a deeply significant document. In 2007, then UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described its signing as an “historic moment when UN Member States and indigenous peoples reconciled with their painful histories and resolved to move forward together on the path of human rights, […]

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Social entrepreneur’s new thinking celebrated

By   /  July 6, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Creative Arts, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Social entrepreneur’s new thinking celebrated

Source: Massey University Massey University Pro Chancellor Dr Helen Anderson delivers the citation for New Thinking Award winner social entrepreneur Silvia Zuur. Social entrepreneur Silvia Zuur is this year’s winner of the Massey University New Thinking Award which was announced at last night’s Gold Awards. The annual event celebrates the best of Wellington business, while […]

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Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Creativity, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Poetry and mindfulness poised for book award

Source: Massey University Associate Professor Bryan Walpert, poet and author of a new book on the links between poetry and mindfulness In this respect, mindfulness – a Buddhism-inspired form of meditation that has soared in popularity in recent years – shares common ground with poetry, says Bryan Walpert, on the theme of his new book. […]

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Water quality workshop takes problems global

By   /  July 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agricultural Experiment Station, Agriculture/Horticulture, College of Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Water quality workshop takes problems global

Source: Massey University A visit to a farm as part of the workshop Scientists from around the globe gathered at Massey University last month to share concerns and research with councils and organisations around effective and targeted water quality management solutions in sensitive agricultural catchments. The workshop, A Targeted water quality management: Sharing and advancing […]

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Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

By   /  July 2, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Maths achievement for all – teachers do the numbers

Source: Massey University Teaching maths to culturally diverse classrooms is among topics under discussion at the MERGA conference As New Zealand and other countries grapple with a chronic shortage of maths teachers, and concerns at declining numeracy levels among some cohorts of learners, the conference is a chance for local teachers to hear fresh ideas […]

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Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Education, College of Health, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Sciences, Education, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Postgrads encouraged to enter Three Minute Thesis

Source: Massey University 3MT organiser Marise Murrie (third from left) with 2018 participants at the first bootcamp to help contestants prepare An eye-catching slide, a snappy title and a creative way to tell your research story are among key elements for success in Three Minute Thesis (3MT) – an international talent quest for scholars with […]

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How are security agencies keeping us safe?

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on How are security agencies keeping us safe?

Source: Massey University How concerned should we be about threats to our security – from terrorists to cyber hacking? What are the boundaries for our intelligence agencies when it comes to protecting the safety of citizens while respecting personal privacy?  Two Massey University experts will share their different perspectives on New Zealand’s security and intelligence […]

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Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Defence Studies, Education, feature, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, School of Humanities, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War

Source: Massey University Professor Glyn Harper takes a sensitive but not sanitised approach to writing about the Vietnam War for children War historian Professor Glyn Harper has written a number of well-loved children’s books about the Anzacs and First and Second World War themes. His new children’s book is on the Vietnam War of the […]

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