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Trigger Warnings Do Little to Reduce People’s Distress

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Trigger Warnings Do Little to Reduce People’s Distress

Source: University of Waikato Trigger warnings that alert people to potentially sensitive content are increasingly popular, especially on university campuses, but research suggests that they have minimal impact on how people actually respond to content. The findings are published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “We, like many others, […]

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Band Together

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Band Together

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 20 March 2019 The University of Canterbury community held a vigil on Monday 18 March – Band Together – a stand of solidarity and inclusiveness to support our Muslim students and staff. [embedded content] The University of Canterbury community held a vigil on Monday – Band […]

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The meaning of Haka for Christchurch

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on The meaning of Haka for Christchurch

Source: University of Waikato Internationally, Haka is most frequently seen when the All Blacks take to the rugby field, and it is sometimes perceived only as a ‘war dance’. But the Christchurch terrorist attack has shown the world the haka performed in a different way: to grieve, to show love and support, to show resilience. […]

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Young female athletes: the Pill is not the answer

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Young female athletes: the Pill is not the answer

Source: University of Waikato Dr Stacy Sims and colleagues are set to bust some of the myths about young women and sports. She is involved in the third Female Athlete Health Symposium – HPSNZ being organized by the University of Waikato in collaboration with High Performance Sport NZ, happening in Auckland in April. The focus […]

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Four lessons we must take away from the Christchurch terror attack

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Four lessons we must take away from the Christchurch terror attack

Source: University of Waikato In the aftermath of the tragic loss of life in Christchurch on Friday, the focus needs to be on supporting those who have lost their loved ones and on fostering a sense of national unity in the face of an heinous act of terrorism. At this early stage we know the […]

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We are together

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on We are together

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 March 2019 The University of Canterbury extends solidarity and support to our community. [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: MIL OSI

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Support for those affected by the Christchurch tragedy

By   /  March 18, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Support for those affected by the Christchurch tragedy

Source: University of Waikato All members of the University community are shocked and saddened by the deaths of so many people in Christchurch yesterday. The University supports diversity and freedom of expression, including religious expression on campus and in New Zealand as a whole. There can be no place in our society for the intolerance […]

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We are one

By   /  March 17, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on We are one

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 17 March 2019 The University of Canterbury extends solidarity and support to our community – we are one. [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: […]

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Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui

By   /  March 16, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 16 March 2019 Kia kaha, Kia māia, Kia manawanui | Be strong, be brave, be steadfast [embedded content] As a university community we condemn the attacks in Christchurch and extend our solidarity and support to our students and staff. What to read next: MIL OSI

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Solidarity and support for our community

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Solidarity and support for our community

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 15 March 2019 The University of Canterbury community is shocked and saddened at the horrific incidents that have unfolded in Christchurch today. Our thoughts are with all those affected and their loved ones. Today’s events have impacted on all of us and we are committed […]

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Summer study in Hawke’s Bay has multiple benefits

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Summer study in Hawke’s Bay has multiple benefits

Source: University of Waikato A summer spent conducting research along the banks of the Ngaruroro River in Hawke’s Bay has prompted a local woman to pursue further study in environmental science at the University of Waikato. Her research has already contributed to protecting ecologically significant sites in the region. Gaining a Summer Research Scholarship from […]

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Diving to new depths for Antarctic Science

By   /  March 15, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Diving to new depths for Antarctic Science

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 15 March 2019 A University of Canterbury scientist is using Kiwi technology in her Antarctic research to capture fascinating footage of life beneath the surface in McMurdo Sound. This year, as part of her research into the Ross Sea region Marine Protected Area, Gateway Antarctica […]

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All doom, no gloom

By   /  March 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on All doom, no gloom

Source: University of Waikato It’s not easy to crack Hollywood, but Hamilton writer Shoshana Sachi has done exactly that. The Waikato screen and media studies graduate currently writes for TV show Doom Patrol, starring Brendan Fraser and Timothy Dalton. Shoshana has been writing since she was four years old – a hobby which carried on […]

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New Zealand’s repeal of “year and a day” rule expands liability for homicide

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on New Zealand’s repeal of “year and a day” rule expands liability for homicide

Source: University of Waikato Brenda Midson, University of Waikato This week, the New Zealand Parliament passed the Crimes Amendment Bill, abolishing the “year and a day” rule. This rule meant that no one could be liable for killing another person unless that person died within a year and a day of the act that caused […]

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Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental health – UC public talk

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental health – UC public talk

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 12 March 2019 In recent decades, scientists discovered an uncomfortable truth: What we eat affects our mental health. University of Canterbury Psychology Professor Julia Rucklidge will explore the topic in her upcoming UC Connect public lecture – Feeding the brain: exploring nutrition’s role in mental […]

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If music is not a thing, then what is it?

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on If music is not a thing, then what is it?

Source: University of Waikato Music is part of the world we live in and many of us take it for granted and give little thought as to what its core function really is. In the first lecture of the University of Waikato’s Hamilton Public Lecture series, composer and Head of Composition at the University of […]

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Embracing future-focussed learning

By   /  March 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Embracing future-focussed learning

Source: University of Waikato When Taumata School in Tauranga opened its doors for the first time this term, it welcomed a cohort of Years 1-6 pupils who will embark on a future-focussed learning journey within a purpose-built campus. With classrooms designed as flexible and collaborative learning studios, the school advocates the sort of innovative education […]

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A more even playing field for disabled people

By   /  March 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A more even playing field for disabled people

Source: University of Waikato A major new University of Waikato scholarship aims to help open up sport and active recreation for disabled people regardless of their impairments. Sport and active recreation can and regularly does marginalise disabled people. The University of Waikato’s Te Huataki Waiora School of Health, Sport and Human Performance has worked with […]

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Women lead UC into the future

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Women lead UC into the future

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2019 > 08 March 2019 The University of Canterbury is understood to be the first and only New Zealand university to be led by two women. For the first time in its nearly 150-year history, UC is led by two women – lawyer and UC alumna Sue […]

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International Women’s Day 2019

By   /  March 8, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Sector, Universities, university, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on International Women’s Day 2019

Source: University of Waikato We’re celebrating International Women’s Day at University of Waikato. What we have achieved, and what we will go on to achieve. At University of Waikato, we have a proud history of strong women leaders, who are drivers and leaders of societal change.  Better the balance, better the world! MIL OSI

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