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Pacific Journalism Review ‘launch’ of our ‘disasters, cyclones and communication’ edition with UGM

By   /  August 18, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Publication, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Pacific Journalism Review ‘launch’ of our ‘disasters, cyclones and communication’ edition with UGM

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC An excerpt from the latest PJR cover. Event date and time:  Friday, August 31, 2018 – 16:30 – 17:30 A SPECIAL LAUNCH OF THE COLLABORATIVE EDITION OF PJR WITH CESASS AT UGMPacific Journalism Review is collaborating with the Center for Southeast Asian Social Studies at […]

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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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Postgraduate Student Research During Summer In Hawke’s Bay

By   /  August 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, masters degree, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, post graduate study, Research, scholarship, summer research scholarship, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Postgraduate Student Research During Summer In Hawke’s Bay

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 9 mins ago Are you thinking about starting a postgraduate degree in 2019? Unsure if this is the fight fit for you? The University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships give you a taste of what doing a research degree is really like, whilst you earn money and make […]

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China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

By   /  August 9, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

Source: Massey University Lucy Yang at a Massey University Laboratory Lucy Yang came to New Zealand from China to pursue her dream of becoming a food technologist, a goal she is well on her way to achieving. After gaining a Bachelor of Science in Applied Chemistry in Shanghai and a Postgraduate Diploma from the University of […]

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Nine-Fairfax merger warning for investigative media – and democracy

By   /  August 1, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Channel Nine, Democracy, Evening Report, Fairfax, Fairfax Media, Featured, Investigative journalism, Media, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, public interest, Reports, Research  /  Comments Off on Nine-Fairfax merger warning for investigative media – and democracy

If you value the media’s watchdog role in democracy, then the opening words in the deal enabling Channel Nine to acquire Fairfax Media, the biggest single shake-up of the Australian media in more than three decades, ring alarm bells. MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ

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Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Health, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Public Health, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums

Source: Massey University Dr Eva Neely at her PhD graduation in 2016, with daughter Laurel. This World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), Massey University researchers are sharing knowledge from a recent study which explored the experiences and resilience of young mothers that breastfed exclusively to six months or beyond. The study aimed to identify the strategies […]

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Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report

By   /  July 31, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Research - Health and Wellbeing, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report

Source: Massey University Members of the Health and Ageing Research Team (HART): Professor Christine Stephens, Dr Joanne Allen, Professor Fiona Alpass, Dr Mary Breheny and Vicki Beagley with copies of the 10-year report. Most New Zealanders are doing well in terms of health and wellbeing as they age, challenging the idea that health inevitably deteriorates […]

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PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

By   /  July 30, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Cook Islands, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Samoa, Seminars, Tertiary Education, Timor-Leste, Tokelau, Tonga  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar series: Folk wisdom: Superstition and ‘old wives’ tales’ across the Pacific

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, August 29, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Why is folk wisdom important?  In this presentation, Jourdene Aguon will explore and discuss the intersection between Pacific island communities (Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand and the Cook Islands, Guam and the […]

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Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes

By   /  July 27, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes

Source: Massey University Western Galapagos Racer (Pseudalsophis occidentalis) Finding snakes in the Galapagos islands is a gargantuan undertaking, one that has lead Massey University’s Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral to the summit of an active volcano. The Islands are home to reptiles of all shapes and sizes from giant tortoises, iguanas, lizards and geckos, but little thought is […]

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Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

By   /  July 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, Awards and appointments, College of Business, College of Health, College of Sciences, Economics and Finance, Education, Enviromental issues, funding, Health, horticulture, IFS, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cancer, camellia and saddleback research awarded

Source: Massey University (Back row from left) Ruby Roach, Dr Sita Venkateswar (President Graduate Women Manawatu). (Middle Row) Loanna Logan, Shannon Ormond, Anne Walker (Chair Graduate Women Manawatu Charitable Trust Inc), Cade Fulton. (Front Row) Professor Jan Thomas (Vice Chancellor, Massey University), Kayla Purvis, Grace Maddox and Meg Wedlock. (Dulani Abeysinghe and Celeste Bevins were unable […]

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Translation as struggle and resistance: Re-translating 19th century Tagalog revolutionary texts

By   /  July 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Event, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education, Translations  /  Comments Off on Translation as struggle and resistance: Re-translating 19th century Tagalog revolutionary texts

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, July 25, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 PACIFIC MEDIA CENTRE SEMINAR: Indigenous meanings and epistemologies tend to be forgotten and buried, and even erased, by non-indigenist interpretations and translations. This seminar is an exploration of an ‘indigenist hermeneutic’ to a […]

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Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, teaching, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Maths award for raising Pasifika and Māori success

Source: Massey University (from left) Tom Lowrie (MERGA President) with Dr Jodie Hunter, Trevor Bills, Professor Bobbie Hunter and Janette Bobis (MERGA Vice-President – Research) at the conference on the Auckland campus where the award was presented (photo/Simone Steele). Massey University mathematics education specialists have won a major award for their research in designing new […]

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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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Symposium hosts researchers in field of HIV

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Symposium hosts researchers in field of HIV

Source: Massey University Forty students and research supervisors from the Auckland region attended the Fifth Interscholastic Student HIV Research Symposium held at Massey University’s Auckland campus last month. Eminent HIV researcher Professor Mark Henrickson from the School of Social work said the event served as an opportunity for postgraduate students undertaking research related to HIV […]

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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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Symposium host researchers in field of HIV

By   /  June 28, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Symposium host researchers in field of HIV

Source: Massey University Forty students and research supervisors from the Auckland region attended the Fifth Interscholastic Student HIV Research Symposium held at Massey University’s Auckland campus last month. Eminent HIV researcher Professor Mark Henrickson from the School of Social work said the event served as an opportunity for postgraduate students undertaking research related to HIV […]

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Five MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarships for Massey students

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agricultural Experiment Station, Agriculture/Horticulture, College of Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, scholarships, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Five MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarships for Massey students

Source: Massey University Top (left) Stacey Hendriks, Sam Pike, Bottom (left) Irene Middleton and Jaiojiao (Yvonne) Gao. Massey University students have received five of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Postgraduate Science Scholarships. Three of the five scholarships went to PhD students. Ms Irene Middleton, for her research into the role of marine debris and […]

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Survey finds anxious drivers rule on NZ roads

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Survey finds anxious drivers rule on NZ roads

Source: Massey University Concerns about other drivers’ abilities and reactions are among reasons New Zealand drivers are anxious on the road Dr Joanne Taylor, a specialist in driver behaviour based in the School of Psychology, says hers is the first study of driver anxiety among the general population. Of the 441 people who responded to […]

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Politics and psychology researchers awarded

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Awards and appointments, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, People, Environment & Planning, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Politics and psychology researchers awarded

Source: Massey University Distinction in Research Awards MC Professor Bill Fish with awardees Dr Emily Beausoleil, Dr Rochelle Stewart-Withers and Professor Christine Stephens, with Pro Vice-Chancellor Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley. Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of […]

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Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture/Horticulture, College of Sciences, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

Source: Massey University Dr Gabor Kereszturi A new joint-research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could save infrastructure and lives. Project leader Dr Gabor Kereszturi from Massey University says New Zealand currently does not have a […]

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