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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Careers, Conservation, Department of Conservation, DOC jobs, DOC staff, Environment, FifthEstate1, Jobs at DOC, KB, Marine Biology, marine mammals, Marine science, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Research, Science, seals  /  Comments Off on International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Source: Department of Conservation It’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science today, so we caught up with one of our awesome female scientists – Dr Monique Ladds. Mon is one of our Technical Advisors for Marine Ecosystems. She has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Masters of Applied Science (Statistics and Operations Research) […]

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EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium

By   /  February 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, FifthEstate1, KB, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Otago Polytechnic, Research, research symposium, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Whanaungatanga  /  Comments Off on EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti Home News EIT is looking for “out of the box” speakers for Whanaungatanga research symposium 9 mins ago Hörður Torfason, is a human rights campaigner and “artevist” from Iceland EIT and Otago Polytechnic take great pleasure to be hosting Whanaungatanga on February 15 and 16. The symposium focuses […]

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Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Health, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, Explore-Maori-business, Explore-Maori-health, FifthEstate1, KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, Rugby World Cup, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Source: Massey University “We can’t continue to turn a blind eye to the disrespectful ways that haka are used for commercial purposes,” Jeremy Hapeta says. As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, […]

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Bird bone streaming

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bird bone streaming

Source: Massey University 3D digitised skull of a little bush moa from Auckland War Memorial museum. A new website for viewing 3D bird bones aims to make bird bones in museums more accessible for research and teaching. Massey University senior lecturer Dr Daniel Thomas has launched a new website, called Fauna Toolkit: Bird Bones for […]

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PMC indicative outputs

By   /  February 3, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, Education, FifthEstate1, KB, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC indicative outputs

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Research outputs from the Pacific Media Centre and research associates include: 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 |  2011 | 2010 | 2019 Media outputs:Robie, David (2019, January 25). Typhoon Usman and nightmarish holiday times in […]

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Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

Source: Massey University Massey University product development laboratory manager Warwick Johnson, Nestlé Product Technology Centre head Dr Swen Rabe, Riddet Institute research officer Dr Pranav Singh, Nestle innovation manager Birgit Holst, Nestlé research scientist Dr Joeska Husny, Nestlé assistant vice president, head of licensing and research and development alliances Deborah McRonald, and Riddet Institute Postdoctoral […]

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Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

By   /  January 22, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, FifthEstate1, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Health Sciences, Tertiary Education, Wellington  /  Comments Off on Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Source: Massey University In a new study, less than 10 per cent of all health professionals surveyed could correctly answer all questions about the current cervical screening guidelines, which have been in place since 2008. The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, […]

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Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

By   /  January 21, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Source: Massey University “Our findings indicate significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to cannabis regulation, as opposed to profit-driven commercial markets,” Dr Marta Rychert says. Dr Rychert, SHORE & Whāriki Research Centre. New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred […]

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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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Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Source: Massey University Professor Steve Stannard from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition. New research from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass. The study, carried out by PhD students Drs Emma Crum […]

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Event success stimulates sport development

By   /  January 9, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Sport and exercise, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Palmerston North, Research, School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, Sport and Recreation, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Event success stimulates sport development

Source: Massey University Professor Andy Martin has been involved in triathlon as both a participant and event manager for the past 25 years. Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. Professor Andy Martin from the School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition, recently had his […]

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Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Explore-Maori-humanities, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Multi-choice in data gathering needed for multiple ethnicity

Source: Massey University A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with multiple ethnic identities including Māori and Pasifika, but this is not captured in data collection, according to new research (image-Auckland Pasifika Festival/Wikimedia Commons). A quarter of young New Zealanders identify with more than one ethnic group, mostly as a mix of Pākehā, Māori and […]

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EIT geared to help east coast skills shortage

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agriculture and Horticulture, AM-NC, Animal Care and Vet Nursing, Applied Science, Arts and Design, Body, Beauty and Hair, Business, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Tairawhiti, Health and Community Wellness, Hospitality, KB, Mark Oldershaw, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Nursing and Health Professions, online, Research, Social Sciences, Sport, Recreation and Massage, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Te Manga Māori, Tertiary Education, Trades and Technology, Travel and Tourism, Wine and Viticulture  /  Comments Off on EIT geared to help east coast skills shortage

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 1 min ago There will be over 2800 new jobs created each year for the next four years on the East Coast, and EIT graduates will be well placed to fill them. Infometrics data is used by the tertiary institute to help inform the development of its programmes. […]

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EIT and Otago Polytechnic combining to promote research

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, DJF, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, EIT, EIT Hawke's Bay, EIT Tairawhiti, KB, MIL NZ OSI, nat Waran, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Otago Polytechnic, Research, staff, students, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education, Toihoukura  /  Comments Off on EIT and Otago Polytechnic combining to promote research

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 11 mins ago Members of the ITPs annual research conference committee at EIT:Professor Leoni Schmidt, Director: Research and Postgraduate, Otago Polytechnic; Research Professor David Tipene-Leach, EIT; Lesley Brook, Portfolio Assistant, Otago Polytechnic; Research Professor, Kay Morris Matthews, EIT; Associate Professor Jonathan Sibley, Director Research and Innovation, EIT. EIT […]

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Having a look inside an eruption

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Having a look inside an eruption

Source: Massey University Ermanno Brosch on the summit of Stromboli volcano in Italy, where Mr Brosch was flying a drone, filming ongoing eruptions. PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, […]

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Pacific ‘smart’ thinking grows creative tension between policy and research

By   /  December 13, 2018  /  24/7 News, Aid policy, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate policy, DJF, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, KB, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oceans research, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Policy, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific research, PMC Reportage, Policy and research, Policy development, Reports, Research, Science-Technology, University of the South Pacific  /  Comments Off on Pacific ‘smart’ thinking grows creative tension between policy and research

ANALYSIS: By Professor Derrick Armstrong A traditional view of the tension between research and policy suggests that researchers are poor at communicating their research findings to policy-makers in clear and unambiguous ways. I am arguing that this is an outdated view of the relationship between research and policy. Science, including social science, and policy come […]

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Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Source: Massey University Lead author Dr David Wilkinson. A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa. The paper, Habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss and […]

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Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Health, DJF, Education, Explore - Environmental-occupational-health, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - Nursing, Government Policy commentators, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, School of Nursing, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

Source: Massey University Public consultation on a draft code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing, will be open for three months from today. Professor Philippa Gander, director of the Sleep/WakeResearch Centre. The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work […]

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Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

By   /  December 4, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Source: Massey University Kisione Manu investigated the role of self-assessent among Pasifika students enrolled in tertiary education Being schooled in the art of self-assessment is one of the key drivers of success for Pasifika students in tertiary education, according to a master’s research by Tongan distance student Kisione Manu. His Master of Education thesis, Self-assessment in […]

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Tourism insider to development studies scholar

By   /  December 3, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Politics and society, Graduation (Palmerston North), International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Tourism insider to development studies scholar

Source: Massey University Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford investigated public-private partnerships in the Pacific cruise ship sector. Master of International Development graduate Loren Rutherford went from working as a tourism industry insider to pursuing academic research critiquing tourism’s impact on local communities it relies on. She spent 15 years in the marketing and […]

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