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Young New Zealand film-maker bringing international attention to plight of bees

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Young New Zealand film-maker bringing international attention to plight of bees

Source: University of Otago Friday 21 September 2018 3:44pmA still from Sarah Hight’s film, A Million Dollar Nose?Georgie the sniffer dogA new approach in the fight against American foulbrood – a disease effecting beehives across the world – is the topic of a New Zealand-made film shortlisted in the International Jackson Hole Science Media Awards […]

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New book investigates why some humans want to kill themselves

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New book investigates why some humans want to kill themselves

Source: University of Otago Friday 21 September 2018 3:36pmAssociate Professor Jesse BeringUniversity of Otago research psychologist Jesse Bering has explored the dark experiences of being suicidal, in his new book: A Very Human Ending, how suicide haunts our species.Associate Professor Bering, Director of Otago’s Centre for Science Communication, says in writing the book on this […]

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New Infrastructure Training Programme for Road Construction Boom

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tairāwhiti Gisborne Campus, Tertiary Education, Trades and Technology  /  Comments Off on New Infrastructure Training Programme for Road Construction Boom

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 9 mins ago EIT plans courses for road construction industry. A move by EIT to train roading construction workers is being welcomed by local contractors in the face of the massive increase in regional road funding announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Adern yesterday. “We are going to need […]

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The renaissance of te reo Māori

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on The renaissance of te reo Māori

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 21 Sep, 2018 With te wiki o te reo Māori coming to a close in 2018, it’s become increasingly evident that our indigenous language is experiencing a revival. The government has set an ambitious target for more than 20 percent of Aotearoa’s population to speak basic te reo by […]

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MCW grads scoop top poetry awards

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MCW grads scoop top poetry awards

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 21 Sep, 2018 Winner, Gillian Roach (left) with competition judge, Elizabeth Morton. Master of Creative Writing alumni have won in both categories of this year’s New Voices Emerging Poets Competition. Gillian Roach received the top award at the event, which promotes the rich diversity of New Zealand poetry. Gillian’s […]

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Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Kiwi teenagers less fit than a generation ago, Otago research reveals

Source: University of Otago Friday, 21 September 2018 9:43amDr Helena McAnallyNew Zealand teenagers are less fit and weigh more than their parents were at the same age, new University of Otago research reveals.A comparison of 15-year-olds across two generations – believed to be the first study to directly compare the physical fitness of two generations […]

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Fantastic New Pathways into Automotive

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Eastern Institute of Technology, Education, General News, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Tairāwhiti, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Fantastic New Pathways into Automotive

Source: Eastern Institute of Technology – Tairāwhiti 8 mins ago One of the new trucks EIT has acquired for its Level 4 automotive programmes People wanting jobs in the motor trade industry can now get a hand up through EIT’s new automotive apprenticeships programme. The institute has been certified to offer Level 4 certificates in […]

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Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, College of Health, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Source: Massey University “Our findings strongly suggest that risky drinking is not a ‘youth culture’ issue as it’s often made out to be; risky drinking is a ‘New Zealand culture’ issue,” Dr Andy Towers says. There is a common misconception that hazardous or risky drinking is something only young people do, but new research shows […]

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New scheme encourages staff, students to get on their bike

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on New scheme encourages staff, students to get on their bike

Source: Massey University Massey University staff member, communication adviser Ryan Willoughby, standing with an e-bike that’s used to commute to and from the campus Massey University is taking staff and students along for the ride when it comes to sustainability and wellbeing, thanks to an innovative initiative. Next month the University will launch the Massey […]

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NorthTec and Sport Northland working together

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on NorthTec and Sport Northland working together

Source: NorthTec Creating better lives for the people of Te Tai Tokerau through education, sport and wellbeing is the strategic aim of a Statement of Shared Objectives (SOSO) agreement between NorthTec Tai Tokerau Wananga and Sport Northland. Developing new local learners of sport and recreation and health and wellbeing, while improving quality employment opportunities within […]

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Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Tanu Gago appointed UC Pacific Studies Artist in Residence 2018

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Tanu Gago, a prominent photographer, curator, producer, film maker, photographer, visual artist and queer activist has been appointed the 2018 artist in residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at the University of Canterbury. A still from Tanu Gago’s 2018 […]

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Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Education, New Zealand Tertiary Sector, Tertiary Education, Universities, university, University of Canterbury  /  Comments Off on Two UC students gain $300,000 scholarships to study at Cambridge

Source: University of Canterbury Home > News > 2018 > 20 September 2018 Two excellent students from the University of Canterbury have been awarded Woolf Fisher Scholarships worth $300,000 to study at Cambridge University. Stephanie McGimpsey, aged 25, a graduate of UC studying a Master of Science, and Sam Frengley, aged 21, a Bachelor of […]

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Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Applied Learning, Auckland, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - HUMANITIES, Explore - Languages and linguistics, International, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, pasifika, School of Humanities, teaching, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Know how to ‘ni hao’ – Chinese language in the Pacific

Source: Massey University Teaching and learning developments for Chinese language in the Pacific are the focus of the summit. An educational summit at Massey University’s Auckland campus will look at issues and innovations in teaching and learning the Chinese language in Pacific countries in schools, universities, workplaces and homes. The one-day summit on September 24, […]

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Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Book, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, Explore - English and theatre, Explore-Maori-humanities, feature, Maori, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Novel reveals Victorian London through Māori eyes

Source: Massey University In The Imaginary Lives of James Pōneke (Penguin Random House NZ) Dr Makereti, based in the School of English and Media Studies, evokes the grim, gritty feel of Victorian London’s cobbled streets, brick buildings, sewers and smoke stacks from an Indigenous Aotearoa perspective. Her innovative historical novel offers a fresh and highly personalised look […]

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Sustained levels of moderate warming could melt the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Sustained levels of moderate warming could melt the East Antarctic Ice Sheet

Source: University of Otago Thursday, 20 September 2018 10:20amWhite and blue icebergs float just offshore of East Antarctica, where the East Antarctic Ice Sheet discharges into the Southern Ocean.The East Antarctic Ice Sheet melted during extended warm periods in the past when temperatures were similar to those predicted for the coming century, a new study […]

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Gavin Clark to lead University’s enterprise ambitions

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Awards and appointments, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Gavin Clark to lead University’s enterprise ambitions

Source: Massey University Dr Gavin Clark A trained industrial microbiologist and commercialisation specialist, Dr Gavin Clark, has been appointed to a new role as Massey University’s dean, enterprise. The dean is responsible for the University’s research commercialisation and business development and significantly advancing its enterprise agenda, reporting to Provost Professor Giselle Byrnes. Currently the chief […]

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Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion – major lecture series

By   /  September 20, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Beyond discrimination; towards inclusion – major lecture series

Source: University of Auckland (2) A Nobel Laureate and New Zealand’s Equal Employment Opportunities Commissioner are among the speakers in a major public lecture series being held at the University of Auckland and which will address some of the major social and cultural issues of our time including concerns over increasing social division and inequality. […]

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AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on AUT onboard with Xero Learn launch

Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) 19 Sep, 2018 AUT academics and students are among the first in the world to use Xero’s training platform aimed at upskilling tomorrow’s accounting leaders. Launched this month at Xerocon in Brisbane, Xero Learn allows educators to integrate Xero into their curriculum, giving accounting students real-life experience, including setting […]

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Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education, Uni News  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus collection enhanced with new works

Source: Massey University Lonnie Hutchinson’s works Secrets you can’t tell (left) and I can make a rhyme emply her signature use of hand-cut forms Brett Graham’s 37.24° S, 175.02° E Massey University’s Auckland campus is home to a collection of more than 90 artworks – and it continues to grow with the acquisition of new works […]

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PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Elections, Event, Fiji, Media, Melanesia, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC Seminar: Fiji’s General Election – the calm before the storm?

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC Event date and time:  Wednesday, November 7, 2018 – 16:30 – 18:00 ACADEMIC MEDIA ASSIGNMENT IN FIJIFiji is facing a General Election soon – the second post-coup election with the first in 2014 – but the date has yet to be set. Fiji-born digital media […]

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