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Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest for third time in 5 years

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest for third time in 5 years

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Hamilton Boys’ High win ChemQuest for third time in 5 years Students from Hamilton Boys’ High School took out the top prize for the third time in five years at the University of Waikato’s ChemQuest challenge held this month on campus (previous wins in 2013 […]

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Sydney trip is reward for community work

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Sydney trip is reward for community work

MIL OSI – Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Sydney trip is reward for community work A NorthTec social work student is off to Sydney for a five-night, expenses-paid holiday after winning a radio competition for being a “community legend”. Michelle Toko, a mother-of-six from Whangarei, will enjoy her first overseas trip next month when […]

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Otago performs well in global survey of international students

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago performs well in global survey of international students

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago – Release/Statement Headline: Otago performs well in global survey of international students Friday, 20 October 2017 2:36pm Otago has achieved impressive showing amongst New Zealand universities in the latest International Student Barometer (ISB), a biennial global benchmark for international student experience the results of which were released last week. Respondents who […]

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Step 3: Business case assessment

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, New Zealand Government Public Service, Press Release, Tertiary Education, Tertiary Education Commission  /  Comments Off on Step 3: Business case assessment

MIL OSI – Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Step 3: Business case assessment Last updated 20 October 2017Last updated 10/20/2017 This page provides an overview of the assessment of tertiary education institutions’ (TEIs’) business cases. This page provides an overview of the assessment of tertiary education institutions’ (TEIs’) business cases. We will assess each scoping document […]

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Study predicts changes in marine ecosystems

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Study predicts changes in marine ecosystems

MIL OSI – Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Study predicts changes in marine ecosystems A new study based on the first global survey of marine life by scuba divers has provided fresh insights into how climate change may affect marine ecosystems. The research, published in the research journal Science Advances, predicts that […]

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Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait Weka lice and DNA has redefined the species in New Zealand. Massey biologists have unearthed clues in the DNA of weka that throw doubt upon what we thought we knew of the flightless native. The number of subspecies of weka […]

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Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases

By   /  October 20, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases Oganesson shells out some of its secrets Scientists at Massey University have been involved in calculating the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study. First synthesised as a single atom […]

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Aviation student flies to top of his class

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Aviation student flies to top of his class

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Aviation student flies to top of his class Keegan Caarkeuken, Mt Cook Airlines pilot and Bachelor of Aviation mentor, presents Marc Icaro with the Air New Zealand Flying Award.  Marc Icaro has been named the top pilot of his class at Massey’s School of Aviation, […]

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Provide more water fountains at playgrounds, say researchers

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Provide more water fountains at playgrounds, say researchers

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago Headline: Provide more water fountains at playgrounds, say researchers Thursday, 19 October 2017 12:11pmA new study from the University of Otago, Wellington, has found that only six per cent of Wellington City children’s playgrounds have drinking water fountains. The study looked at all 47 of the publicly accessible […]

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Art reflects a truer picture of Iran

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Art reflects a truer picture of Iran

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: Art reflects a truer picture of Iran Western media usually portray Iran as a country oppressed, but University of Waikato doctoral student Neda Nourmohammadi says society is vibrant there, with many people, especially women, at the forefront of struggles to create a democratic society. Neda’s […]

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Penguins on stage and street in climate change action

By   /  October 19, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Penguins on stage and street in climate change action

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Penguins on stage and street in climate change action Donning Catherine Bagnall’s costumes for the ‘Becoming Penguin’ walk are fourth year fashion students Jacob Coutie, Jordie Agnew and Hannah Tate.  Using theatre to turn people into penguins is a symbolic way to highlight some of […]

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Halving the University of Otago’s greenhouse gas emissions

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Halving the University of Otago’s greenhouse gas emissions

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago Headline: Halving the University of Otago’s greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, 18 October 2017 3:32pmThe University of Otago is living its commitment to being a good global citizen by sparking a change that will halve the greenhouse gas emissions created by its energy use, while simultaneously reducing its total […]

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Otago Humanities thinkers bring ideas into the mix at Queenstown’s Jazzfest

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Otago Humanities thinkers bring ideas into the mix at Queenstown’s Jazzfest

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago Headline: Otago Humanities thinkers bring ideas into the mix at Queenstown’s Jazzfest Wednesday, 18 October 2017 3:21pm‘MindJam’, a new exciting collaboration between the University of Otago Division of Humanities and Queenstown’s Catalyst Trust will form part of this weekend’s 40th Queenstown JazzFest, giving the chance for festival-goers to […]

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An honorary doctorate for a fine artist

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on An honorary doctorate for a fine artist

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: An honorary doctorate for a fine artist One of New Zealand’s most successful artists, Max Gimblett, is being awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Waikato. New York-based Mr Gimblett, 82, has forged a record of artistic achievement unmatched by any other New Zealand […]

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Innovative designs to be honoured with Red Dots

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Innovative designs to be honoured with Red Dots

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Innovative designs to be honoured with Red Dots The Lattice disaster tent design, one of 12 designs by Massey University staff, students and grauates honoured at the 2017 Red Dot Awards in Singapore. The annual international celebration of design presented by global design award agency […]

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Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways

By   /  October 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Opinion: We all want cleaner waterways How do we bridge the divide between outcomes that work for both the enviroment and agriculture.  There’s a strong voice across New Zealand for clean waterways and farmers and environmentalists agree that something needs to be done.  It’s a […]

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Niuean Language Week 2017

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Auckland University of Technology, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Niuean Language Week 2017

MIL OSI – Source: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Niuean Language Week 2017 16 Oct, 2017Fakaalofa lahi atu! (Great greetings to you!) We are celebrating Niuean Language Week from 15–21 Oketopa (October). Fakaalofa lahi atu! (Great greetings to you!) We are celebrating Niuean Language Week from 15–21 Oketopa (October).Niuean Language Week […]

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A new take on old music

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7 News, Education, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A new take on old music

MIL OSI – Source: University of Waikato – Release/Statement Headline: A new take on old music There’s a new album on the market, and it features old, old music played on old-fashioned instruments. Think cornetto, viola da gamba and theorbo for example. The album is called Affetto meaning mood or emotion, and it’s the work […]

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Home kitchen comforts in the great outdoors

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Home kitchen comforts in the great outdoors

MIL OSI – Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Home kitchen comforts in the great outdoors The Tuckerbox in action, providing easy convenient cooking in the great outdoors. It’s called the Tuckerbox, and while close in name to its designer, is aimed at being closer to the great outdoors, with its twin purpose of […]

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Many NZ mums not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid: Otago research

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Many NZ mums not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid: Otago research

MIL OSI – Source: University of Otago Headline: Many NZ mums not getting message about boosting iodine and folic acid: Otago research Monday, 16 October 2017 11:41amNew Zealand’s Ministry of Health (MOH) rarely recommends using supplements, but does urge mothers to take in additional iodine and folic acid before and during pregnancy, and iodine when […]

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