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Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know

By   /  February 16, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Seen a sick starfish lately? Scientists would like to know A wasting disease is killing starfish around the world and now scientists are concerned that a change in sea temperatures might mean the disease could start to have an effect on New Zealand starfish species. Professor Mary […]

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Newest distinguished professors join elite group

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Newest distinguished professors join elite group

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Newest distinguished professors join elite group Professor Anderson Scientists Marti Anderson and Nigel French have been appointed distinguished professors, a title bestowed on up to 15 Massey University professors who have achieved outstanding international eminence in their fields. They were confirmed by Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas last week. […]

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Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences

Source: University of Otago Headline: Molecular installation gateway to Division of Sciences Wednesday, 14 February 2018 4:35pm The 12.5 tonne molecular network entrance towers over the entrance to the Division of Sciences. Photo: supplied. A 12.5 tonne, three-storey tall steel representation of a molecular network has become the “gateway” to the University of Otago’s Division […]

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Waikato students take leading roles in opera

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on Waikato students take leading roles in opera

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Waikato students take leading roles in opera Festival Opera’s season of Madame Butterfly opens at the Napier Municipal Theatre this week, and four Waikato students will take the lead alongside international opera stars. Festival Opera exists to showcase the home grown talent of New Zealand, and through youth […]

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Danish economists consult with Massey property team

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Danish economists consult with Massey property team

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Danish economists consult with Massey property team His Excellency, Ambassador Tom Nørring, Danish Ambassador to New Zealand; Mr Curt Lilliegreen, Mr Michael Harboe Møller, Mr Kasper Herrig Thorndal and Ms Shangitha Satgunalingam from the Centre for Housing Economics, Denmark; and Dr Pushpa Wood, Mr David White and Associate Professor […]

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Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout

Source: University of Otago Headline: Christchurch researcher easing the pain of gout Wednesday, 14 February 2018 10:31am A Christchurch rheumatologist has won New Zealand’s top prize for research into how increasing dosages of gout medicines can dramatically improve patients’ lives. Professor Lisa Stamp’s study showed it was safe and effective to increase doses of a crucial […]

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Resurgence of a monster classic

By   /  February 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Resurgence of a monster classic

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Resurgence of a monster classic © 2016 TOHO CO. LTD. Godzilla and the character design are trademarks of Toho Co. Ltd. Shin Godzilla will play at Massey’s Auckland campus on March 7. Japan is plunged into chaos with the appearance of a giant monster in Shin Godzilla – […]

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Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact

Source: University of Otago Headline: Nano-scale science helps prize-winning Otago scientist make a big impact Tuesday, 13 February 2018 4:36pm [embedded content] A University of Otago scientist at the forefront of developing applications from tiny science to powering a new technology sector has won the 2017 Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize. Dr Carla Meledandri […]

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Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak

Source: University of Otago Headline: Third vaccine dose needed to protect young New Zealanders from mumps outbreak Tuesday, 13 February 2018 2:49pm Dr Ayesha Verrall from the University of Otago, Wellington, calls for urgent action to protect young people from the mumps outbreak. Urgent and proactive action is needed to protect young people from the […]

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Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others

Source: University of Otago Headline: Welcome to Otago – take care of yourself and others Tuesday, 13 February 2018 12:09pm University of Otago proctor Dave Scott encourages students to have fun but look after themselves during the lead up to the 2018 academic year. The University of Otago is preparing to welcome students for the […]

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Alex does a great juggling act

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, NorthTec, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Alex does a great juggling act

Source: NorthTec – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Alex does a great juggling act NorthTec conservation student Alex Going does a great job of juggling work, studies and parenting as she progresses towards gaining her degree. Alex, from Whangarei, is mother to two young boys aged 16 months and 11. She is halfway through her studies at […]

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First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits

Source: University of Otago Headline: First study published connecting challenges of food allergies with personality traits Tuesday, 13 February 2018 11:26am University of Otago research has shown that personality traits can impact those living with food allergies. Credit: Creative Commons. University of Otago researchers have broken new ground in the area of food allergies, with […]

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Stop sign behaviour causes concern

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Stop sign behaviour causes concern

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Stop sign behaviour causes concern Video footage showed one in three drivers fail to stop at stop signs, even when there is a vehicle approaching from another direction After Dr Andrew Gilbey was fined for not stopping at a stop sign, he noticed a lot of other drivers […]

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A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Waikato  /  Comments Off on A Halberg for a Hillary scholar

Source: University of Waikato – Press Release/Statement: Headline: A Halberg for a Hillary scholar Ellesse Andrews only took up cycling four years ago but the 18-year-old is already a world champion, and winner of a Halberg award. Last night Ellesse was presented with the Emerging Talent trophy at the Halberg sports awards after a brilliant […]

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Changes at Open Polytechnic to benefit learners

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Changes at Open Polytechnic to benefit learners

Source: Open Polytechnic of New Zealand – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Changes at Open Polytechnic to benefit learners Changes at Open Polytechnic to benefit learners Posted on 9 February 2018 The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand has today [9 February] announced it will be making organisational changes designed to enhance its services and take advantage of […]

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New Shared Services Director appointed to University of Otago

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on New Shared Services Director appointed to University of Otago

Source: University of Otago Headline: New Shared Services Director appointed to University of Otago Friday, 9 February 2018 12:22pm David Tapp. Photo: Sharron Bennett The University of Otago has appointed Dunedin man David Tapp as its Director of Shared Services – an integral new position within its support services structure. University Chief Operating Officer Stephen […]

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Māori and Pasifika Trades Training report released

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  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 Māori and Pasifika Trades Training report released

Source: Tertiary Education Commission Headline: Māori and Pasifika Trades Training report released Last updated 9 February 2018 Last updated 02/09/2018 In late 2016 the Tertiary Education Commission (the TEC) commissioned an evaluation of the Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) initiative. The MartinJenkins report focuses on the operations and outcomes of the 16 consortia operating in […]

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New beef product could spark new industry

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New beef product could spark new industry

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New beef product could spark new industry Massey University is investigating whether the dairy industry has the potential to drive a new class of beef product by rearing bobby calves who would ordinarily be sent to slaughter. The dairy industry currently needs to produce calves to maintain milk […]

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Award winning Biomedical Scientist appointed to Associate Dean (Pacific) at University of Otago Wellington

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Award winning Biomedical Scientist appointed to Associate Dean (Pacific) at University of Otago Wellington

Source: University of Otago Headline: Award winning Biomedical Scientist appointed to Associate Dean (Pacific) at University of Otago Wellington Friday, 9 February 2018 10:04am Dr Dianne Sika-Paotonu (fourth from left) and colleagues after her pōwhiri welcome to the University of Otago, Wellington campus. Dr Dianne Sika-Paotonu has been appointed to the role of Associate Dean […]

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Massey renews agreement with Kasetsart

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey renews agreement with Kasetsart

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Massey renews agreement with Kasetsart Professor Byrnes and Kasetsart UniversityPresident Chongrak Wachrinrat (centre) holding the renewed Memorandum of Understanding Massey University has renewed its Memorandum of Understanding with one of Thailand’s top universities, Kasetsart University. Assistant Vice-Chancellor Research, Academic and Enterprise Professor Giselle Byrnes visited the research university […]

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