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PMC’s David Robie chalks up many kms, experiences in WCP research programme

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Education, Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PMC’s David Robie chalks up many kms, experiences in WCP research programme

Source: Pacific Media Centre Headline: PMC’s David Robie chalks up many kms, experiences in WCP research programme – Analysis published with permission of PMC AUT’s Pacific Media Centre director Dr David Robie jetted into Yogyakarta earlier this month on a hectic Indonesian World Class Professor (WCP) programme that swept him across three cities and many […]

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More accolades for Tongan drum design

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on More accolades for Tongan drum design

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: More accolades for Tongan drum design Industrial design graduate Rachael Hall with her ECC Studnet Craft/ Design Awards for her design of an electronic tunable Tongan drum The contemporary Tongan drum design Pato. Design graduate Rachael Hall’s contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise […]

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Consequences of gene drive technologies for ecosystems

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Consequences of gene drive technologies for ecosystems

Source: University of Otago Headline: Consequences of gene drive technologies for ecosystems Friday, 17 November 2017 11:44amProfessor Neil Gemmell. Photo: supplied. Scientists working in the vanguard of new genetic technologies have issued a call to ensure that possible applications in conservation will only affect local populations.Professor Neil Gemmell, the head of the University of Otago’s […]

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How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis Throughout America 64,000 died of overdose last year, and a majority could be traced back to an addiction to prescription painkillers. By Dr Cathy Strong One Ohio city is using refrigerator vans to hold its opioid death bodies, because there are […]

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Leading researchers announced as Fellows of the Royal Society

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Leading researchers announced as Fellows of the Royal Society

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Leading researchers announced as Fellows of the Royal Society Professor Michele Leggott, English, Drama, and Writing Studies, is a renowned poet and poetry scholar who seeks to open up poetry to as many audiences as possible. She was appointed New Zealand Poet Laureate in 2007-2009. Her first […]

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Women philosophers on the rise

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Women philosophers on the rise

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Women philosophers on the rise Philosopher at Massey’s School of Humanities, Associate Professor Adriane Rini. The clichéd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field more than 2400 years after Socrates founded Western […]

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Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Distinguished Professors represent Massey at World Science Forum Professors Moughan and Martin Two Massey University Distinguished Professors represented the University at the World Science Forum, held in Jordan late last month. Distinguished Professors Paul Moughan and Gaven Martin, both from the University’s College of Sciences, joined other leaders […]

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Mother and baby clinical trials could save the health system $290 million over five years

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Mother and baby clinical trials could save the health system $290 million over five years

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Mother and baby clinical trials could save the health system $290 million over five years Not only do findings from clinical trials save lives and improve people’s health, they potentially lead to health savings of millions of dollars – so investing in them is a “no-brainer”, a […]

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10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on 10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: 10 things you need to know about the Tongan election Tongan art work While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the Kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow. Massey University Pasifika […]

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Small exhibition for big ideas

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Small exhibition for big ideas

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Small exhibition for big ideas Graduate artists Māia Piata Rose Week, Clayton Tansley and Maihi Potaka Part of ‘Hidden Agenda’ by Māia Piata Rose Week ‘Whakatinanatanga’ by Maihi Potaka   ‘Marama Tuku Iho’ by Clayton Tansley It may be a small exhibition but Matatau 2017 on at Te […]

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Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design Textile design student Jessica Bunnell and the range of fabrics she has created with therapeutic benefits for people with ADHD. Her design is part of the Exposure Exhibition on at the College of Creative Arts, Massey University, Wellington, till November 18. […]

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Controlling cancer in the Pacific

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Controlling cancer in the Pacific Dr Sunia Foliaki, from the Centre for Public Health Research, wants a South Pacific Regional Cancer Coalition established, to share expertise on cancer control and prevention at a regional level. Cancer is a significant and growing problem in the Pacific, with limited resources […]

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Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Cosmetics to candidates – critical thinking a must Professor Bill Fish and Steve Duffin at the launch of their philosophy book on critical thinking Everyone can benefit from a set of precision tools to use for evaluating reasoning, say Massey University philosophers, Professor Bill Fish and Steve Duffin, […]

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Auckland campus melts exam tension with hot drink

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Auckland campus melts exam tension with hot drink

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Auckland campus melts exam tension with hot drink Ms Sokolova and clubs and activities coordinator Kay-Leigh Wheeler serve a student a much-deserved cup of milo As tensions start to rise on campus with the onset of exams, the Auckland Campus Life team is bringing students a cup of […]

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Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick From left: Mr Davis, Fergus, and Mr Stevens Massey University mascot Fergus wore a rainbow scarf in the selfie corner and guests enjoyed cupcakes and rainbow ice creams in the final of three Rainbow Tick celebrations held on each of the University’s campuses. […]

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Best-selling author launches book on WW2’s desert battle

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Best-selling author launches book on WW2’s desert battle

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Best-selling author launches book on WW2’s desert battle From left: Major General Kelly, Professor Harper and Palmerston North Mayor Grant Smith Some of New Zealand’s top-ranking Army officials turned out last week to celebrate the launch of the latest book from best-selling author and Massey University’s Professor of […]

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Single men and masculinity

By   /  November 14, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University Of Auckland  /  Comments Off on Single men and masculinity

Source: University Of Auckland – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Single men and masculinity What is it really like being a single man in 21st Century New Zealand today? With online dating apps and television dating shows, single straight men have many opportunities to seek a partner but what if they want a partner but don’t find […]

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New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

By   /  November 13, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery A recent Massey University study looked at post-exercise taurine supplementation in humans, its effect on muscle damage markers, and subsequent performance recovery. Exercise science PhD student Yanita McLeay. New research recently published in the Antioxidants journal, suggests taurine supplementation […]

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Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric

Source: Massey University – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric Healthy males are being sought to take part in a new study at Massey University’s Auckland campus. Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on inflammation and metabolic health.  The study is […]

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Landmark study from Otago clarifies brain’s role in fertility control

By   /  November 10, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Education, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Press Release, Tertiary Education, University of Otago  /  Comments Off on Landmark study from Otago clarifies brain’s role in fertility control

Source: University of Otago Headline: Landmark study from Otago clarifies brain’s role in fertility control Friday, 10 November 2017 12:49pmL-R: Dr Su Young Han, Prof Allan Herbison, Dr Jenny Clarkson. Crucial new information about how the brain controls fertility has been unlocked by University of Otago researchers, with their findings just published in prestigious journal […]

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