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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

Massey University Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has become the first New Zealander to receive the 2018 American Dairy Science Association Distinguished Service Award.

Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

New research shows cultural differences in New Zealand's increasingly diverse health sector can increase tensions and risk patient safety.

Another tree planted to mark Matariki

Another tree planted to mark Matariki

Staff and students at the Manawatū campus today continued a six-year tradition of planting trees behind Heritage House to mark Matariki, the Māori new year.

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult others.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes
Monday 18 June 2018
A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.
C-Dax pasture meter robot at Fieldays
Saturday 16 June 2018
Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.
Meat alternatives at Fieldays
Friday 15 June 2018
A good curry could be made with chicken, beef, tofu or even meat-like alternatives from plant proteins like Sunfed Meats, but Massey's stand at National Fieldays will give crowds a taste for another...
Collision repair study paints worrying picture
Thursday 14 June 2018
Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers.
Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays
Thursday 14 June 2018
The 'future of farming' theme at this year's National Fieldays is about more than just technology to change industries, it is also about the knowledge to lead healthier lives.
Cultural factors key to health of older Māori
Wednesday 13 June 2018
New research suggests more focus in the health sector is needed to foster culturally appropriate food practices for older Māori.
Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?
Wednesday 13 June 2018
This week's watershed summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a mixed success, top-heavy with imagery and 'smile diplomacy' but light on concrete initiatives...
Serving up a sheep milk smoothie
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Shifting consumers' mindset to sheep milk is the objective of a fun and informative stand at this week's National Fieldays that mixes the resources of Massey University staff and students.
50 years of Massey at Fieldays
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Massey staff were involved in the National Fieldays from its early days, but did not have a site at the iconic event until 1973, four years after it started, when a young Ralph Sims loaded up a...
Investigative journalists dig deep at conference
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Many of the country's leading investigative journalists spent the weekend at Massey's Wellington campus discussing the top issues dominating the sector with media colleagues.
Beyond a joke - why humour matters (LOL)
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Researching humour is not just a laughing matter for cultural studies lecturer Dr Nick Holm. He specialises in studying its multiple forms - from satire to deadpan - to understand how humour can make...
Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages...
Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed
Friday 8 June 2018
Studying internationally can be daunting, but the challenges are worth it, says Colombian student Juana Maria Castillo Lopez.
Alcohol law brings little change to drinking environment
Friday 8 June 2018
New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act have affected New Zealand's alcohol environment.
Neil Waters building expansion under way
Friday 8 June 2018
Construction to extend the Sir Neil Waters Building at Massey University's Auckland campus begins this week, marking an important milestone in the campus expansion plans.
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