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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.

Game on - the power of play
Thursday 17 May 2018
Managing players' pleas to get on with the game instead of lining up to practise skills is a predicament at the heart of sports teaching and coaching - and the topic of new research from Massey...
Seven Massey staff receive PhD at graduation
Thursday 17 May 2018
Seven staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1000 graduates across the five Palmerston North ceremonies this week.
Juggling endurance sport, PhDs and marriage
Thursday 17 May 2018
Studying and competing in endurance sport brought Emma and Will O'Connor together, so it seems fitting that they accepted their doctoral degrees one after the other as part of Massey graduation...
Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia
Thursday 17 May 2018
Life expectancy is increasing and with it the prevalence of sleep problems, which can negatively impact waking function, physical and mental health, healthcare usage and mortality.
‘Haters and trolls’ under the spotlight
Thursday 17 May 2018
The vexed issue of what to do about haters and trolls on the Internet is the theme of an upcoming public debate - and one that participating panellist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley says we...
Putting care into ICU stays
Thursday 17 May 2018
For most patients admitted to an intensive care unit in New Zealand their stay is short, however, as a consequence of advances in life-sustaining therapies a new group of patients has emerged.
Can we build infrastructure without immigration?
Thursday 17 May 2018
Infrastructure build and immigration represent a tricky balancing act for the Government, especially in Auckland, says Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley.
Researching youth wellbeing in New Zealand
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Improving youth wellbeing is an increasing priority of policymakers, researchers and politicians in New Zealand, but what does wellbeing mean to young New Zealanders today?
Opinion: Budgeting for climate change
Wednesday 16 May 2018
The climate is already changing so we will now need to invest heavily in both climate adaptation and mitigation actions. Professor Ralph Sims outlines the Budget options.
Qantas partnership gives Massey students a flying start
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Students at Massey University's School of Aviation will be offered a pathway to fly for Jetstar New Zealand, thanks to a new partnership announced today.
Chile’s diaspora explored in Development PhD
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Emigrants in search of new opportunities are seen as valuable contributors of new ideas and knowledge to their homeland - but seeking diaspora input for economic development can have unexpected...
The secrets of low-methane emitting sheep
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Dr Sandeep Kumar has been looking at one of the world's most pressing issues - greenhouses gases, and one bacterium that might hold the key to reducing emissions.
Budget 2018: A conservationist's wish-list
Wednesday 16 May 2018
At Budget time there are so many competing interests, but Massey's Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral puts in a plea to not forget conservation.
Honorary doctorate for ‘Wild Man’ Chu
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Dr Alex Chu's significant contribution to Massey University and New Zealand was recognised yesterday with the honorary degree of a Doctor of Science at graduation celebrations today in Palmerston...
Crazy, creative clusters light up LUX
Tuesday 15 May 2018
While it doesn't move as fast as the speed of light, fashion design student Kate Jones' entertaining exhibit at the LUX light festival is set to be a crazily active as well as illuminating feature of...
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