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Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Agritech is a fast growing industry in New Zealand and Massey is calling on people who want to further their skills and contribute to solving challenges in the food sector.

Class of 2020 enjoy celebrating at Manawatū Graduation

Class of 2020 enjoy celebrating at Manawatū Graduation

The first Graduation ceremonies for 2020 are being held in Manawatū this week.

Lifetime devotion to Māori education recognised with highest honour

Lifetime devotion to Māori education recognised with highest honour

Dr Manahai Paewai's commitment to Māori education has been demonstrated by his active participation and leadership in university events of significance.

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor David Hayman was the only New Zealander selected to co-author the global #PandemicsReport: Escaping the Era of Pandemics.

What does community-focused palliative care look like? New funding for research

What does community-focused palliative care look like? New funding for research

Researchers from Massey University have received funding to investigate what a community-focused palliative care service model could look like in New Zealand.

Sexuality and intimacy research to benefit residential age care facilities

Sexuality and intimacy research to benefit residential age care facilities

Massey University Professor of Social Work Mark Henrickson and his team have spent the last three years on their research project with the aim to support and develop awareness, policies and education for staff, families and residents.

Building sustainable partnerships between New Zealand and China

Building sustainable partnerships between New Zealand and China

A paper in business and sustainability studies at Massey University inspired Dr Michelle Sitong Chen to complete a doctorate in Management, focusing on the issue of sustainability in partnerships between Chinese and New Zealand businesses.

Paving over paradise: How complex construction can boost biodiversity in Waitematā Harbour

Paving over paradise: How complex construction can boost biodiversity in Waitematā Harbour

A new international study looks at how the inclusion of topographical complexity, such as cracks and crevices, in new coastal construction can boost biodiversity in the Waitematā Harbour.

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University News

New short courses created to fill demand for agriculture experts

New short courses created to fill demand for agriculture experts

As fresh water plans for farms become government mandated, Massey has created more agriculture short courses in order to meet the demand for training in this area.

Global funding announced for the Riddet Institute

Global funding announced for the Riddet Institute

The Riddet Institute's Proteos project has just received $NZ 2.6 mil of further funding.

New programme on offer to upskill digital knowledge

New programme on offer to upskill digital knowledge

The digital reskill programme is available now to students who want to get a head start before the beginning of the semester in 2021.

Walking into a new lease of life

Walking into a new lease of life

In late October, Jen Eaton successfully compete in the annual Multiple Steps for MS thanks to the work and help of third-year Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Exercise Prescription major) student, Robert Horsman.

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ELECTION 2020

Global media demand for Massey political experts

Global media demand for Massey political experts

From analysing the leaders' debates to interpreting the polls and the national mood - Massey's political commentators have been responding to a feverish appetite from international media for insights on Kiwi politics ahead of the October 17 election.

What voters across political spectrum agree on…

What voters across political spectrum agree on…

Voters, of course, disagree on all sorts of issues as public policy debates fire up ahead of the October 17 general election - but a survey has found there are plenty of things Kiwis do agree on.

Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix

Opinion: Anxiety and the election – voter volatility in pandemic/politics mix

Since the first round of the Stuff/Massey pre-election survey (12-19 July), a lot has happened. National's leader Todd Muller unexpectedly resigned and was promptly replaced by Judith Collins, says political commentator Grant Duncan.

Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast

Opinion: Let’s get ahead of ourselves - fast

The first Stuff/Massey survey in mid-July showed continued strong backing for the Government's COVID-19 response, with 68.4 per cent rating it as "successful" - so what's next?, asks Dr Christopher Galloway.

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Opinion and Features

Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Master of Engineering applicants needed to solve agritech challenges

Agritech is a fast growing industry in New Zealand and Massey is calling on people who want to further their skills and contribute to solving challenges in the food sector.

Mana Moana public art experience to be projected on Wellington waterfront

Mana Moana public art experience to be projected on Wellington waterfront

A ground-breaking art installation curated by two artists and Massey staff members Rachael Rakena and Mike Bridgman, Mana Moana, is back on the water in Wellington this week with a spectacular showcase of contemporary art.

Local ties to nature revealed in ecopoetry PhD

Local ties to nature revealed in ecopoetry PhD

Horowhenua-based farmer, poet Janet Newman explored local versions of the global ecopoetry trend for her PhD, and discovered that New Zealand writers are re-defining it.

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor one of 22 global experts to advise on preventing pandemics

Professor David Hayman was the only New Zealander selected to co-author the global #PandemicsReport: Escaping the Era of Pandemics.

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