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Design students top craft and design awards

Design students top craft and design awards

Excellence in student design was celebrated at the ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards at the Dowse Museum in Lower Hutt on Tuesday evening, with Massey University students receiving awards and commendations for fashion, textile, furniture, lighting and product design.

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

A veterinary science lecturer and a linguistics lecturer have been recognised for their outstanding teaching skills.

Massey enjoys continued success in Marsden Fund

Massey enjoys continued success in Marsden Fund

Thirteen Massey University-led research projects will receive more than $8 million from the Royal Society Te Apārangi annual Marsden Fund announced today by Research, Science and Innovation Minister Dr Megan Woods.

Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant

Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant

A Massey University student has been awarded a $125,790 Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship from the Health Research Council to investigate reducing diabetes and cardio-vascular disease rates among Pacific communities.

Brazil collaboration opens doors for geographers

Brazil collaboration opens doors for geographers

Massey University geographers have been inspired by innovations in agriculture and opportunities for collaborative research with counterparts in Brazil.

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation at bay in older age, according to a study of over-65s living on the Kāpiti Coast.

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Massey researchers are looking into the behaviour of sheep around waterways and how this impacts on water quality across the seasons.

Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum

Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum

The burden of human leptospirosis in New Zealand will be discussed at a forum in Wellington today as part of a Massey University-led nationwide case-control study to identify risk factors.

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University News

Journal showcases positive progress by Māori communities

Journal showcases positive progress by Māori communities

A unique academic journal is being hailed as a forward thinking collaboration between Māori researchers and the community.

Diversity in neighbourhoods and online spaces

Diversity in neighbourhoods and online spaces

Diversity in neighbourhoods and workplaces - and online debates about free speech - are themes addressed by Massey University sociologists in this week's Arahia He Ara Pathways conference on immigration and diversity.

Development Studies celebrates 30 years

Development Studies celebrates 30 years

Development studies researchers at Massey have helped to transform lives around the globe by tackling the toughest problems - from economic inequality to environmental sustainability - for three decades.

New era for Pasifika at Massey

New era for Pasifika at Massey

Massey University's commitment to Pacific learners and communities is about to be boosted, with the development of a new Office of Pasifika Student Success.

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Awards and Appointments

Design students top craft and design awards

Design students top craft and design awards

Excellence in student design was celebrated at the ECC New Zealand Student Craft/Design Awards at the Dowse Museum in Lower Hutt on Tuesday evening, with Massey University students receiving awards and commendations for fashion, textile, furniture, lighting and product design.

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

Teaching awards for vet scientist and linguist

A veterinary science lecturer and a linguistics lecturer have been recognised for their outstanding teaching skills.

Microbiologist claims supreme award

Microbiologist claims supreme award

Massey graduate Courtney Davies has received the top award at the AIMES Awards Gala Dinner over the weekend for her work in science, education and agriculture.

Churchill Fellowship for food safety manager

Churchill Fellowship for food safety manager

A Massey University manager and doctoral student, Wendy Newport-Smith, has been awarded a prestigious Churchill Fellowship to travel overseas and study food safety networks.

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Opinion and Features

Politicians need to regain control of local government

Politicians need to regain control of local government

Given the somewhat half-hearted voter turnout figures in this year's local elections, it is time for a review of the local electoral system in New Zealand, say public management academics.

From maths teacher to mastering analytics

From maths teacher to mastering analytics

Michelle Bidwell has always loved studying numbers so a Master of Analytics was a perfect fit.

'You need to better yourself to help other people'

'You need to better yourself to help other people'

Twenty-five year-old single mum Gayle Moana-Johnson says life was tough growing up, but now she's working to make life better for others as a social worker.

Mother’s healthcare experience inspires nursing student

Mother’s healthcare experience inspires nursing student

Bachelor of Nursing student McKenzie Milne was inspired to study nursing after seeing the care her chronically ill mother received, both at home and in hospital.

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