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Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?

Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?

New research shows overwhelming support for sustainability characteristics to be included in the Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults.

Developing healthy eating habits early on

Developing healthy eating habits early on

A new study is investigating how exposing babies to a variety of fruit and vegetables when they first move to solids, could help form better eating habits in the future.

Massey University commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Massey University commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Massey University is setting an ambitious target to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

An engagement specialist with more than 18 years' experience in leadership roles in universities in New Zealand, Australia and, most recently, Britain, has been appointed to a new role at Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni.

Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?

Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?

New research shows overwhelming support for sustainability characteristics to be included in the Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults.

Colon research gets international recognition

Colon research gets international recognition

Research by scientists from the College of Health on bowel contractions and how they relate to diagnosing colon diseases such as cancer, has received international recognition.

Developing healthy eating habits early on

Developing healthy eating habits early on

A new study is investigating how exposing babies to a variety of fruit and vegetables when they first move to solids, could help form better eating habits in the future.

Investigating maternal exposures on the neurodevelopment of infants

Investigating maternal exposures on the neurodevelopment of infants

Costs of poor or delayed infant neurodevelopment are far-reaching and can be lifelong. But little is known about maternal exposures to environmental pollution and nutrition, and their effect on infant brain health.

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University News

Massey mechatronics student lights up Pacific Games

Massey mechatronics student lights up Pacific Games

A Massey University staff member and student has helped build the centrepiece at the heart of the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.

Massey University commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Massey University commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2030

Massey University is setting an ambitious target to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Agreement with leading science powerhouse

Agreement with leading science powerhouse

Education, research and innovation will benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding between Massey University and the Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative Committee in China.

Beijing an enriching stint for Chinese language intern

Beijing an enriching stint for Chinese language intern

The chance to combine his loves for photography and Chinese language has resulted in an internship at the prestigious Peking University for Dillon Anderson.

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Awards and Appointments

Associate Professor Dennis Slade made a Fellow of Physical Education New Zealand

Associate Professor Dennis Slade made a Fellow of Physical Education New Zealand

Associate Professor Dennis Slade received the rare distinction of being made a Fellow of Physical Education New Zealand, at the recent annual conference in Wellington.

Sustainable scholarship for mapping and managing urine patches

Sustainable scholarship for mapping and managing urine patches

Masters student Nicolaas Portegys is taking a George Mason Sustainable Land Use Scholarship with both hands, as he contributes to a global programme to reduce nitrous oxide emissions.

Massey students win spot at global competition in New York

Massey students win spot at global competition in New York

A Massey University engineering team has been chosen to compete in New York City later this year after impressing judges with their air-quality monitoring network.

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

An engagement specialist with more than 18 years' experience in leadership roles in universities in New Zealand, Australia and, most recently, Britain, has been appointed to a new role at Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni.

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Opinion and Features

A beautiful dream

A beautiful dream

Jiro dreams of flying and designing airplanes. Near-sighted from a young age, he is unable to become a pilot, so he joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company.

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Twenty-four-year-old Finn Butcher has been at home on the rapids since being introduced to competitive kayaking when he was a child.

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

First-year Bachelor of Sport Management student Edward Lau has his sights set on representing New Zealand on the badminton court in coming years.

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise student Samantha Hansen is heading to Samoa next week to compete in the Oceania and Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.

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