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$1m for Massey research into nicotine addictiveness

$1m for Massey research into nicotine addictiveness

Dr Penny Truman has been awarded almost $1 million in funding for research that will test the addictiveness of compounds contained in nicotine.

National security – time to get strategic?

National security – time to get strategic?

A new journal, to be launched next month, raises questions, identifies gaps and encourages dialogue about New Zealand's national security settings.

Can the Labour Party get past its current crisis?

Can the Labour Party get past its current crisis?

Massey crisis communications expert Dr Chris Galloway has some advice for the Labour Party.

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University is introducing concept design as a specialist major in its Bachelor of Design with Honours programme, a first for any Australasian university.

$1m for Massey research into nicotine addictiveness

$1m for Massey research into nicotine addictiveness

Dr Penny Truman has been awarded almost $1 million in funding for research that will test the addictiveness of compounds contained in nicotine.

Fatigue-fighting strategies taking off

Fatigue-fighting strategies taking off

Many of us know how hard it can be to sleep on a long haul flight, but have you ever wondered how flight crew members manage their sleep?

Needs of sexually-abused disabled explored

Needs of sexually-abused disabled explored

Doctor of Clinical Psychology student Caitlin Helme has been awarded a scholarship to support her research on the experiences and needs of disabled sexual violence survivors.

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

New research from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre shows that airline cabin crew who perceive they have higher workloads also feel more sleepy and fatigued, and perform more poorly on a reaction time test conducted in flight.

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University News

National security – time to get strategic?

National security – time to get strategic?

A new journal, to be launched next month, raises questions, identifies gaps and encourages dialogue about New Zealand's national security settings.

Massey professor to explore political advertising in lecture

Massey professor to explore political advertising in lecture

College of Creative Arts Pro-Vice Chancellor and political commentator Professor Claire Robinson will give a public lecture on the topic of her new book Promises Promises - 80 Years of Wooing New Zealand Voters in Wellington on Thursday.

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University is introducing concept design as a specialist major in its Bachelor of Design with Honours programme, a first for any Australasian university.

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

Paddy Bassett, the first woman to graduate from Massey with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, died on July 20, 2019.

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Awards and Appointments

‘Worm Detective’ to represent NZ in Germany

‘Worm Detective’ to represent NZ in Germany

Massey PhD student Seer Ikurior, known as the "Worm Detective", will represent New Zealand at a global competition in Germany.

Massey Blues awards finalists announced

Massey Blues awards finalists announced

Finalists for the Massey University Blues Sports Awards have been announced, with athletes qualifying in a range of sporting codes, from para-swimming to aerobic gymnastics.

Eureka! Three Massey students compete for $10,000

Eureka! Three Massey students compete for $10,000

Three Massey University students will present their ideas for how science can benefit New Zealand as part of a national science competition.

Māori Visual Arts professor wins prestigious Wallace Art Award

Māori Visual Arts professor wins prestigious Wallace Art Award

Professor of Māori Visual Arts Robert Jahnke has been named the winner of the the Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award for his Lamentation VI sculpture and will receive a six-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: When fun is not enough to keep young people in sport

Opinion: When fun is not enough to keep young people in sport

Associate Professor Dennis Slade says coaches and teachers must deliver more than fun to keep youngsters in sport into adulthood.

Canterbury repair costs a looming ‘quake-berg’

Canterbury repair costs a looming ‘quake-berg’

The Government could be liable for at least $4.5 billion in Christchurch earthquake re-repairs, says Dr Michael Naylor.

Can the Labour Party get past its current crisis?

Can the Labour Party get past its current crisis?

Massey crisis communications expert Dr Chris Galloway has some advice for the Labour Party.

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Expat Brit Dr Mark Avis gives a personal perspective on why he believes democracy is being betrayed in the United Kingdom.

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