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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.

'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.

First graduates from Singapore partnership

First graduates from Singapore partnership

An international collaboration in food technology education between Singapore and New Zealand has seen its first students graduate.

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.

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.

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University News

Professor’s family links to campus land

Professor’s family links to campus land

When educational psychologist Professor Roseanna Bourke gave her inaugural professorial lecture on learning earlier this month, the event sparked a reminder of her personal links to the university reaching back across generations of her family and its connections to the Manawatū campus.

Create1World – an antidote to climate grief

Create1World – an antidote to climate grief

Climate grief and climate anxiety are real for this generation, say organisers of a Massey University event bringing together youth to share creative ideas and solutions to the climate crisis.

Staff support for University’s carbon goal

Staff support for University’s carbon goal

Submissions on Massey University's Draft Action Plan show there is strong support for the University's goal of being net zero carbon by 2030.

Learning – filling up the brain or something more?

Learning – filling up the brain or something more?

Is learning simply figuring how to pass tests to get good grades? Or does it constitute something deeper, more complex and personal? Roseanna Bourke will explore varied ideas about learning in her inaugural professorial lecture.

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Awards and Appointments

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.

Taranaki young enterprise award presented to ‘Girls of Steel’

Taranaki young enterprise award presented to ‘Girls of Steel’

Massey University dean enterprise Dr Gavin Clark presented the top award for the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme (Taranaki) to Taranaki Diocesan School's team called Girls of Steel at a regional awards night in New Plymouth on October 23.

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.

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Opinion and Features

'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.

Trump’s troop withdrawal causes chaos

Trump’s troop withdrawal causes chaos

Dr Chris Galloway, who researches the way ISIS operates, gives his view on the United States' withdrawal of troops from northern Syria.

Opinion: Will the “Christchurch Call” be enough?

Opinion: Will the “Christchurch Call” be enough?

The latest far right terrorist attack in Halle, Germany, has confirmed several things, says Paul Spoonley. Firstly, that the Christchurch mosque shootings have provided something of a model for other white supremacists around the world.

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