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More accolades for Tongan drum design

More accolades for Tongan drum design

Design graduate Rachael Hall's contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise in design circles this year and she can now add two new accolades to her list of awards.

How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

When Dr Cathy Strong went to Ohio on research leave, she had no idea she would step into the midst of the American opioid crisis.

Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Textile design student Jessica Bunnell has created a range of fabrics with possible therapeutic benefits for people affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Researchers are calling for a regional cancer control partnership to improve services for patients in the south Pacific.

Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Researchers are calling for a regional cancer control partnership to improve services for patients in the south Pacific.

New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

New research suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of muscle recovery.

Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric

Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric

Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on inflammation and metabolic health. 

Early lamb weaning studies under way at Massey

Early lamb weaning studies under way at Massey

New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.

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University News

Women philosophers on the rise

Women philosophers on the rise

The clichéd image of a philosopher is a mature white man, bearded and bald, chin cupped in hand. Statistics confirm male dominance in the field, but Massey University is bucking the trend with a rise in women philosophers.

Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Therapeutic benefits for ADHD from textile design

Textile design student Jessica Bunnell has created a range of fabrics with possible therapeutic benefits for people affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Small exhibition for big ideas

Small exhibition for big ideas

It may be a small exhibition but Matatau 2017 on at Te Manawa gallery in Palmerston North explores some big ideas.

Cosmetics to candidates - critical thinking a must

Cosmetics to candidates - critical thinking a must

From choosing shampoo to who to vote for, we are constantly bombarded with reasons to believe in or do something.

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Awards and Appointments

More accolades for Tongan drum design

More accolades for Tongan drum design

Design graduate Rachael Hall's contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise in design circles this year and she can now add two new accolades to her list of awards.

Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick

Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick

Massey University mascot Fergus wore a rainbow scarf in the selfie corner and guests enjoyed cupcakes and rainbow ice creams in the final of three Rainbow Tick celebrations held on each of the University's campuses.

Auckland social work students honoured with awards

Auckland social work students honoured with awards

Three social work students from the Auckland campus have been awarded at the inaugural Social Work Awards, held earlier this week.

Professorial promotions announced

Professorial promotions announced

The latest promotion round has seen 15 Massey University staff promoted to professor and 19 to associate professor.

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Opinion and Features

How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

When Dr Cathy Strong went to Ohio on research leave, she had no idea she would step into the midst of the American opioid crisis.

10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow.

Māori storytellers honoured at the Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

Māori storytellers honoured at the Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

Māori storytellers were honoured last night at Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism.

Opinion: Housing policy goes back to the future

Opinion: Housing policy goes back to the future

The new Labour-led government's promise to build 100,000 homes for first-home buyers is just the latest in a long history of government intervention.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Will immigration anxiety shape this election?
As the election campaign kicked off, it appeared that immigration would be one of the defining talking points. But has it been that important?
Engaging young voters online
An interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back.
Opinion: We live in puzzling times
The economy is growing, inflation is low, firms are hiring. So, why are the country's leaders trusted by so few? Give us your thoughts in our second...
Massey's election commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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