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Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.

Meat alternatives at Fieldays

Meat alternatives at Fieldays

A good curry could be made with chicken, beef, tofu or even meat-like alternatives from plant proteins like Sunfed Meats, but Massey's stand at National Fieldays will give crowds a taste for another option.

Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers.

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.

Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers.

Cultural factors key to health of older Māori

Cultural factors key to health of older Māori

New research suggests more focus in the health sector is needed to foster culturally appropriate food practices for older Māori.

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University News

Meat alternatives at Fieldays

Meat alternatives at Fieldays

A good curry could be made with chicken, beef, tofu or even meat-like alternatives from plant proteins like Sunfed Meats, but Massey's stand at National Fieldays will give crowds a taste for another option.

Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays

Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays

The 'future of farming' theme at this year's National Fieldays is about more than just technology to change industries, it is also about the knowledge to lead healthier lives.

Investigative journalists dig deep at conference

Investigative journalists dig deep at conference

Many of the country's leading investigative journalists spent the weekend at Massey's Wellington campus discussing the top issues dominating the sector with media colleagues.

50 years of Massey at Fieldays

50 years of Massey at Fieldays

Massey staff were involved in the National Fieldays from its early days, but did not have a site at the iconic event until 1973, four years after it started, when a young Ralph Sims loaded up a Bedford truck and hit the road.

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Awards and Appointments

Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student

Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages student Chelsea Higgins.

Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund

Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund

Massey University's Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika has been appointed to the Provincial Growth Fund's Independent Advisory Panel that has been established by the Government to boost investment in the regions.

Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor

Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor

Design and effects wizard Sir Richard Taylor has been appointed an Honorary Professor of Massey University, in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and the long-standing relationship he enjoys with Massey's College of Creative Arts.

Agribusiness specialist among 16 alumni and staff awarded honours

Agribusiness specialist among 16 alumni and staff awarded honours

Massey University Professor in Farm and Agribusiness Management Nicola Shadbolt was among two staff and 14 alumni recipients of this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

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Opinion and Features

Drama sheds spotlight on Japanese law and order

Drama sheds spotlight on Japanese law and order

A deep drama depicting the fears of a modern-day society, next month's Japanese film portrays the distress of the family of a juvenile criminal and the conflicts of the detective ordered to protect them.

Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?

Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?

This week's watershed summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a mixed success, top-heavy with imagery and 'smile diplomacy' but light on concrete initiatives and promises, says Asia politics specialist Dr Marc Lanteigne.

Beyond a joke - why humour matters (LOL)

Beyond a joke - why humour matters (LOL)

Researching humour is not just a laughing matter for cultural studies lecturer Dr Nick Holm. He specialises in studying its multiple forms - from satire to deadpan - to understand how humour can make us chuckle and think more seriously about social and political issues.

Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed

Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed

Studying internationally can be daunting, but the challenges are worth it, says Colombian student Juana Maria Castillo Lopez.

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