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Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

The Massey University Council has re-elected Michael Ahie as Chancellor for a further year and elected Ben Vanderkolk as its new Pro Chancellor, replacing Dr Helen Anderson.

Massey lecturer and artist receives honour

Massey lecturer and artist receives honour

Professor Kura Te Waru-Rewiri was awarded the Te Tohu o Te Papa Tongarewa Rongomaraeroa award at Creative New Zealand's Te Waka Toi awards in Rotorua last week.

Kiwi saved during hatching at Wildbase

Kiwi saved during hatching at Wildbase

A kiwi chick has been saved by wildlife experts at Massey University and Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre after complications during hatching.

Thesis helps Army to improve the wellbeing of women officers

Thesis helps Army to improve the wellbeing of women officers

When Dr Ellen Nelson left the New Zealand Army after a decade of service in 2013, she noticed other women were leaving too. She thought it was an issue worth investigating.

‘Lonely in a crowd’ can reduce brain function

‘Lonely in a crowd’ can reduce brain function

Being lonely in a crowd is worse for cognitive function than being lonely and alone, according to new research by clinical psychology graduate Dr Catherine Whitehouse.

The journey to level 10 without one, two and three

The journey to level 10 without one, two and three

PhD graduate Dr Jeremy Hapeta, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Huia, says he became a "brain surgeon" straight out of high school - in the offal room of a Levin abattoir.

Spotlight on student research at sport conference

Spotlight on student research at sport conference

How athletes can beat the heat in Tokyo to exploring the effects of a menstrual cycle phase on female rugby athletes' physical performance and iron status, were among the research topics explored at the recent Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand Conference.

Face time innovates online language learning

Face time innovates online language learning

Learning another language can take years of commitment and effort amid our busy lives. A new online learning innovation pairing students face-to-face with native speakers is helping to speed up progress.

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University News

Massey forms sustainable fashion partnership with Indian university

Massey forms sustainable fashion partnership with Indian university

Massey University's College of Creative Arts has entered a partnership with the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in India, currently ranked the 15th best fashion school in the world.

Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

Chancellor re-elected, new Pro Chancellor for Massey Council

The Massey University Council has re-elected Michael Ahie as Chancellor for a further year and elected Ben Vanderkolk as its new Pro Chancellor, replacing Dr Helen Anderson.

Kiwi saved during hatching at Wildbase

Kiwi saved during hatching at Wildbase

A kiwi chick has been saved by wildlife experts at Massey University and Pūkaha National Wildlife Centre after complications during hatching.

Ten staff doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Ten staff doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Ten staff were among the record 59 graduates to receive doctoral degrees at the three November graduation ceremonies in Palmerston North last Friday.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey lecturer and artist receives honour

Massey lecturer and artist receives honour

Professor Kura Te Waru-Rewiri was awarded the Te Tohu o Te Papa Tongarewa Rongomaraeroa award at Creative New Zealand's Te Waka Toi awards in Rotorua last week.

Pūhoro students intern in the science community

Pūhoro students intern in the science community

Massey's Pūhoro STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Academy members are heading out into the workplace as summer interns.

Social work students honoured with awards

Social work students honoured with awards

Massey University's School of Social Work acknowledged three of its top students from the Auckland Campus earlier this week at the inaugural Student Social Work Awards.

2019 professorial appointments announced

2019 professorial appointments announced

The latest promotion round has seen 10 Massey University staff promoted to professor and 31 to associate professor. The promotions take effect from January 1.

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Opinion and Features

Drone film for reality check of NZ environment

Drone film for reality check of NZ environment

Geography, sociology, philosophy students and staff will swap lecture theatres for the wilderness this summer to use aerial and underwater drones for a film revealing land use, environmental issues and human-environment relationships in Aotearoa.

History now – ‘Game of Thrones’ to Gate Pā?

History now – ‘Game of Thrones’ to Gate Pā?

The past has become a digital feast and there is no other point in human history when people have had such ready access to it, historian Professor Michael Belgrave says.

Graduation a family affair for mother of five

Graduation a family affair for mother of five

Analena Siu graduates with her Master of Aviation Management this week, and her five children will be there to see her cross the stage.

Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

Pacific artists gather for symposium in Wellington

Massey University hosted a gathering of Pacific arts practitioners at the Pacific Heritage Arts Fono in Wellington yesterday.

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