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Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Dr Claire Matthews will help the government find the best way for people with life-shortening conditions to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds when they need to retire.

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa.

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori journalism was centre stage today as Massey University hosted the Nga Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.

Growing a successful Māori marine economy

Growing a successful Māori marine economy

Massey's Dr Jason Mika is helping to identify the key ingredients in a successful Māori marine business through a project funded by the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge.

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa.

Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

Managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing

The Safer Nursing 24/7 Project has released a draft national code of practice for managing fatigue and shift work in hospital-based nursing for a three-month period of public consultation.

Growing a successful Māori marine economy

Growing a successful Māori marine economy

Massey's Dr Jason Mika is helping to identify the key ingredients in a successful Māori marine business through a project funded by the Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge.

Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Self-assessment skills lift Pasifika tertiary success

Being schooled in the art of self-assessment is one of the key drivers of success for Pasifika students in tertiary education, according to a master's research by Tongan distance student Kisione Manu.

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Godwits – the superheroes of birds

Godwits – the superheroes of birds

From the south of Spain to the heart of the Manawatū, Dr Angela Parody-Merino has come half-way across the world to study "the superheroes of birds" for her doctoral degree.

Seeking answers to energy-zapping disease in dogs

Seeking answers to energy-zapping disease in dogs

When Hayley Hunt left Massey after completing her Bachelor of Veterinary Science, she thought she was done with study, but last week she graduated with a doctoral degree for her research into a debilitating muscle disease in dogs.

Eight staff receive doctorates at graduation

Eight staff receive doctorates at graduation

Eight staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 450 graduates across the three ceremonies in Manawatū last week.

Tree planting celebration marks life of Massey professor

Tree planting celebration marks life of Massey professor

A tree planting ceremony on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) has celebrated the life of renowned Massey University geography Professor Dr John Flenley.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Massey KiwiSaver expert to advise government

Dr Claire Matthews will help the government find the best way for people with life-shortening conditions to withdraw their KiwiSaver funds when they need to retire.

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori Journalism Awards announced

Māori journalism was centre stage today as Massey University hosted the Nga Kupu Ora Māori Journalism Awards at its Auckland campus.

Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Massey University researchers have been given the green-light to co-create knowledge with Kiwi youth, with the announcement Unlocking Curious Minds funding.

Massey success at lighting awards

Massey success at lighting awards

Two Massey students have won awards at the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IESANZ) Lighting Awards.

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Opinion and Features

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Ah, the proverbial academic conference - for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs.

BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

BA students behind plastic-free Opunake

It's almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon become New Zealand's first town free of single-use plastics thanks to a team of third-year Bachelor of Arts students.

Massey student at APEC

Massey student at APEC

Massey master's student Api Taiapa, Ngāti Porou, had the opportunity to see the cut and thrust of international politics up close and personal as a youth delegate at the recent APEC summit.

Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Massey lecturer offering curriculum expertise on the international stage

Dr Dennis Slade recently returned from Indonesia, where he was invited to provide consultancy advice on the development of a teaching curriculum in physical education and sport for a private school in Jakarta.

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