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Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

An engagement specialist with more than 18 years' experience in leadership roles in universities in New Zealand, Australia and, most recently, Britain, has been appointed to a new role at Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni.

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Twenty-four-year-old Finn Butcher has been at home on the rapids since being introduced to competitive kayaking when he was a child.

Education the answer to complexity of nursing says new school head

Education the answer to complexity of nursing says new school head

Primary health care research specialist Professor Nicolette Sheridan has been appointed head of the School of Nursing in Massey University's College of Health.

Massey students become Global Citizens in Hong Kong

Massey students become Global Citizens in Hong Kong

Five Bachelor of Design (hons) students have returned from Hong Kong after an intensive 12-week internship which saw them working full-time at design agencies in the city.

Investigating maternal exposures on the neurodevelopment of infants

Investigating maternal exposures on the neurodevelopment of infants

Costs of poor or delayed infant neurodevelopment are far-reaching and can be lifelong. But little is known about maternal exposures to environmental pollution and nutrition, and their effect on infant brain health.

Keeping older employees engaged and at work

Keeping older employees engaged and at work

A new journal article by Massey University researchers has identified the factors most likely to keep older employees engaged and in the workforce.

Spotlight on te reo Māori in culture and heritage sector

Spotlight on te reo Māori in culture and heritage sector

The importance of normalising the use of te reo Māori in everyday situations is well acknowledged ¬-so what contribution are galleries, libraries, archives and museums making to its revitalisation?

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research

A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable researchers to assess why biodiversity may reduce allergy and asthma risks in children.

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University News

Agreement with leading science powerhouse

Agreement with leading science powerhouse

Education, research and innovation will benefit from a Memorandum of Understanding between Massey University and the Suzhou Industrial Park Administrative Committee in China.

Beijing an enriching stint for Chinese language intern

Beijing an enriching stint for Chinese language intern

The chance to combine his loves for photography and Chinese language has resulted in an internship at the prestigious Peking University for Dillon Anderson.

Promoting good health for staff and students

Promoting good health for staff and students

A three-year strategy to improve the physical and mental health of staff and students is being launched by Massey University next week.

Suicide prevention – time for a radical re-think?

Suicide prevention – time for a radical re-think?

Suicide prevention expert Dr John Fitzgerald believes society needs to undergo a fundamental shift away from seeing suicide prevention as a health issue, and more about providing hope and opportunity through integrated community services.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey students win spot at global competition in New York

Massey students win spot at global competition in New York

A Massey University engineering team has been chosen to compete in New York City later this year after impressing judges with their air-quality monitoring network.

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

Massey appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni

An engagement specialist with more than 18 years' experience in leadership roles in universities in New Zealand, Australia and, most recently, Britain, has been appointed to a new role at Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Students and Alumni.

Education the answer to complexity of nursing says new school head

Education the answer to complexity of nursing says new school head

Primary health care research specialist Professor Nicolette Sheridan has been appointed head of the School of Nursing in Massey University's College of Health.

Academic gown funds go to masters research

Academic gown funds go to masters research

Eleven post-graduate Massey University students have been awarded scholarships totalling $70,000 by the Graduate Women Manawatū Charitable Trust for research projects as diverse as volcanology, maternal ambivalence and animal stress

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Opinion and Features

A beautiful dream

A beautiful dream

Jiro dreams of flying and designing airplanes. Near-sighted from a young age, he is unable to become a pilot, so he joins the aircraft division of a major Japanese engineering company.

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Distance study allows rapid rise for canoe champ

Twenty-four-year-old Finn Butcher has been at home on the rapids since being introduced to competitive kayaking when he was a child.

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

Badminton star hits a balance between study and sport

First-year Bachelor of Sport Management student Edward Lau has his sights set on representing New Zealand on the badminton court in coming years.

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Weighty goals for sport and exercise student

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise student Samantha Hansen is heading to Samoa next week to compete in the Oceania and Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships.

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