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Strong result in MBIE Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

Strong result in MBIE Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has awarded three Massey University research projects nearly $750,000 from the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.

Massey and Kaplan International (NZ) sign collaboration agreement

Massey and Kaplan International (NZ) sign collaboration agreement

Massey University has signed a new Collaboration Agreement to offer a series of pre-University pathways with Kaplan International (NZ).

Massey Marae opens to acclaim

Massey Marae opens to acclaim

The opening of Te Rau Karamu Marae on Pukeahu Campus at Massey University in Wellington is being hailed as a significant step forward for the city central campus and for Massey's commitment to Kaupapa Māori.

Big issues tackled at Conversations that Count

Big issues tackled at Conversations that Count

Structural inequality, the role of education to improve New Zealand's future and how business can help New Zealand recover from Covid-19 were just some of the big ideas discussed at Conversations that Count.

Sharing the wisdom of time

Sharing the wisdom of time

One Massey PhD student has been inspired by the saying 'experience is the mother of wisdom' to create a new social media platform for people over 50.

Pivot Award for juniper berry research

Pivot Award for juniper berry research

The juniper berry - synonymous with gin - is the focus of Massey University research to evaluate and identify suitable strains and propagation methods with potential to give New Zealand-made gins a unique sensory signature.

Study reveals loss of 10,300 years of Kiwi life from South African War

Study reveals loss of 10,300 years of Kiwi life from South African War

A new study has revealed a more damaging impact of the South African War to New Zealand military personnel than was previously thought.

Ocean's mammals at critical turning point new report warns

Ocean's mammals at critical turning point new report warns

Massey University marine mammal expert Professor Karen Stockin is one of a team of international scientists from 30 institutes and 13 countries challenging current understanding and conservation efforts for marine mammals globally.

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Wellington celebrations mark first of Massey’s 2021 graduation events

Wellington celebrations mark first of Massey’s 2021 graduation events

Nearly 800 students from Massey's Wellington campus will cross the stage to enjoy their moment of glory on 20 April, kicking off the university's first graduation event for 2021.

Engineering PhD students’ startup in final of global Microsoft competition

Engineering PhD students’ startup in final of global Microsoft competition

An agritech startup created by three engineering PhD students from Massey University has been named one of four finalists in Microsoft's Imagine Cup world championship and will be aiming for the top spot in May.

Students showcase their new music at NZ’s most creative festival

Students showcase their new music at NZ’s most creative festival

The much anticipated 2021 CubaDupa festival was a success for hundreds of creatives, including ten of Massey's very own singers, songwriters and musicians who had the opportunity to debut their new hit singles.

Professor’s input sought for UN Food Systems Summit

Professor’s input sought for UN Food Systems Summit

Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan has been invited to submit a briefing document to the United Nations Food Systems Summit 2021.

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Awards and Appointments

Communication graduand on fire

Communication graduand on fire

Grace Forlong found herself in a hot seat as soon as she left Massey - the 22-year-old began working for Fire and Emergency New Zealand's media team just days after she completed her studies.

Strong result in MBIE Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

Strong result in MBIE Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has awarded three Massey University research projects nearly $750,000 from the Te Pūnaha Hihiko: Vision Mātauranga Capability Fund.

Staff celebrated at teaching and research awards

Staff celebrated at teaching and research awards

The recipients of the 2019 and 2020 Massey University Teaching Awards and Research Awards were honoured at a cross-campus Zoom-enabled event on 26 March.

NZ’s founding communications academic honoured

NZ’s founding communications academic honoured

Professor Frank Sligo has been appointed to Professor Emeritus, 35 years after he became the first New Zealander to gain a PhD in communication.

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Opinion and Features

Massey to launch Invisible art exhibition in Wellington

Massey to launch Invisible art exhibition in Wellington

An art exhibition dedicated to the unseen - sounds cryptic?

Opinion: Tourism in the Pacific: what’s behind the smile?

Opinion: Tourism in the Pacific: what’s behind the smile?

Put up your hand if you'd jump at the chance to take a tropical vacation in the near future? 2020 was a tough year for many of us in New Zealand and Australia and those keen to tempt us with an island escape know how to keep this idea front and centre in our brains.

Proverb Pathway shares wisdom of many cultures

Proverb Pathway shares wisdom of many cultures

Massey University humanities academics have been instrumental in the development of He Kupu Rangatira - The Proverb Pathway, launched last weekend in Manawatū.

Opinion: Why we all need to push back against everyday racism

Opinion: Why we all need to push back against everyday racism

Acts of hate and hate speech have been increasingly visible over the last several years, including locally. And it is a worsening problem, says Dr Kevin Veale.

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