Thursday, 20 June 2013
Massey designer recognised in international design awards
College of Creative Arts Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise Associate Professor Chris Bennewith is now a “Professional Notable Honoree” in the Interiors and Exhibitions category at the Core77 international design awards announced last week.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Agriculture ranked 21st in world
Massey's agriculture programme is 21st in the world in Quacquarelli Symonds' (QS) world university subject rankings made public yesterday.
Sunday, 28 April 2013
Kiwis World Robotics Champions five years in a row
New Zealand teams dominated the 2013 VEX Robotics World Championships for the fifth year running, with an alliance from Auckland’s Lynfield College and Tauranga’s Otumoetai College crowned world champions in Sack Attack!
The teams also finished first and second respectively in the Robot Skills competition with Lynfield achieving a world record score of 400 points.
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Redefining belonging: how Kiwis connect to NZ
A Massey researcher is examining how YouTube and other online “social worlds” are redefining New Zealand’s national identity.
Monday, 8 April 2013
Massey helps shape the future of sustainable business
Massey University’s College of Business will help to shape the future of sustainable business education and practice after signing a partnership with the Sustainable Business Council (SBC).
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Media issues raised in Australian court action
A Massey journalism professor says it is heartening to see the strong support an Australian newspaper is giving one of its reporters, despite pressure from its major shareholders.
Tuesday, 12 March 2013
Massey backs track and field champs
Massey University is now the major supporter of the Athletics New Zealand Track and Field Championships and the Aurora Series.
Thursday, 28 February 2013
Big business community turnout for Finance 2013
The Auckland business community turned out in force to hear Finance Minister Bill English give his first major address of the year at Finance 2013 today.
Friday, 8 February 2013
Supplements no magic potion
Opinion – by Professor Steve Stannard
A top sporting performance is based on many factors.
Tuesday, 5 February 2013
Government gold rating for Massey researchers
Two major Massey research projects – one on new migrants, and another on ageing – have earned accolades from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment for their excellence.
Massey aviation students argue case for GPS
Massey aviation students entered the debate over the role of GPS in basic flight training today when they presented a safety seminar on the topic to industry.
NZ 'uniquely positioned' to tackle world health issues
An international leader in probiotics research says New Zealand is in a unique position to utilise beneficial microbes to prevent and better treat a number of serious ailments in animals and humans, from pregnancy to chronic and fatal diseases.
More Aussies to learn Spanish from Kiwis
Massey is offering Australian students more choice as it expands its successful Spanish programme.
New agriculture and environment institute at Massey
Massey University has established a new Institute of Agriculture and Environment.
Environmental stress examined
Three Massey University staff will present their research on how humans (and godwits) cope with extreme environmental conditions over the next two weeks.
School of Fine Arts welcomes ground-breaking Māori artist
Innovative digital video artist Rachael Rakena will become a Senior Lecturer at Massey University’s School of Fine Arts from June 2013.
Friday, 1 February 2013
Massey staff join Glenn Inquiry
Two Massey academics have a joined a think tank set up by philanthropist Sir Owen Glenn to address child abuse and domestic violence.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Follow the yellow shoes
Bright yellow shoes sit neatly at the entrance to Wellington’s St James Theatre, as if shed by a polite visitor.
Higher media freedom ranking for NZ "good news"
New Zealand has increased its international ranking for media freedom, a result that School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing lecturer Dr Cathy Strong describes as “good news” though she still urges vigilance.
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
Institute to improve learning for all
New Zealand’s first university-based Institute of Education will focus on improving the learning outcomes for all children.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
Animal agriculture expert made honorary professor
A Chinese animal agriculture specialist with a longstanding relationship with Massey University has been made an honorary professor in the Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences.
New home for Institute of Education
The new Institute of Education building on the Manawatū campus is officially open for business.
Massey to help future sports stars
Massey University’s School of Sport and Exercise and Sport Manawatu have developed a new sporting academy to develop the next generation of Olympians.
Thursday, 24 January 2013
Govt's bill on charter schools not a fair go for communities
The Government’s proposed charter school model replicates the worst elements of overseas charter schools, says Massey education specialist Professor John O’Neill.
Kiwi research to prevent and treat disease
New research by a Wildbase Hospital veterinarian will help combat the parasitic disease coccidiosis that affects kiwi in captivity.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Team Massey begins cycle classic on home soil
Team Massey joined 15 other cycling teams at Massey’s Manawatu campus for the opening time trial of the New Zealand Cycle Classic today.
Friday, 18 January 2013
It's not just about Lance
Opinion: By Steve Stannard
I don’t condone the now undisputable fact that Lance Armstrong took illegal drugs to win.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
New research network launched at Massey
A young group of economists based in Australia and New Zealand have launched a new network to champion the contribution of theoretical economics to solving real-world problems.
Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Technology essential to children's success
Children need access to technology if they want to succeed in the 21st century with so many of the world’s transactions done over the internet, says Massey Professor Mark Brown.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
New science labs blessed in dawn ceremony
A dawn ceremony blessing the new Student Central Science Labs was held at the Albany campus on Wednesday.