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Massey recognises top alumni, teachers and researchers in 2020 awards

Massey recognises top alumni, teachers and researchers in 2020 awards

An investment entrepreneur, a theatre and film costume designer, an artificial intelligence researcher and the founder of an iconic New Zealand cereal company have been recognised in Massey's Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Universities: the future is here and it is online

Universities: the future is here and it is online

No doubt about it, the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging all of us to think 'around corners', to look creatively at what we can do differently in the context of a crisis, says Professor Giselle Byrnes.

Researchers discover new fishes at remote New Zealand island

Researchers discover new fishes at remote New Zealand island

Natural history footage uncovers new fish species on Rangitāhua- The Kermadec Islands.

Green-fingered PhD students get satisfaction from shared garden

Green-fingered PhD students get satisfaction from shared garden

The Graduate Research School has been trialling a garden for doctoral students at the Manawatū campus over recent months.

Researchers discover new fishes at remote New Zealand island

Researchers discover new fishes at remote New Zealand island

Natural history footage uncovers new fish species on Rangitāhua- The Kermadec Islands.

Tackling the ‘wicked’ problem of state sector gender inequity

Tackling the ‘wicked’ problem of state sector gender inequity

Gender inequities in the New Zealand public service is to be the subject of a research project led by Professor Jane Parker from the School of Management.

Green-fingered PhD students get satisfaction from shared garden

Green-fingered PhD students get satisfaction from shared garden

The Graduate Research School has been trialling a garden for doctoral students at the Manawatū campus over recent months.

Massey researcher backs call to strengthen global extinction plan

Massey researcher backs call to strengthen global extinction plan

A global 10-year strategy to halt the loss of nature is "weak" in one key area, say international scientists, including Massey University's Dr Libby Liggins.

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COVID-19 twist to visiting writer’s stint

COVID-19 twist to visiting writer’s stint

For Massey's new visiting writer, sci-fi and eco-fiction author Dr Octavia Cade, the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown has provided unexpected literary food for thought.

Massey to launch joint education programme with Jiangnan University

Massey to launch joint education programme with Jiangnan University

A new joint education programme between Massey University and Jiangnan University has been approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Palmer invited to become leader of Te Aho Tāmaka programme

Palmer invited to become leader of Te Aho Tāmaka programme

Dr Farah Palmer was officially welcomed into the Te Aho Tāmaka programme, an initiative that acknowledges and celebrates Manawatū's most accomplished leaders.

More success for Massey University Press and its publisher

More success for Massey University Press and its publisher

Two Massey University Press publications are among the 16 finalists in the prestigious Ockham New Zealand Book Awards for 2020 announced yesterday.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey recognises top alumni, teachers and researchers in 2020 awards

Massey recognises top alumni, teachers and researchers in 2020 awards

An investment entrepreneur, a theatre and film costume designer, an artificial intelligence researcher and the founder of an iconic New Zealand cereal company have been recognised in Massey's Distinguished Alumni Awards.

Massey students experience Brazil with PM Scholarship

Massey students experience Brazil with PM Scholarship

A group of 13 Massey University students have discovered there is much more to Brazil than just soccer, samba and sun during a recent four-week language and culture immersion programme.

Scholarship opens treasure trove of taonga

Scholarship opens treasure trove of taonga

A Massey PhD student has earned a prestigious scholarship that will give her open access to the treasure trove of taonga held by the Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira.

Creative Massey trailblazers inducted into Hall of Fame

Creative Massey trailblazers inducted into Hall of Fame

Four distinguished Massey University College of Creative Arts alumni were inducted into the College's Hall of Fame in a ceremony at Government House tonight.

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Opinion and Features

Universities: the future is here and it is online

Universities: the future is here and it is online

No doubt about it, the Covid-19 pandemic is encouraging all of us to think 'around corners', to look creatively at what we can do differently in the context of a crisis, says Professor Giselle Byrnes.

Opinion: History's pandemics lost on young

Opinion: History's pandemics lost on young

Most young people don't study history at school and so they don't understand that pandemics have occurred down the ages. COVID-19 has taken them by surprise, says lecturer Dr John Moremon.

Opinion: Confronting extremism – what’s changed since March 15?

Opinion: Confronting extremism – what’s changed since March 15?

As 15 March draws near, John Battersby asks - has anything changed in New Zealand since last March, and have we learned anything from the experience?

Opinion: Fossil fuel investment ban more politics than ethics

Opinion: Fossil fuel investment ban more politics than ethics

New Zealand's announcement of a fossil fuel ban for default KiwiSaver funds from mid-2021 has left many questions unanswered, says Dr Claire Matthews.

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