LATEST NEWS

A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

First Kiwi recipient of international dairy award

Massey University Distinguished Professor Harjinder Singh has become the first New Zealander to receive the 2018 American Dairy Science Association Distinguished Service Award.

Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety

New research shows cultural differences in New Zealand's increasingly diverse health sector can increase tensions and risk patient safety.

Another tree planted to mark Matariki

Another tree planted to mark Matariki

Staff and students at the Manawatū campus today continued a six-year tradition of planting trees behind Heritage House to mark Matariki, the Māori new year.

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Opinion: When is free speech hate speech and why should universities care?

Earlier this month an "alt right" speaking event in Auckland was cancelled after Mayor Phil Goff made it clear that the two speakers, Lauren Southern and Stefan Molyneux, were not welcome and that the council would not provide a venue for "hate speech" by people who sought to abuse and insult others.

Latest releases

A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Fin-Ed Centre director recognised by Indian community
Wednesday 27 June 2018
Dr Pushpa Wood has received the Indian Diaspora Award in recognition of her contribution to education and improving New Zealanders' financial capability.
Five MPI Postgraduate Science Scholarships for Massey students
Monday 25 June 2018
Massey University students have received five of the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Postgraduate Science Scholarships.
How are security agencies keeping us safe?
Monday 25 June 2018
How concerned should we be about threats to our security - from terrorists to cyber hacking? What are the boundaries for our intelligence agencies when it comes to protecting the safety of citizens...
Student's big data project shines at SUNZ
Monday 25 June 2018
Master of Analytics student Alpha Woolrich was given a unique opportunity: to present her applied project to a community of analytics professionals.
Survey finds anxious drivers rule on NZ roads
Monday 25 June 2018
Two thirds of New Zealand drivers experience mild to severe anxiety when they are behind the wheel - with fear of road rage from others among the causes, a Massey University study has found.
Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”
Thursday 21 June 2018
A new joint-research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could...
Politics and psychology researchers awarded
Thursday 21 June 2018
Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' Distinction in...
Alumni team wins international award for student cards
Thursday 21 June 2018
Massey University has been named as a bronze winner in an international awards programme for an innovative student engagement initiative.
Students receive international PR insights
Thursday 21 June 2018
The students in Massey University's Master of Professional Public Relations programme covered a lot of ground during this year's international study tour.
Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War
Wednesday 20 June 2018
War historian Professor Glyn Harper has written a number of well-loved children's books about the Anzacs and First and Second World War themes. His new children's book is on the Vietnam War of the...
What does gluten-free really mean?
Wednesday 20 June 2018
When you Google gluten-free you are inundated with memes about gluten-free haircuts, gluten-free water and how the rest of the world is sick of hearing about it.
Road rules for gene transfer are written in DNA
Wednesday 20 June 2018
A new discovery suggests that bacteria's ability to transfer genes, like those associated with antibiotic resistance, are governed by a previously unknown set of rules that are written in the DNA of...
Campus innovation project celebrated
Tuesday 19 June 2018
The three-year Living Lab innovation project, Pukeahu ki Tua on the Wellington campus, may have closed but the mauri (life force) of the project has been passed back to the campus to ensure the work...
HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Pacific elders (Matua) are traditionally cared for at home by extended family who consider it a blessing, not a burden. A Massey University study will investigate how these traditions are being...
More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis
Tuesday 19 June 2018
A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.
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