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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.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages...
Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed
Friday 8 June 2018
Studying internationally can be daunting, but the challenges are worth it, says Colombian student Juana Maria Castillo Lopez.
Alcohol law brings little change to drinking environment
Friday 8 June 2018
New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act have affected New Zealand's alcohol environment.
Neil Waters building expansion under way
Friday 8 June 2018
Construction to extend the Sir Neil Waters Building at Massey University's Auckland campus begins this week, marking an important milestone in the campus expansion plans.
Former Vice-Chancellor Sir Neil Waters dies
Thursday 7 June 2018
Former Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Neil Waters has died in Auckland this morning after a lengthy illness, aged 87.
Massey brings the future to National Fieldays
Thursday 7 June 2018
Massey University is living the "future of farming" theme at National Fieldays this year with robots, future foods, an artificially intelligent farm assistant, and a focus on health and wellbeing on...
Opinion: Can New Zealand’s wellbeing budget help address social inequalities?
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Plans for a wellbeing budget have been met with scepticism and hope, writes Dr Anna Matheson.
Distance learning success and a real pipe dream
Wednesday 6 June 2018
When Hamish Dick was offered the chance to play bagpipes competitively in Scotland, he couldn't say no. The newly capped Bachelor of Arts graduate lived his pipe dreams and fulfilled his study...
Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Massey University's Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika has been appointed to the Provincial Growth Fund's Independent Advisory Panel that has been established by the Government to...
Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Design and effects wizard Sir Richard Taylor has been appointed an Honorary Professor of Massey University, in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and the...
Agribusiness specialist among 16 alumni and staff awarded honours
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Massey University Professor in Farm and Agribusiness Management Nicola Shadbolt was among two staff and 14 alumni recipients of this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Win a trip to South Korea! Annual Weta design competition launched
Friday 1 June 2018
Creative students at Massey University are urged to turn their imaginations into stellar pieces of art to win a trip to South Korea with Weta Workshop chief executive and co-founder Sir Richard...
Clash of ideologies turns education into battleground
Friday 1 June 2018
As education undergoes further reviews and changes, new research examines previous tensions between government policy and teachers that flow into current media and public debates about the kind of...
Investigating the reasons behind memory difficulties
Friday 1 June 2018
Massey University doctoral graduate Dr Bridget Burmester has examined whether there is a better way to explain what causes everyday memory difficulties.
Stanford expert takes a glance at NZ’s freshwater
Thursday 31 May 2018
Massey University and the Ministry for the Environment hosted a world-leading freshwater expert last month to explain and explore a modelling approach that might help New Zealand understand and...
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