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Theatre workshop ‘outside the box’ for prisoners

Theatre workshop ‘outside the box’ for prisoners

A two-day workshop with an internationally renowned exponent of theatre that promotes social change has given a group of prisoners at Auckland Prison a unique forum to share their stories.

Wheelchair revolution

Wheelchair revolution

A new wheelchair prototype with an innovative propulsion system has been developed by Massey University engineers that attempts to minimise chronic shoulder and wrist problems for self-propelled wheelchair users, while making it easier for users to travel uphill.

Ecentre wins Callaghan Innovation contract

Ecentre wins Callaghan Innovation contract

The ecentre at Massey University has reaffirmed its place as a leading incubator hub for technology start-ups by winning a Callaghan Innovation service expansion contract.

Moving your mood with music

Moving your mood with music

With the second Music Therapy Awareness Week coming up, it is a good time to remind ourselves of the health benefits of music and how its everyday use can help move your mood.

Video praise from international PhD student

Video praise from international PhD student

An international PhD student researching disaster preparedness says in an Education New Zealand YouTube video that a supportive academic environment and beautiful scenery are among the top attractions for foreign students to study here.

Getting enough Iodine? Not eating bread?

Getting enough Iodine? Not eating bread?

Worldwide iodine deficiency remains one of the most common nutrient deficiencies and New Zealand naturally has low levels of iodine in the soil which results in low levels of iodine in the food supply.

Wheelchair revolution

Wheelchair revolution

A new wheelchair prototype with an innovative propulsion system has been developed by Massey University engineers that attempts to minimise chronic shoulder and wrist problems for self-propelled wheelchair users, while making it easier for users to travel uphill.

Bugs’n’Bones study hopes to aid ageing population

Bugs’n’Bones study hopes to aid ageing population

As the world grapples with an ever-growing ageing population, it is estimated that one in three women over the age of 50 will experience bone fractures due to osteoporosis.

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University News

Plastic plague – polluting land, sea and our bodies

Plastic plague – polluting land, sea and our bodies

An online conference examining the social and environmental impact of mega-tonnes of plastic waste infiltrating land, oceans and our bodies is setting a clean example with its "nearly carbon neutral" format.

Developing social work supervision in Singapore

Developing social work supervision in Singapore

Associate Professor Kieran O'Donoghue is heading to Singapore next week to deliver a keynote address at the Social Work Supervision: Innovative ways to chart the bare essentials seminar.

Real life work experience for study abroad interns

Real life work experience for study abroad interns

For the next ten weeks more than 60 international students from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom will be part of a study abroad programme hosted by Massey University.

New ecentre chief has plans to scale up services

New ecentre chief has plans to scale up services

The ecentre's new chief executive Jackie Young wants the business incubator to take some of its own advice.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey instructor flying high with award

Massey instructor flying high with award

Massey University's School of Aviation's chief of standards was presented with one of the aviation industry's most prestigious awards in Christchurch last week.

Ecentre wins Callaghan Innovation contract

Ecentre wins Callaghan Innovation contract

The ecentre at Massey University has reaffirmed its place as a leading incubator hub for technology start-ups by winning a Callaghan Innovation service expansion contract.

Chemistry that is out of this world

Chemistry that is out of this world

Four members from Massey University's Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics have been selected Fellows to conduct research on chemistry that is not of this world.

International award for film tutor and script writer

International award for film tutor and script writer

A film with a script written by Wellington film-maker Costa Botes who teaches screen writing and documentary making at Massey's Wellington campus has won best short film at a Japanese film festival.

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Opinion and Features

Theatre workshop ‘outside the box’ for prisoners

Theatre workshop ‘outside the box’ for prisoners

A two-day workshop with an internationally renowned exponent of theatre that promotes social change has given a group of prisoners at Auckland Prison a unique forum to share their stories.

Moving your mood with music

Moving your mood with music

With the second Music Therapy Awareness Week coming up, it is a good time to remind ourselves of the health benefits of music and how its everyday use can help move your mood.

Opinion: Sir John Key's legacy may be his cycleways

Opinion: Sir John Key's legacy may be his cycleways

One of the things about being a politician, I suspect, is that you would want to leave a legacy of your time in elected office.

Looming clash between home owners and renters

Looming clash between home owners and renters

With major policy announcements from the two largest parties this month, there is no doubt housing is shaping up as one of the key issues for the 2017 general election.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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Election 2017

Election surveys shows widespread discontent
The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate...
Opinion: Could UK election youth turnout be repeated here?
Britain's hung Parliament has been called a political earthquake but if the seismic shifts are examined more closely it's a youthquake that has...
Opinion: The silence of the voices
On Saturday September 23, New Zealanders will go to the polls and vote for the 52nd Parliament. Well, some of us will. Probably fewer than did three...
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Massey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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