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Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University is introducing concept design as a specialist major in its Bachelor of Design with Honours programme, a first for any Australasian university.

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

Paddy Bassett, the first woman to graduate from Massey with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, died on July 20, 2019.

Cannabis policy experts to speak at public lectures

Cannabis policy experts to speak at public lectures

Massey University is bringing five leading international experts to New Zealand, to host a series of public lectures on cannabis policy reform in the lead-up to the 2020 cannabis referendum.

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

New research from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre shows that airline cabin crew who perceive they have higher workloads also feel more sleepy and fatigued, and perform more poorly on a reaction time test conducted in flight.

Fatigue-fighting strategies taking off

Fatigue-fighting strategies taking off

Many of us know how hard it can be to sleep on a long haul flight, but have you ever wondered how flight crew members manage their sleep?

Needs of sexually-abused disabled explored

Needs of sexually-abused disabled explored

Doctor of Clinical Psychology student Caitlin Helme has been awarded a scholarship to support her research on the experiences and needs of disabled sexual violence survivors.

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

Perceived workload contributes to cabin crew fatigue

New research from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre shows that airline cabin crew who perceive they have higher workloads also feel more sleepy and fatigued, and perform more poorly on a reaction time test conducted in flight.

Mothers pressured to adopt sought for research

Mothers pressured to adopt sought for research

A Massey University Master of Arts student wants to hear from New Zealand women who were pressured to adopt out their babies in the 1960s and 1970s because of the social stigma of being pregnant and unwed.

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University News

Massey professor to explore political advertising in lecture

Massey professor to explore political advertising in lecture

College of Creative Arts Pro-Vice Chancellor and political commentator Professor Claire Robinson will give a public lecture on the topic of her new book Promises Promises - 80 Years of Wooing New Zealand Voters in Wellington on Thursday.

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University introduces new concept design major

Massey University is introducing concept design as a specialist major in its Bachelor of Design with Honours programme, a first for any Australasian university.

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

First woman to get a Massey degree dies

Paddy Bassett, the first woman to graduate from Massey with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science, died on July 20, 2019.

Cannabis policy experts to speak at public lectures

Cannabis policy experts to speak at public lectures

Massey University is bringing five leading international experts to New Zealand, to host a series of public lectures on cannabis policy reform in the lead-up to the 2020 cannabis referendum.

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Awards and Appointments

‘Worm Detective’ to represent NZ in Germany

‘Worm Detective’ to represent NZ in Germany

Massey PhD student Seer Ikurior, known as the "Worm Detective", will represent New Zealand at a global competition in Germany.

Massey Blues awards finalists announced

Massey Blues awards finalists announced

Finalists for the Massey University Blues Sports Awards have been announced, with athletes qualifying in a range of sporting codes, from para-swimming to aerobic gymnastics.

Eureka! Three Massey students compete for $10,000

Eureka! Three Massey students compete for $10,000

Three Massey University students will present their ideas for how science can benefit New Zealand as part of a national science competition.

Māori Visual Arts professor wins prestigious Wallace Art Award

Māori Visual Arts professor wins prestigious Wallace Art Award

Professor of Māori Visual Arts Robert Jahnke has been named the winner of the the Wallace Arts Trust Paramount Award for his Lamentation VI sculpture and will receive a six-month residency at the International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Opinion: Brexit and the betrayal of democracy

Expat Brit Dr Mark Avis gives a personal perspective on why he believes democracy is being betrayed in the United Kingdom.

Opinion: New Zealand – security with a difference

Opinion: New Zealand – security with a difference

Gender inequality persists in the security and defence sector - a reality Dr Negar Partow was reminded of when she attended an international conference on defence science in Jakarta recently.

How recruitment questions affect pay equity

How recruitment questions affect pay equity

Massey's professor of human resource management Jane Parker gives her advice on avoiding gender bias around pay during the recruitment process.

Master of Social Work graduates protecting children in Cambodia

Master of Social Work graduates protecting children in Cambodia

Massey graduates Lee and Zoey Henley were looking for a new challenge - and they certainly found it in Cambodia.

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Auckland Campus Flyover

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