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Massey graduation ceremonies at Wellington

Massey graduation ceremonies at Wellington

More than 680 graduates will cross the stage of the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday to have their degrees conferred in separate ceremonies that feature addresses from prominent identities in the creative industries.

How temperature affects our response to advertising

How temperature affects our response to advertising

New research by Professor Valentyna Melnyk shows that consumers respond more positively to emotionally warm messages if they are feeling physically cold.

Scholarships give agriculture and horticulture students a hand up

Scholarships give agriculture and horticulture students a hand up

The exceptional, and often times financially strapped, agriculture and horticulture students of Massey University have had a helping hand from industry and private donors on Wednesday night at the University's annual Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Evening.

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Three design students from Massey University's College of Creative Arts have responded to the idea that virtual reality is emerging as a key medium of learning with a thought-provoking installation for the Creative Realities Conference - an event within the nationwide Techweek '18 programme.

How temperature affects our response to advertising

How temperature affects our response to advertising

New research by Professor Valentyna Melnyk shows that consumers respond more positively to emotionally warm messages if they are feeling physically cold.

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Conference to get the VR treatment from design trio

Three design students from Massey University's College of Creative Arts have responded to the idea that virtual reality is emerging as a key medium of learning with a thought-provoking installation for the Creative Realities Conference - an event within the nationwide Techweek '18 programme.

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

New study aims to understand workplace wellbeing

Massey Healthy Work Group has launched a research project to measure the relationship between working conditions and stress-related illness in New Zealand.

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

New findings from the Centre for Public Health Research show Māori are at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures, than non-Māori - despite doing the same jobs.

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University News

Lecture: Simplifying the science of Stephen Hawking

Lecture: Simplifying the science of Stephen Hawking

Massey's Professor Tony Signal will attempt to decode some of Stephen Hawking's most famous scientific discoveries at a free community lecture in Palmerston North today.

Remembering the New Zealand Veterinary Corps

Remembering the New Zealand Veterinary Corps

A plaque dedicated to the New Zealand Veterinary Corps has been unveiled at Massey University's School of Veterinary Science today.

Can poetry save the Earth?

Can poetry save the Earth?

Can reading, writing and studying poetry have any relevance to how we think about and respond to increasingly grim environmental issues?

Massey celebrates Pink Shirt Day

Massey celebrates Pink Shirt Day

Staff across Massey University celebrated Pink Shirt Day last week, with many outstanding entries for the photo competition. A winner from each campus was selected, along with a prize for the best "manager in pink".

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Awards and Appointments

Scholarships give agriculture and horticulture students a hand up

Scholarships give agriculture and horticulture students a hand up

The exceptional, and often times financially strapped, agriculture and horticulture students of Massey University have had a helping hand from industry and private donors on Wednesday night at the University's annual Applied Academic Programmes Scholarships Evening.

Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship

Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship

First year health sciences student Kelcie Mills has picked up a $15,000 Zespri scholarship, thanks to her commitment to safer, more healthy workplaces.

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role

Disarmament activist Thomas Nash been appointed the first Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.

Getting farms to adopt innovation in agriculture

Getting farms to adopt innovation in agriculture

An award-winning study from Massey University has found that getting farmers to understand and adopt the newest ideas and innovations from agricultural science, relies not only on the strength of the research, but also on the way farmers learn, and their learning environment.

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Opinion and Features

Should you give your kids pocket money?

Should you give your kids pocket money?

As director of the Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre, one of the most common questions Dr Pushpa Wood gets is, 'Should I give my children pocket money?'

Suits: Where to from here for leadership?

Suits: Where to from here for leadership?

In the final instalment of his 'Suits' series, Dr Ralph Bathurst discusses how artificial intelligence will make the hero-leader irrelevant.

Opinion: Why we should care about what happens in DR Congo

Opinion: Why we should care about what happens in DR Congo

Despite its low profile in global news, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is more than just an Ebola health concern - it has strategic significance for the west and for China and is a source of valuable raw materials for high-tech industries globally.

Exploring drug availability, prices and help services

Exploring drug availability, prices and help services

Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will highlight the findings from his recent drug and alcohol research at the Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference on the Gold Coast next week.

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