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Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the "war on drugs" is not a particularly relevant concept.

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis.

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

The first New Zealand study of health professionals' knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus has identified significant knowledge gaps.

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis.

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

A new interactive tool that visually displays data about Auckland's fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of superdiversity.

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Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

Survey shows communication graduates are mobile and in demand

A Massey University survey of graduates from its Bachelor of Communication degree has found high employment rates in a diverse range of sectors.

Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

Māori STEM academy celebrates graduation success

A programme designed to boost the numbers of Māori in science, technology, engineering and maths has seen its first students graduate, in what is being hailed as a breakthrough for Māori education.

Living the tourism dream sustainably

Living the tourism dream sustainably

Environmental and social impacts of tourism - from freedom campers to overcrowded national park trails and accommodation shortages in Queenstown - must be balanced with benefits says the convener of a conference on sustainable tourism.

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

The opportunity to undertake Work-Integrated Learning sport industry projects internationally has provided great personal and professional learning opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Massey University appoints new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori

Internationally-renowned Māori academic and educator Distinguished Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith is joining Massey University as Deputy Vice-Chancellor Māori.

Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Public health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Professor John Potter has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in the world.

New Year’s honours recognise 11 Massey alumni

New Year’s honours recognise 11 Massey alumni

Three former Massey University professors - Peter Lineham, Tom Prebble and the late Ivan Snook - received New Year's Honours, alongside eight other alumni.

2019 Professorial promotions announced

2019 Professorial promotions announced

The latest promotion round has seen 11 Massey University staff promoted to professor and 16 to associate professor. The promotions take effect from January 1.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

Opinion: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the "war on drugs" is not a particularly relevant concept.

Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals

Creating the next generation of sports industry professionals

Professor Andy Martin doesn't just pass on knowledge to his students - he develops "confident people who can thrive anywhere".

Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

Dining hall staffer’s departure ends 21-year partnership

A partnership of 21 years has ended with the departure of popular Manawatū campus dining hall staff member Pam Mills last Friday.

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Palmerston North link to world’s proverb capital

Ah, the proverbial academic conference - for Classical Studies lecturer Associate Professor Gina Salapata a recent trip to a conference in Portugal was literally all about proverbs.

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