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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.

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.

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

The New Zealand Food Awards is proud to announce Josh Scott has joined the technical judging panel to judge the craft beer group within the Countdown Alcoholic Beverage Category.

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Car wrecking - a vehicle for stroke rehab

Dismantling car engines and sorting parts is proving to be a successful form of rehabilitation for stroke survivors under 65 in a unique project at the Manfeild Raceway, near Feilding.

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.

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

A better understanding of how the Māori tertiary sector is adapting to e-learning is the focus of a joint research project undertaken by a Massey postgraduate student and funded by the Innovation Partnership.

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

New research shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones, compared to children who are not involved in the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.

How legalising cannabis can help society

How legalising cannabis can help society

Leading drug researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit public health model for recreational cannabis.

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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.

PM’s trip provides Pacific opportunities

PM’s trip provides Pacific opportunities

Massey University's Pasifika Director got an unusual opportunity last week - the chance to jet around the Pacific with Prime Minister, Bill English.

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.

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Awards and Appointments

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.

30 years of scholarships from academic gown trust

30 years of scholarships from academic gown trust

Cancer therapies, volunteering, plant biology and sustainable development are among the diverse topics being undertaken by Massey University post-doctoral researchers awarded scholarships by the Graduate Women Manawatū Charitable Trust this year.

Birdsong and sheep embryos among top PhDs

Birdsong and sheep embryos among top PhDs

Birdsong recognition and sheep embryo growth are the topics of the latest Massey University PhD theses to be awarded prestigious Dean's List recognition.

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Opinion and Features

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.

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

NZ's first certified Cicerone to judge craft beers

The New Zealand Food Awards is proud to announce Josh Scott has joined the technical judging panel to judge the craft beer group within the Countdown Alcoholic Beverage Category.

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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...
Massey's election commentators
Massey researchers and lecturers are leading the conversations around many key election issues. Their topics areas and contacts are listed here.

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