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Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor, who in June was named an honorary professor at Massey University in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and long-standing relationship with the College of Creative Arts, presents a free public lecture acknowledging the appointment tonight.

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

KiwiBuild will transfer enormous wealth from the public to the lucky few, Dr Oscar Lau says. He outlines an alternative and fairer way of offering affordable housing.

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.

Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

Nursing students head to Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference

Massey University is proud to be sponsoring the 2018 Indigenous Nurses Aotearoa Conference, being held in Auckland this week.

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey

Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.

China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough

Lucy Yang came to New Zealand from China to pursue her dream of becoming a food technologist, a goal she is well on her way to achieving.

Is virtual reality the future of market research?

Is virtual reality the future of market research?

PhD student Alexander Schnack needed a reliable way of measuring consumer behaviour. He discovered virtual reality and founded a new market research business.

Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows

Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows

The Massey University Residential Market Report shows a steady increase in the number of people renting, coupled with a decrease in vacancy rates.

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University News

Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

Visitors from Peking University hosted at Auckland campus

Representatives from Peking University's New Zealand Centre were hosted at Massey's Auckland campus last week.

Massey becomes first NZ provider of online literacy tests

Massey becomes first NZ provider of online literacy tests

The world's most popular English-language test can now be done online - and Massey University is one of only two places in New Zealand where it's on offer.

500th surgery for de-sexing programme

500th surgery for de-sexing programme

A Massey University programme that has been providing discounted de-sexing surgeries for community service card holders reached an impressive milestone of 500 surgeries.

Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concerns

Brash talk to student club cancelled due to security concerns

Massey University has cancelled a booking made by a students' politics club at which former politician and Hobson's Pledge founder Dr Don Brash was invited to speak at the University's Manawatū campus on Wednesday.

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Awards and Appointments

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Weta Workshop co-founder to lecture on collaboration and creativity

Practical effects designer Sir Richard Taylor, who in June was named an honorary professor at Massey University in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and long-standing relationship with the College of Creative Arts, presents a free public lecture acknowledging the appointment tonight.

Community partners not ‘degree factories’

Community partners not ‘degree factories’

Disruption. Transformation. Innovation. Inclusion. Collaboration. Community. Just some of the buzz words evoking changes afoot in the tertiary education sector - the focus of Professor Chris Gallavin's two-month stint as an Eisenhower Fellow.

Fellowships for Sri Lanka veterinary school work

Fellowships for Sri Lanka veterinary school work

Massey University's Dr Lachlan McIntyre and retired Professor Tim Parkinson have each been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Sri Lankan College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Food and nutritional security at global summit

Food and nutritional security at global summit

Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan has spoken to science chiefs and leading scientists from G20 countries about an upcoming food and nutritional security report.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Free speech or 'no platform'? - a classicist’s plea

Opinion: Free speech or 'no platform'? - a classicist’s plea

Classical Studies lecturer Dr Jonathan Tracy is "disturbed by the recent push toward censorship - or, in the current euphemism, "no-platforming" - of dissenting viewpoints, both at Massey and in New Zealand and the Western world as a whole."

Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

Academy Award winning film finds comedy in death

From director Yojiro Takita comes Departures, an emotive story of a man coming face to face with his own Japanese culture.

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

An alternative to KiwiBuild that makes economic sense

KiwiBuild will transfer enormous wealth from the public to the lucky few, Dr Oscar Lau says. He outlines an alternative and fairer way of offering affordable housing.

Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

Taranaki youth tackle technology’s brave new world

The impact of rapid technological change on everything from the environment to mental health, jobs and online privacy was the hot topic at a symposium for Taranaki teenagers hosted by Massey University in New Plymouth recently.

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