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App for keeping an eye on the kids at the pool

App for keeping an eye on the kids at the pool

For many, it would not be summer without a day at the public swimming pool. Now a design student has created a concept for an app that prompts parents and guardians to keep an eye on their kids.

24 hours of family drama

24 hours of family drama

Still Walking is a drama which unfolds over one summer day, with the family experiencing nostalgia, humour, sadness and tension as memories are shared.

The science of saving our honey bees

The science of saving our honey bees

Everything from kiwifruit orchards to vineyards relies on pollination by domesticated honey bees, but as their numbers plummet from a destructive pathogen, scientists from Massey University are working on deploying viruses to protect them.

Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

New Zealand faces a critical shortage of skilled practitioners able to analyse, interpret and disseminate the wealth of data needed to inform and improve health services for New Zealanders.

App for keeping an eye on the kids at the pool

App for keeping an eye on the kids at the pool

For many, it would not be summer without a day at the public swimming pool. Now a design student has created a concept for an app that prompts parents and guardians to keep an eye on their kids.

Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

Humanity's often abusive relationship towards nature has culminated in concerns we have wrecked Earth beyond repair. So, what does the mundane act of mowing a lawn reveal about our own and the planet's plight?

The science of saving our honey bees

The science of saving our honey bees

Everything from kiwifruit orchards to vineyards relies on pollination by domesticated honey bees, but as their numbers plummet from a destructive pathogen, scientists from Massey University are working on deploying viruses to protect them.

Saving birds through their own song

Saving birds through their own song

Conservationists have struggled for years to create software capable of identifying bird species through their song alone - new funding is giving Massey scientists the ability to succeed where others have failed.

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24 hours of family drama

24 hours of family drama

Still Walking is a drama which unfolds over one summer day, with the family experiencing nostalgia, humour, sadness and tension as memories are shared.

Sculptures enhance Auckland campus

Sculptures enhance Auckland campus

Massey University's Auckland campus was the recipient of a generous donation in the form of an award-winning artwork this week.

Shortland Street cliff-hanger voted 2017's best quote

Shortland Street cliff-hanger voted 2017's best quote

New Zealand's favourite soap has thrown up many memorable lines over its 25 years, but 2017 is the first time Shortland Street has won Massey's Quote of the Year.

University farewells campus stalwarts

University farewells campus stalwarts

The past month has seen Massey University farewell two long-serving and highly-regarded staff members in Manawatū and Auckland, Dr Sandi Shillington and Andrea Davies.

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Awards and Appointments

Massey staff, alumni receive New Year’s Honours

Massey staff, alumni receive New Year’s Honours

Two Massey staff members and 11 Massey alumni have been named in the 2017 New Year's Honours list.

Partnership Excellence Awards finalists announced

Partnership Excellence Awards finalists announced

The finalists have been announced for Massey University's annual Partnership Excellence Awards.

Future looks good for natural beauty business

Future looks good for natural beauty business

Business graduate Stephanie Buckeridge's home-based, all-natural body scrub business was a major award winner at this year's Innovate competition.

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Opinion and Features

Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

Opinion: Data deluge needs human analytical filter

New Zealand faces a critical shortage of skilled practitioners able to analyse, interpret and disseminate the wealth of data needed to inform and improve health services for New Zealanders.

Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg

Opinion: Reflections from a palace in Salzburg

Who would have thought there is an organisation whose main activity is facilitating pop-up think tanks to challenge current and future leaders to solve issues of global concern?

Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport

Opinion: Pushing limits on legal drugs tarnishes sport

The sport of cycling has suffered another blow, in the eyes of the public at least, with a "non-negative" drug test from four-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome.

Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre

Inmates explore morals in Greek theatre

Is pride the ultimate crime? It is a big moral question that a group of inmates at Auckland Prison explored when they performed an Ancient Greek play using puppets, in a partnership between the prison and Massey University.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Manawatū campus.

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