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Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Six staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1200 graduates across the five ceremonies in Manawatū this week.

Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

Cultural approaches to activity the key to tackling obesity for women

The health benefits of a physically active lifestyle are widely known, however, no such investigations have focused on New Zealand women from different ethnicities, nor on their physical activity in relation to health.

Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

While workplace cyber abuse is a growing challenge for many organisations, most still struggle to deal with it effectively, say Massey University researchers.

Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

Massey University is showcasing the ground-breaking research of its most exceptional doctoral graduates in Palmerston North this week.

Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

Better policies needed for dealing with workplace cyber abuse

While workplace cyber abuse is a growing challenge for many organisations, most still struggle to deal with it effectively, say Massey University researchers.

Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

Public lectures showcase exceptional doctoral research

Massey University is showcasing the ground-breaking research of its most exceptional doctoral graduates in Palmerston North this week.

Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

Funding granted for research to explore medicinal cannabis use

Dr Marta Rychert has been awarded almost $250,000 from the Health Research Council of New Zealand to explore medicinal cannabis use in New Zealand.

Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

Managers crucial to stamping out bullying in nursing

A new research report from Massey University's Healthy Work Group has outlined how managers can prevent and manage workplace bullying in the nursing sector.

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Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Six staff conferred with doctorates at Manawatū graduation

Six staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1200 graduates across the five ceremonies in Manawatū this week.

Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Passion for defence and security for BA grad

Health problems deterred Rachel Stephens from pursuing a dream of being an army medic, but the Bachelor of Arts graduate found her passion and is now specialising in postgraduate studies in defence, security, intelligence and terrorism.

A ticket to run the London Marathon

A ticket to run the London Marathon

Twenty-six years since she ran her last marathon, Sonia Hampton has managed to cross off one of the biggest items of her running "bucket list" - the London Marathon.

Wake-up call on social media bullying

Wake-up call on social media bullying

Social media platforms are largely indifferent to harassment and online bullying, reflecting the culture of entitled white males who create and profit from them, says a Massey University media studies specialist.

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Awards and Appointments

Professor Douwes awarded College of Health Research Award

Professor Douwes awarded College of Health Research Award

Professor Jeroen Douwes has been awarded the 2018 College of Health Research Award for his outstanding contribution to health research within the College and the University.

Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

Massey lecturers selected for Auckland artist residency

School of Art lecturers and mixed-media artists Jenny Gillam and Eugene Hansen have been selected for the 2019 Auckland Council Artist in Residence programme in Whatipū, Auckland.

Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

Bachelor of Nursing student awarded inaugural scholarship

Third-year Bachelor of Nursing student Ruth Trow has been awarded the inaugural Summerset Graduate Nurse Scholarship.

Acclaimed Massey scientist receives prestigious award

Acclaimed Massey scientist receives prestigious award

Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger has been awarded the Dan Walls medal by the New Zealand Institute of Physics. The award is presented annually to a physicist working in New Zealand for at least ten years who is deemed to have made the greatest impact both nationally and internationally in his or her field of research.

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Opinion and Features

From the slopes to the books and beyond

From the slopes to the books and beyond

Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his knee. He decided to study during his down time, and now, despite being back on the snow, he's also back into the books.

Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

Japan’s new Reiwa era – what’s in a name?

Japan's new emperor and new era are both nothing more than symbols. But that doesn't make them any less important to Japanese people, writes Dr Penny Shino.

Opinion: The endless challenge

Opinion: The endless challenge

Professor Jenny Carryer says the rhetoric we have heard for the past 20 years about the need to find new ways of doing things and to utilise the workforce differently is right on point.

Metiria Turei's resignation, the media and democracy

Metiria Turei's resignation, the media and democracy

The resignation of former Green Party co-leader Metiria Turei is an interesting case study in the role traditional and social media play in political events.

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