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Toogood band headlines VNZMA Artisan Awards

Musician Jon Toogood's The Adults are the headline act for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards' Artisan Awards to be hosted next month at Massey University's School of Music and Creative Media Production on the Wellington campus.

Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk.

Understanding gay – a public lecture

Differences between gay and non-gay people is not about sex according to Professor Mark Henrickson, who will propose in a lecture next month that it is more about the ways we understand the world and decide what is true.

Professor recognised for advocating equity in sport

Professor Sarah Leberman has been named the winner of the sport category at this year's NEXT Woman of the Year Awards.

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Research News

Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?

How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to create awkward silences, especially when combined.

Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?

Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are keen to find out why.

Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study

Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new topics canvassed in the latest biennial survey by Massey University psychology researchers running a longitudinal study on health and ageing in New Zealand.

Report shows more work needed to progress gender equity

Significant barriers remain in the role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public service, according to a new report.

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Youth tackle big issues via creative activism

Artistic high school students with bold ideas on how to tackle gnarly social and global problems are being urged to take part in Massey University's Create1World creative activism and global citizenship conferences next month in Auckland and Wellington.

Understanding gay – a public lecture

Differences between gay and non-gay people is not about sex according to Professor Mark Henrickson, who will propose in a lecture next month that it is more about the ways we understand the world and decide what is true.

New book from press explores war medical battlefield

Massey University Press' latest book With Them Through Hell: New Zealand medical services in the First World War by Anna Rogers, explores New Zealand's great war medical battlefield, abroad and at home.

Wellington student volunteers celebrated

More than 70 students attended an event at the Wellington campus last week to recognise the achievements of their peers.

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Awards and Appointments

Award for Massey book of belonging

A book with a new lens on what it means to be a New Zealander and with a fresh view of our history has won the Best Student Resource in Tertiary award at the prestigious Copyright Licensing New Zealand (CLNZ) Education Awards.

Toogood band headlines VNZMA Artisan Awards

Musician Jon Toogood's The Adults are the headline act for the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards' Artisan Awards to be hosted next month at Massey University's School of Music and Creative Media Production on the Wellington campus.

Professor recognised for advocating equity in sport

Professor Sarah Leberman has been named the winner of the sport category at this year's NEXT Woman of the Year Awards.

International award for dental anxiety researcher

Health psychology lecturer Dr Linda Jones has been internationally acknowledged for an academic career of applied research addressing issues around anxiety and stress in the dental profession and among patients.

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Opinion and Features

Chocolate milk, pie-filler and taking time-out

While most students are neck-deep in essays, Bachelor of Food Technology student Wade Harrison is currently going through the process of making flavoured-milk.

A passion for waste

Bachelor of Engineering (honours) student Alison Churchouse has a passion for waste, while some might find that odd, she knows it is a growing problem that is often overlooked.

Sport education researcher honoured in special journal

Dr Dennis Slade has been given the extremely rare and prestigious endorsement of his research in physical education and sport, through a special supplement publication.

Opinion: Cameroon election - voting amid risk of civil war

Recent presidential elections in Cameroon took place in the shadow of numerous security crises, of extremism and terrorism, a growing separatist movement, a stressed economy and rising frustration with an octogenarian leader seeking a seventh term in office.

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