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Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

Methane-munching bacteria to reduce greenhouse gases; autism; pastoral counselling in Samoa; and tikanga (Māori practices) in businesses are among the topics of 47 doctoral graduands being capped this Friday in Palmerston North.

Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist can be complex, confronting and a constant struggle.

Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university.

Vaping helps reverse smoking harm - asthma expert

Smokers with asthma or chronic obstructive respiratory disease have the most to gain from switching to vaping, says international asthma specialist Professor Riccardo Polosa.

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Research News

Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother

For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist can be complex, confronting and a constant struggle.

Controlling cancer in the Pacific

Researchers are calling for a regional cancer control partnership to improve services for patients in the south Pacific.

New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery

New research suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of muscle recovery.

Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric

Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on inflammation and metabolic health.

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University News

Sociologist to receive highest honour at graduation

Methane-munching bacteria to reduce greenhouse gases; autism; pastoral counselling in Samoa; and tikanga (Māori practices) in businesses are among the topics of 47 doctoral graduands being capped this Friday in Palmerston North.

US historian on memory and images of WWI

What people see matters more than what they read, according to renowned United States World War One historian, Emeritus Professor Jay Winter, in regard to war images and accounts.

International leptospirosis conference coming to Manawatū

Some of the best minds from around the globe will gather at Massey University to share learnings on a disease which harms animals and humans alike.

Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents

Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university.

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Awards and Appointments

MBS lecturer named ‘best’ on Auckland campus

It was third time lucky for a Massey University senior tutor at the Albany Students' Association Lecturer of the Year Awards, held last week.

More accolades for Tongan drum design

Design graduate Rachael Hall's contemporary Tongan drum Pato has been making a lot of noise in design circles this year and she can now add two new accolades to her list of awards.

Manawatū campus celebrates Rainbow Tick

Massey University mascot Fergus wore a rainbow scarf in the selfie corner and guests enjoyed cupcakes and rainbow ice creams in the final of three Rainbow Tick celebrations held on each of the University's campuses.

Auckland social work students honoured with awards

Three social work students from the Auckland campus have been awarded at the inaugural Social Work Awards, held earlier this week.

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Opinion and Features

Assessing sustainable food systems and diets in the Pacific

College of Health PhD student Paul Eme recently returned from speaking at the High Level Regional Nutrition Symposium on Sustainable Food Systems and Healthy Diets in Thailand.

How NZ escaped America’s opioid death crisis

When Dr Cathy Strong went to Ohio on research leave, she had no idea she would step into the midst of the American opioid crisis.

10 things you need to know about the Tongan election

While rugby league and the prospect of a Tongan team taking the World Cup is currently gripping Tongans around the world, in the kingdom there is an election to be won tomorrow.

Māori storytellers honoured at the Ngā Kupu Ora Awards

Māori storytellers were honoured last night at Massey University's Ngā Kupu Ora Awards: Celebrating Māori Books and Journalism.

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Manawatū Campus Flyover

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

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Election 2017

Will immigration anxiety shape this election?As the election campaign kicked off, it appeared that immigration would be one of the defining talking points. But has it been that important? Engaging young voters onlineAn interactive online tool that boosted youth voting turnout at the 2014 election is back. Opinion: We live in puzzling timesThe economy is growing, inflation is low, firms are hiring. So, why are the country's leaders trusted by so few? Give us your thoughts in our second... Massey's election commentatorsMassey researchers and lecturers are leading conversations around many key election issues. Their topic areas and contacts are listed here.

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