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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

'Teaching the world to read' has been educational publisher Dame Wendy Pye's mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the impact of her early literacy resources by conferring an honorary doctorate.

Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Dr Michelle Roper's love of birds has fuelled 13 years of study at Massey, culminating in a doctoral degree studying native birdsong.

Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

Mothers and daughters share a lot. Courtney Davies and her mum Johanne Kahlenberg got the privilege of sharing graduation.

2019 graduation season begins

2019 graduation season begins

More than 1400 students will graduate this week, marking the end of their study journey and the beginning of graduation events for 2019.

Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories

A new book by Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper sheds light on the stories of some 12,000 New Zealanders who served in foreign armies during the First World War.

Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the human family tree

Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the human family tree

A Massey scientist is helping unearth new information about the earliest human-like groups, which can be used to improve healthcare for people in the islands of Southeast Asia.

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

Study shows many senior managers distrust big data

A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition.

Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered

Massey volcanologists have discovered the driving force behind superheated gas-and-ash clouds from volcanic eruptions, which may help save lives and infrastructure around the globe.

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Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

Honorary doctorate for literacy champion Dame Wendy Pye

'Teaching the world to read' has been educational publisher Dame Wendy Pye's mission and mantra for 35 years. Now, Massey University is celebrating the impact of her early literacy resources by conferring an honorary doctorate.

Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Passion for birdsong carries throughout the years

Dr Michelle Roper's love of birds has fuelled 13 years of study at Massey, culminating in a doctoral degree studying native birdsong.

Pūhoro students on innovation and technology expedition in Asia

Pūhoro students on innovation and technology expedition in Asia

Fifteen members of Massey University's Pūhoro STEM Academy are on an innovation and technology tour to Taiwan and Singapore over the school holidays.

Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

Double celebration for mother-daughter graduates

Mothers and daughters share a lot. Courtney Davies and her mum Johanne Kahlenberg got the privilege of sharing graduation.

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Awards and Appointments

Māori perspective on housing plan recognised

Māori perspective on housing plan recognised

A report by planning academic Dr April Bennett to bring an understanding of Māori cultural about place to a new residential housing project in the Manawatū has been recognised by the New Zealand Planning Institute.

College of Creative Arts staff contribute to National Erebus Memorial design

College of Creative Arts staff contribute to National Erebus Memorial design

Senior lecturer, designer and artist Jason O'Hara and senior lecturer and musician Warren Maxwell are a part of a team whose design has been selected for the National Erebus Memorial.

Japanese language exponent awarded

Japanese language exponent awarded

She was among the first generation to learn Japanese at secondary school in New Zealand - now Dr Penny Shino has been recognised for her outstanding work teaching and inspiring the next generation.

Scholarship allows MBA student to make a difference

Scholarship allows MBA student to make a difference

Massey Executive MBA student Wendy Smith is one of two recipients of the New Zealand Institute of Management Foundation Scholarship for 2019.

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Opinion and Features

Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

Massey University student wins international Olympic design competition

Massey University student Zakea Page has won the International Olympic Committee's medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games, Lausanne 2020.

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.

Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

Opinion: Overseas counter-terrorism mistakes NZ is repeating

Overseas experience warns that a number of repeated and common errors occur in the aftermath of an event like Christchurch, says Dr John Battersby.

Living in her father’s shadow

Living in her father’s shadow

Kurara: The Dazzling Life of Hokusai's Daughter is the biopic story of O-Ei - the daughter of Edo period (1603 - 1868) master painter Katsushika Hokusai.

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