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Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:49:50 +1200 | Massey University

The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.More >>

The Fraud of Labour's "Free Education" Policy

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:38:33 +1200 | Socialist Equality Group

One of the New Zealand Labour Party’s main promises for this Saturday’s national election, printed on flyers sent to homes throughout the country, is to “introduce three years’ free university or trade education.”More >>

Research shows surge in outdoor smokefree action around NZ

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:29:17 +1200 | University of Otago

Local outdoor smokefree action is rapidly growing around New Zealand, according to new research from the University of Otago, Wellington. More >>

New Zealand hotel room rates are not expensive

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 09:58:03 +1200 | Lincoln University

New Lincoln University research shows New Zealand hotel room rates from 2000 to 2017 were cheaper than international destinations such as Los Angeles, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore and Greater London.More >>

New digital media centre from Government’s funding

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 17:12:41 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

A leading member of Japan’s digital media industry is joining Victoria University of Wellington as Director of a new Computational Media Innovation Centre (CMIC). More >>

Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:07:24 +1200 | Massey University

Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living – a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according to new research from ...More >>

ASCC Phi Theta Kappa Inducts New Members for Fall 2017

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:58:42 +1200 | ASCC

The Alpha Epsilon Mu Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society at the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) held its fall 2017 induction ceremony this past Thursday, September 14th, to induct 16 new members. As is traditional, ...More >>

Students Compete in 48-Hour Challenge to Improve Wellbeing

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:57:20 +1200 | University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) has created a unique and competitive way to improve wellbeing via a new national social enterprise challenge, in the lead up to the Social Enterprise World Forum .More >>

Entrepreneurial Universities funding awarded

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:22:43 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Victoria University of Wellington and the University of Auckland will be the first to take advantage of the Government’s $35 million investment in ‘Entrepreneurial Universities’, part of the Innovative New Zealand initiative in Budget 2016, Minister ...More >>

The Bitter Trend audio and visual experience at FLUX Space

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:18:56 +1200 | Massey University

The Bitter Trend audio and visual experience at FLUX Space on the 15th of October More >>

McClay’s claims of economic gains from TPPA-11 discredited

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:00:48 +1200 | University of Auckland

Last month, trade minister Todd McClay claimed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement minus the US (TPPA-11) could still ‘add $2.5 billion annually to our economy and eliminate costly tariffs – saving New Zealand companies $222 million each year’.More >>

3,200 students cap off studies in Spring graduation

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 14:35:03 +1200 | University of Auckland

Record numbers of students will receive qualifications in this year’s University of Auckland Spring graduation. Some 3,240 students will graduate in person or in absentia, an increase of around 80 on last year’s number.More >>

Life-changing opportunity for Woolf Fisher scholars

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:10:03 +1200 | Universities New Zealand - Te Pokai Tara

Three outstanding young New Zealanders with the potential to be leaders in their field have each been awarded a life-changing Woolf Fisher Scholarship to study at Cambridge.More >>

SIT Open Day

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:12:27 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is holding an Open Day this Friday 22 September. This is a chance for prospective students to come along and observe lectures, meet tutors, check out the facilities, attend workshops and enjoy a free BBQ lunch and ...More >>

Chinese National Day

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:56:13 +1200 | Southern Institute Of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) will hold a flag raising to commemorate Chinese National Day. Held at the SIT flag pole opposite the SIT Café from 8.30am – 9am on Monday 2 October, staff, students and anyone interested is welcome to attend. ...More >>

New Zealand’s Rivers: can we learn from history?

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:55:48 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Rivers have become a contentious election issue, attracting significant controversy, reflecting the sense of urgency that many New Zealanders feel about the perilous state of many of our waterways.More >>

Otago University tops national educational performance

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:22:11 +1200 | University of Otago

University of Otago tops national educational performance measures The University of Otago has topped every one of the latest key Government indicators measuring the educational performance of students at New Zealand’s universities. Released today ...More >>

Cawthron announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:26:55 +1200 | Cawthron Institute

Three young scientists will take up highly sought-after scholarship to do research at Cawthron Institute. More >>

Dr Wham awarded Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:23:57 +1200 | Massey University

Associate Professor Carol Wham from Massey University’s School of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition recently received the prestigious Dietitians NZ Award of Excellence in the category of Outstanding Achievement in Dietetics. She was presented the award ...More >>

Researchers find the key to loss of smell with Parkinson’s

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:19:50 +1200 | University of Auckland

University of Auckland research has found an anatomical link for the loss of the sense of smell in Parkinson’s disease. The research, published in the journal Brain, is the work of academics Associate Professor Maurice Curtis, Dr Victor Dieriks, Dr ...More >>

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