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    On higher ground – 50 years at Fergusson Hall

    Fergusson Hall celebrates 50 years.

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    Cinéphile

    Prompted by his experience of living in France, Simon Sigley has investigated the changing relationship between New Zealanders and minority cinema. The result is his book Transnational Film Culture in New Zealand. He speaks to Malcolm Wood.

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    Reading the entrails

    Malcolm Wood talks to Professor Roger Lentle who heads Massey’s delicately named digesta group.

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    “An extremely attractive byproduct”

    Malcolm Wood talks to the movers and shakers of the Massey microbrewery community.

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    Tank commander

    Sarah Wilcox takes a trip to the Roof Water Research Centre to talk to senior lecturer Stan Abbott.

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    Boxing clever

    Professor John Bronlund and Dr Andrew East are setting out to reinvent the cardboard carton. They talk to Malcolm Wood.

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    Looking for the next kiwifruit

    Professor Julian Heyes talks about why, if the problem of postharvest storage can be solved, the feijoa could be a break-through export fruit.

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Jul
11

Looking for the next kiwifruit

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Professor Julian Heyes talks about why, if the problem of postharvest storage can be solved, the feijoa could be a break-through export fruit.

Jul
11

Ripening prospects

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The science of postharvest storage is allowing New Zealand to ship fresh fruit and vegetables worldwide, bringing in export revenue of $1 billion-plus from kiwifruit alone. And this may be just the beginning. Malcolm Wood talks to postharvest scientist Professor Julian Heyes.

Jul
15

All the right ingredients

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A conversation with Mark Ward, the Programme Director of Palmerston North-based FoodHQ, New Zealand’s international centre for collaborative food research. New Zealand’s goal is to increase annual food exports to $60 billion by 2025.

Jul
15

On higher ground – 50 years at Fergusson Hall

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Fergusson Hall celebrates 50 years.

Jul
14

The POD squad

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Why are some of us fat and some lean? Using the BOD POD and the PEA POD, Massey’s Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health seeks answers. Malcolm Wood writes.

Jul
14

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Work by the digesta group could lead to better, less intrusive tests for inflammatory bowel disease. Malcolm Wood writes.

Jul
14

Reading the entrails

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Malcolm Wood talks to Professor Roger Lentle who heads Massey’s delicately named digesta group.

Jul
14

Magic fingers

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Why is the lining of the human small intestine covered in the small protrusions known as villi? Recent work by Massey’s digesta group shows that the conventional explanation is wrong. Malcolm Wood writes.

Jul
14

Taste test

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An impromptu tasting session at the Massey microbrewery.

Jul
14

“An extremely attractive byproduct”

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Malcolm Wood talks to the movers and shakers of the Massey microbrewery community.

Jul
14

Retaining water

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Stan Abott talks to Sarah Wilcox about the logic – and practicality – of roof water collection.

Jul
11

Tank commander

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Sarah Wilcox takes a trip to the Roof Water Research Centre to talk to senior lecturer Stan Abbott.