Massey has attracted international students from surprisingly early times – and not just from the usual suspects, Britain and Australia.
Heather Kavan reviews Peter Lineham’s Destiny, a history of the Destiny Church.
The Battles of Monte Cassino: The Campaign and its Controversies by Glyn Harper and John Tonkin-Covell.
A global health paper takes students to Australia.
What draws travellers to Nepal and northern India? For his PhD thesis, social anthropologist Chris Howard investigated the enduring appeal of the Himalayas to successive generations of Westerners. Bevan Rapson writes.
On Massey’s Albany campus, the Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, led by Distinguished Professor Peter Schwerdtfeger, is doing world-leading fundamental science. Their most recent accomplishment: determining from first principles why mercury is a liquid at a room temperature. This is work that will make its way into the textbooks. Malcolm Wood writes.
Professor Ian Yule and engineer-entrepreneurs Stu Bradbury and George Ricketts talk precision agriculture with Bonnie Etherington.
A study shows that the diet of the ANZAC troops at Gallipoli was likely to cause scurvy.
We need to talk about China. Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey writes.
Why a shift to postgraduate initial teacher education will be good for us all. Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey writes.
Massey Agricultural College – the nucleus around which the multidisciplinary university we know today formed – was created because agriculture and its products were seen as vitally important to New Zealand’s prosperity. They still are. Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey writes.