The Vice-Chancellor Jan Thomas

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$15.6m Marsden funding a record for Massey
Thursday 2 November 2017
Massey researchers have received more than $15.6 million from the Royal Society of New Zealand's annual Marsden Fund for 26 projects, a record number of projects funded and total funding.
MOU signed between Massey and Te Papa
Thursday 26 October 2017
Common interests such as creative and fine arts, sciences, history and the social sciences have seen Massey University sign a Memorandum of Understanding with Te Papa.
NZFA unveils the ’crème de le crème’ for 2017
Friday 13 October 2017
The winners of the 2017 New Zealand Food Awards, powered by Massey University, were unveiled last night at a gala dinner among 380 guests at Sky City.
NZ university deans discuss state of the arts
Tuesday 4 July 2017
The teaching of languages, the profile and suitability of the Bachelor of Arts degree, and government policies that might impact on humanities and social science disciplines were among topics canvassed by academic leaders in the arts at the Manawatū campus last week.
Whanganui High School find the winning formula
Friday 30 June 2017
Secondary school students were able to put their mathematical skills to the test at Massey University today, with Whanganui High School taking top honours.
Consultation over strategy under way
Tuesday 30 May 2017
The consultation process for the University's new strategic plan has been under way since May 19, with Vice-Chancellor Professor Jan Thomas holding forums with staff, student representatives and other stakeholders. More than 50 submissions from students, staff and alumni have been received already.
Scholarships provide boost for Ag-hort students
Thursday 18 May 2017
More than 100 agriculture and horticulture students have received scholarships from local organisations, donors and trusts to support their study at Massey.
Massey recognises top alumni
Friday 24 March 2017
A Dannevirke farmer and agri-business leader, a top Wellington civil servant and the head of a major British bank are among former Massey University students whose contributions were recognised by the University tonight with Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Massey Indonesia partnership aids farming across borders
Thursday 23 March 2017
When Kiwis think farming, they picture wide-open spaces and a land of opportunity, but across the world in Indonesia the space is scarce and the opportunities are hard won.
Ag-Hort robot and water quality on show at Field Days
Thursday 16 March 2017
A robot to help farmers save time was among innovations on display at the ASB Innovation Zone.

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