International honour for Massey Master

Staff Reporter –  A Massey psychologist has received a global honour for his research tackling the intractable issue of reducing global poverty. Professor Stuart Carr, an industrial and organisational psychologist in the School of Psychology, has been awarded a Fellowship to the Society for Industrial and Organisational Psychology (SIOP) at its annual conference in Philadelphia He was recognised as “A…

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Scientists get close to one-shot flu jab

Dr Katherine Kedzierska A University of Melbourne-led research team has cracked the riddle of how flu-killing immunity cells memorise distinct strains of influenza, which could lead to novel cellular memory-implant technologies resulting in a one-shot flu jab for life. The extraordinary breakthrough in how ‘killer’ CD8+T cells (the body’s ‘army of hitmen’ tasked with taking out new viruses) retain memories…

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Changes to foreign students’ regime

Staff Reporter –  The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is seeking to amend the provisions ofits Qualifications Framework in respect of English language requirements. The proposed changes would affect students applying for admission into New Zealand tertiary institutions from only a select list of countries. English proficiency According to a notification posted on the NZQA and Immigration New Zealand (INZ)…

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