Transforming marginalised Māori and Pacific communities through higher education
Date:14 May 2019, 4:30pm - 14 May 2019, 5:30pm
Public lecture, AUT The impact of Māori and Pacific participation in higher education on the socio-economic wellbeing of individuals and their communities is well documented. The engagement of AUT’s UNIPREP programme with the lowest decile communities in Auckland has the potential to transform many lives. The collaboration between university management, academics and administration opens a portal to realising the dreams and aspirations of our most disadvantaged communities, and in return, Māori and Pacific communities bring to the University a wealth of knowledge, values and the life experiences of people accustomed to the reality of socio-economic barriers and its concomitant hardships.
Our changing world
Date:1 May 2019, 6:30pm - 27 November 2019, 7:30pm
Wednesday 1 May | Dr John Matthewson. Are you more than just a number? Evaluating population research: from science to policy ***** Join us each month in Auckland to discover the latest insights from our leading thinkers in humanities and social sciences. Hear first-hand from Massey University scholars and explore with them unique and captivating perspectives to better understand modern-day challenges.
Fast Forward 2019: How can we do medium density well?
Date:7 May 2019, 6:30pm - 28 May 2019, 8:00pm
Tuesday 7 May | Andrew Maynard, Melbourne architect and nightingale advocate ***** Fast Forward Autumn 2019 Fast Forward is the bi-annual lecture series hosted by The School of Architecture and Planning. It aims to foster debate, discussion and development within the disciplines of architecture, urban design and urban planning. This semester we continue our focus on the question: How can we do medium density well? With the 2016 Unitary Plan supporting an increase in the density and height of terraced housing and apartments, Auckland has decided to grow up.
Date:30 April 2019, 7:00pm - 28 May 2019, 9:00pm
Last Tuesday of each month | 30 April. The light fantastic: Dizzying interactions between light and matter Massey University Auckland scientists and guest speakers take you into the fascinating world of scientific discoveries. Most lectures are held on the Massey Auckland campus, Albany in the Sir Neil Waters lecture theatre.