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School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Massey University


Riddet Building, Riddet Rd Massey University Palmerston North Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North


Tom Robertson (Senior Lecturer)


+64 63569099


+64 63505604

INTRODUCTION: Packaging Research and Teaching has been a part of the Massey University Food Technology Programme since the 1960s. A separate Packaging Group was developed in the late 1980s with a separate Degreee in Packaging Technology with has been redeveloped as a Graduate Diploma in Packaging Technology, Post Graduate Diploma in Packaging Technology and both Masters and PhD available. VISION: The School Benchmarks as one of the leading schools of Engineering & Technology in Australasia. ACTIVITIES: Teaching Research - Strong research programme in packaging materials (used for) and packaging of horticultural products and food; working closely with New Zealand Industry and other Research Organisations. Funding - Government part of University Funding; Foundation of Science, Research and Technology Project funding (also Government) (in cooperation with SCION). Private Company project funding.


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The 28th IAPRI Symposium is taking place between the 9-12 May 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland. it is hosted jointly by Vaud University of Applied Sciences and Nestec. For details for the Call for Papers please click here.

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