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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Adolescents playing video games that offer randomised rewards to increase competitive advantage could be being exposed to mechanisms that are psychologically similar to gambling, according to new research just published in Nature Human Behaviour.

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Cultural factors key to health of older Māori
Wednesday 13 June 2018
New research suggests more focus in the health sector is needed to foster culturally appropriate food practices for older Māori.
Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?
Wednesday 13 June 2018
This week's watershed summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a mixed success, top-heavy with imagery and 'smile diplomacy' but light on concrete initiatives...
Serving up a sheep milk smoothie
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Shifting consumers' mindset to sheep milk is the objective of a fun and informative stand at this week's National Fieldays that mixes the resources of Massey University staff and students.
50 years of Massey at Fieldays
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Massey staff were involved in the National Fieldays from its early days, but did not have a site at the iconic event until 1973, four years after it started, when a young Ralph Sims loaded up a...
Investigative journalists dig deep at conference
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Many of the country's leading investigative journalists spent the weekend at Massey's Wellington campus discussing the top issues dominating the sector with media colleagues.
Beyond a joke - why humour matters (LOL)
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Researching humour is not just a laughing matter for cultural studies lecturer Dr Nick Holm. He specialises in studying its multiple forms - from satire to deadpan - to understand how humour can make...
Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of cultural differences generally, says Asian languages...
Supportive environment helps Colombian student to succeed
Friday 8 June 2018
Studying internationally can be daunting, but the challenges are worth it, says Colombian student Juana Maria Castillo Lopez.
Alcohol law brings little change to drinking environment
Friday 8 June 2018
New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act have affected New Zealand's alcohol environment.
Neil Waters building expansion under way
Friday 8 June 2018
Construction to extend the Sir Neil Waters Building at Massey University's Auckland campus begins this week, marking an important milestone in the campus expansion plans.
Former Vice-Chancellor Sir Neil Waters dies
Thursday 7 June 2018
Former Massey University Vice-Chancellor Professor Emeritus Sir Neil Waters has died in Auckland this morning after a lengthy illness, aged 87.
Massey brings the future to National Fieldays
Thursday 7 June 2018
Massey University is living the "future of farming" theme at National Fieldays this year with robots, future foods, an artificially intelligent farm assistant, and a focus on health and wellbeing on...
Opinion: Can New Zealand’s wellbeing budget help address social inequalities?
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Plans for a wellbeing budget have been met with scepticism and hope, writes Dr Anna Matheson.
Distance learning success and a real pipe dream
Wednesday 6 June 2018
When Hamish Dick was offered the chance to play bagpipes competitively in Scotland, he couldn't say no. The newly capped Bachelor of Arts graduate lived his pipe dreams and fulfilled his study...
Massey Assistant Vice-Chancellor appointed to regional fund
Wednesday 6 June 2018
Massey University's Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika has been appointed to the Provincial Growth Fund's Independent Advisory Panel that has been established by the Government to...
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