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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.

Sir Richard Taylor appointed honorary professor
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Design and effects wizard Sir Richard Taylor has been appointed an Honorary Professor of Massey University, in recognition of his contribution to New Zealand's creative industries and the...
Agribusiness specialist among 16 alumni and staff awarded honours
Tuesday 5 June 2018
Massey University Professor in Farm and Agribusiness Management Nicola Shadbolt was among two staff and 14 alumni recipients of this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
Win a trip to South Korea! Annual Weta design competition launched
Friday 1 June 2018
Creative students at Massey University are urged to turn their imaginations into stellar pieces of art to win a trip to South Korea with Weta Workshop chief executive and co-founder Sir Richard...
Clash of ideologies turns education into battleground
Friday 1 June 2018
As education undergoes further reviews and changes, new research examines previous tensions between government policy and teachers that flow into current media and public debates about the kind of...
Investigating the reasons behind memory difficulties
Friday 1 June 2018
Massey University doctoral graduate Dr Bridget Burmester has examined whether there is a better way to explain what causes everyday memory difficulties.
Stanford expert takes a glance at NZ’s freshwater
Thursday 31 May 2018
Massey University and the Ministry for the Environment hosted a world-leading freshwater expert last month to explain and explore a modelling approach that might help New Zealand understand and...
PhD on dressmaking unpicks hidden cultural threads
Thursday 31 May 2018
In the current age when many people can't sew a button on a shirt, Dinah Vincent's PhD thesis reveals a not-too-distant era when dressmaking was a defining, even vital, skill for many New Zealand...
University to host archive open day
Thursday 31 May 2018
Massey University students, staff and supporters are invited to explore the University's archive collections next week.
Special performance of Kate Sheppard story for Massey community
Thursday 31 May 2018
Those with past and present connections to Massey University gathered at Centrepoint Theatre in Palmerston North last night to watch distinguished alumnus Luke Di Somma's That Bloody Woman.
Massey PR team wins award for election engagement campaign
Thursday 31 May 2018
Massey University's public relations team has won a public relations award for its work promoting public discourse around last year's general election.
Five budgeting tips for retirement planning
Thursday 31 May 2018
Retirement can be expensive. It's hard enough to calculate how much money you'll need to live, let alone how to plan for hidden and unexpected costs.
Research shows room for improvement in schools' emergency preparedness
Wednesday 30 May 2018
'Be prepared' are watchwords for all New Zealanders making emergency plans but revealing findings from Massey University's Joint Centre for Disaster Research shows that schools could be doing better.
Work and study juggling act pays off for graduates
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Good things come in threes judging by the experience of Student Central staff Dominique Sayles, Dylan Barrow and Sydney Lash who not only work together but graduate on the same day too.
Three angles of Maharey in Noble photograph
Wednesday 30 May 2018
Steve Maharey has broken with tradition.
Massey graduation ceremonies at Wellington
Monday 28 May 2018
More than 680 graduates will cross the stage of the Michael Fowler Centre on Thursday to have their degrees conferred in separate ceremonies that feature addresses from prominent identities in the...
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