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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.

Disarmament campaigner in social entrepreneur role
Tuesday 22 May 2018
Disarmament activist Thomas Nash been appointed the first Social Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Massey University.
Interns shed new light on LUX exhibits
Tuesday 22 May 2018
LUX light festival exhibitors are being supported by local and international interns who are helping with the organisational logistics of staging the annual extravaganza which illuminates the...
Te reo Māori – from birth to BA and beyond
Monday 21 May 2018
Siblings Te Aorere and Te Ataakura Pewhairangi (Ngāti Porou) grew up with te reo Māori as their first language at home and school.
Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori
Monday 21 May 2018
New findings from the Centre for Public Health Research show Māori are at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures, than non-Māori - despite doing the same jobs.
Nights with Frankenstein – juggling BA and family
Monday 21 May 2018
Writing an internationally acclaimed essay on the feminist themes of gothic novel Frankenstein may not be typical of how mothers spend precious evenings when their youngsters are in bed.
Exploring drug availability, prices and help services
Monday 21 May 2018
Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will highlight the findings from his recent drug and alcohol research at the Australian and New Zealand Addiction Conference on the Gold Coast next week.
Suits: Leadership for the age of access
Friday 18 May 2018
Dr Ralph Bathurst takes a big-picture view in his Suits analysis this week - how do we reinvent leadership for the age of the Internet?
From ‘townie’ to doctorate in agritech
Friday 18 May 2018
When Dr Sue Chok left high school she had her sights set on becoming a doctor, but back then she had a medical specialisation in mind and the self-confessed "townie" wouldn't even have known what...
Massey MoshPit sound and light show at LUX
Friday 18 May 2018
It's a monster mash! Mashed up images collide with a stunning soundscape when the Massey MoshPit, the University's flagship contribition to LUX, opens at the illuminating annual light festival on the...
Opinion: Actions have meanings
Friday 18 May 2018
This is Aotearoa New Zealand - the home of te reo Māori, says Dr Steven Elers, and it's time for everyone to acknowledge and respect te reo's special place in our culture.
Game on - the power of play
Thursday 17 May 2018
Managing players' pleas to get on with the game instead of lining up to practise skills is a predicament at the heart of sports teaching and coaching - and the topic of new research from Massey...
Seven Massey staff receive PhD at graduation
Thursday 17 May 2018
Seven staff members were conferred with doctoral degrees among the more than 1000 graduates across the five Palmerston North ceremonies this week.
Juggling endurance sport, PhDs and marriage
Thursday 17 May 2018
Studying and competing in endurance sport brought Emma and Will O'Connor together, so it seems fitting that they accepted their doctoral degrees one after the other as part of Massey graduation...
Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia
Thursday 17 May 2018
Life expectancy is increasing and with it the prevalence of sleep problems, which can negatively impact waking function, physical and mental health, healthcare usage and mortality.
‘Haters and trolls’ under the spotlight
Thursday 17 May 2018
The vexed issue of what to do about haters and trolls on the Internet is the theme of an upcoming public debate - and one that participating panellist Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley says we...
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