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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.

Putting care into ICU stays
Thursday 17 May 2018
For most patients admitted to an intensive care unit in New Zealand their stay is short, however, as a consequence of advances in life-sustaining therapies a new group of patients has emerged.
Can we build infrastructure without immigration?
Thursday 17 May 2018
Infrastructure build and immigration represent a tricky balancing act for the Government, especially in Auckland, says Distinguished Professor Paul Spoonley.
Researching youth wellbeing in New Zealand
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Improving youth wellbeing is an increasing priority of policymakers, researchers and politicians in New Zealand, but what does wellbeing mean to young New Zealanders today?
Opinion: Budgeting for climate change
Wednesday 16 May 2018
The climate is already changing so we will now need to invest heavily in both climate adaptation and mitigation actions. Professor Ralph Sims outlines the Budget options.
Qantas partnership gives Massey students a flying start
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Students at Massey University's School of Aviation will be offered a pathway to fly for Jetstar New Zealand, thanks to a new partnership announced today.
Chile’s diaspora explored in Development PhD
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Emigrants in search of new opportunities are seen as valuable contributors of new ideas and knowledge to their homeland - but seeking diaspora input for economic development can have unexpected...
The secrets of low-methane emitting sheep
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Dr Sandeep Kumar has been looking at one of the world's most pressing issues - greenhouses gases, and one bacterium that might hold the key to reducing emissions.
Budget 2018: A conservationist's wish-list
Wednesday 16 May 2018
At Budget time there are so many competing interests, but Massey's Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral puts in a plea to not forget conservation.
Honorary doctorate for ‘Wild Man’ Chu
Wednesday 16 May 2018
Dr Alex Chu's significant contribution to Massey University and New Zealand was recognised yesterday with the honorary degree of a Doctor of Science at graduation celebrations today in Palmerston...
Crazy, creative clusters light up LUX
Tuesday 15 May 2018
While it doesn't move as fast as the speed of light, fashion design student Kate Jones' entertaining exhibit at the LUX light festival is set to be a crazily active as well as illuminating feature of...
Opinion: Tax is a topic for future Budgets
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Taxes are generally a feature of Budget day - but Massey's tax experts predict a Budget based on spending decisions, not revenue collection.
Māori visual artist awarded honorary doctorate
Tuesday 15 May 2018
More than 50 years of service to Māori visual art was acknowledged when artist Sandy Adsett was conferred with an honorary doctorate at graduation ceremonies in Palmerston North today.
Food technology forerunners honoured
Tuesday 15 May 2018
Husband and wife Professors Emeriti Richard Earle and Mary Earle have been recognised with an honorary Doctor of Science degree each as part of Massey University graduation celebrations in Palmerston...
Will Labour’s first Budget whip up a storm?
Tuesday 15 May 2018
The Labour Government has signalled some big changes in priorities - and Thursday's Budget will be the first step in a long and difficult journey, says Professor Christoph Schumacher
Are you ready for the first Labour Budget?
Monday 14 May 2018
Grant Robertson's first Budget is a real-world test of the strengths and weaknesses of the government's pre-electoral commitments to its coalition partners.
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