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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.

Biomechanics Day hits the mark
Tuesday 8 May 2018
More than 1000 secondary school students took part in National Biomechanics Day last month, with Massey University and New Zealand leading the way.
Opinion: Health Minister needs courage to do things differently
Monday 7 May 2018
Professor Jenny Carryer wonders if the challenges facing the health sector keeps the Health Minister awake at night - and suggests some 'courageous' solutions to some of those challenges.
Plant power protects young asthmatics
Monday 7 May 2018
A study of almost 50,000 New Zealand children has found exposure to green natural environments, and especially diverse vegetation, may protect against asthma.
Suits: Leadership and play
Friday 4 May 2018
Einstein called it 'combinatory play' - the ability to bring together elements from multiple sources. It's a skill more leaders should hone, says Dr Ralph Bathurst.
Taking culture to the playground
Friday 4 May 2018
Mainstream measurements of children's physical activity do not effectively capture the cultural influences of parenting and its impact on children's play and travel.
Professor Emeritus welcomed by prominent US Academy
Thursday 3 May 2018
Professor Emeritus David Penny has received one of the highest honours in the science world, to be named a National Academy of Sciences foreign associate.
Massey to provide te reo classes to TVNZ staff
Thursday 3 May 2018
Massey University is supporting TVNZ staff to learn te Reo Māori following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding last week.
Augmented reality to bring Māori stories to life
Thursday 3 May 2018
Augmented reality, graphic artistry and creative writing are being deployed to develop cutting edge resources for Māori medium schools, featuring indigenous stories from the Manawatū region.
New head of the School of Veterinary Science
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Professor Jon Huxley was welcomed as the new head of Massey University's School of Veterinary Science at a powhiri held on Tuesday at the Manawatū campus.
Going hungry – PhD exposes reality of food insecurity
Wednesday 2 May 2018
A family discussing scavenging for food in rubbish bins and the ethics of killing a pet rabbit for meat is just one story from Dr Rebekah Graham's doctoral study on New Zealanders experiencing food...
Christchurch re-repairs just the tip of the quakeberg
Wednesday 2 May 2018
Re-doing above-ground EQC repairs has been estimated to cost over $160m, but this is only a very small part of a bigger problem, says Dr Michael Naylor.
Massey launches initiatives to drive success
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Massey University has launched four strategic initiatives designed to ensure the institution excels in the increasingly competitive tertiary education sector.
Exploring dietary patterns in older adults
Tuesday 1 May 2018
The New Zealand population is ageing, with 21 per cent expected to be aged over 65 years by 2031.
Partnership celebrated with screening of film
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Massey University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences celebrated its four-year partnership with Te Rākau Theatre Trust this month with a preview screening of Undertow, a powerful new...
The NZ Food Awards officially open for 2018
Tuesday 1 May 2018
Entries are now open for the New Zealand Food Awards, giving the crème de la crème of the food and beverage industry the opportunity to showcase their success and innovations.
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