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Ig Nobel award winners assess the personality of rocks

Ig Nobel award winners assess the personality of rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for asking students to describe the "brand personalities" of three rocks.

Out of Africa – earlier wave of humans discovered

Out of Africa – earlier wave of humans discovered

Molecular anthropology investigators may sound like something straight out of science fiction, but their work is allowing us to uncover when our earliest ancestors moved out of Africa - and it may be earlier than we thought.

Dog food research triumphs at 3MT finals

Dog food research triumphs at 3MT finals

A veterinary researcher beat 10 other finalists to win the PhD finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with his research on dog protein requirements.

Enhancing professionalism of social work

Enhancing professionalism of social work

New research from the School of Social Work highlights the impact of the Non-Government Organisation Study Award scheme on recipients and their organisations.

Ig Nobel award winners assess the personality of rocks
Monday 26 September 2016
A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for asking students to describe the "brand personalities" of three rocks.
Dog food research triumphs at 3MT finals
Thursday 22 September 2016
A veterinary researcher beat 10 other finalists to win the PhD finals of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition with his research on dog protein requirements.
Out of Africa – earlier wave of humans discovered
Thursday 22 September 2016
Molecular anthropology investigators may sound like something straight out of science fiction, but their work is allowing us to uncover when our earliest ancestors moved out of Africa - and it may be...
Enhancing professionalism of social work
Tuesday 20 September 2016
New research from the School of Social Work highlights the impact of the Non-Government Organisation Study Award scheme on recipients and their organisations.
Former cop’s study tackles Thai sex trafficking
Wednesday 14 September 2016
A former New Zealand police officer and Massey University master's graduate has recommended to Thailand's national police organisation that they introduce community policing to fight against illegal...
Young Kiwis expect NZ Superannuation to change
Wednesday 14 September 2016
Most young people believe there will be big changes to New Zealand Superannuation by the time they retire, according to a new Westpac Massey Fin-Ed Centre survey.
Be fascinated by the secret life of birds
Monday 12 September 2016
Massey University researchers will share the wonders of scientific discovery with the wider community in a new, free lecture series. The first will focus on the wonderful world of birdsong.
Study to help youth with cancer on the cards
Wednesday 7 September 2016
'Are you wearing a wig?' is the kind of question that a young person with cancer might be asked. Whether it makes them feel embarrassed or supported depends on how it is delivered and interpreted.
Mysteries of volcanic avalanches unlocked
Tuesday 6 September 2016
Massey University researchers have made the first observations of the internal structure of volcanic flows, which are responsible for fifty per cent of volcanic fatalities and endanger half a billion...
Online tool engages youth vote for council elections
Monday 5 September 2016
VoteLocal (www.votelocal.nz) is an online interactive tool that Massey University's Design+Democracy Project believe will encourage young New Zealanders to engage with and vote in next month's local...
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