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Gallipoli visit unearths more wartime mysteries

Gallipoli visit unearths more wartime mysteries

Historian Damien Fenton has returned home from a pre-Anzac Day visit to Gallipoli with a wartime mystery on his hands.

Properties of rare superheavy element revealed

Properties of rare superheavy element revealed

The cover story of the latest edition of Nature reveals one of the basic atomic properties of an element that exists for only 27 seconds and can only be produced in a particle accelerator. It is the result of an international collaboration including a Massey University scientist.

Research project to improve literacy outcomes

Research project to improve literacy outcomes

Education Minister Hekia Parata says some of the country's youngest students are the focus of literacy research by experts from Massey University.

Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters

Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters

The most extensive spatial mapping of the Hauraki Gulf waters has identified a new area of importance for nationally endangered bottlenose dolphins, as well as demonstrating how these waters are used by two other protected species - common dolphins and Bryde's whales.

Gallipoli visit unearths more wartime mysteries
Wednesday 15 April 2015
Historian Damien Fenton has returned home from a pre-Anzac Day visit to Gallipoli with a wartime mystery on his hands.
Properties of rare superheavy element revealed
Friday 10 April 2015
The cover story of the latest edition of Nature reveals one of the basic atomic properties of an element that exists for only 27 seconds and can only be produced in a particle accelerator. It is the...
Research project to improve literacy outcomes
Thursday 9 April 2015
Education Minister Hekia Parata says some of the country's youngest students are the focus of literacy research by experts from Massey University.
Spatial mapping reveals importance of Hauraki Gulf waters
Wednesday 8 April 2015
The most extensive spatial mapping of the Hauraki Gulf waters has identified a new area of importance for nationally endangered bottlenose dolphins, as well as demonstrating how these waters are used...
NZ expertise sought on West African disease plan
Thursday 26 March 2015
One of New Zealand's leading experts in international animal disease control is in Switzerland at the World Health Organsiation discussing ways to help West Africa control Ebola and a range of other...
Youth smokers fired up to quit
Tuesday 24 March 2015
Massey University's 'It's My Life' smokefree campaign proves that young people are most responsive to messages created by their peers, says Associate Professor Elspeth Tilley.
No business case for skinny models in advertising
Thursday 19 March 2015
Skinny models in advertising can damage the self-esteem of female consumers, but new research from a Massey marketing professor shows they also damage the bottom line.
HPV vaccination rates lower among the wealthy
Sunday 15 March 2015
Parents in higher socio-economic areas are less likely to allow their children to be vaccinated against human papillomavirus (HPV), new research from Massey University indicates.
Maths toolkit valuable for disease control
Friday 13 March 2015
Mathematical models predicting and preventing disease spread will only be effective if scientists around the world collaborate closely, an international group of disease specialists has warned.
Professor invited to celebrate oldest scientific journal
Tuesday 10 March 2015
Professor Mick Roberts has contributed to a special issue commemorating 350 years of Philosophical Transactions B, the oldest scientific journal in the English-speaking world.
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