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NZ expertise sought on West African disease plan

NZ expertise sought on West African disease plan

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 epidemics.

Youth smokers fired up to quit

Youth smokers fired up to quit

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

No business case for skinny models in advertising

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

HPV vaccination rates lower among the wealthy

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.

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.
PhD captures secret to cricket’s success
Tuesday 10 March 2015
Former player Alec Astle has just just completed his PhD thesis on how New Zealand Cricket revitalised its sport in the decade running up to this year's Cricket World Cup.
Mathematics solutions for industry problems
Wednesday 4 March 2015
Workshops where businesses can pose problems to teams of mathematicians are being held in New Zealand for the first time.
Dairying: how to do more with less
Tuesday 3 March 2015
A world leading agrifood scientist visited Massey University to discuss what has become the holy grail of New Zealand farming- how to minimise the environmental of dairying while increasing...
Straightening out Auckland’s bus services
Tuesday 24 February 2015
Auckland's bus services could be improved if they operated on straight routes rather than driving through long, winding roads with ill-timed transfers to other services, says a Massey University...
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