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Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

A new joint-research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could save infrastructure and lives.

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.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Politics and psychology researchers awarded
Thursday 21 June 2018
Health and ageing in Aotearoa, and how to give voice to minorities in politics are the specialist projects of staff recognised at the College of Humanities and Social Sciences' Distinction in...
Alumni team wins international award for student cards
Thursday 21 June 2018
Massey University has been named as a bronze winner in an international awards programme for an innovative student engagement initiative.
Students receive international PR insights
Thursday 21 June 2018
The students in Massey University's Master of Professional Public Relations programme covered a lot of ground during this year's international study tour.
Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”
Thursday 21 June 2018
A new joint-research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could...
Children’s book faces shame and pain of Vietnam War
Wednesday 20 June 2018
War historian Professor Glyn Harper has written a number of well-loved children's books about the Anzacs and First and Second World War themes. His new children's book is on the Vietnam War of the...
What does gluten-free really mean?
Wednesday 20 June 2018
When you Google gluten-free you are inundated with memes about gluten-free haircuts, gluten-free water and how the rest of the world is sick of hearing about it.
Road rules for gene transfer are written in DNA
Wednesday 20 June 2018
A new discovery suggests that bacteria's ability to transfer genes, like those associated with antibiotic resistance, are governed by a previously unknown set of rules that are written in the DNA of...
Campus innovation project celebrated
Tuesday 19 June 2018
The three-year Living Lab innovation project, Pukeahu ki Tua on the Wellington campus, may have closed but the mauri (life force) of the project has been passed back to the campus to ensure the work...
HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Pacific elders (Matua) are traditionally cared for at home by extended family who consider it a blessing, not a burden. A Massey University study will investigate how these traditions are being...
More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis
Tuesday 19 June 2018
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.
Opinion: Where wisdom meets technology
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Some of the world's smartest people have warned us about unchecked technological development, so we need wisdom guide the development of information systems.
New Zealanders’ exposure to environmental chemicals
Tuesday 19 June 2018
New research from the Centre for Public Health Research shows for the first time the levels of certain environmental chemicals in the New Zealand population.
Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling
Tuesday 19 June 2018
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...
Drama sheds spotlight on Japanese law and order
Monday 18 June 2018
A deep drama depicting the fears of a modern-day society, next month's Japanese film portrays the distress of the family of a juvenile criminal and the conflicts of the detective ordered to protect...
Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes
Monday 18 June 2018
A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.
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