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Potato study needs you

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Potato study needs you

Source: Massey University Sarah Ross is on the hunt for potato lovers. Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab (FEAST), and Plant & Food Research, are looking for potato eaters to participate in a potato flavour sensory trial in Palmerston North next month. The project, being run by […]

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Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

By   /  March 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Engineering, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey’s workshops open to AgTech Hackathon

Source: Massey University Massey will be helping young innovators turn their ideas into reality. Massey University will be opening its laboratories and workshops for the AgTech Hackathon this Friday and Saturday. A hackathon asks people from information technology and software development backgrounds to work with groups to solve a problem through the creation of usable […]

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First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

By   /  March 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on First-year student discusses future of food with industry’s best

Source: Massey University First-year student Fatima Imran Barely a few weeks into her study, first-year Bachelor of AgriCommerce student Fatima Imran, will be rubbing shoulders with industry heavyweights, discussing the future of food production in New Zealand. AgResearch Future Feeders is a headline event of New Zealand AgriFood Week, exploring the future of food production from […]

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Workshop tackles international volcanic risks

By   /  February 26, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Conference/Seminar, Education, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Workshop tackles international volcanic risks

Source: Massey University An international group of volcanologists exploring New Zealand’s uniquie volcanic zone. How accurately can we forecast the hazards and impacts of volcanic eruptions? How can we advance our computational modelling techniques to mitigate effectively against volcanic fatalities? These were the questions volcanologists from across the globe were addressing, when they gathered in […]

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Student helps create craft beer with gin

By   /  February 19, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Student profiles, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Student helps create craft beer with gin

Source: Massey University Massey student Tash Snowball Kui and Lila, the Juniper Wit beer she helped create Most students leave their summer internship with new skills or knowledge or maybe even a job offer, but Tash Snowball Kui gets to leave with a beer she helped create. Studying a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (Chemical and […]

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Workshop tackles global look at nutrient loss and water quality

By   /  February 14, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Workshop tackles global look at nutrient loss and water quality

Source: Massey University Jenny Deakin of the Ireland Environmental Protection Agency, Flemming Gertz of Denmark’s Seges, and Peter Thorburn from CSIRO, Australia.  As the world’s attention turns increasingly towards both feeding the world and improving waterways, Massey University is once again hosting its annual workshop focusing on water quality and soils both here and abroad. […]

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Model for improving campylobacter management

By   /  February 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Food, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Model for improving campylobacter management

Source: Massey University Massey PhD student Jing Liao A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world. The pathogen campylobacter, which causes the gastrointestinal infection campylobacteriosis, is the most frequently notified enteric disease in New Zealand, according to the Ministry of […]

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Climate-related coral research inspires artwork

By   /  February 12, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, 50th Jubilee 2014, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Art-photography, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Climate-related coral research inspires artwork

Source: Massey University One of the painted works by Viv Kepes, Absolute (2019) oil on linen, 1100 x 1100mm [Credit: Mitchell Bright]. Fragments of coral collected by Massey University scientists have inspired a Christchurch artist to create an exhibition of paintings, with the exhibition opening this weekend. Christchurch-based artist, Viv Kepes, visited Massey laboratories in Auckland […]

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Massey aids animals affected by Nelson fires

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey aids animals affected by Nelson fires

Source: Massey University Massey Veterinary Emergency Response Team members Michelle Fremaux, Professor Chris Riley, Patrice Palleson-Putt, Steve De Grey, and Neroli Thomson supports MPI animal welfare response to Nelson fires. Massey University Veterinary Emergency Response Team (VERT) has been assisting with animal welfare efforts at the ongoing forest fires south of Nelson. Under the management […]

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Working with sand isn’t child’s play

By   /  February 11, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Food, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Working with sand isn’t child’s play

Source: Massey University Mustard seeds used in experiments around granular flow. Ever wonder how an hour glass measures time? Who designed it, did the math, tested it and perfected it? Working with sand may sound like child’s play, but the process of understanding how these materials behave is the focus of scientists around the world – […]

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Bird bone streaming

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Computer-science, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Bird bone streaming

Source: Massey University 3D digitised skull of a little bush moa from Auckland War Memorial museum. A new website for viewing 3D bird bones aims to make bird bones in museums more accessible for research and teaching. Massey University senior lecturer Dr Daniel Thomas has launched a new website, called Fauna Toolkit: Bird Bones for […]

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Help build the BVD Free business case and win

By   /  February 4, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, Agricultural Experiment Station, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Help build the BVD Free business case and win

Source: Massey University Challenge to boost campaign A national campaign to help fight bovine viral diarrhoea (BVD) virus is incentivising farmers and veterinarians to engage by offering cash prizes to those who participate. The BVD Free Challenge 2019 is part of an initiative launched in July last year, led by Massey University and the National […]

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Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

By   /  January 29, 2019  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, Education, Explore - Food, FifthEstate1, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education, Vice-Chancellor  /  Comments Off on Nestlé acquires New Zealand technology to help fight iron deficiency

Source: Massey University Massey University product development laboratory manager Warwick Johnson, Nestlé Product Technology Centre head Dr Swen Rabe, Riddet Institute research officer Dr Pranav Singh, Nestle innovation manager Birgit Holst, Nestlé research scientist Dr Joeska Husny, Nestlé assistant vice president, head of licensing and research and development alliances Deborah McRonald, and Riddet Institute Postdoctoral […]

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New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

By   /  December 17, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Business, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - BUSINESS, Explore - Economics, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

Source: Massey University The GDPLive portal provides real-time national, regional and industry GDP estimates and forecasts. Massey University has launched a real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. Called GDPLive, the online portal uses  machine learning algorithms and the most up-to-date data possible, […]

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PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Agriculture/Horticulture, Explore - SCIENCES, International, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on PhD student helps rural Indonesia thrive

Source: Massey University PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati ahd her supervisor Dr Janet Reid. Leaving her husband and family in Indonesia wasn’t easy for PhD student Yulfia Yanuartati, but she had her sights set on helping improve rural livelihoods in her home nation. “I have been doing rural development research and activities for over 10 years of […]

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Having a look inside an eruption

By   /  December 14, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - Physical-sciences, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Having a look inside an eruption

Source: Massey University Ermanno Brosch on the summit of Stromboli volcano in Italy, where Mr Brosch was flying a drone, filming ongoing eruptions. PhD student Ermanno Brosch has been all over the world pursuing his passion for volcanology, so when he got the chance to peer inside one of the deadliest results of an eruption, […]

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Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

By   /  December 11, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - HEALTH, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Research, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Predicting disease emergence from forest fragmentation

Source: Massey University Lead author Dr David Wilkinson. A Massey University team has developed new ways of predicting disease-hot spots, created by humans changing the environment, to help identify where and how society can mitigate the risk of infectious disease emergence, such as Ebola Virus Disease in Africa. The paper, Habitat fragmentation, biodiversity loss and […]

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Godwits – the superheroes of birds

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - SCIENCES, Graduation, Graduation (Palmerston North), KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Godwits – the superheroes of birds

Source: Massey University Dr Angela Parody-Merino From the south of Spain to the heart of the Manawatū, Dr Angela Parody-Merino has come half-way across the world to study “the superheroes of birds” for her doctoral degree. Receiving her degree as part of graduation celebrations in Palmerston North earlier this month, Dr Parody-Merino has devoted years […]

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Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Awards and appointments, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Animal-veterinary, Explore - Natural-environment, Explore - SCIENCES, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Projects funded to unlock student curiosity

Source: Massey University Shark Vertebrae, a locally-discovered fossil which students will be using to reconstruct the life and living environment of a fossil shark Massey University researchers have been given the green-light to co-create knowledge with Kiwi youth, with the announcement Unlocking Curious Minds funding. The projects include using aerial vehicles to explore jobs in mapping […]

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Massey success at lighting awards

By   /  December 7, 2018  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, College of Sciences, DJF, Education, Explore - Engineering, KB, Massey University, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on Massey success at lighting awards

Source: Massey University Stephenson & Turner’s Domenico De Vincentis, Corin Ronald and Massey lecturer Susan Mander Two Massey students have won awards at the Illuminating Engineering Society of Australia and New Zealand (IESANZ) Lighting Awards. Current Master of construction student Gareth Arnold won the Excellence Award. An electrical engineer at Aurecon, Mr Arnold received the […]

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