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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, College of Health, Education, English, Health, India, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Taxation, Tertiary Education, United Nations  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Source: Massey University Despite their potential, taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol are underused by policy makers, Professor Sally Casswell says. A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, including the World Bank, United Nations (UN) and World Health Organisation (WHO), calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Sciences, Education, Engineering & Advanced Technology, English, Environment, Labour, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

Source: Massey University Tim Sutcliffe and Mitchell Hampton with the C-Dax Pasture Meter robot Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays. Massey’s Mitchell Hampton and Tim Sutcliffe are showing off the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Collision repair study paints worrying picture

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Health, Education, English, Health, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, School of Public Health, Tertiary Education, Trade, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Collision repair study paints worrying picture

Source: Massey University “Those working in the vehicle collision repair industry, spray painters and panel beaters, may be particularly at risk,” says PhD candidate Samuel Keer. Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers, a study involving Massey University’s Centre for […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Meat alternatives at Fieldays

By   /  June 15, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Sciences, Education, English, Environment, Food Tech, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Meat alternatives at Fieldays

Source: Massey University Massey PhD student, Jie Hong Chiang wants to see what people think of alternative meats. A good curry could be made with chicken, beef, tofu or even meat-like alternatives from plant proteins like Sunfed Meats, but Massey’s stand at National Fieldays will give crowds a taste for another option. Massey’s Main Pavilion […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Health, Education, English, Health, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays

Source: Massey University Nutrition and Dietetics Masters Students Dayna Stockley and Beatrice Drury. The ‘future of farming’ theme at this year’s National Fieldays is about more than just technology to change industries, it is also about the knowledge to lead healthier lives. This is Massey University’s second year partnering with the Health and Wellbeing programme. […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Serving up a sheep milk smoothie

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, College of Business, College of Creative Arts, College of Sciences, Education, English, Food Tech, Health, IFS, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Palmerston North, Research - Design, Research - Future Food Systems, School of Food and Nutrition, Technology, Tertiary Education, Trade, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Serving up a sheep milk smoothie

Source: Massey University Master of Design graduate Justin Hughes with an early version of the sheep milk smoothie stand before it was transported to National Fieldays at Mystery Creek Representatives from the School of Design, School of Management and the Institute of Food Science and Technology have combined their talents to encourage visitors to the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: 50 years of Massey at Fieldays

By   /  June 12, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agricultural Experiment Station, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, College of Sciences, Commerce, Culture, Education, English, Health, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Tertiary Education, United States of America  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: 50 years of Massey at Fieldays

Source: Massey University Professor Ralph sims sits atop a tractor at the first tractor pull competition in 1975 Massey staff were involved in the National Fieldays from its early days, but we wouldn’t have a site at the iconic event until 1973, when a young Ralph Sims loaded up a Bedford truck and hit the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Alcohol law brings little change to drinking environment

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Health, Education, English, Environment, Health, law, Legal, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Tertiary Education, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Alcohol law brings little change to drinking environment

Source: Massey University “We found little evidence that the Act had affected the alcohol environment between 2013 and 2015, other than a small reduction in on-licence trading hours in New Zealand’s main cities,” lead researcher Steve Randerson says. Research officer Steve Randerson. New research from Massey University shows little evidence that changes introduced by the […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Massey brings the future to National Fieldays

By   /  June 7, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agricultural Experiment Station, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Health, College of Sciences, COS Precision Agriculture, Education, English, Health, horticulture, Labour, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Sport, Technology, Tertiary Education  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Massey brings the future to National Fieldays

Source: Massey University Massey master’s student Hayden Wilson with Massey’s artificially intelligent farm assistant. Massey University is living the “future of farming” theme at National Fieldays this year with robots, future foods, artificially intelligent farm assistants, and a focus on health and wellbeing on show next week. This is the University’s first year as a partner […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Clash of ideologies turns education into battleground

By   /  June 1, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Business, College of Education, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, English, Graduation (Wellington), Massey University, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, teaching, Tertiary Education, Trade, United Kingdom, Wellington  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Clash of ideologies turns education into battleground

Source: Massey University As education undergoes further reviews and changes, new research examines previous tensions between government policy and teachers that flow into current media and public debates about the kind of system New Zealanders want. Dr Leon Salter, a tutor at Massey’s School of English and Media Studies, graduated in Wellington yesterday with a […]

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