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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, College of Sciences, Commerce, Education, English, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

Source: Massey University Dr Gabor Kereszturi 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. Project leader Dr Gabor Kereszturi from Massey University says New Zealand currently does not have a […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Aid, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, College of Sciences, Education, English, Environment, Health, IVABS, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Tertiary Education, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

Source: Massey University 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.  A common workplace hazard in New Zealand’s agricultural sector, leptospirosis can cause disease and death in animals. It can also transfer to humans […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Australia, College of Humanities & Social Sciences, Education, English, Entertainment, Gambling policy, Gaming, Health, Immigration, law, Legal, Massey University, Media Intelligence, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, School of Psychology, Tertiary Education, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Source: Massey University 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. The paper, Video game loot boxes are psychologically akin to gambling, was co-authored by Dr Aaron Drummond, from Massey’s […]

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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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