Massey University was established in 1927 as a public university in New Zealand. Today, Massey University has three campuses, Manawatu, Albany, and Wellington with satellite facilities throughout New Zealand and a distance learning component. Massey University's student body consists of 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students with a strong emphasis in agriculture, aviation, science and veterinary medicine. Massey also has New Zealand's largest business college.
Correcting misperceptions about Millennials
Massey University PhD graduate Kristin Murray was working for a call centre business with a predominantly youthful workforce when she first came up with an idea for a Master's thesis.
Spider guitar dazzles with style and sound (w/ Video)
(Phys.org) -- Massey University mechatronics professor Olaf Diegel made his dream come true when he created a series of colourful 3D-printed electric guitars with latticed bodies adorned with spiders and butterflies.
Smart technology causes work overload
Excess workload has been identified as the biggest barrier to better performance in The Great New Zealand Employment Survey 2013, and one of the key reasons people are working harder is better technology such as smartphones.
Scientists film hagfish anti-shark slime weapon
(PhysOrg.com) -- The hagfish found in New Zealands deepest waters is grotesque enough, thanks to its scary protruding teeth straight from a horror film. Now, scientists have witnessed the full power of its other ...
For male weta, big is better
(PhysOrg.com) -- For a male tree weta, size really is everything. In six of the seven species in New Zealand the males all sport a distinctly large head, and the bigger the head, the better the chance of mating.
Gifted learners' needs fall under the radar
A new study has revealed New Zealand's smartest kids may not be getting the specialist support and programmes they need to reach their full potential.
Technology essential to children's success, professor says
(Phys.org)—Children need access to technology if they want to succeed in the 21st century with so many of the world's transactions done over the internet, says Massey Professor Mark Brown.
Gorillas, unlike humans, gorge protein yet stay slim
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Massey University scientist's study on how wild gorillas in Uganda stay healthy by gorging on protein has highlighted fundamental differences in the way eating habits of various species evolve.
Researcher shines a light on crop growth
New funding will help a Massey University researcher develop lighting technology that will assist crop growth.
Wealth makes no difference to teaching financial skills, research finds
Research has found wealthy people often fail to formally pass on financial literacy skills to the next generation. This is despite the fact that many have concerns about the ability of their intended heirs to manage their ...