Massey University

Ecstasy use up as methamphetamine levels off

An increase in the use of ecstasy may be due to the outlawing of the party pill drug BZP and the bad reputation of P, according to the latest findings of the illicit drugs monitoring work done by Massey University researchers.

Jun 11, 2009
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New research helps predict stock market

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from Massey University have developed a new way to predict stock markets that has been recognised with an award from New Zealand finance specialists.

Feb 20, 2009
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Violence is a problem in the workplace, study shows

(PhysOrg.com) -- A survey on the incidence of violence in the workplace has indicated that one in three employers have had problems with their staff being attacked or assaulted in the past year.

Feb 16, 2009
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Gaming machines affecting well-being

(PhysOrg.com) -- Electronic gaming machines have a detrimental impact upon the lives of those who use them and their associates, according to new research.

Dec 22, 2008
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Native birds feel no fear when facing foes

(PhysOrg.com) -- Endangered native birds are at risk of losing their instinct to recognise and flee mammalian enemies when moved between predator-free and predator-filled sites, says a Massey researcher.

Dec 17, 2008
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Unravelling the mystery of mechatronics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Futuristic projects such as a glamorous desktop personal assistant called Nicole, who can help with tasks around the office, will come under the spotlight at a conference at the Massey University ...

Dec 01, 2008
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Weight fixation sends unhealthy messages

Making assumptions of health based on a person’s weight is faulty, and misinformation is putting people’s physical and emotional well-being at risk, says College of Education researcher and lecturer in human development ...

Nov 05, 2008
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New tracking system boosts pilot safety

Pilots will no longer be out of sight as they fly cross-country thanks to a new tracking system developed by Massey University mechatronics graduate and a former staff member.

Jul 03, 2008
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