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Massey University's School of Aviation 'takes off' with Microsoft technology
Tue, 20th Jul 2021
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 Learning to fly is an exhilarating experience. At Massey University’s School of Aviation, It’s about as hands-on as you can get.
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Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Mon, 25th May 2020
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Female leaders have a more positive impact on employees' wellbeing, according to a survey of New Zealand workers.
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New programme addresses skills shortage as tech shakes up primary industries
Mon, 24th Feb 2020
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New NZ programme combats skill gaps in agrifood tech with Massey Uni & Microsoft partnership.
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Microsoft, Massey and The Collaborative Studio launch accelerator education programme
Wed, 19th Feb 2020
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Microsoft, Massey University and The Collaborative Studio have launched a programme to address skills shortages in primary industries.
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Massey Uni students win big at global IoT challenge
Tue, 8th Oct 2019
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Massey Uni team wins global IoT challenge with innovative air quality sensors, CAIRNet.
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Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
Fri, 4th Oct 2019
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Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
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Kiwi startups head to San Francisco for TechCrunch Disrupt
Fri, 4th Oct 2019
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Kiwi startups to shine at TechCrunch Disrupt in the US, with ecentre's NZ Pavilion highlighting local innovation.
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Massey Uni & Stats NZ launch first research database
Wed, 14th Aug 2019
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Massey Uni partners with Stats NZ to launch NZ's first IDI lab for data-driven insights.
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NZ managers prefer intuition to big data, Massey study finds
Mon, 15th Apr 2019
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Many senior managers in New Zealand businesses have an inherent distrust of big data, opting instead to rely on their own intuition.
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ecentre's Sprint Global 2019 accelerator primed for action
Wed, 9th Jan 2019
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Massey University's ecentre is launching Sprint Global 2019, an accelerator programme to help New Zealand startups go global faster.
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PhD student's wildlife-monitoring drone wins award
Wed, 5th Dec 2018
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Kiwi PhD's drone tech triumphs at Innovate 2018, aiding NZ's shyest penguins.
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Lack of financial support for Māori entrepreneurs leaves businesses struggling
Mon, 24th Sep 2018
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Māori entrepreneurs are being held back from financial success due to issues with accessing finance, managing debt and wealth, and tax compliance.
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Virtual reality could be the future of market research
Tue, 14th Aug 2018
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Virtual reality (VR) could be the future of marketing research, according to Massey University PhD candidate Alexander Schnack.
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Bungy jumping from an airship over Queenstown could be a reality - one day
Thu, 19th Jul 2018
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Revival of airships? Lecturer eyes their return, with luxury sky cruises and eco benefits.
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Gamers: Don't open that loot box, or you may become a gambler
Tue, 19th Jun 2018
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Could randomised loot boxes in your favourite video games be giving you a similar hit to the psychological effects of gambling?.
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Massey Uni and NZVRARA team up to support VR development
Wed, 14th Feb 2018
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The New Zealand VR/AR Association and Massey University School of Design have partnered to support the growing VR/AR sector.
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The Amazon effect: Kiwi retailers spooked by commerce giants
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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Kiwi retailers face stiff challenge as 'Amazon effect' dents business confidence and sparks GST fairness debate.
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Oracle's $60,000 gift to Kiwi bug researcher about sharing knowledge with the world
Tue, 29th Aug 2017
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Traditionally organisations keep bug & vulnerability findings for themselves, but Oracle and Associate Professor Dietrich take a different approach.
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New business programme focuses on alternate model to scale startups
Mon, 31st Jul 2017
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Rather than the traditional get-investment-ready approach, the Sprint Launch programme will instead focus on early revenue and customer acquisition.
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Massey Uni’s new ecentre chief wants to “walk the talk'
Fri, 30th Jun 2017
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Massey University ecentre's new CEO plans to expand and innovate the business incubator’s services to reach more people in the entrepreneurial community.
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Phonics more important than ever in a digital age
Mon, 12th Jun 2017
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Massey University children's literacy specialist Tom Nicholson discusses how spelling is even more relevant in a digital age than ever before.
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Are digital devices impacting tertiary students' eyesight?
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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New data shows that almost half of tertiary students in New Zealand have undiagnosed vision conditions, likely due to heavy digital device use.
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Tokelau's education system to be brought into 21st Century
Wed, 17th May 2017
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Education in the remote Tokelau atolls is being modernised with the help of Massey University, bringing the nation's schools into the digital age.
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Success with te reo app means more resources are coming
Tue, 9th May 2017
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App teaching te reo triumphs, driving expansion for Kiwi kids' language learning.