Massey University stories
Massey University's School of Aviation 'takes off' with Microsoft technology
Learning to fly is an exhilarating experience. At Massey University’s School of Aviation, It’s about as hands-on as you can get.
Female leaders are better employers than male counterparts - AUT study
Female leaders have a more positive impact on employees' wellbeing, according to a survey of New Zealand workers.
New programme addresses skills shortage as tech shakes up primary industries
New NZ programme combats skill gaps in agrifood tech with Massey Uni & Microsoft partnership.
Microsoft, Massey and The Collaborative Studio launch accelerator education programme
Microsoft, Massey University and The Collaborative Studio have launched a programme to address skills shortages in primary industries.
Massey Uni students win big at global IoT challenge
Massey Uni team wins global IoT challenge with innovative air quality sensors, CAIRNet.
Registration for Sprout Accelerator open; $500,000 up for grabs
Eight New Zealand start-ups will be selected to join the six-month accelerator, which provides business coaching, mentoring, network access and courses.
Kiwi startups head to San Francisco for TechCrunch Disrupt
Kiwi startups to shine at TechCrunch Disrupt in the US, with ecentre's NZ Pavilion highlighting local innovation.
Massey Uni & Stats NZ launch first research database
Massey Uni partners with Stats NZ to launch NZ's first IDI lab for data-driven insights.
NZ managers prefer intuition to big data, Massey study finds
Many senior managers in New Zealand businesses have an inherent distrust of big data, opting instead to rely on their own intuition.
ecentre's Sprint Global 2019 accelerator primed for action
Massey University's ecentre is launching Sprint Global 2019, an accelerator programme to help New Zealand startups go global faster.
PhD student's wildlife-monitoring drone wins award
Massey University PhD student Chris Muller has won the Innovate 2018 competition with his drone technology for wildlife monitoring. The technology could be instrumental in keeping an eye on isolated species in New Zealand.
Lack of financial support for Māori entrepreneurs leaves businesses struggling
Māori entrepreneurs are being held back from financial success due to issues with accessing finance, managing debt and wealth, and tax compliance.
Virtual reality could be the future of market research
Virtual reality (VR) could be the future of marketing research, according to Massey University PhD candidate Alexander Schnack.
Bungy jumping from an airship over Queenstown could be a reality - one day
Airships, once associated with WWI, could be making a comeback, according to a Massey University lecturer. Fuel efficient, spacious & with potential for tourism use.
Gamers: Don't open that loot box, or you may become a gambler
Could randomised loot boxes in your favourite video games be giving you a similar hit to the psychological effects of gambling?.
Massey Uni and NZVRARA team up to support VR development
The New Zealand VR/AR Association and Massey University School of Design have partnered to support the growing VR/AR sector.
The Amazon effect: Kiwi retailers spooked by commerce giants
Amazon's arrival and concerns about the tax system have caused a decline in business confidence in the New Zealand retail sector, according to the latest Big Issues in Retail survey by Massey University.
Oracle's $60,000 gift to Kiwi bug researcher about sharing knowledge with the world
Traditionally organisations keep bug & vulnerability findings for themselves, but Oracle and Associate Professor Dietrich take a different approach.
New business programme focuses on alternate model to scale startups
Rather than the traditional get-investment-ready approach, the Sprint Launch programme will instead focus on early revenue and customer acquisition.
Massey Uni’s new ecentre chief wants to “walk the talk'
Massey University ecentre's new CEO plans to expand and innovate the business incubator’s services to reach more people in the entrepreneurial community.
Phonics more important than ever in a digital age
Massey University children's literacy specialist Tom Nicholson discusses how spelling is even more relevant in a digital age than ever before.
Are digital devices impacting tertiary students' eyesight?
New data shows that almost half of tertiary students in New Zealand have undiagnosed vision conditions, likely due to heavy digital device use.
Tokelau's education system to be brought into 21st Century
Education in the remote Tokelau atolls is being modernised with the help of Massey University, bringing the nation's schools into the digital age.
Success with te reo app means more resources are coming
James Porter and his team have developed an app to teach te reo, the indigenous language of New Zealand.