RESEARCH NEWS

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Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research

Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research

The study of this country's farming and forestry industries, and of the development of geography as a university subject in New Zealand, are themes at the heart of more than 30 years of academic work that earned geographer Professor Michael Roche a Doctor of Literature.

Veges don’t make the cut in school kitchens

Veges don’t make the cut in school kitchens

A Massey University dietitian is concerned at the lack of skills taught to intermediate school children about creating and cooking simple meals using vegetables.

Older cats – when to say goodbye?

Older cats – when to say goodbye?

A Massey researcher is looking for study participants who have euthanased their older cat in the past six months to better understand the interplay between veterinarians, animals and owners around the choice to euthanase.

Doctoral research informed by global and local crisis

Doctoral research informed by global and local crisis

Clinical psychologist Maureen Mooney has confronted crisis situations all over the world but returned to Christchurch to complete her PhD researching children's behaviour in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.

Increasing Māori participation in the digital sector
Tuesday 2 May 2017
From his own career, master's graduate Dan Walker understands the career opportunities available in the digital sector, and he wants more Māori to follow suit.
Are you a short sleeper?
Tuesday 2 May 2017
Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders report, on average, sleeping less than seven hours a night, on days when they work or study.
In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’
Monday 1 May 2017
According to urban myth, blokes just want to retreat into solitary 'man caves' or backyard sheds. But new research on the growing popularity of community sheds reveals older men relish the chance to...
Massey’s movie man launches NZ classic film series
Monday 24 April 2017
New Zealand cinema is established enough to merit a series of books each dedicated to a movie deemed a local classic, and Massey University cinema expert Dr Brian McDonnell has written the first, In...
Indigenous women need more help to stop smoking
Thursday 13 April 2017
Indigenous women across four high income countries are not getting the help they need to stop smoking when pregnant, according to an international study published today.
Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms
Thursday 13 April 2017
With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.
Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch
Thursday 13 April 2017
Earthquakes centred in the South Island were the focus of the annual Disastrous Doctorates 2017 programme for post doctoral emergency management students.
Social media making academia more user-friendly
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Ivory tower tweeters, Instagrammers and bloggers are using social media to break down barriers and make academic research more accessible to everyone, say Massey University academics.
Funding for innovative health research
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Three Massey University researchers have been awarded a combined $450,000 to explore poverty and nutrition, tobacco dependence and performance measurement frameworks for health care.
Central Otago Lakes now more unaffordable than Auckland
Thursday 6 April 2017
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows Central Otago Lakes has now surpassed Auckland as the most unaffordable region in New Zealand.
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