RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

Research on future of e-learning in wānanga

A better understanding of how the Māori tertiary sector is adapting to e-learning is the focus of a joint research project undertaken by a Massey postgraduate student and funded by the Innovation Partnership.

How legalising cannabis can help society

How legalising cannabis can help society

Leading drug researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit public health model for recreational cannabis.

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children

New research shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones, compared to children who are not involved in the Fonterra Milk for Schools programme.

Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech

Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech

A prototype pasture metre robot was showcased at National Field Days, representing the future of smart-autonomous farming.

Gonorrhoea treatment reaching crisis point
Wednesday 7 June 2017
The threat of increased antibiotic resistance is often in the headlines. Now two researchers argue that in the case of sexually-transmitted gonorrhoea, this is inevitable.
Career planning will be critical in the age of automation
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Massey's 'Big Issues in Business' series will focus on the impact of technology on the future of jobs. Auckland has sold out, but there are still seats available at the Wellington and Palmerston...
Sore toe or broken heart – swearing soothes the pain
Thursday 1 June 2017
Swearing has been shown to relieve physical pain when it comes to banging your toe or slamming a finger in a door. Now, a new psychology study shows we shouldn't be coy about cursing when suffering...
Cannabis harm prevention message a must - study
Friday 26 May 2017
Government, police and health agencies need clear guidelines for public campaigns on preventing harm from cannabis use, according to new research from Massey University.
Strategies needed to prevent malnutrition in older people
Friday 26 May 2017
New research shows concerning levels of malnutrition among older people living independently in the community or newly admitted to hospital or a residential care facility.
Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research
Thursday 25 May 2017
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...
Doctoral research informed by global and local crisis
Tuesday 23 May 2017
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.
Older cats – when to say goodbye?
Tuesday 23 May 2017
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...
Veges don’t make the cut in school kitchens
Tuesday 23 May 2017
A Massey University dietitian is concerned at the lack of skills taught to intermediate school children about creating and cooking simple meals using vegetables.
Election survey: How do you really feel about NZ?
Monday 22 May 2017
Massey University has partnered with Fairfax Media's stuff website to run a pre-election survey to gauge how people really feel about the challenges facing New Zealand in the run-up to this year's...
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