RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Breast cancer PhD research wins Massey 3MT

Breast cancer PhD research wins Massey 3MT

Research on the "cross-talk" between breast cancer cells and immune cells that could lead to new understandings of and targeted treatment for the disease has won PhD candidate Sherina Holland the top prize in the Massey finals of the 2017 Three Minute Thesis (3MT).

Do you have high blood sugar?

Do you have high blood sugar?

Currently around 240,000 New Zealanders live with diabetes, mostly type 2, with a further estimated 100,000 people undiagnosed.

School driving lessons offer multiple benefits

School driving lessons offer multiple benefits

Compulsory driver's licence education at secondary schools is being endorsed by new research from Massey University on the grounds it will make a big difference in helping young people get jobs.

Surge in Auckland meth supply continues

Surge in Auckland meth supply continues

Findings from the latest Illicit Drug Monitoring System study show increasing availability of methamphetamine in Auckland, consistent with evidence of growing international supply.

Getting enough Iodine? Not eating bread?
Wednesday 28 June 2017
Worldwide iodine deficiency remains one of the most common nutrient deficiencies and New Zealand naturally has low levels of iodine in the soil which results in low levels of iodine in the food...
Bugs’n’Bones study hopes to aid ageing population
Monday 26 June 2017
As the world grapples with an ever-growing ageing population, it is estimated that one in three women over the age of 50 will experience bone fractures due to osteoporosis.
Research on future of e-learning in wānanga
Friday 23 June 2017
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...
Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children
Wednesday 21 June 2017
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...
Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech
Wednesday 21 June 2017
A prototype pasture metre robot was showcased at National Field Days, representing the future of smart-autonomous farming.
How legalising cannabis can help society
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Leading drug researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit public health model for recreational cannabis.
Gendered expectations and workplace conflict
Tuesday 20 June 2017
Massey University PhD graduate Jane Hurst studied the complicated relationships between women in the workplace - and found that women often have gendered expectations of each other.
Election surveys shows widespread discontent
Sunday 18 June 2017
The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate Professor Grant Duncan.
Fin-Ed Centre secures grant to study Māori enterprise
Friday 16 June 2017
Massey Business School researchers will study the financial capability of Māori enterprises, with the help of a $30,000 grant from the SkyCity Auckland Community Trust.
Health researchers secure more than $6m in HRC funding
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Two researchers from the College of Health have been awarded more than $6 million in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
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