RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Children's Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

Children's Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

A moving memorial to children, murdered in the Holocaust has special resonance for its creator, School of Design senior lecturer Matthijs Siljee.

Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Hobby beekeepers could have a new product to recollect swarms and maintain bee reproduction rates thanks to the work of Massey University industrial design student Liam Brankin.

Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia is a healthcare reality which poses a unique set of challenges.

Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Massey University's sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and nutrient collection system.

Calls for malnutrition screening for at risk elderly
Thursday 5 October 2017
New Massey University research highlights the importance of screening for risk of malnutrition among older people as a preventative health measure.
New mums needed for study on babies’ best start
Friday 29 September 2017
Giving babies the best start in life to prevent problems later on is the focus of a doctoral study by a Massey University psychology researcher who is offering free parenting workshops for new...
Research shows lower injury rates in New Zealand racehorses
Monday 25 September 2017
New research has shown that racehorses in New Zealand have a lower risk of injury than in other countries, with further work needed to explain why.
Pregnant women are not getting enough Omega-3
Friday 22 September 2017
The first ever study on the intakes of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnant women in New Zealand, has found only 30 per cent are getting the recommended daily amount.
Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?
Thursday 21 September 2017
Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living - a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency...
Opinion: Is there an election image bias?
Wednesday 20 September 2017
Which party political leader's image features more frequently in New Zealand's print media? It's a question Professor Claire Robinson sought to answer in 2011 and 2014 and this year she has sifted...
Healthy Families NZ a promising approach
Tuesday 12 September 2017
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says an interim evaluation of the Healthy Families NZ initiative has found it is helping communities around the country to make healthy changes.
Good vibrations reduce muscle aches
Monday 11 September 2017
New research shows wearable vibration technology can reduce muscle aches and pain after strenuous exercise, benefiting those suffering from tired and sore bodies.
Evolution of a genetic novelty
Monday 11 September 2017
Scientists from Massey University have captured the formation of a new gene in real-time evolution experiments.
Empowering Pasifika communities to lead healthier lives
Thursday 31 August 2017
A Massey University researcher has been awarded funding for a project which aims to empower Pasifika communities.
Agrifood sector is tech-savvy but not ready for major disruption
Wednesday 30 August 2017
A new report has found that New Zealand farmers have been quick to adopt smart farming techniques, but few are preparing for major technological disruption.
New Zealand research project gains international attention
Thursday 24 August 2017
Massey University's SHORE and Whāriki Research Centre has played host to a visiting Chinese traffic engineer keen to discover how a ground-breaking New Zealand research study could be applied in...
Breast cancer PhD research wins Massey 3MT
Wednesday 16 August 2017
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...
Do you have high blood sugar?
Wednesday 16 August 2017
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
Wednesday 9 August 2017
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.
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