RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea

A national campaign is asking beef and dairy farmers across New Zealand to help develop frameworks for disease control of bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVD).

Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?

School of Aviation assistant lecturer Isaac Henderson has always been fascinated by airships. His master's thesis analysed if they could again be used for transport.

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend

Massey University's latest Home Affordability Report shows a decline in national affordability, but New Zealand's least affordable region is bucking that trend.

Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

Hidden Masterton mural in public eye again

A Massey University researcher's quest to preserve the work of artist and craftsman E. Mervyn Taylor reaches another milestone this week when a recently-revealed mural, at the site of the former Masterton Post Office, will be the focus of a talk and walking tour.

Opinion: Managing a path to wisdom
Tuesday 13 June 2017
After interviewing dozens of senior managers, Associate Professor David Pauleen and Dr Ali Interazi believe they understand how wise decisions are made.
Making safer havens for our older people
Monday 12 June 2017
This Thursday marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and the beginning of World Elder Abuse Awareness Week.
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.
Health researcher awarded HRC grant
Monday 22 May 2017
Dr Kathryn Beck has been awarded nearly $250,000 from the Health Research Council to find out how diet and lifestyle patterns affect older people.
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...
Development doctorates – tourism to alien species
Friday 12 May 2017
From the benefits of tourism for Fijians to the impact of invasive giant African snails in the Solomon Islands - five new PhD graduates from Massey University's Development Studies programme are...
Distinguishing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 11 May 2017
Tomorrow is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
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