RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV and cervical screening

The first New Zealand study of health professionals' knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus has identified significant knowledge gaps.

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

Study shows strong support for community and non-profit approaches to cannabis reform

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis.

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

Can eating chicken feathers build muscle?

New research suggests chicken feathers could have potential as a protein supplement for people wanting to build or maintain lean body mass.

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

Interactive tool maps Auckland’s superdiversity

A new interactive tool that visually displays data about Auckland's fast-growing and increasingly diverse migrant population will give government agencies, and groups such as employers and the media, a detailed understanding of superdiversity.

Over 55s needed for survey on ageing in NZ
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Massey University researchers are seeking 400 people aged over 55 to do an online survey that will contribute to research and knowledge on health and ageing in New Zealand.
How to protect your business from fake news
Monday 11 December 2017
In our globalised and internet-connected world, organisations need to proactively combat fake news to protect their reputations, says Massey's Dr Jenny Hou.
International study: Older Kiwis are heavy drinkers
Friday 8 December 2017
A new report released by the Health Promotion Agency shows that older New Zealanders are drinking more often and in a more harmful manner than older adults in many other countries.
Parenting a child with autism and the power of hope
Thursday 30 November 2017
How others perceive and react to children with autistic spectrum disorders (ASD) can impact parents dealing with their child's difficulties. But new research says despite feeling judged or...
Rugby: Cultural identity influences motivation and style of play
Wednesday 29 November 2017
The cultural identity of individual rugby players in a team changes the way the team plays, according to a new Massey University study.
Disability, advocacy, activism as a mother
Wednesday 22 November 2017
For the mothers of disabled children, navigating the roles of advocate and activist can be complex, confronting and a constant struggle.
Controlling cancer in the Pacific
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Researchers are calling for a regional cancer control partnership to improve services for patients in the south Pacific.
New study shows taurine supplements may improve performance recovery
Monday 13 November 2017
New research suggests taurine supplementation taken after exercise, may help improve the rate of muscle recovery.
Study to investigate health impacts of turmeric
Friday 10 November 2017
Auckland men have the chance to take part in a study investigating the impact of turmeric on inflammation and metabolic health. 
Early lamb weaning studies under way at Massey
Wednesday 8 November 2017
New research from Massey University suggests that lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier, with benefits for the mother as well.
A living wage – the difference your pay rate makes
Monday 6 November 2017
How much pay is enough when it comes to a healthy bank balance and quality of life in New Zealand today?
Community farming solutions for people with disabilities
Friday 3 November 2017
A Massey University lecturer is working with communities in rural Cambodia to help create community-led farming technologies for people with disabilities.
Coral reefs may have refuge in deeper water
Wednesday 1 November 2017
A Massey marine ecologist is helping to uncover the ways the world's coral reefs could survive in the face of rising global temperatures.
First New Zealand online alcohol and drug study under way
Monday 30 October 2017
College of Health researchers are launching a new study on alcohol and drug use throughout the country, including measuring levels of drug use in wastewater.
Curious great white shark plays with camera
Friday 27 October 2017
Massey scientists captured some astonishing footage of a great white shark on a recent research expedition to the Southwest Pacific
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