RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously

New research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously.

Peer effects, personal characteristics and asset allocation

Peer effects, personal characteristics and asset allocation

Dr Jasmine Fang explains the factors that influence our investment decisions.

Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding

Three Massey University researchers have secured more than $13 million in funding, from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund.

Rugby taonga research gets $250k grant

Rugby taonga research gets $250k grant

Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture.

Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Most New Zealanders are doing well in terms of health and wellbeing as they age, challenging the idea that health inevitably deteriorates as we reach retirement years, say Massey University authors...
Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes
Friday 27 July 2018
Finding snakes in the Galapagos islands is a gargantuan undertaking, one that has lead Massey University's Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral to the summit of an active volcano.
Recycling plastic for a practical purpose
Thursday 26 July 2018
Coinciding with plastic free July, 48 Massey University industrial design students have worked with a local plastics recycling company to design and repurpose products for new-look public facilities.
Researchers to explore primary care delivery
Thursday 26 July 2018
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, from Massey University's School of Nursing, will lead a collaborative research project, investigating the effectiveness of primary care delivery.
Superannuation shortfall widens – but it’s not all bad news
Thursday 26 July 2018
The gap between NZ Superannuation how much retirees spend has widened significantly and many are working beyond the age of 65 to pay for the shortfall.
Early detection vital in minimising gastro outbreaks
Monday 23 July 2018
Research from Massey University suggests the timely identification, notification, and rapid implementation of control measures to combat gastroenteritis outbreaks will limit its impact and duration,...
Under-funding fuels cultural tensions, risking patient safety
Thursday 19 July 2018
New research shows cultural differences in New Zealand's increasingly diverse health sector can increase tensions and risk patient safety.
Campaign sets sights on Bovine Viral Diarrhoea
Tuesday 17 July 2018
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).
Houses more affordable in Central Otago Lakes, bucking the national trend
Wednesday 11 July 2018
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
Wednesday 11 July 2018
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...
Can airships take scenic flights back to the future?
Wednesday 11 July 2018
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.
Water quality workshop takes problems global
Saturday 30 June 2018
Scientists from around the globe gathered at Massey University last month to share concerns and research with councils and organisations around effective and targeted water quality management...
Mass shootings and gun control debated
Friday 29 June 2018
Mass shootings in the United States are such an everyday occurrence that they are practically a staple of the news, and Massey University senior journalism lecturer Dr Catherine Strong says in a...
Symposium hosts researchers in field of HIV
Thursday 28 June 2018
Forty students and research supervisors from the Auckland region attended the Fifth Interscholastic Student HIV Research Symposium held at Massey University's Auckland campus last month.
Designer bags to empower diabetics
Thursday 28 June 2018
Designer Bridget Scanlan used a combination of her studies and good old fashioned hustle to realise her concept for a designer bag for people with diabetes.
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