RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study

Dr Taisia Huckle has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.

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.

Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?
Thursday 23 August 2018
While exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle can prevent communicable diseases, it can also cause a stress response.
Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey
Tuesday 14 August 2018
Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.
China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough
Thursday 9 August 2018
Lucy Yang came to New Zealand from China to pursue her dream of becoming a food technologist, a goal she is well on her way to achieving.
Is virtual reality the future of market research?
Tuesday 7 August 2018
PhD student Alexander Schnack needed a reliable way of measuring consumer behaviour. He discovered virtual reality and founded a new market research business.
Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows
Wednesday 1 August 2018
The Massey University Residential Market Report shows a steady increase in the number of people renting, coupled with a decrease in vacancy rates.
Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums
Tuesday 31 July 2018
This World Breastfeeding Week, Massey University researchers are sharing knowledge from a recent study that explored the experiences and resilience of young mothers that breastfed.
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.
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