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.

Stop smoking services called upon to support the switch to vaping
Monday 9 April 2018
Government funded stop smoking services will keep losing customers if they refuse to help people who want to try vaping, new research has found.
Skilled migrant women needed for research project
Thursday 5 April 2018
Skilled migrant women are a source of competitive advantage in today's labour market that New Zealand often overlooks, says PhD candidate Nimeesha Odedra.
Young adult reliance on parents for financial advice could be risky
Monday 26 March 2018
Young New Zealanders still rely on their parents for financial advice, despite many harbouring doubts about the quality of that advice, new Massey research shows.
North Island regions show higher rates of drug dependency
Monday 26 March 2018
Higher levels of methamphetamine and cannabis dependency, and need for help for substance abuse, were found in northern, central and eastern regions in the North Island.
The mechanics of a parkour landing
Monday 26 March 2018
Have you ever watched a person leaping from buildings or vaulting over railings and wondered, "How did they do that?"
Raising Kiwi chances of success at the Commonwealth Games
Friday 23 March 2018
Sodium bicarbonate, more commonly known as baking soda, is one of the most commonly used performance-enhancing substances by athletes.
Vitamin D could provide psoriasis relief
Monday 19 March 2018
New research suggests increasing vitamin D intake could reduce the symptoms of chronic inflammatory skin condition psoriasis.
Inaugural welfare fellowship for Massey researcher
Thursday 15 March 2018
Massey University marine ecologist Dr Karen Stockin is the inaugural recipient of the prestigious Bob Kerridge Animal Welfare Fellowship.
Methamphetamine easier to buy than cannabis
Monday 12 March 2018
Preliminary results from New Zealand's first online Drug Trends Survey have found methamphetamine is currently more available than cannabis, throughout the country.
Mural search finds missing E Mervyn Taylor work
Wednesday 7 March 2018
One of several missing murals made by renowned New Zealand artist, craftsman and designer, E Mervyn Taylor, has been found.
Diving for history of the Southern Cross Cable
Friday 2 March 2018
Artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith really tested the depths of her comfort zone by learning to scuba dive as part of her PhD research into the history of the Southern Cross Cable - New Zealand's primary...
Social supply to underage drinkers still too high
Monday 26 February 2018
New research shows social supply of alcohol to friends under 18 has reduced following a law change but the quantities of alcohol supplied are still alarmingly high.
Fancy a part-time job as a food taster?
Friday 23 February 2018
Do you enjoy the taste of feijoa, but have trouble with the perfume-like aroma? Are you partial to a flat white, but always pick up on the smallest variations in the milk?
E-cigarettes could be helpful for smoking cessation in hospitals
Thursday 22 February 2018
New research indicates e-cigarettes, used as an alternative form of nicotine replacement, could be helpful for curbing smoking during hospital stays.
Stop sign behaviour causes concern
Monday 12 February 2018
New research from Massey University shows that drivers mimic the bad behaviour of the car in front of them when it comes to ignoring stop signs.
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