RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori

New findings from the Centre for Public Health Research show Māori are at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures, than non-Māori - despite doing the same jobs.

Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia

Researcher to investigate the impact of sleep on dementia

Life expectancy is increasing and with it the prevalence of sleep problems, which can negatively impact waking function, physical and mental health, healthcare usage and mortality.

Chile’s diaspora explored in Development PhD

Chile’s diaspora explored in Development PhD

Emigrants in search of new opportunities are seen as valuable contributors of new ideas and knowledge to their homeland - but seeking diaspora input for economic development can have unexpected effects, as Dr Axel Malecki's doctoral research reveals.

Researching youth wellbeing in New Zealand

Researching youth wellbeing in New Zealand

Improving youth wellbeing is an increasing priority of policymakers, researchers and politicians in New Zealand, but what does wellbeing mean to young New Zealanders today?

Saving birds through their own song
Thursday 11 January 2018
Conservationists have struggled for years to create software capable of identifying bird species through their song alone - new funding is giving Massey scientists the ability to succeed where others...
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.
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