RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Supporting young people into employment

Supporting young people into employment

Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment.

Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps

Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps

Many Māori entrepreneurs are experiencing issues with accessing finance, tax compliance and managing debt and wealth, according to a new report.

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.

Focus of Photival festival on Wellington campus
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Photo manipulation in the age of fake news is among hot topics on the agenda at the social documentary photo festival Photival, co-hosted at Massey's College of Creative Arts in Wellington from April...
Study shows nurses face cyberbullying as well
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Research by a Massey University PhD graduate into workplace cyberbullying has found that nurses not only experience bullying by other staff, but also by patients and their families.
Exploring the colourful world of skinks
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Dr Marleen Baling has shown to be just as adaptable as the skinks she has been studying in pursuit of her doctorate degree.
High risk of malnutrition in older people
Monday 23 April 2018
Almost 75 per cent of older adults involved in a recent Massey University study were at risk of malnourishment, or were malnourished, when they were admitted to hospital.
Thesis shows stay-behind families are the new expats
Sunday 22 April 2018
When posted overseas for work, an increasing number of employees are choosing to leave their families behind, says Massey PhD graduate Jo Mutter.
Work integrated learning success celebrated
Friday 20 April 2018
Two academics played pivotal roles in the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education conference that focused on showcasing international best practice and research in work-integrated-learning.
Home affordability fluctuates across the country
Friday 13 April 2018
The lastest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows mixed results, with improvements in affordability for most, but not all, regions.
Sea lion colony confirmed, but work still needed
Thursday 12 April 2018
While celebrating the Department of Conservation's announcement of a New Zealand sea lion (rāpoka) breeding colony on Stewart Island, a Massey University marine mammal specialist is calling for...
Capturing and analysing limb injuries in race horses
Wednesday 11 April 2018
Massey University researchers are investigating limb injuries in race horses by capturing the 3D movements of their limbs on camera and modelling it on computers.
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.
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