RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

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.

Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks

Massey University's sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and nutrient collection system.

Going hungry – PhD exposes reality of food insecurity
Wednesday 2 May 2018
A family discussing scavenging for food in rubbish bins and the ethics of killing a pet rabbit for meat is just one story from Dr Rebekah Graham's doctoral study on New Zealanders experiencing food...
Exploring dietary patterns in older adults
Tuesday 1 May 2018
The New Zealand population is ageing, with 21 per cent expected to be aged over 65 years by 2031.
Sharp increases in meth supply and declining prices
Monday 30 April 2018
Findings from the last Massey University Illicit Drug Monitoring System show a sharp rise in the availability and declining prices for methamphetamine, from 2015 to 2016.
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.
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