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.

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.
Curious great white shark plays with camera
Friday 27 October 2017
Massey scientists captured some astonishing footage of a great white shark on a recent research expedition to the Southwest Pacific
Weka division pre-dates Cook Strait
Friday 20 October 2017
Massey biologists have unearthed clues in the DNA of weka that throw doubt upon what we thought we knew of the flightless native.
Oganesson – the black sheep of the noble gases
Friday 20 October 2017
Scientists at Massey University have been involved in calculating the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study.
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