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.

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.
New beef product could spark new industry
Friday 9 February 2018
Massey University is investigating whether the dairy industry has the potential to drive a new class of beef product by rearing bobby calves who would ordinarily be sent to slaughter.
Meditation and mindfulness not nirvana for all
Wednesday 7 February 2018
Mindfulness and meditation are widely touted as solutions to a range of health conditions and social stresses, but a new study shows the impact of these practises on our collective wellbeing has...
Massey research medal winners announced
Monday 5 February 2018
Professor Velmurugu (Ravi) Ravindran of the School of Veterinary Sciences has been named the individual winner of this year's Massey University Research Medal.
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