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?

Election survey shows widespread discontent
Sunday 18 June 2017
The Stuff.co.nz/Massey Election Survey identified significant levels of discontent. Our politicians have 100 days to rebuild faith, says Associate Professor Grant Duncan.
Fin-Ed Centre secures grant to study Māori enterprise
Friday 16 June 2017
Massey Business School researchers will study the financial capability of Māori enterprises, with the help of a $30,000 grant from the SkyCity Auckland Community Trust.
Health researchers secure more than $6m in HRC funding
Wednesday 14 June 2017
Two researchers from the College of Health have been awarded more than $6 million in the latest round of funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Opinion: Managing a path to wisdom
Tuesday 13 June 2017
After interviewing dozens of senior managers, Associate Professor David Pauleen and Dr Ali Interazi believe they understand how wise decisions are made.
Making safer havens for our older people
Monday 12 June 2017
This Thursday marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and the beginning of World Elder Abuse Awareness Week.
Gonorrhoea treatment reaching crisis point
Wednesday 7 June 2017
The threat of increased antibiotic resistance is often in the headlines. Now two researchers argue that in the case of sexually-transmitted gonorrhoea, this is inevitable.
Career planning will be critical in the age of automation
Tuesday 6 June 2017
Massey's 'Big Issues in Business' series will focus on the impact of technology on the future of jobs. Auckland has sold out, but there are still seats available at the Wellington and Palmerston...
Sore toe or broken heart – swearing soothes the pain
Thursday 1 June 2017
Swearing has been shown to relieve physical pain when it comes to banging your toe or slamming a finger in a door. Now, a new psychology study shows we shouldn't be coy about cursing when suffering...
Cannabis harm prevention message a must - study
Friday 26 May 2017
Government, police and health agencies need clear guidelines for public campaigns on preventing harm from cannabis use, according to new research from Massey University.
Strategies needed to prevent malnutrition in older people
Friday 26 May 2017
New research shows concerning levels of malnutrition among older people living independently in the community or newly admitted to hospital or a residential care facility.
Geographer honoured for farm and forestry research
Thursday 25 May 2017
The study of this country's farming and forestry industries, and of the development of geography as a university subject in New Zealand, are themes at the heart of more than 30 years of academic work...
Doctoral research informed by global and local crisis
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Maureen Mooney has confronted crisis situations all over the world but returned to Christchurch to complete her PhD researching children's behaviour in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes.
Older cats – when to say goodbye?
Tuesday 23 May 2017
A Massey researcher is looking for study participants who have euthanased their older cat in the past six months to better understand the interplay between veterinarians, animals and owners around...
Veges don’t make the cut in school kitchens
Tuesday 23 May 2017
A Massey University dietitian is concerned at the lack of skills taught to intermediate school children about creating and cooking simple meals using vegetables.
Health researcher awarded HRC grant
Monday 22 May 2017
Dr Kathryn Beck has been awarded nearly $250,000 from the Health Research Council to find out how diet and lifestyle patterns affect older people.
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