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: How do you really feel about NZ?
Monday 22 May 2017
Massey University has partnered with Fairfax Media's stuff website to run a pre-election survey to gauge how people really feel about the challenges facing New Zealand in the run-up to this year's...
Development doctorates – tourism to alien species
Friday 12 May 2017
From the benefits of tourism for Fijians to the impact of invasive giant African snails in the Solomon Islands - five new PhD graduates from Massey University's Development Studies programme are...
Distinguishing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Thursday 11 May 2017
Tomorrow is International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases, such as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
‘Feeding the Roots’ model supports Pāsifika student engagement
Sunday 7 May 2017
Teachers of intermediate-aged Pāsifika students are being encouraged to include more cultural components into their teaching to ensure young adolescents stay engaged with learning throughout...
NZ women and minorities falling down the ‘glass cliff’
Friday 5 May 2017
New research by a Massey University master's graduate suggests the 'glass cliff' exists in corporate New Zealand.
Increasing Māori participation in the digital sector
Tuesday 2 May 2017
From his own career, master's graduate Dan Walker understands the career opportunities available in the digital sector, and he wants more Māori to follow suit.
Are you a short sleeper?
Tuesday 2 May 2017
Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders report, on average, sleeping less than seven hours a night, on days when they work or study.
In the company of men – good health for ‘sheddies’
Monday 1 May 2017
According to urban myth, blokes just want to retreat into solitary 'man caves' or backyard sheds. But new research on the growing popularity of community sheds reveals older men relish the chance to...
Massey’s movie man launches NZ classic film series
Monday 24 April 2017
New Zealand cinema is established enough to merit a series of books each dedicated to a movie deemed a local classic, and Massey University cinema expert Dr Brian McDonnell has written the first, In...
Indigenous women need more help to stop smoking
Thursday 13 April 2017
Indigenous women across four high income countries are not getting the help they need to stop smoking when pregnant, according to an international study published today.
Myriad Faces conference about 1917's significance looms
Thursday 13 April 2017
With less than two weeks till the opening of the Myriad Faces of War symposium, its relevance to the wider community continues to grow.
Disastrous Doctorates takes its expertise to Christchurch
Thursday 13 April 2017
Earthquakes centred in the South Island were the focus of the annual Disastrous Doctorates 2017 programme for post doctoral emergency management students.
Social media making academia more user-friendly
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Ivory tower tweeters, Instagrammers and bloggers are using social media to break down barriers and make academic research more accessible to everyone, say Massey University academics.
Funding for innovative health research
Tuesday 11 April 2017
Three Massey University researchers have been awarded a combined $450,000 to explore poverty and nutrition, tobacco dependence and performance measurement frameworks for health care.
Central Otago Lakes now more unaffordable than Auckland
Thursday 6 April 2017
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows Central Otago Lakes has now surpassed Auckland as the most unaffordable region in New Zealand.
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