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.

Keeping pre-school kids moving
Tuesday 4 July 2017
A new study hopes to discover information that may help design interventions offering simple, practical and relevant tips for early childhood education teachers about nutrition and physical activity...
Bank e-loyalty improved by personal relationships
Monday 3 July 2017
A new Massey University study shows that banks can't rely on the strength of their technology platforms to create loyalty with their business customers.
Cameras light up bats in the dark
Friday 30 June 2017
An Associate Professor in veterinary public health at Massey University has been involved in developing tools to watch bats as they hibernate that may be key to saving them from a disease decimating...
Video praise from international PhD student
Thursday 29 June 2017
An international PhD student researching disaster preparedness says in an Education New Zealand YouTube video that a supportive academic environment and beautiful scenery are among the top...
Wheelchair revolution
Wednesday 28 June 2017
A new wheelchair prototype with an innovative propulsion system has been developed by Massey University engineers that attempts to minimise chronic shoulder and wrist problems for self-propelled...
Getting enough Iodine? Not eating bread?
Wednesday 28 June 2017
Worldwide iodine deficiency remains one of the most common nutrient deficiencies and New Zealand naturally has low levels of iodine in the soil which results in low levels of iodine in the food...
Bugs’n’Bones study hopes to aid ageing population
Monday 26 June 2017
As the world grapples with an ever-growing ageing population, it is estimated that one in three women over the age of 50 will experience bone fractures due to osteoporosis.
Research on future of e-learning in wānanga
Friday 23 June 2017
A better understanding of how the Māori tertiary sector is adapting to e-learning is the focus of a joint research project undertaken by a Massey postgraduate student and funded by the...
Dairy shown to improve bone health of Kiwi children
Wednesday 21 June 2017
New research shows children drinking milk at school have greater increases in the size and strength of their bones, compared to children who are not involved in the Fonterra Milk for Schools...
Video: C-Dax invests in future Ag Tech
Wednesday 21 June 2017
A prototype pasture metre robot was showcased at National Field Days, representing the future of smart-autonomous farming.
How legalising cannabis can help society
Wednesday 21 June 2017
Leading drug researcher Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is calling for the adoption of a not-for-profit public health model for recreational cannabis.
Gendered expectations and workplace conflict
Tuesday 20 June 2017
Massey University PhD graduate Jane Hurst studied the complicated relationships between women in the workplace - and found that women often have gendered expectations of each other.
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.
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