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Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship
First year health sciences student Kelcie Mills has picked up a $15,000 Zespri scholarship, thanks to her commitment to safer, more healthy...
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 -...
Exploring drug availability, prices and help services
Associate Professor Chris Wilkins will highlight the findings from his recent drug and alcohol research at the Australian and New Zealand Addiction...
Game on - the power of play
Managing players' pleas to get on with the game instead of lining up to practise skills is a predicament at the heart of sports teaching and coaching...
Juggling endurance sport, PhDs and marriage
Studying and competing in endurance sport brought Emma and Will O'Connor together, so it seems fitting that they accepted their doctoral degrees one...
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,...
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...
Biomechanics Day hits the mark
More than 1000 secondary school students took part in National Biomechanics Day last month, with Massey University and New Zealand leading the way.
Opinion: Health Minister needs courage to do things differently
Professor Jenny Carryer wonders if the challenges facing the health sector keeps the Health Minister awake at night - and suggests some 'courageous'...
Plant power protects young asthmatics
A study of almost 50,000 New Zealand children has found exposure to green natural environments, and especially diverse vegetation, may protect...

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