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Going hungry – PhD exposes reality of food insecurity
Wednesday 2 May 2018
A family discussing scavenging for food in rubbish bins and the ethics of killing a pet rabbit for meat is just one story from Dr Rebekah Graham's...
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...
Free lectures offer cultural intelligence you can use
Monday 29 January 2018
What do politicians' State of the Nation speeches tell us? Will cyber-terrorism or North Korea be the biggest threats to security? How will a...
Over 55s needed for survey on ageing in NZ
Wednesday 20 December 2017
Massey University researchers are seeking 400 people aged over 55 to do an online survey that will contribute to research and knowledge on health and...
Call for global living wage gets stellar backing
Monday 11 December 2017
What does Massey University psychologist Professor Stuart Carr have in common with a bunch of A-list Hollywood actors, music celebrities and global...
Ambassadors gain insights into Pacific regional security
Thursday 30 November 2017
Ambassadors and senior diplomats from Europe and Israel visited Massey University's Wellington campus for roundtable discussions on security matters...
Emergency preparation – only for the privileged?
Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living - a key...
NZ an emergency management magnet for US students
Emergency and crisis management student interns from the US and Canada reckon New Zealand has plenty to offer people looking to study in the field.
Breast cancer PhD research wins Massey 3MT
Research on the "cross-talk" between breast cancer cells and immune cells that could lead to new understandings of and targeted treatment for the...
Zinc link might make roof water safer to drink
A new study of Wellington roof catchment rainwater has found that zinc in galvanised steel roofs can kill some bugs. But households concerned about...

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