RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study

Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation at bay in older age, according to a study of over-65s living on the Kāpiti Coast.

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Are sheep hanging around waterways?

Massey researchers are looking into the behaviour of sheep around waterways and how this impacts on water quality across the seasons.

Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum

Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum

The burden of human leptospirosis in New Zealand will be discussed at a forum in Wellington today as part of a Massey University-led nationwide case-control study to identify risk factors.

Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant

Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant

A Massey University student has been awarded a $125,790 Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship from the Health Research Council to investigate reducing diabetes and cardio-vascular disease rates among Pacific communities.

Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study
Thursday 7 November 2019
Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation at bay in older age, according to a study of over-65s living on the Kāpiti Coast.
Are sheep hanging around waterways?
Thursday 7 November 2019
Massey researchers are looking into the behaviour of sheep around waterways and how this impacts on water quality across the seasons.
Burden of leptospirosis explored at forum
Monday 4 November 2019
The burden of human leptospirosis in New Zealand will be discussed at a forum in Wellington today as part of a Massey University-led nationwide case-control study to identify risk factors.
Pacific diabetes study leads to $125k grant
Thursday 31 October 2019
A Massey University student has been awarded a $125,790 Pacific Health Research PhD Scholarship from the Health Research Council to investigate reducing diabetes and cardio-vascular disease rates...
Women’s right to enter Parliament - 100 years ago
Tuesday 29 October 2019
Very few people alive today can recall a time when there were no women in Parliament. Feminist historian Dr Jenny Coleman's book explores the people and stories behind the law introduced 100 years...
Keeping Spanish language alive on the home front
Thursday 24 October 2019
Colombian-born teacher Andrea Ceron shifts easily between speaking her native Spanish and English, her second language.
Technology’s double-bind for working women
Monday 21 October 2019
Smartphones and other mobile devices amplify the patriarchal values that are part of our culture, according to new research by a Massey University expert in organisational communication and gender.
Māori youth at centre of new resource
Thursday 17 October 2019
Tōu Ake Mana, a new practice framework developed from research by Massey University School of Social Work staff, will be launched next week in Palmerston North.
Modest improvements in home affordability continue
Wednesday 16 October 2019
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows improvement in national affordability due to declining house prices in many areas and falls in mortgage interest rates.
Methamphetamine prices drop to record low
Tuesday 8 October 2019
The price of a gram of methamphetamine has dropped to record lows in three North Island regions, while many South Island regions are also reporting substantial declines in prices.
Education needed to minimise risk of fatigue-related errors
Thursday 3 October 2019
New research suggests more can be done to minimise the risk of fatigue-related errors in aircraft maintenance staff, including better education for employees.
Retail survey shows physical stores are far from dead
Monday 30 September 2019
While online sales are growing, retailers are not abandoning their physical stores, Massey University's latest Big Issues in Retail survey shows.
Massey researchers investigating health benefits of mussels
Tuesday 24 September 2019
Professor Marlena Kruger and Dr Fran Wolber are overseeing part of the research into the health benefits of New Zealand mussels.
Tips to better cope with daylight saving
Tuesday 24 September 2019
It's that time of year again, when our clocks go forward an hour, the mornings plunge back into darkness, and insomnia ensues. For many, the welcome sunny evenings are plagued by restless nights and...
$1m for Massey research into nicotine addictiveness
Thursday 19 September 2019
Dr Penny Truman has been awarded almost $1 million in funding for research that will test the addictiveness of compounds contained in nicotine.
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