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?

Māori at greater risk of harmful occupational exposures than non-Māori
Monday 21 May 2018
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
Thursday 17 May 2018
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.
Researching youth wellbeing in New Zealand
Wednesday 16 May 2018
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?
Chile’s diaspora explored in Development PhD
Wednesday 16 May 2018
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...
College of Creative Arts shines light on LUX
Tuesday 8 May 2018
In less than 10 days the Wellington waterfront will be brilliantly illuminated with events and exhibits celebrating the LUX Light Festival.
Plant power protects young asthmatics
Monday 7 May 2018
A study of almost 50,000 New Zealand children has found exposure to green natural environments, and especially diverse vegetation, may protect against asthma.
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 doctoral study on New Zealanders experiencing food...
Exploring dietary patterns in older adults
Tuesday 1 May 2018
The New Zealand population is ageing, with 21 per cent expected to be aged over 65 years by 2031.
Sharp increases in meth supply and declining prices
Monday 30 April 2018
Findings from the last Massey University Illicit Drug Monitoring System show a sharp rise in the availability and declining prices for methamphetamine, from 2015 to 2016.
Focus of Photival festival on Wellington campus
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Photo manipulation in the age of fake news is among hot topics on the agenda at the social documentary photo festival Photival, co-hosted at Massey's College of Creative Arts in Wellington from April...
Study shows nurses face cyberbullying as well
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Research by a Massey University PhD graduate into workplace cyberbullying has found that nurses not only experience bullying by other staff, but also by patients and their families.
Exploring the colourful world of skinks
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Dr Marleen Baling has shown to be just as adaptable as the skinks she has been studying in pursuit of her doctorate degree.
High risk of malnutrition in older people
Monday 23 April 2018
Almost 75 per cent of older adults involved in a recent Massey University study were at risk of malnourishment, or were malnourished, when they were admitted to hospital.
Thesis shows stay-behind families are the new expats
Sunday 22 April 2018
When posted overseas for work, an increasing number of employees are choosing to leave their families behind, says Massey PhD graduate Jo Mutter.
Work integrated learning success celebrated
Friday 20 April 2018
Two academics played pivotal roles in the New Zealand Association of Cooperative Education conference that focused on showcasing international best practice and research in work-integrated-learning.
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