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Massey researchers awarded Earthquake Commission Biennial Grants

Massey researchers awarded Earthquake Commission Biennial Grants

Three Massey University researchers have been awarded a total of nearly $200,000 from the Earthquake Commission, to help New Zealanders better understand our natural hazard risk and identify ways to reduce the impact of those hazards.

Researchers receive Rutherford Medal

Researchers receive Rutherford Medal

The He Kāinga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme has been awarded the Rutherford Medal.

Rising house prices and increase in interest rate lead to decline in home affordability

Rising house prices and increase in interest rate lead to decline in home affordability

The latest Home Affordability Report shows an overall decline in national affordability over the most recent quarter, largely driven by soaring house prices and an increasing interest rate.

Factsheets on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific launched

Factsheets on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific launched

A range of factsheets focused on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific have been produced by Massey's Dr Trisia Farrelly and Dr Sascha Fuller of The University of Newcastle.

Massey researchers awarded Earthquake Commission Biennial Grants
Thursday 2 December 2021
Three Massey University researchers have been awarded a total of nearly $200,000 from the Earthquake Commission, to help New Zealanders better understand our natural hazard risk and identify ways to...
Researchers receive Rutherford Medal
Friday 26 November 2021
The He Kāinga Oranga/Housing and Health Research Programme has been awarded the Rutherford Medal.
Rising house prices and increase in interest rate lead to decline in home affordability
Wednesday 24 November 2021
The latest Home Affordability Report shows an overall decline in national affordability over the most recent quarter, largely driven by soaring house prices and an increasing interest rate.
Factsheets on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific launched
Thursday 18 November 2021
A range of factsheets focused on preventing plastics pollution in the Pacific have been produced by Massey's Dr Trisia Farrelly and Dr Sascha Fuller of The University of Newcastle.
Level of expenditure above NZ Superannuation continues to increase
Tuesday 16 November 2021
The average retired household continues to spend in excess of New Zealand Superannuation, highlighting the importance of preparing for retirement.
Which sports drinks are best for hydration?
Tuesday 16 November 2021
Hypotonic drinks ingested during exercise hydrate better than isotonic, hypertonic, and water-based sports drinks, according to new research.
Microplastics revealed in New Zealand marine mammals for the first time
Friday 12 November 2021
Scientists have found microplastics in all New Zealand dolphins they examined, a new study has revealed.
HRC funds study of mātauranga Māori (traditional knowledge) of nutrition-related wellbeing
Thursday 11 November 2021
Dr Nikki Renall, Taranaki, has been awarded a Māori Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Saving crucial seconds before an earthquake hits
Tuesday 2 November 2021
Many of us know that feeling when an earthquake hits - sometimes our first thoughts are wondering whether it is even an earthquake, which means potential life-saving seconds are lost before we take...
Researchers seek to understand sleep support for perinatal mothers
Wednesday 27 October 2021
Researchers from the Sleep/Wake Research Centre are hoping to develop an understanding of the sleep-related information, services and interventions offered to perinatal mothers.
New research finds virtual reality could help treat anxiety
Thursday 21 October 2021
Virtual reality has been found to be an effective treatment method for anxiety, according to a new study led by Computer Science Senior Lecturer Dr Nilufar Baghaei and co-authored by PhD student...
New infographics provide insights from women coaches
Tuesday 19 October 2021
Insights into women coaches in Aotearoa New Zealand are revealed in a series of three infographics released by High Performance Sport New Zealand together with Massey University.
Vegetables come first for PhD student
Monday 11 October 2021
There's a rising interest in a 'vegetable first approach' for babies starting to eat solids, and whether this has an impact on their diet later in life.
New study highlights differences in New Zealand beef
Thursday 7 October 2021
Pasture-raised beef is the cornerstone of the New Zealand meat industry. But do we really understand the benefits we get from the meat when it is raised this way?
New research reveals emerging environmental contaminants of concern in NZ dolphins
Monday 4 October 2021
Scientists have revealed emerging environmental contaminants of concern within New Zealand dolphins, with similar pollution levels to Japan.
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