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Lifetime effects of poverty take toll in older age

Lifetime effects of poverty take toll in older age

Childhood disadvantage is directly related to levels of physical, mental and social health in older age, according to new research from Massey University.

Home affordability improves in Q2, says Massey report

Home affordability improves in Q2, says Massey report

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows an improvement in affordability at a national level, as well as in 13 out of 16 regions.

New study will examine trends in the incidence of gonorrhoea diagnoses

New study will examine trends in the incidence of gonorrhoea diagnoses

Dr Hayley Denison has been awarded $19,000 in funding from the Massey University Research Fund, to investigate trends in gonorrhoea diagnosis.

New research on teachers of teen parents

New research on teachers of teen parents

New findings on the little-researched area of teachers in teen parent units (TPUs) has revealed a perception of isolation from the mainstream school system and a lack of professional learning opportunities.

Lifetime effects of poverty take toll in older age
Wednesday 14 August 2019
Childhood disadvantage is directly related to levels of physical, mental and social health in older age, according to new research from Massey University.
Home affordability improves in Q2, says Massey report
Thursday 8 August 2019
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows an improvement in affordability at a national level, as well as in 13 out of 16 regions.
New study will examine trends in the incidence of gonorrhoea diagnoses
Monday 5 August 2019
Dr Hayley Denison has been awarded $19,000 in funding from the Massey University Research Fund, to investigate trends in gonorrhoea diagnosis.
New research on teachers of teen parents
Wednesday 31 July 2019
New findings on the little-researched area of teachers in teen parent units (TPUs) has revealed a perception of isolation from the mainstream school system and a lack of professional learning...
Study on breastfeeding and yeast-based supplements
Wednesday 31 July 2019
A Massey University researcher is looking for breastfeeding women to participate in a study to find out if a yeast-based supplement affects breast milk production or changes milk composition.
Hearing aid scheme highlights health sector inequality
Monday 29 July 2019
New Zealand's Hearing Aid Funding Scheme is meant to supply fully funded hearing aids, but Massey MBA graduate Andrew Wallace found that this is often not the case.
Feasibility study to investigate fruit and vegetable consumption among Māori
Wednesday 24 July 2019
Dr Geoff Kira, Ngā Puhi, has been awarded nearly quarter of a million dollars to carry out a feasibility study focusing on the tools used to measure fruit and vegetable consumption among...
Designing healthy cities and communities
Tuesday 23 July 2019
In the latest public lecture in the Health by Design series, Professor Karen Witten will discuss how re-designing streets and public spaces can support the wellbeing of children.
Is New Zealand’s food system unsustainable?
Monday 22 July 2019
New research shows overwhelming support for sustainability characteristics to be included in the Eating and Activity Guidelines for New Zealand Adults.
Colon research gets international recognition
Thursday 18 July 2019
Research by scientists from the College of Health on bowel contractions and how they relate to diagnosing colon diseases such as cancer, has received international recognition.
Developing healthy eating habits early on
Thursday 18 July 2019
A new study is investigating how exposing babies to a variety of fruit and vegetables when they first move to solids, could help form better eating habits in the future.
Investigating maternal exposures on the neurodevelopment of infants
Monday 8 July 2019
Costs of poor or delayed infant neurodevelopment are far-reaching and can be lifelong. But little is known about maternal exposures to environmental pollution and nutrition, and their effect on...
Keeping older employees engaged and at work
Wednesday 3 July 2019
A new journal article by Massey University researchers has identified the factors most likely to keep older employees engaged and in the workforce.
Spotlight on te reo Māori in culture and heritage sector
Thursday 27 June 2019
The importance of normalising the use of te reo Māori in everyday situations is well acknowledged ¬-so what contribution are galleries, libraries, archives and museums making to its...
$1.2m funding for allergy and asthma prevention research
Tuesday 25 June 2019
A grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand's annual project funding round will enable researchers to assess why biodiversity may reduce allergy and asthma risks in children.
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