RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

The journey to level 10 without one, two and three

The journey to level 10 without one, two and three

PhD graduate Dr Jeremy Hapeta, Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Huia, says he became a "brain surgeon" straight out of high school - in the offal room of a Levin abattoir.

Spotlight on student research at sport conference

Spotlight on student research at sport conference

How athletes can beat the heat in Tokyo to exploring the effects of a menstrual cycle phase on female rugby athletes' physical performance and iron status, were among the research topics explored at the recent Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand Conference.

Face time innovates online language learning

Face time innovates online language learning

Learning another language can take years of commitment and effort amid our busy lives. A new online learning innovation pairing students face-to-face with native speakers is helping to speed up progress.

Thesis helps Army to improve the wellbeing of women officers

Thesis helps Army to improve the wellbeing of women officers

When Dr Ellen Nelson left the New Zealand Army after a decade of service in 2013, she noticed other women were leaving too. She thought it was an issue worth investigating.

Right on the tip of their tongues
Monday 27 August 2018
Identifying the breed of a new-born calf is not always easy, but Massey University research suggests their tongues may hold a clue.
Finding a cure for the incurable
Monday 27 August 2018
Health Sciences and Riddet Institute doctoral student Saima Rizwan hopes to one day create medication that will treat the incurable joint disease osteoarthritis.
Teenage designer's work on show at NZ Fashion Week
Monday 27 August 2018
Second-year fashion design student Havilah Koledoye's talent and past experience helping out behind the scenes at New Zealand Fashion Week has earned her a spot at the event's New Generation show.
Master's research a labour of love for Shihad frontman
Friday 24 August 2018
Musician Jon Toogood's master's thesis was not just a musical marriage of minds with his tutors from Massey's College of Creative Arts, but inspired by his real-life wedding to his wife Dana and the...
Unlocking the power of beetroot juice
Friday 24 August 2018
With increasing rates of disease and age-related dysfunction, there is a growing interest in the use of food-based supplements to help improve or maintain health and body functions.
Can kiwifruit reduce exercise-induced stress in active women?
Thursday 23 August 2018
While exercise as part of a healthy lifestyle can prevent communicable diseases, it can also cause a stress response.
Academia and advocacy: New research centre comes to Massey
Tuesday 14 August 2018
Professor Mohan Dutta uses a culture-centred approach to support communities to develop their own health-focused communication interventions and policies.
China to New Zealand in pursuit of the perfect sourdough
Thursday 9 August 2018
Lucy Yang came to New Zealand from China to pursue her dream of becoming a food technologist, a goal she is well on her way to achieving.
Is virtual reality the future of market research?
Tuesday 7 August 2018
PhD student Alexander Schnack needed a reliable way of measuring consumer behaviour. He discovered virtual reality and founded a new market research business.
Rental market continues to tighten, new report shows
Wednesday 1 August 2018
The Massey University Residential Market Report shows a steady increase in the number of people renting, coupled with a decrease in vacancy rates.
Exploring successful breastfeeding strategies for young mums
Tuesday 31 July 2018
This World Breastfeeding Week, Massey University researchers are sharing knowledge from a recent study that explored the experiences and resilience of young mothers that breastfed.
Most NZers enjoy good health as they age: report
Tuesday 31 July 2018
Most New Zealanders are doing well in terms of health and wellbeing as they age, challenging the idea that health inevitably deteriorates as we reach retirement years, say Massey University authors...
Exploring Galapagos snakes on volcanoes
Friday 27 July 2018
Finding snakes in the Galapagos islands is a gargantuan undertaking, one that has lead Massey University's Dr Luis Ortiz-Catedral to the summit of an active volcano.
Recycling plastic for a practical purpose
Thursday 26 July 2018
Coinciding with plastic free July, 48 Massey University industrial design students have worked with a local plastics recycling company to design and repurpose products for new-look public facilities.
Researchers to explore primary care delivery
Thursday 26 July 2018
Professor Nicolette Sheridan, from Massey University's School of Nursing, will lead a collaborative research project, investigating the effectiveness of primary care delivery.
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