RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Sharing the wisdom of time

Sharing the wisdom of time

One Massey PhD student has been inspired by the saying 'experience is the mother of wisdom' to create a new social media platform for people over 50.

Pivot Award for juniper berry research

Pivot Award for juniper berry research

The juniper berry - synonymous with gin - is the focus of Massey University research to evaluate and identify suitable strains and propagation methods with potential to give New Zealand-made gins a unique sensory signature.

Study reveals loss of 10,300 years of Kiwi life from South African War

Study reveals loss of 10,300 years of Kiwi life from South African War

A new study has revealed a more damaging impact of the South African War to New Zealand military personnel than was previously thought.

Ocean's mammals at critical turning point new report warns

Ocean's mammals at critical turning point new report warns

Massey University marine mammal expert Professor Karen Stockin is one of a team of international scientists from 30 institutes and 13 countries challenging current understanding and conservation efforts for marine mammals globally.

Watering down the pain in women
Thursday 15 October 2020
New research from Massey University's College of Health is testing whether a woman's level of hydration could be affecting her tolerance and sensitivity to pain.
Future foods and alternative proteins the focus of a $3m programme
Thursday 15 October 2020
Professor Joanne Hort will lead a team of researchers to investigate what consumers do and don't like about alternative proteins.
PhD student creates soil filters to remove phosphorus from wastewater
Wednesday 14 October 2020
A team of Massey scientists are working with local councils to help remove phosphorus from wastewater using large filters made of soil.
Improving water quality in King Country key aim for Massey professors
Tuesday 13 October 2020
Professor Russell Death and Professor Ian Fuller have been granted $50,000 from the Our Land and Water National Science Challenge.
Massey research brings rooftop icon to ground level
Friday 9 October 2020
A research project from Massey's Toi Rauwhārangi College of Creative Arts is bringing an Auckland rooftop icon to ground level.
Te reo the focus of new Q&A system
Tuesday 6 October 2020
Professor Ruili Wang will work alongside a wider team of researchers to develop the first conversational Q&A system for te reo Māori.
Challenges of parenting disabled children during a pandemic
Tuesday 6 October 2020
Two Massey researchers are calling for more support from the Ministry of Education and disability support agencies.
Study on motivations of non-Māori to learn te reo
Thursday 24 September 2020
A study on the motivations of non-Māori to learn te reo Māori suggests Pākehā identity is increasingly tied to acquiring a deeper knowledge of, and ability to speak, the...
No quarantine for this international visitor
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Massey University researchers have tracked a godwit's epic journey from New Zealand to Alaska and back again, as part of a project to learn more about the species' decline in New Zealand.
Rangatahi to benefit from Massey health wellness programme
Friday 18 September 2020
Dr Tupa'ilevaililigi Ridvan Firestone and her team have been granted almost $1.4 million in funding from the HRC to support them while creating this programme.
New research focused on women's mental health during pregnancy and post-birth
Thursday 17 September 2020
Dr Leigh Signal of the Sleep/Wake Research Centre will lead a team of 10 for the project which has just received HRC funding.
Newly-described fossils reveal an ancient origin for New Zealand penguins.
Wednesday 16 September 2020
New Zealand is surrounded by highly productive oceans that attract seabirds from around the world, forming a global hotspot for seabird diversity. Establishing how and when this hotspot formed has...
New method used to sequence COVID-19 genomes in Auckland outbreak
Thursday 20 August 2020
Dr Nikki Freed, Dr Olin Silander, and PhD student Markéta Vlková were shoulder-tapped by colleagues at ESR (Institute of Environmental Science and Research) to help sequence and confirm the...
Massey team contributes to international sport research
Wednesday 19 August 2020
Massey researchers are joining an international team of academics to examine the role of sport stakeholders in disrupting and perpetuating colonialism through efforts towards 'sport for...
Challenging the representation of autism in Vietnamese media
Thursday 30 July 2020
The research discussed how the online news media in Vietnam framed and represented autism.
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