RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Mindfulness shown to improve health outcomes for wāhine Māori

Mindfulness shown to improve health outcomes for wāhine Māori

New doctoral research has shown mindfulness could be a cost-effective tool in improving the health outcomes of Māori women who suffer from chronic stress.

Research shows trust needed in digital tech

Research shows trust needed in digital tech

New Zealanders are worried about bias in automated decision-making, according to research conducted by Massey University research group Toi Āria: Design for Public Good.

Covid-19 reveals importance of emergency savings

Covid-19 reveals importance of emergency savings

The importance of being financially prepared for an emergency is one of the key lessons Kiwis learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from Massey University's Fin-Ed Centre.

Research focus on Taranaki’s sustainable food producers

Research focus on Taranaki’s sustainable food producers

Massey researchers have been collaborating with local sustainable food growers in dairy stronghold Taranaki amid pressures to diversify the nation's farming practices.

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.
Survey shows 1 in 3 NZers impacted by job and income loss due to COVID-19
Friday 24 July 2020
A new study reveals how Kiwis have been impacted by COVID-19
International eyes turn to progress of COVID-19 genome testing
Thursday 23 July 2020
Massey researchers are developing a faster, more robust and affordable way of genome sequencing.
Global study raises grave concerns for reef sharks
Thursday 23 July 2020
The first global survey of reef sharks shows they are virtually absent as a result of overfishing.
How to strengthen New Zealand’s proposed Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill
Monday 20 July 2020
Two drug policy researchers say it is important New Zealanders clearly understand the strengths and weaknesses of the proposed bill they're voting on in September.
Health researchers secure HRC funding for asthma among Pacific children
Wednesday 15 July 2020
A Massey-led study has been awarded $971,541 by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) to explore the barriers to self-management of asthma in Pacific children.
EQC grant for Mātauranga Māori research centre at Massey
Friday 10 July 2020
Massey University has secured funding from the Earthquake Commission to establish a new centre for Mātauranga Māori disaster research.
Massey researchers receive funding for COVID-19 wellbeing response
Wednesday 8 July 2020
Massey researchers have received $126,000 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment COVID-19 Innovation Acceleration Fund for research on a psychosocial response and recovery framework...
Older Kiwis at high risk of malnutrition due to low intake of meat and dairy, study shows
Wednesday 8 July 2020
A recent study reveals two thirds of respondents are at high risk of malnutrition.
Video game loot boxes could be regulated under gambling laws
Thursday 2 July 2020
Loot boxes, the term given to rewards that can be purchased in video games, could be regulated under gambling laws following new research.
Massey research shows community programme helping reduce family violence
Wednesday 1 July 2020
A community-based collaborative programme that provides rapid responses to men and their whānau after a Police Safety Order (PSO), has seen an almost 60 per cent reduction in family violence...
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