RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Research article explores lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges

Research article explores lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges

A research article, co-authored by a team of scientists from New Zealand, Italy, the US and Switzerland, provides new insights into lethal pulsing inside pyroclastic surges.

Two Massey projects awarded Unlocking Curious Minds funding

Two Massey projects awarded Unlocking Curious Minds funding

Two Massey projects have been awarded funding through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's (MBIE) Unlocking Curious Minds contestable fund.

National deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually

National deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually

The latest Rental Report shows a national deterioration in rental affordability both quarterly and annually, with declines in rental affordability in seven of the 16 regions in the last quarter.

Survey shows franchise sector has grown in contribution despite the pandemic

Survey shows franchise sector has grown in contribution despite the pandemic

The annual turnover of business format franchises in New Zealand has grown by $9.2 billion in the past four years, according to the latest Franchising New Zealand 2021 report.

New technology helps farmers to remove nitrates from drainage
Saturday 19 June 2021
Massey scientists reveal at Fieldays two new ways to help farmers remove nitrates from drainage.
Historic buildings likely to be toppled under post-quake law, PhD finds
Friday 11 June 2021
Recent PhD research from Massey University shows that the Building Amendment Act 2016 provides more logical reasons for demolition of historical buildings than preservation.
Researcher explores how vulnerable native birds use mangroves
Tuesday 8 June 2021
Jacques de Satgé has been invited to be a part of a three-month secondment at the Office of the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor with the hopes his research can inform holistic policy around...
Ecology: Coronavirus outbreak risk from hotspots of bat presence and livestock
Tuesday 1 June 2021
Massey University Professor of Infectious Disease Ecology David Hayman has been a part of a team that has identified areas of the world that are at risk for new SARS-related coronavirus outbreaks.
The cost of being “liked” on social media
Tuesday 1 June 2021
New doctoral research has found that vulnerable adolescent females are most likely to compare themselves negatively to photos on Instagram.
Māori view on Antarctica’s future
Tuesday 1 June 2021
The inclusion of Māori and other Indigenous philosophies in the conservation management of Antarctica is the theme of an article co-written by Māori philosopher Associate Professor Krushil...
New study takes novel genes-first approach to mapping disorders
Thursday 27 May 2021
Research proves new genetic disorders in livestock can be discovered proactively and demonstrates a viable means of further enhancing the health and productivity of dairy animals.
Older people living alone at high risk of malnutrition
Thursday 27 May 2021
New research highlights more than a third (37 per cent) of older people who live in the community are at risk of malnutrition.
New research into youth suicide breaks down perceptions
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Dr Louise Edwards, who recently graduated with a Doctor of Clinical Psychology, focused her research on what might cause a young person to move from non-suicidal self-harm to taking their own life.
Survey shows three in four Kiwis adopted Covid-19 protective behaviours
Monday 17 May 2021
New research shows an overwhelming majority of Kiwis support regional or national lockdowns if there are new Covid-19 infections in New Zealand.
Mindfulness shown to improve health outcomes for wāhine Māori
Wednesday 12 May 2021
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
Monday 10 May 2021
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
Tuesday 4 May 2021
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
Thursday 29 April 2021
Massey researchers have been collaborating with local sustainable food growers in dairy stronghold Taranaki amid pressures to diversify the nation's farming practices.
Hopes for self-testing to improve cervical screening access for wāhine Māori
Wednesday 21 April 2021
Self-testing for cervical cancer could reduce cervical screening inequities for Māori, Pacific and Asian women, according to new research led by Massey University.
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