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.

Migration with dignity for the climate-affected
Monday 29 April 2019
Seeing a documentary about how climate change is disrupting lives in the Pacific prompted Development Studies student Hayley Morrison to find out more. Her Master's research explores the link between...
Serving in other armies – NZ’s untold WWI stories
Tuesday 23 April 2019
A new book by Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper sheds light on the stories of some 12,000 New Zealanders who served in foreign armies during the First World War.
Study shows many senior managers distrust big data
Friday 12 April 2019
A new Massey University study shows many top executives are failing to capitalise on the benefits of big data, preferring to rely on their own intuition.
Ancient DNA reveals new branches of the human family tree
Friday 12 April 2019
A Massey scientist is helping unearth new information about the earliest human-like groups, which can be used to improve healthcare for people in the islands of Southeast Asia.
Driving force of volcanic super-hazards uncovered
Tuesday 9 April 2019
Massey volcanologists have discovered the driving force behind superheated gas-and-ash clouds from volcanic eruptions, which may help save lives and infrastructure around the globe.
Massey researchers to present at World Conference on Health Promotion
Tuesday 2 April 2019
Massey University staff and students will be well represented at the 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion, to be held in Rotorua from Sunday.
$300k for Massey health projects
Monday 1 April 2019
Two Massey projects have received a combined $300,000 to study the mental health of Māori women and a new model for studying cancer biology and regenerative medicine.
NZ Super is not enough, but most retirees doing ok
Wednesday 27 March 2019
The latest Retirement Expenditure Guidelines confirm New Zealand Superannuation is not sufficient to fund the retirement most people want, but most retirees are satisfied with their level of...
Potato study needs you
Wednesday 20 March 2019
Fancy yourself a potato connoisseur? The Massey University Food Experience and Sensory Testing Lab (FEAST), and Plant & Food Research, are looking for potato eaters to participate in a potato flavour...
Massey researcher receives Fulbright to study indigenous enterprise
Wednesday 20 February 2019
Dr Jason Mika has received this year's Fulbright-Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga Scholar Award, which will see him visit Stanford University and the University of Arizona.
Model for improving campylobacter management
Wednesday 13 February 2019
A refined model for understanding the source of campylobacter infections may be a key management tool for public health officials around the world.
Home affordability deteriorates, but not in most expensive regions
Tuesday 12 February 2019
Massey University's latest Home Affordability Report shows a quarterly decline of 2.2 per cent in national affordability, driven by increases in median house prices.
Working with sand isn’t child’s play
Monday 11 February 2019
Ever wonder how an hour glass measures time? Who designed it, did the math, tested it and perfected it?
Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?
Monday 4 February 2019
As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, both here and overseas.
Bird bone streaming
Monday 4 February 2019
A new website for viewing 3D bird bones aims to make bird bones in museums more accessible for research and teaching.
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