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.

PhD explores important toddler-teacher attachment
Monday 3 December 2018
As the head teacher at Massey's Child Care Centre on the Manawatū campus, Raewyne Bary has plenty of experience in the needs of the very young. Her doctoral thesis explores the barriers to...
PhD graduate’s personal exploration of job stress and trauma
Saturday 1 December 2018
Very few New Zealanders understand what it's like to live under the constant threat of terrorism. But PhD graduate Dr Fatima Junaid knows only too well.
Understanding ‘green’ consumers key to business success
Saturday 1 December 2018
Massey University PhD graduate Dr Fred Angels Musika set out to develop a reliable way of measuring green consumer consciousness.
Can learning music deter dementia?
Tuesday 27 November 2018
Ryan Sutcliffe loves to play the guitar, and writes and performs his own songs. Now, the doctoral psychology researcher has a dream project combining his musical and academic interests in a study to...
Nutrition concern for older adults at home
Tuesday 20 November 2018
Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention.
Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship awarded for alcohol study
Monday 19 November 2018
Dr Taisia Huckle has been awarded a Sir Charles Hercus Health Research Fellowship from the Health Research Council of New Zealand.
Children's Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled
Thursday 15 November 2018
A moving memorial to children, murdered in the Holocaust has special resonance for its creator, School of Design senior lecturer Matthijs Siljee.
Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers
Wednesday 7 November 2018
Hobby beekeepers could have a new product to recollect swarms and maintain bee reproduction rates thanks to the work of Massey University industrial design student Liam Brankin.
Investigating the impact of young onset dementia
Monday 5 November 2018
Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia is a healthcare reality which poses a unique set of challenges.
Sophisticated new “plumbing” for Keeble paddocks
Monday 5 November 2018
Massey University's sheep and beef research farm, Keebles, will be a focal point for new nutrient leaching research for sheep and beef farming with the instillation of a sophisticated water and...
Researchers play part in French and Belgian WWI commemorations
Thursday 1 November 2018
Two Massey University researchers are part of official centenary commemorations in northern France and Belgium that mark key events in the final week of World War I.
Mental health impact a legacy of WWI?
Tuesday 30 October 2018
Massey University war historian Professor Glyn Harper says that mental health problems are one of New Zealand's main legacies of the immense health impact from the First World War.
Promoting health through waka ama
Monday 29 October 2018
Waka ama is one of the fastest growing sports in New Zealand. Now researchers have joined advocates who increasingly see the activity as a vehicle for health promotion.
Seniors gather data on age-friendly communities
Monday 29 October 2018
Teams of senior citizens are getting out on the streets around New Zealand to gather data on how suitable a neighbourhood is for older residents.
One-third of Kiwis may drink hazardously their entire adult lives
Friday 26 October 2018
Many of us assume that risky drinking is something we 'grow' out of as we age, but new research shows that this might not be the case.
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