RESEARCH NEWS

A list of all research articles in chronological order.

Research shows sleep inequities start early in life

Research shows sleep inequities start early in life

Ethnic and socioeconomic inequities in sleep health are already evident by the time children are three, according to the Sleep/Wake Research Centre.

Views of freedom campers increasingly polarised

Views of freedom campers increasingly polarised

Kiwis holidaying this summer may have mixed feelings about budget-concious freedom campers who flock here from afar. New research says there is growing concern among locals about the risks of "over-tourism".

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

Opinion: We can no longer afford to be complacent about tourism growth

New Zealand has been relatively immune to the strident protests about "overtourism" that have hit major European cities like Barcelona and Venice in recent years, but as a nation, we can no longer afford to be complacent about visitor growth.

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

Call for social work to be 'decolonised'

A Massey University researcher is calling for social work education in Aotearoa New Zealand to be decolonised. Social work lecturer Dr Paulè Ruwhiu, Ngāpuhi, Ngāti Porou, has just completed her PhD research into the process of decolonisation and the experiences of Māori social workers and Māori social work students.

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.
What are the preferred options for cannabis law reform in New Zealand?
Tuesday 23 October 2018
The Government recently announced it intends to conduct a national referendum on cannabis law reform by 2020. But what do Kiwis want?
The caffeine effect… is it in your genes?
Thursday 18 October 2018
Caffeine is the most consumed psychoactive drug in the world and has been shown to have a performance-enhancing effect among athletes when taken in the correct doses and times.
Falling prices and mortgage rates mean more affordable homes
Thursday 18 October 2018
The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows a 4.4 per cent improvement in national affordability.
Funeral poverty – whose responsibility is it?
Tuesday 16 October 2018
How do you intend to pay for your funeral? It is not a topic most of us feel comfortable discussing. Death and finances are two topics likely to create awkward silences, especially when combined.
Link between iron and vitamin D deficiency?
Wednesday 10 October 2018
Previous research from Massey University has identified women of Asian origin are five times more likely to be iron deficient, and researchers are keen to find out why.
Older caregivers and entrepreneurs a focus of study
Tuesday 9 October 2018
Should you launch your first business when you are over 50? How does caring for a loved one fit around paid work in later years? These are among new topics canvassed in the latest biennial survey by...
Report shows more work needed to progress gender equity
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Significant barriers remain in the role of middle managers in progressing gender equity in the public service, according to a new report.
Massey research shows new ways to improve gut health
Friday 28 September 2018
Massey University research is finding ways to help people better look after their digestive health.
Quantifying the disease burden of alcohol’s harm to others
Thursday 27 September 2018
Professor Sally Casswell has been awarded nearly $1m in funding from the Health Research Council of New Zealand, to investigate the "second hand" harm of alcohol.
Supporting young people into employment
Tuesday 25 September 2018
Two Massey University academics have used their research findings to craft guidelines for businesses, to help support young people into employment.
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 

Search news




Video News

Auckland Campus Flyover

Watch stunning aerial footage of Massey University's Auckland campus.

More video news...


Stay connected


Massey News extra


Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey