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.

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.
Māori enterprise study identifies support gaps
Monday 24 September 2018
A new report shows Māori entrepreneurs can experience issues with accessing finance, tax compliance and managing debt at various stages when establishing and growing their businesses.
Hidden harm: Up to 40% of older Kiwis drink hazardously
Friday 21 September 2018
New research shows that between 35 to 40 per cent of New Zealanders aged 50 years or older may also drink hazardously.
Peer effects, personal characteristics and asset allocation
Friday 14 September 2018
Dr Jasmine Fang explains the factors that influence our investment decisions.
Massey researchers awarded more than $13 million in MBIE funding
Thursday 13 September 2018
Three Massey University researchers have secured more than $13 million in funding, from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Endeavour Fund.
Rugby taonga research gets $250k grant
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Since rugby was adopted in Aotearoa New Zealand, traditions, knowledge and treasures (taonga tuku iho) have been integrated into our rugby contexts and culture.
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