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Contraception choices highlighted by Massey researcher on podcast
Friday 17 September 2021
Health Psychologist Dr Tracy Morison has shared her research on the complexities around contraception choice in an episode of international science...
Opinion: Returning to school after lockdown
Thursday 9 September 2021
Today marks the return for school for our young people. I am sure there are caregivers across Aotearoa New Zealand who are gleefully looking forward...
Inaugural CRISISLab Challenge promotes technology and emergency management
Tuesday 7 September 2021
Recently, 53 students from six colleges in the Wellington region participated in the inaugural CRISiSLab Challenge 2021 Demonstration Day on Massey's...
Life in lockdown on the Chatham Islands
Thursday 2 September 2021
On Monday 16 August, Jennifer Lillo, Kelvin Tapuke and Professor David Johnston from the Joint Centre for Disaster Research (JCDR) set out to the...
Opinion: The challenges of coping with eating disorders in lockdown
Monday 30 August 2021
Change can be hard for everyone; for a lot of people with eating disorders, change can feel catastrophic.
“I just love competing” - Maddi Wesche
Thursday 19 August 2021
Bachelor of Arts student Maddi Wesche has just returned home from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. We caught up with her during her stay in MIQ, to hear...
Managing our wellbeing in latest COVID-19 lockdown
Clinical psychologist Dr Kirsty Ross offers advice on how we can emotionally navigate the latest COVID-19 outbreak and Alert Level 4 lockdown.
Symposium explores stigma and discrimination in COVID-19 response
Has the pandemic response sparked discrimination against ethnic groups in Aotearoa? It is one of the important questions to be explored at a two-day...
Higher education all in the family for Pasifika graduates
When Associate Professor Siautu Alefaio-Tugia sat on the stage during Auckland's graduation recently, she was clapping for two graduates in...
Researchers mobilise citizen-scientists for community Earthquake Early Warning System
The Joint Centre for Disaster Research is leading a project to develop a low-cost community-based earthquake early warning system in New Zealand.