News from the School of Psychology

Massey news articles

Mindfulness shown to improve health outcomes for wāhine Māori
Wednesday 12 May 2021
New doctoral research has shown mindfulness could be a cost-effective tool in improving the health outcomes of Māori women who suffer from...
Gradutes celebrate academic achievements at Manawatū Graduation
Thursday 6 May 2021
More than 1000 graduates proudly crossed the stage over five ceremonies at Massey University's Manawatū graduation this week.
Supporting young stroke survivors
Monday 3 May 2021
Dr Charlotte Chalmers doctoral studies investigated the experiences of young stroke survivors and the efficacy of problem-solving therapy to reduce...
Staff celebrated at teaching and research awards
Wednesday 31 March 2021
The recipients of the 2019 and 2020 Massey University Teaching Awards and Research Awards were honoured at a cross-campus Zoom-enabled event on 26...
Massey researcher appointed to lead United Nations caucus
Thursday 11 March 2021
Disaster Researcher Christine Kenney has been appointed to lead an international disaster science caucus at the request of key United Nations...
Researchers mobilise citizen-scientists for community Earthquake Early Warning System
Thursday 25 February 2021
The Joint Centre for Disaster Research is leading a project to develop a low-cost community-based earthquake early warning system in New Zealand.
EQC grant for Mātauranga Māori research centre at Massey
Massey University has secured funding from the Earthquake Commission to establish a new centre for Mātauranga Māori disaster research.
Massey researchers receive funding for COVID-19 wellbeing response
Massey researchers have received $126,000 from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment COVID-19 Innovation Acceleration Fund for research...
Turning disasters into PhD success
PhD graduate Dr Marion Tan began researching disaster response after Typhoon Haiyan devastated her home country, the Philippines. Now, she says it's...
Celebrity bodies, post-feminism and ageing – health psychologist explores
From the impact of pop culture on body image to why men dance the way they do, how people manage ageing and illness, and whether self-help books...