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‘Lonely in a crowd’ can reduce brain function
Sunday 8 December 2019
Being lonely in a crowd is worse for cognitive function than being lonely and alone, according to new research by clinical psychology graduate Dr...
Gay men’s health and discrimination researcher awarded
Monday 2 December 2019
Massey University alumnus and health psychologist Professor Michael Ross has been awarded a Doctor of Science for his lifetime of research into...
Security, facilities alleviate loneliness – study
Thursday 7 November 2019
Living in a friendly, secure neighbourhood is one of the key ways to keep loneliness and isolation at bay in older age, according to a study of...
Theatre version of NZ history screens on Māori TV
Wednesday 30 October 2019
Massey University PhD student and award-winning playwright Helen Pearse-Otene's four plays exploring New Zealand's bicultural history will premiere...
Needs of sexually-abused disabled explored
Monday 16 September 2019
Doctor of Clinical Psychology student Caitlin Helme has been awarded a scholarship to support her research on the experiences and needs of disabled...
Low-cost therapy for anxiety sufferers
Wednesday 11 September 2019
Centre for Psychology staff at the Auckland campus are offering anxiety sufferers low-cost group therapy programmes in the Albany Village next month.
Award for quake aftershock emergency comms
Academics from the Joint Centre for Disaster Research have won an award for a project investigating emergency communications and information needs...
Opinion: Why I support the school strike for climate
There are amazing teachers working within our schooling system to promote critical and creative learning - but our secondary schooling system is...
Making sense of an uncertain world: lecture series
China's influence, Auckland's superdiversity, philosophical issues in health and science research, the transformative power of theatre, music,...
Inaugural conference for crisis information systems specialists
Two years after the Kaikoura earthquake, emergency managers from throughout the Asia-Pacific have gathered in Wellington to address issues around...

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