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Shewan review gets it right, says academic

Monday, 27 June 2016, 5:41 pm | Massey University

John Shewan’s report on the use of New Zealand foreign trusts for illicit purposes has many excellent recommendations, says Massey University tax expert Dr Deborah Russell. More >>

Empowering Pasifika youth

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 1:02 pm | Massey University

Young Pasifika people living in the United States experience similar social and health inequities to Pasifika people living in New Zealand, says a Massey University researcher. More >>

Research to help prevent child sex abuse

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 11:04 am | Massey University

A researcher looking into how to help prevent people who are sexually attracted to children from acting on this attraction is surveying adults who feel the attraction but have never sexually abused a child. More >>

Mystified by NCEA? Fun app helps track student progress

Thursday, 23 June 2016, 10:55 am | Massey University

Massey University has developed an app to help high school students track their NCEA progress – and it’s actually fun to use. More >>

Social media and sport – does it serve up the right results?

Wednesday, 22 June 2016, 10:40 am | Massey University

For some, social media is a pervasive part of society and our modern consumer culture. However, sports scholars have noted a distinct lack of knowledge and understanding when it comes to using social media among sports teams and brands. More >>

Does a sweet tooth affect sugar intake?

Tuesday, 21 June 2016, 11:13 am | Massey University

It has long been known taste plays an important role in many of our food choices, but what if we knew whether having a so-called “sweet tooth” did indeed lead to a sugar habit? More >>

The robots are coming! Shouldn’t we be more worried?

Monday, 20 June 2016, 11:03 am | Massey University

The potential for new technologies to cause mass unemployment is becoming a much-discussed issue in the media. Yet, according to new Massey University research, few New Zealanders are concerned about the future of their jobs. More >>

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:40 am | Massey University

In a time when older people are the fastest-growing segment of the population worldwide, the prevalence of elder abuse is also on the rise. More >>

$4.4m for Massey health research

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 10:21 am | Massey University

Five Massey University College of Health research projects have been awarded more than $4 million in funding from the Health Research Council to tackle issues including screening for cervical cancer, cancer survival rates in Māori, improving smoking ... More >>

The Salted Air – a story of love and grief

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 4:55 pm | Massey University

The main protagonist in Dr Thom Conroy’s new work of fiction has been with him a while. She is 28-year-old Djuna in The Salted Air (Random House New Zealand), and in another place and time she featured in his first (unpublished) novel. More >>

US shootings and football fan violence

Monday, 13 June 2016, 2:23 pm | Massey University

Clinical psychologist Dr Sarb Johal from the Joint Centre for Disaster Research at Massey University has commented on some of the psychosocial consequences of the latest mass shooting in the US and football fan violence in France. More >>

What do endurance athletes eat?

Monday, 13 June 2016, 1:46 pm | Massey University

Researchers from Massey University’s School of Food and Nutrition are exploring the nutrition practices of well-trained athletes who are training towards a half-ironman event. More >>

Massey professor appointed to World Food Security panel

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 3:25 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Professor Barbara Burlingame has been selected for the new High Level Panel of Experts (HLPE) project team, for the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). Professor Burlingame, chosen from a pool of 139 high-powered international ... More >>

What the Labour/Green agreement means for voters

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:40 pm | Massey University

The Labour and Green Parties have signed an agreement to co-operate and to offer the electorate ‘the basis of a stable, credible and progressive alternative government at the 2017 General Election.’ So, what does this mean, and should the National ... More >>

Refugee crisis at the heart of political play

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 11:33 am | Massey University

It’s an urgent issue at the heart of a new play by a Massey playwright whose work also asks: what role can theatre play in individual consciousness-raising or social change, on stage and off? More >>

MU signs agreement with top Chinese arts and design school

Wednesday, 1 June 2016, 10:45 am | Massey University

A ground-breaking first bilateral exchange agreement between Massey University and a Chinese institution has been signed in Beijing. More >>

New food entrepreneur in residence at Riddet Innovation

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:49 am | Massey University

Serial entrepreneur Phil McGrath has just been appointed to a new role of food entrepreneur in residence at Riddet Innovation. The aim is to encourage greater food innovation, entrepreneurial thinking and commercialisation of food science and technology ideas. More >>

National database needed for cardiac rehab – survey

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 11:06 am | Massey University

Cardiovascular disease is the number one killer in New Zealand, accounting for 30 per cent of all deaths annually. But a new survey shows there is a wide variety in cardiac rehabilitation services with little information on the impact of the different ... More >>

Falling home ownership to hit older people hard

Monday, 30 May 2016, 11:27 am | Massey University

A future in which older people are homeless or even living in cars and garages lies ahead if nothing is done to avert the rapid decline in home ownership, says a Massey University expert in healthy ageing. More >>

Auckland North commits to innovation strategy

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 11:20 am | Massey University

The Auckland North community gathered at Massey University’s Albany campus last night to commit to becoming a world-class innovation hub. More >>

 

 

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