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E-cigarettes could help smoking cessation in hospitals

Friday, 23 February 2018, 8:33 am | Massey University

Research published today in the New Zealand Medical Journal indicates electronic cigarettes, used as an alternative form of nicotine replacement, are well tolerated by alcoholics admitted to hospital for detoxification and could be helpful for curbing ... More >>

Multi-media French artist takes up residency

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 11:01 am | Massey University

Installation and sculptural French artist Chloe Quenum is Te Whare Hēra’s 2018 international artist in residence. More >>

Research shows drivers mimic bad stop sign behavior

Monday, 12 February 2018, 12:13 pm | Massey University

After Dr Andrew Gilbey was fined for not stopping at a stop sign, he noticed a lot of other drivers were behaving similarly. The issue stuck in his mind so he decided to collect some emperical evidence. More >>

Meditation and mindfulness not nirvana for all

Thursday, 8 February 2018, 11:19 am | Massey University

Mindfulness and meditation are widely touted as solutions to a range of health conditions and social stresses, but a new study shows the impact of these practises on our collective wellbeing has limitations. More >>

Conference explores latest trends in NZ immigration

Friday, 2 February 2018, 3:02 pm | Massey University

The hottest issues and latest trends on immigration and diversity will be under scrutiny at the annual Pathways conference hosted by Massey University next week. More >>

Stopping smoking main reason for vaping

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 10:03 am | Massey University

A recent survey of vapers found the majority started smoking e-cigarettes to help them quit smoking. More than 200 people from across New Zealand took part in the online survey in 2016, led by Dr Penny Truman from Massey University’s School of ... More >>

Launch of new online health data website - healthspace

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:42 am | Massey University

Massey University’s Environmental Health Indicators (EHI) team has released healthspace , an online visualisation tool for health-related data in New Zealand. More >>

Declining home affordability is now ‘business as usual’

Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:30 am | Massey University

The latest Massey University Home Affordability Report suggests last quarter’s fall in house prices was just a “blip” in an otherwise upward trend. More >>

Opinion: PM's baby news sends message on gender equality

Friday, 19 January 2018, 3:12 pm | Massey University

by Associate Professor Grant Duncan Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement of her pregnancy is fabulous news that we can all celebrate and support. It sends a very empowering message to women. Even if she occupies the highest office in the ... More >>

Children’s milk drinking habits analysed

Friday, 19 January 2018, 2:09 pm | Massey University

New research shows a direct relationship between the consumption of cow’s milk, and socio demographic factors. More >>

App for supervising kids at the pool

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 11:48 am | Massey University

For many, it would not be summer without a day at the public swimming pool. Now a design student has created a concept for an app that prompts parents and guardians to focus on keeping an eye on the kids. More >>

Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation?

Tuesday, 16 January 2018, 5:43 pm | Massey University

Lawns – site of backyard environmental salvation? Humanity’s often abusive relationship towards nature has culminated in concerns we have wrecked Earth beyond repair, with climate change, ecological degradation and mass extinctions threatening the survival ... More >>

“Please Tell Me That’s Not Your Penis” Voted Best Quote

Thursday, 14 December 2017, 11:43 am | Massey University

New Zealand’s favourite soap has thrown up many memorable lines over its 25 years, but 2017 is the first time Shortland Street has won Massey University’s Quote of the Year. More >>

How to protect your business from fake news

Monday, 11 December 2017, 1:59 pm | Massey University

Massey Business School senior lecturer Dr Jenny Hou says in our globalised and internet-connected world, organisations need to proactively combat fake news to protect their reputations. More >>

Joint Design Offering Opens New Creative Worlds

Monday, 11 December 2017, 11:33 am | Massey University

Concept designers, eager to advance their skills in the film, TV and game sector can now learn from industry leaders of the award-winning Weta Workshop in a new venture with Massey University and its Master of Design programme. More >>

Older Kiwis are heavy drinkers

Friday, 8 December 2017, 9:52 am | Massey University

Drinking alcohol becomes more dangerous in later life, but a new report released today by the Health Promotion Agency (HPA) shows that older New Zealanders are drinking more often and in a more harmful manner than older adults in many other countries. More >>

Quote of the Year 2017 Finalists Announced

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 8:25 am | Massey University

From new Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s pledge to tackle climate change, to a teenager’s spoken poetry and a Shortland Street cliff-hanger, 2017 has been a good year for the memorable Kiwi quip. More >>

MBIE Science Teaching Leadership Programme

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 10:45 am | Massey University

The Science Teaching Leadership Programme , funded by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, has inspired and motivated teachers to get behind science. More >>

Culture and capitalism – what’s going on?

Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 2:44 pm | Massey University

Cultural Studies experts are gathering in Wellington to share ideas at a conference about capitalism’s impact on contemporary life and forms of expression. Addressing everything from skateboarding, surfing and reality TV to the marketing of real estate, ... More >>

Nutrition student awarded Claude McCarthy Fellowship

Monday, 4 December 2017, 4:49 pm | Massey University

Nutritional sciences PhD student Hajar Mazahery has been awarded the Claude McCarthy Fellowship, funding a trip to Spain for the Vitamin D Workshop. More >>

 

 

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