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Meeting the health needs in rural communities

Friday, 20 April 2018, 9:53 am | Massey University

New Zealand has more people living with long-term health conditions, an increasing older population and health inequalities that continue to persist, particularly for Māori and poorer communities. But despite the declining rural medical workforce, ... More >>

The highs and lows of the Psychoactive Substances Act

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 11:54 am | Massey University

In July 2013, the Government implemented the Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) in response to the prolific use of so-called “legal highs” in New Zealand. More >>

Education leader on taskforce to review schools

Wednesday, 18 April 2018, 3:04 pm | Massey University

A Massey education leader who is passionate about the need for equity in education has been appointed to a government taskforce to undertake the biggest review in 30 years of the way our schools are governed, managed and administered. More >>

Local history tells a bigger story – Whanganui series

Friday, 13 April 2018, 3:42 pm | Massey University

New Zealand soldiers – from heroes to conmen – who served in other countries’ armies during WWI is the topic of a public history seminar next week by Professor Glyn Harper. More >>

Home affordability fluctuates across the country

Friday, 13 April 2018, 9:34 am | Massey University

The lastest Massey University Home Affordability Report shows mixed results, with improvements in affordability for all regions except Northland, Hawke’s Bay and Central Otago Lakes in the most recent quarter. More >>

Stop smoking services called upon to support vaping

Monday, 9 April 2018, 9:59 am | Massey University

Government funded stop smoking services will keep losing customers if they refuse to help people who want to try vaping, new research has found. The services are in a bind however because the legality of selling nicotine vaping products in New Zealand ... More >>

Comment regarding the possible funding cut to RHAANZ

Friday, 6 April 2018, 3:42 pm | Massey University

Comment regarding the possible funding cut to RHAANZ Please see below comments from Massey University College of Health Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Mills, in reaction to news the Government may cease funding Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa ... More >>

Bigger, better Biomechanics Day

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 2:36 pm | Massey University

Thousands of students around the country are taking part in National Biomechanics Day next week (April 11), joining a growing global movement to teach school children more about biomechanics. More >>

Millennial future leaders to share inspiration at hui

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 1:22 pm | Massey University

Future young leaders from across the country will gather at Massey University’s Manawatū campus this weekend for a national hui honouring and celebrating their emerging contribution to New Zealand society. More >>

PAWS – hazard response for people and animals

Thursday, 5 April 2018, 10:32 am | Massey University

Two groups of Massey University researchers are teaming up to create PAWS (people • animals • wellbeing • surveillance), with the aim of helping protect both animals and humans from natural hazards, including those requiring immediate response ... More >>

Model for vulnerable youth shines in real world

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:59 pm | Massey University

A framework for people working with vulnerable youth, based on research and expertise from Massey University’s School of Social Work, is being labelled “unique”, “logical” and “easy to navigate” by a youth service who has adopted the PARTH ... More >>

Nukes to cyber war – NZ security in focus

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 1:52 pm | Massey University

North Korea’s nuclear ambitions, potential terror threats, and the security implications of climate change are among emerging issues relevant to New Zealand and the Pacific under discussion at a conference at Massey University this week. More >>

Massey University - free public lecture on identity politics

Tuesday, 3 April 2018, 12:50 pm | Massey University

Massey University - free public lecture on identity politics: Pacific to Palestine IDENTITY POLITICS: from the Pacific to Palestine (free public lecture at Massey’s Albany campus – Thursday, 5 April) More >>

NZ Spanish Language Teachers Off to Colombia

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 9:46 am | Massey University

High school Spanish language teachers from across New Zealand are about to add a Colombian accent to their teaching techniques. More >>

North Island Regions Show Higher Rates of Drug Dependency

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 10:07 am | Massey University

Higher levels of methamphetamine and cannabis dependency, and need for help for substance abuse, were found in northern, central and eastern regions in the North Island. More >>

The mechanics of a parkour landing

Monday, 26 March 2018, 11:48 am | Massey University

Have you ever watched a person leaping from buildings or vaulting over railings and wondered, “How did they do that?” More >>

Kiwi Lands Job at International Whaling Commission

Monday, 26 March 2018, 9:08 am | Massey University

Massey University marine ecologist Dr Karen Stockin has landed a coveted appointment with the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to coordinate a bold-new initiative focusing on global cetacean [whales, dolphins and porpoises] strandings. More >>

Raising Kiwi chances of success at the Commonwealth Games

Friday, 23 March 2018, 2:30 pm | Massey University

Sodium bicarbonate, more commonly known as baking soda, is one of the most commonly used performance-enhancing substances by athletes. It is used by those performing repeated high-intensity/ maximal efforts lasting less than one minute (e.g. sprinting ... More >>

Vet Students Strip Off for Charity in Annual Naked Calendar

Thursday, 22 March 2018, 9:21 am | Massey University

Third-year vet students from Massey University have stripped off in the 13th annual ‘Barely There’ nude calendar to help raise funds for Retired Working Dogs New Zealand, and the students’ ‘Half Way Day’ celebration. More >>

Vitamin D could provide psoriasis relief

Monday, 19 March 2018, 11:45 am | Massey University

New research suggests increasing vitamin D intake could reduce the symptoms of chronic inflammatory skin condition psoriasis. More >>

 

 

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