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Home affordability worse, but not in most expensive regions

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 1:40 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s latest Home Affordability Report shows a quarterly decline of 2.2 per cent in national affordability, driven by increases in median house prices. More >>

Mastering sports event management

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:59 am | Massey University

A year ago, Amanda Isada was completing her Masters in Sport Management undertaking a professional practice placement with Harbour Sport and Harbour Volleyball in Auckland. Next month, she will manage the 51st Volleyball New Zealand Secondary School Championships ... More >>

Ka Mate – a commodity to trade or taonga to treasure?

Monday, 4 February 2019, 12:48 pm | Massey University

As we approach the ninth Rugby World Cup, hosted by Japan in September-November later this year, Massey University researchers are recommending more protections for the use of haka in marketing, both here and overseas. More >>

Gaps in health professionals’ knowledge about HPV

Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 10:56 am | Massey University

The first New Zealand study of health professionals’ knowledge and understanding about the human papillomavirus (HPV) has identified significant gaps, particularly about the role of HPV testing in the New Zealand National Cervical Screening Programme. More >>

Study on support for approaches to cannabis reform

Monday, 21 January 2019, 1:38 pm | Massey University

New research indicates significant support for non-commercial and community-managed approaches to regulate cannabis, with home-growing and a community trust approach among preferred options. More >>

Health researcher in top 1 per cent of cited scientists

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 2:18 pm | Massey University

Professor John Potter, from Massey University’s Centre for Public Health Research, has been named as one of only 16 New Zealand scientists listed in the top one per cent of most cited scientists in the world. More >>

Event success stimulates sport development

Wednesday, 9 January 2019, 10:25 am | Massey University

Fun, friends, competition, challenges – these are the reasons Kiwi children are lapping up triathlon as a sport. More >>

Going global in sports’ sector work experience

Tuesday, 8 January 2019, 1:25 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s distance learning opportunities allow students to study from many locations globally. The opportunity to undertake Work Integrated Learning (WIL) sport industry projects internationally has provided great personal and professional ... More >>

New Massey University portal tracks GDP in real time

Monday, 17 December 2018, 8:52 am | Massey University

assey University has launched a real-time gross domestic product (GDP) tracker, which is believed to be the first of its kind in the world. More >>

Simon Bridges slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 9:38 am | Massey University

Simon Bridges’ slip of the tongue wins 2018 Quote of the Year Kiwis have voted a slip of the tongue by Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges as 2018’s best quote. More >>

Journalism education’s dynamic changes

Monday, 10 December 2018, 4:29 pm | Massey University

Journalism educators are driving dynamic changes in their institutions and their own association to meet the demands of changing requiements of employers and students. More >>

Life after league: a health perspective

Monday, 3 December 2018, 1:43 pm | Massey University

Rugby league players must be fit, strong and healthy in order to bounce back from injury and be ready to tackle the next game head on. Now, new research has explored the health of retired Māori rugby league players to see if any health advantages ... More >>

Honorary doctorate a double celebration for Sir Mason

Friday, 30 November 2018, 11:04 am | Massey University

On the brink of his 80th birthday and after an honours-studded career, Emeritus Professor Sir Mason Durie will receive a further accolade when he is bestowed with an honorary doctorate by Massey University. More >>

Nutrition concern for older adults at home

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 9:55 am | Massey University

Researchers are calling for screening of vulnerable older adults at risk of poor nutrition and diminished physical performance, in an effort to identify those in need of dietary intervention. More >>

Children’s Holocaust Memorial exhibit unveiled

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 1:04 pm | Massey University

A moving memorial to children murdered in the Holocaust has special resonance for its creator, School of Design senior lecturer Matthijs Siljee. More >>

Passport to Brazil with Portuguese language programme

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 4:54 pm | Massey University

New opportunities in business, culture, education, trade, tourism and diplomacy with Brazil could open up for Kiwis with the launch of the country’s only tertiary-level Portuguese language programme at Massey University. More >>

‘Feral’ conference explores how humans frame nature

Monday, 12 November 2018, 5:22 pm | Massey University

Possums, privet, rats, ragwort, stoats, goats and gorse – the status of invasive species in New Zealand such as these will be part of a broader, global discussion in a conference exploring how we perceive and manage nature, and why we treat certain ... More >>

Swarmstorm design to benefit beekeepers

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 12:13 pm | Massey University

Hobby beekeepers could have an alternative product to recollect swarms and maintain bee reproduction rates thanks to the work of Massey University industrial design student Liam Brankin. More >>

Armistice Day and the legacy of WWI

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:44 am | Massey University

It was the worst disaster ever for New Zealand in terms of lives lost per capita, and for its legacy of suffering. An estimated nine million people – soldiers and citizens – in many countries and of numerous nationalities died. In a double whammy, ... More >>

Investigating the impact of young onset dementia

Monday, 5 November 2018, 10:37 am | Massey University

Dementia is often seen as a disease of the elderly, however the young onset of dementia (diagnosis prior to the age of 65 years) is a healthcare reality which poses a unique set of challenges for people, as well as their family and whānau. More >>

 

 

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