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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 >>

Lahar awareness research will help save lives

Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 10:38 am | Massey University

Many skiers and snowboarders on Mt Ruapehu do not know how to get to safety if a potentially deadly lahar came rampaging down the mountainside, research from Massey graduate Leleiga Taito shows. More >>

Thought-provoking film series to screen in Palmerston North

Friday, 20 May 2016, 2:27 pm | Massey University

The stories of nine women on the front lines of change in the Middle East are the focus of the 2016 film series, which will screen at the Palmerston North City Library on May 21 and 24. More >>

Researchers develop tool to assess athlete diet

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4:12 pm | Massey University

Researchers from Massey University and the University of Sydney are working together to develop a tool to assess the quality of dietary intake in high-performing athletes. More >>

Music for improved health

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 4:02 pm | Massey University

New Zealand’s inaugural Music Therapy Week begins this weekend, highlighting the healing qualities of music, and raising awareness of music therapy. The theme of the week is Celebrating Music Therapy. More >>

French artists arrive to take up residency

Thursday, 19 May 2016, 12:31 pm | Massey University

French artistic duo Louise Hervé and Chloé Maillet have arrived in Wellington to take up their share of an inaugural French artist-in-residence programme run by Massey University’s Te Whiti o Rehua School of Art and the Wellington City Council. More >>

Food safety partnership to protect $50b industry

Wednesday, 18 May 2016, 3:51 pm | Massey University

A scientific collaboration aimed at protecting and enhancing New Zealand's $50 billion-plus food sector was officially launched today. More >>

Improving health outcomes for mother and baby

Monday, 16 May 2016, 12:45 pm | Massey University

After the birth of their baby most women see their health care professionals, with the focus often on the baby’s health. Yet 10 to 15 per cent of new mothers in New Zealand will suffer from postnatal depression. The mental health of the mother has ... More >>

Understanding health from a Pacific perspective

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 10:53 am | Massey University

“Tu ga na inima ka luvu na waga” literally means “the bail is in the boat, yet the boat sinks”. It is with this phrase in mind that Dr Litea Meo-Sewabu chose to explore the understanding of health and wellbeing amongst Indigenous Fijian women. More >>

Could blueberries reduce the risk of breast cancer?

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 3:31 pm | Massey University

In New Zealand, breast cancer accounts for more than 20 per cent of all registered cancers, and is the most expensive to treat. Now new research from Massey University PhD graduate Dr Janyawat Vuthijumnonk suggests the risk of breast cancer could be ... More >>

World looks to New Zealand for wisdom on e-cigarettes

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 1:37 pm | Massey University

While the UK embraces electronic cigarettes for the rapid drop in smoking they have experienced, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced new regulations that will albeit ban them. More >>

Improving health systems’ resilience

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 11:11 am | Massey University

Thursday marks International Nurses Day – the annual celebration to mark the contributions nurses make to society around the globe, as well as commemorating the birthday of one of the world’s most famous nurses, Florence Nightingale, born in Italy on May ... More >>

Shooting for Rio

Monday, 9 May 2016, 2:59 pm | Massey University

Massey University’s Recreation Centre became a testing arena for the New Zealand Tall Ferns squad on Saturday with 23 girls participating in a grueling testing regime ahead of the selection for the Rio Olympics. More >>

Manawatū to mark International Dance Day

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 5:02 pm | Massey University

International Dance Day will be marked in Palmerston North on April 30 with an event organised by Massey University's School of Humanities and in association with Te Manawa. More >>

What is your child really drinking?

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:18 pm | Massey University

In a New Zealand first, a Massey University study hopes to discover what children are drinking before, during and after playing competitive sports. More >>

Increasing use of internet to buy and sell drugs

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 9:35 am | Massey University

Findings from the latest Illicit Drug Monitoring System (IDMS) study show 72 per cent of frequent drug users report increased buying and selling drugs via social media and encrypted websites. More >>

Research shows hospital bullying cases rarely resolved

Monday, 18 April 2016, 12:04 pm | Massey University

For her PhD thesis Dr Kate Blackwood completed a series of 34 in-depth interviews with nurses who had been targets of workplace bullying. She found only one of these cases was ever completely resolved. More >>

Fostering hope in young arty activists

Sunday, 17 April 2016, 3:04 pm | Massey University

________________________________________ Plenty of gnarly issues face humanity now and in the future – climate change, global terrorism, religious extremism, refugee crises, Donald Trump, to name a few. Daunting, yes. But a Massey University competition ... More >>

International funding to help fight cancer evolution

Friday, 15 April 2016, 1:33 pm | Massey University

A Massey University research project aims to prevent resistance to cancer treatment in some types of cancer. More >>

How does dietary fibre affect our gut bacteria?

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 12:17 pm | Massey University

More than 100 trillion micro-organisms, including bacteria, live in our gut and what we eat influences those bacteria. More >>

 

 

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