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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 >>

New centre to investigate plant extracts benefits

Friday, 8 April 2016, 2:20 pm | Massey University

A new research centre investigating whether novel plant extracts may offer potential health benefits has been officially opened at Massey University. More >>

Decade of action on nutrition

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 2:25 pm | Massey University

The United Nations General Assembly recently proclaimed 2016-2025 as the Decade of Action on Nutrition, and New Zealand can play a key role in this, says Massey University’s Nutrition and Food Systems Professor Barbara Burlingame. More >>

Report finds Bay of Islands bottlenose dolphin at risk

Thursday, 7 April 2016, 1:07 pm | Massey University

A Massey University report finds that vessel traffic in the Bay of Islands is affecting important behaviours in a population of bottlenose dolphins. More >>

Massey joins forces with Singapore Institute of Technology

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 1:59 pm | Massey University

Massey welcomes a new collaboration with the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) to provide a jointly awarded honours degree programme in Food Technology. More >>

Fostering hope and solutions in young arty activists

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 12:37 pm | Massey University

Many 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 is encouraging teens to get creative in ... More >>

Massey's latest Home Affordability Report out now

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 9:33 am | Massey University

Efforts to cool Auckland property market taking effect Lower interest rates and the Reserve Bank’s loan-to-value ratio restrictions are making Auckland houses more affordable, according to the latest Massey University Home Affordability Report. More >>

NZ’s role in tax avoidance ‘shameful’, says academic

Monday, 4 April 2016, 2:59 pm | Massey University

A Massey University taxation specialist says the loopholes in New Zealand’s trust law, highlighted by the so-called ‘Panama Papers’, makes this country “complicit in schemes to avoid tax”. More >>

Massey study links dementia to head injuries

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:51 am | Massey University

Repeated minor trauma to the head and other body parts can lead to early dementia, according to a study by a Massey University health psychology graduate. More >>

Massey students drive freshwater change

Sunday, 20 March 2016, 5:05 pm | Massey University

Three Massey students are part of a team driving for change to New Zealand’s legislated freshwater standards, so current and future generations can swim in fresh waterways, which are currently under major threat of pollution and degradation. More >>

Good sleep is a reachable dream

Wednesday, 16 March 2016, 9:54 am | Massey University

Massey University health researchers are backing the message that a good night’s sleep is vital for health and wellbeing, in support of World Sleep Day this Friday. More >>

Māori public health expert joins Massey

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 3:19 pm | Massey University

Māori knowledge about healthy living needs to be resuscitated, says Associate Professor Marewa Glover, who recently joined Massey University’s School of Public Health in a newly created role. More >>

Ravensdown, Massey 'share values' – winner

Friday, 11 March 2016, 10:43 am | Massey University

Ravensdown general manager of innovation and strategy Mike Manning says the fertiliser company and Massey University share many of the same values in their vision for New Zealand including science-based sustainable growth of the agri-food sector. More >>

Dropping history “big mistake” – military expert

Friday, 11 March 2016, 10:34 am | Massey University

Professor Glyn Harper says the biggest mistake he made at school was dropping history for accountancy in year 12. More >>



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